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Apple hires an exec from Amazon, Yahoo hires an exec from Google, two new drugs cited in meningitis outbreak, Les Moonves extends his stay at CBS, an early review of the first chapter from a book by a disgruntled Goldman Sachs employee is not kind.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has deferred seeking help from a financial assistance program that Europe has tailored to Spain’s needs. But many are increasingly worried about the costs of further delay.
Spain is taking its time asking for a bailout, and this strategist has a way to trade the stalling.
Netflix is launching its streaming-only service in Sweden, as it pushes international growth and looks to move past the debacle when it split its DVD and streaming services in the U.S. last year.
European shares closed higher on Monday after strong macroeconomic data out of China, upbeat comments about Greece's future in the euro zone, and hopes that Spain is edging closer to requesting a bailout.
Investors should not be spooked by recent events in the South African mining industry as the market offers a number of strong investment opportunities, Mark Mobius, Executive Chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group told CNBC Monday.
China’s economic data is no longer the main driver for financial markets in the Asian region as global economic events take precedence over regional concerns, Chris Tinker, Equity Strategist at Libra Investment told CNBC.
Euro awaits a move by Spain and China fools the forecasters - it's time for your FX Fix.
High-frequency trading firms — the lightning-quick, computerized companies that have risen in the last decade to dominate the nation’s stock market — are now struggling to hold onto their gains. The NYT reports.
Germany and the IMF appeared to soften their stance on the Greek debt crisis over the weekend ahead of an EU Summit which could decide whether the debt ridden euro member is given a new tranche of international aid.
"The key is to get Greece back on track, if we put upon them obligations that they simply cannot deliver on, because it's just too hard and too much -- the program is not going to be credible," IMF's managing director, Christine Lagarde told CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
Banks, which have been sitting on a pile of real estate assets or listing them at only slight discounts, are beginning to slash prices, eager to get out of the business of being landlords, the NYT reports.
A pensioner whose home was repossessed is taking on some of the world’s leading banks in the first known class-action lawsuit claiming that alleged Libor manipulation made mortgage repayments for thousands of Americans more expensive than they should have been. The FT reports.
Three principals of hedge fund GLG Partners are sitting on a $220m paper loss two years on from their firm’s acquisition by Man Group in the industry’s biggest merger.
With anti-austerity protests across Europe resulting in civil unrest, Switzerland is taking unusual precautions to prepare its army for a refugee crisis or the possibility of protests at home created by a financial crisis.
Europe's top shares ended the week in negative territory with weakness in commodity stocks outpacing gains in healthcare and consumer staples as growth pains smother appetite for risk.
Optimism lifts the euro and China lets the yuan lift — it's time for your FX Fix.
Thanks to the Federal Reserve, Jamie Dimon and the Obama administration, the U.S. economy is “bleeding”, John McCain, the Republican Senator from Arizona and former presidential candidate, told CNBC.
Some of the world’s biggest oil companies and traders are poised to export substantial amounts of crude from the US for the first time in decades, as booming output there promises to reshape global energy markets, The FT reports.
Spain’s reluctance to ask for a bailout was justified, said Angel Gurria, the secretary general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), as there were signals that any calls for help by Madrid may be rejected.
Sterling tumbled following minutes released by the Bank of England and disappointing retail sales, as the IMF warned the U.K. is at risk of "permanent damage."
Microsoft unveiled its next generation console Xbox One on Tuesday, but it was its inclusion of live TV, rather than its gaming capabilities that set tongues wagging.
Rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one doesn't have to end anytime soon.
German business software company SAP will start to employ people with autism as software testers, programmers and data quality assurance specialists across the world.
Teen use of Twitter has grown significantly, a new report shows, as Facebook loses market share. Here's why.
What Warren Buffett once called "financial weapons of mass destruction" are firing again.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks are sharply lower.
James Bullard, member of the Federal Reserve, tells CNBC why the US economy has taken longer than expected to recover, despite the huge amounts of stimulus.
Jan Randolph, head of sovereign risk at IHS Global, tells CNBC that the financial system is representative of two drunks: the financial markets and the real economy.