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  • EU Short Selling Rules Spark Confusion Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 2:47 AM ET
    A visitor looks at a plaque commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Borsa Italiana, inside Italy's stock exchange, which is part of the London Stock Exchange Group Plc, in Milan, Italy.

    Late and complex guidance from regulators has left the markets unprepared and confused ahead of today’s imposition of the first pan-EU rules on short-selling, according to brokers, traders and investors, the FT reports.

  • UBS to Become a Banking Gold Standard: Pro     Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 8:35 PM ET

    Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities at Exane-BNP Paribas says that UBS' core business is looking strong as the bank moves towards wealth management and that the bank could become a gold standard for the finance industry.

  • How the Swiss Will Boost the Euro Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:43 PM ET

    The Swiss National Bank has trimmed its big euro position, taking downward pressure off the currency.

  • European Shares Close Down as Earnings Disappoint Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:49 PM ET

    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.

  • Opt for Treasurys and Gold as Stimulus Boost Wanes: Report Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    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.

  • Expect a Wild Session as Wall Street Opens: Pro Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 9:33 AM ET
    Outside the New York Stock Exchange in lower Manhattan.

    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.

  • Dollar Slips, Euro Lifts, Swiss National Bank Scales Back Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 8:16 AM ET

    Earnings lift risk appetite, Spain says it needs a little help from its friends — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • For Years, Warnings That It Could Happen Here Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 7:07 AM ET

    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.

  • Adoboli Tells Court of Market Pressures Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 5:25 AM ET

    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.

  • EU’s ‘Fit of Pique’ on CDS Fuels Concerns Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 4:07 AM ET

    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.

  • Fiat Revamp to Avoid ‘Carmageddon’ Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:58 AM ET

    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.

  • Shocked UBS Staff Take to Twitter Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:12 AM ET

    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.

  • What’s the Winning Formula This Earnings Season? Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 6:34 PM ET

    Upon further review of third-quarter earnings, Jim Cramer found a common thread among companies that reported strong results.

  • Cramer: Don't Stray Far From Home     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 6:00 PM ET

    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

  • Shares Close Higher on Earnings, Italy Bond Auction Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 12:43 PM ET

    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.

  • Global Markets Update: European Share Higher     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 6:11 AM ET

    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.

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  • European shares closed higher on Tuesday with investors shrugging off concerns surrounding events in both Gaza and Ukraine.

  • Scott Kessler, information technology group director and senior equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, discusses Apple ahead of the group's quarterly results and says expectations are now ahead of reality.

  • Shari Olefson, real estate attorney and author of "Foreclosure Nation", says there are still "two major headwinds" for U.S. home sales ahead of the release of the latest existing home sales data.