HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that relocating the bank's headquarters back to Hong Kong "would be potentially interesting" on Friday.» Read More
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.
Trying to ride a risk rally in currencies? Better hold on tight.
It’s the last thing the global economy needs right now: evidence that the U.S., too, is slowing. And yet the latest retail sales data point in exactly that direction. Sales at retail and food-service establishments dropped 0.5 percent in June from the prior month, the Commerce Department said, in contrast to the 0.2 percent gain that was expected.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European shares fell on weak U.S. retail sales data; a look at changes investors may see at P&G; the last market activity in the U.S. stocks; and the latest fallout from the PFGBest scandal, with CNBC's Brian Shactman, Bob Pisani, and Gary Kaminsky.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data on the IMF's forecast for global growth, including the downside risks from Europe's financial crisis and the U.S. "fiscal cliff."
When the world watches American Olympian Nick Symmonds go for gold in the men’s 800 meter competition at the London Olympics, viewers may notice something different about his outfit.
The euro slips on debt worries and the dollar dips awaiting Bernanke — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at equities; weighed down by earnings worries.
As regulators ramp up their global investigation into the manipulation of interest rates, the Justice Department has identified potential criminal wrongdoing by big banks and individuals at the center of the scandal. The New York Times reports.
Despite worries about the global economy, the rapidly unfolding Libor scandal and pressure from regulators around the world, this is a good time to buy U.S. banking stocks, according to Dennis Gartman, author of The Gartman Letter.
The head of Europe’s top banking regulator has raised the bar for lenders’ capital requirements, insisting that the 9 percent capital ratio they had to hit as a “temporary buffer” by June is to become permanent, the Financial Times reports.
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Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, discusses what we should watch from Apple earnings, adding that he expects more dividends and more share buybacks.
HSBC Chairman Douglas Flint told CNBC that Hong Kong would be an attractive location if the bank moved its headquarters.
European equities finished slightly higher on Friday as investors reacted to a slew of corporate earnings news.