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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Shares Close Lower as Hurricane Disrupts Markets Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 12:34 PM ET

    European shares closed lower on Monday as Hurricane Sandy forced major U.S. markets to stay closed.

  • Is Now the Time to Go and Make Money in Russia? Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 9:05 AM ET

    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.

  • What to Expect When the Lights Go Out Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 8:28 AM ET

    As Hurricane Sandy moves towards the shores of New Jersey on the east coast of the United States, utilities warned that strong winds, and flooding that may take place, mean it could take up to a week to restore power to all the affected locations.

  • A Bank of Japan meeting looms and Australia's central bank pushes back — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the hurricane emergency in the U.S. forces markets to stay close.

  • Confidence Amongst CEOs Plummets: Expert     Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 4:30 AM ET

    Anastasios Economou, founder at iGroup, tells CNBC why confidence among European CEOs is at its lowest level since July 2009 according to the latest YPO Global Pulse Index.

  • US Money Market Funds Return to Euro Zone Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 9:45 PM ET

    US money market funds have increased their exposure to eurozone banks, in the latest sign of returning confidence in the stability of Europe’s monetary union.The FT reports.

  • BOJ Needs to Stimulate Economy     Sunday, 28 Oct 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Patrick Bennett, FX Strategist, CIBC says that Japan needs to do a lot more to stimulate its economy.

  • Police have arrested the publisher of a magazine that printed what is it says is a list of more than 2,000 Greek depositors at an HSBC bank in Switzerland, the New York Times reports.

  • Berlusconi Threatens to Bring Down Monti Government Saturday, 27 Oct 2012 | 5:31 PM ET

    Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Saturday his center-right bloc may withdraw its support from the government of Mario Monti, a move that could throw Italy into political chaos ahead of next April's national elections.

  • European Shares End Off Lows After US GDP Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 12:05 PM ET

    European shares eked out small gains on Friday after better-than-expected U.S. economic growth figures helped outweigh the impact on investor sentiment of yet more gloomy corporate outlooks.

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