As the gap between the "yes" and "no" vote for Scottish independence narrows, hedge funds are trimming their long positions on sterling dollar.» Read More
The recent wave of cyberattacks targeting major U.S. banks has cast doubt onto the effectiveness of security infrastructure within the online banking sector. Though worrisome, there is a potential beneficiary set to gain from this threat, explains one analyst: the cyber security industry.
During the past two years, the Eurozone focus has been on the ailing Southern European economies and their austerity fatigue. In the next two years, it will be on the last triple-A economies in Northern Europe and their bailout fatigue, including Finland.
This week is fixing to be an action packed one for the euro, and this strategist has a trading plan.
The S&P 500 is set to fall another 8 percent by the end of the year, on top of the 7 percent decline seen since the year’s high reached in September, according to a new strategy note by Goldman Sachs.
Risk appetite is on the rise and the Bank of India is ready to move — it's time for your FX Fix.
Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-In-chief, and Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School finance professor, discuss how to deal with Europe's growing debt problem." I think the ECB will end up lowering the euro," Siegel said.
Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman & editor-In-chief, and Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School finance professor, discuss how escalating tensions in Gaza are impacting oil prices, and the markets. "We're not energy independent yet," Siegel added.
Danish conglomerate AP Møller-Maersk has delivered a damning assessment of the state of the container shipping sector by signalling it will switch investment to its other businesses. The FT reports.
High tax levels in France have recently made the headlines, whether it be regarding the new 75 percent income tax, or over celebrities leaving the country on a quest for tax havens. But France’s main tax issue may lie elsewhere, Fanny Combourieu, lawyer at SJ Berwin, a law firm specializing in tax law, told CNBC.
Starting in the late 1990s, Spanish companies began a drive into Latin America that resulted in their takeover of some of the region’s most prized assets. Now, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain wants the investment to flow in the other direction, the New York Times reports.
President Barack Obama flew into Myanmar on Monday, becoming the first U.S. head of state to visit the country - a former pariah state that has taken the world by surprise with speedy political and economic reforms in the past year after five decades of military rule.
When, towards the end of World War II, the British economist John Maynard Keynes led his country’s delegation to negotiate in Bretton Woods the IMF’s charter (articles of agreement), he argued that the stability of the international monetary system and world economy required that surplus and deficit countries should be held equally responsible to balance their trade accounts.
EU officials have begun work on a plan to create a long-term budget without the UK in a move that reflects mounting frustration that Britain’s demand for a spending freeze cannot be reconciled with the rest of the bloc. The FT reports.
A prominent US bond investor has increased an already aggressive bet on Ireland’s recovery from the financial crisis, raising eyebrows among rival fund managers. The FT reports.
Google reported sales of more than $4 billion in Britain last year. It paid less than $10 million in taxes. The NYT reports.
Barack Obama will arrive in Bangkok on Sunday, the first leg of a three country tour that will include bilateral talks with Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and the first visit by a sitting US president to Myanmar. The FT reports.
The currency markets should be less volatile ahead of the U.S. holiday, and that means good news for a key risk-sensitive currency.
If you want to profit from the North American auto market, take a look at the best of the bunch: AutoNation and CarMax, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.
European shares closed down on Friday, with losses led by the banking sector, in tandem with weakness on Wall Street due to ongoing concerns about the U.S. fiscal policy outlook.
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Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, says Chinese technology firms like Alibaba and Xiaomi will be "as good, if not better" than western companies.
The amount of work that goes into putting on a fashion show is "phenomenal" says Christopher Bailey, designer and CEO of Burberry, who also discusses how he juggles between being the group's CEO and designer.
Sandy Chen, banks analyst at Cenkos Securities, discusses the upcoming Scottish referendum and the implications of a Yes vote.