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Mario Monti has expressed “serious concerns” that Sicily’s regional government is heading towards default and has asked its governor – who is under investigation for suspected links to the Mafia – to confirm his intention to resign. The FT reports.
Michael Spencer, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific and Co-Head, Global Economics, Deutsche Bank explains why he thinks it's too early to determine whether Europe has gotten out of the "intensive care" unit.
Where can investors find profits in the market? Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial, and Bob Doll, BlackRock, weigh in. "I think we are getting decent news from technology, health care, and even earnings," says Doll.
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China's central bank reserves are barely growing, and that is bad news for the euro.
Thinking the euro has hit bottom? Think again, says this strategist.
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Monday’s weak US retail sales showed that the world’s biggest economy is slowing very quickly, leading one economist to claim America has gone from “first half hero to second quarter zero.”
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including the latest details on Tuesday's Libor hearing.
HSBC ignored warnings that its activities may have possibly exposed the US financial system to drug money from Mexico and inadvertently provided banking services to lenders suspected of links to terrorist organizations, Senate investigators have claimed in a new report, the Financial Times reports.
Investors should be looking at investment grade corporate credit rather than Treasurys, Gina Sanchez, Director of Equity and Asset Allocation Strategy at Roubini Global Economics told CNBC.
The S&P 500 index is on the verge of hitting an “ultimate” death cross, where the market’s 50-month moving average falls below the 200-month average, according to a research note by Societe Generale.
What did we think of European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso’s comments last week on the UK and Europe?
Ten days after becoming Irish finance minister last March, Michael Noonan spoke with Jean-Claude Trichet, then the chief at the European Central Bank, and told him what his Fine Gael party had been telling voters for weeks: the new government intended to force losses on holders of senior Irish bank debt, the Financial Times reports.
On Tuesday morning at precisely 8:30, after a 10-second countdown synchronized to the Naval Observatory’s atomic clock, a Labor Department official will flip a master switch in the agency’s battened-down pressroom and computers will blurt out the monthly Consumer Price Index, the New York Times reports.
FDIC officials have handled so many sick American banks in recent years, they have developed a slick drill: if a bank is deemed bust, FDIC “shock troops” will arrive, typically on Friday night, seize control, reassure staff and depositors – before either closing the banks or selling it on. The FT reports.
Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank says it is a good time to look for stocks on an opportunistic basis and have a balanced portfolio. He says to maintain some exposure to equities and hold sectors such as staples, telcos.
Shawn Matthews, CEO, Cantor Fitzgerald says the next 3-5 years are an opportunity to significantly grow its business on a global basis. He adds it is looking to expand its capital markets, fixed income and equity businesses in Europe.
Ajay Kapur, Head of Equity Strategy, Asia at Deutsche Bank says that CIOs whom he speaks to are still bullish on equities and expect them to be higher by the end of the year.
Pat Dorsey, President, Sanibel Captiva Investment Advisers says he will be looking out for comments on Europe and China from companies reporting earnings this week.
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A yes vote in the upcoming Scottish independence referendum could lead some insurers to move their headquarters to London, says Mark Nicholson, associate director at Standard & Poor's Rating Services.
The U.S. Federal Reserve remains data dependent and will not bow to hawks, says Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS, as Janet Yellen continues to make the argument that there is slack in the labor market.
European shares closed lower on Friday as tensions in Ukraine flared up once again. It comes after stocks fluctuated as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke about the labor market in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.