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  • Hssss! Where Wall Street vampires get their fangs Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    The teeth are pretty sharp on Wall Street but Father Sebastiaan van Houten, professional fang maker, makes them even sharper. Hsssssss!

  • Banks Lead Way as Europe Stocks Extend Gains Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 11:47 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday after Portugal revealed an austerity-focused budget and a report suggested Spain is ready to request a bailout.

  • Was Marilyn Monroe Really a Savvy Businesswoman? Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 11:03 AM ET

    Marilyn Monroe has been dead for more than 50 years, but her image lives on and her estate made $27 million last year, according to Forbes which placed her at number 3 on its ‘Dead Celebrities Rich List in 2011, right behind Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley.

  • Roche to Maintain Growth With New Drug: CEO Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 8:36 AM ET

    A new cancer drug being trialed by Swiss Drugmaker Roche Holding will present a key opportunity for the company in the coming months, Roche CEO Severin Schwan told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Euro Lifts, Pound Sinks, Soros Talks Tough Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 8:06 AM ET

    Earnings lift the dollar and Panama wants in on the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • What New Euro Zone Bailout Bond Tells Us Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 7:55 AM ET

    The books for the new euro zone bailout fund bond are expected to open Tuesday, and the demand and pricing for the bond could show plenty about how the market views the euro zone’s prospects for success in the tussle with its debt crisis.

  • Euro Zone Faces 'Winter of Discontent': Pro Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 7:52 AM ET

    Europe faces a winter of discontent as austerity cripples southern Europe and heightens public anger over measures taken to soothe policymakers in Brussels, Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura told CNBC Tuesday.

  • What's Moving Global Markets?     Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 7:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate has the update on overseas markets, with banks leading the gainers.

  • Global Markets: European Stocks Extend Gains     Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a report Spain is ready to request a bailout.

  • 'Consumer Revolution' Coming: How the West Can Win Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 4:08 AM ET

    A “consumer revolution” will take place as close to 3 billion people join the global middle class in the next four decades, with the balance of power shifting inexorably to countries now classed as emerging markets, according to HSBC economists Karen Ward and Frederic Neumann. They predict that the emerging world will account for close to two-thirds of total global consumption by 2050 – up from less than a third in 2012.

  • Planned Justice Opt-Out Sets Stage for EU Battle Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 1:47 AM ET

    British government took the first step in its strategy of disengagement from the European Union when it said it would exercise its block opt-out from co-operation on justice and home affairs.

  • RBS Suspends Head Of Rates Trading Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 12:03 AM ET
    Royal Bank of Scotland

    Royal Bank of Scotland has suspended its head of rates trading in Europe and Asia Pacific, the most senior employee to be put on leave so far as the bank investigates its alleged role in the interbank lending rate scandals. The FT reports.

  • The lender is bracing for a settlement with regulators over Libor manipulation that could cost it £200-£300 million – on a par with the landmark £290 million fine imposed on Barclays in June. The Financial Times reports.

  • Last Call: Sneak Peak at the Goldman 'Muppet' Book Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 11:16 PM ET

    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.

  • Time to Let Greece Go?     Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 8:45 PM ET

    Jacques Cailloux, Chief European Economist, Nomura says that the EU is not ready to manage a Greece exit yet.

  • Spain May Pay Price for Delaying Aid Request Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 3:50 PM ET

    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.

  • How to Trade the Pain in Spain Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 3:17 PM ET
    Jobseekers wait to enter an employment center after opening in Madrid, Spain.

    Spain is taking its time asking for a bailout, and this strategist has a way to trade the stalling.

  • Netflix Expands Into Scandinavia Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    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.

  • Shares Close Higher on Chinese Data, Spain Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    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.

  • Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group

    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.

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