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Mixed corporate earnings capped gains on Europe's top share index on Wednesday, with investors also cautious as Wall Street re-opened after two days of closure due to Hurricane Sandy.
Investors should opt for U.S. Treasurys and gold because the boost to risky assets from central bank stimulus measures may already be over, according to a report by macroeconomic research firm Capital Economics.
As Wall Street prepares to re-open for business on Wednesday, investors should prepare for a “wild session” before earnings reports could subdue the markets again, Michael Yoshikami, founder & chief executive of Destination Wealth Management, told CNBC.
Earnings lift risk appetite, Spain says it needs a little help from its friends — it's time for your FX Fix.
For nearly a decade, scientists have told city and state officials that New York faces certain peril, the New York Times reports.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at positive earnings reports from European airlines and oil and gas firms.
Kweku Adoboli, who is accused of unauthorized trading which led to losses of $2.3 billion at UBS told a jury that he was “devastated” at the losses caused to the Swiss bank, the Financial Times reports.
Speculators – not welcome. That is the message that the EU hopes to send with its looming restrictions on financial bets against the creditworthiness of its members, the Financial Times reports.
Sergio Marchionne has outlined a strategy for Fiat to survive a European “Carmageddon” by focusing on export markets rather than closing plants, as it seeks to break even on the continent by 2016, the Finanical Times reports.
Physical demand for gold from Asian consumers may be showing some modest signs of stabilization but the buying interest so common at this time of year during religious festivals and the wedding season still won't be strong enough to lift prices above $1,800 an ounce, strategists said.
UBS was one of the most popular trends on Twitter as the blogosphere flooded with comments in several languages, describing the shock and resentment of staff. The FT reports.
Upon further review of third-quarter earnings, Jim Cramer found a common thread among companies that reported strong results.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer breaks down U.S. investments that could power the market higher.
As our thoughts remain with all those who have been horribly affected by the devastation that hit the U.S. Eastern seaboard and its aftermath, we are being asked about the implications of Hurricane Sandy for markets
European shares closed higher on Tuesday after a raft of positive earnings news as well as a successful bond auction in Italy.
The Bank of Japan falls short and Europeans go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as markets move higher in the wake of Hurricane Sandy in the U.S.
Hurricane Sandy may inflict a negative hit to demand for crude oil and fuel products as production at U.S. East Coast refineries comes to a standstill, reducing demand for the primary input.
European shares closed lower on Monday as Hurricane Sandy forced major U.S. markets to stay closed.
Perceived risks to investing in Russia have been exaggerated, the chief executive officer at the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) told CNBC on Monday, adding that investors can find interesting opportunities in the country that offer high returns.
Antoine Halff, head of oil industry and markets at IEA, says that the oil market is "concerned but quiet" on the developments in Ukraine, because the country is not a major transit area for oil.
Richard Hunter, head of U.K. equities at Hargreaves Lansdown, and Daniel Lacalle, senior portfolio manager at Ecofin, discuss the recent profit-taking in stock markets.
After hours of "candid and frank" discussions, Russia made it clear that it would not take any decisions on Crimea until after Sunday's referendum, while the U.S. reiterated it viewed this event as illegitimate, says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.