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Singapore’s economy could get a shock if the U.S. falls into recession, warned both ratings agency Fitch and investment bank, Daiwa Capital Markets.
Meet the members of what might be called Generation Limbo: Highly educated 20-somethings, whose careers are stuck in neutral, coping with dead-end jobs and listless prospects.
In 2008, Eastern Europe was in the throes of a major financial crisis. Burdened with public and private debt, Hungary, Latvia and Romania had to be bailed out by the IMF; they faced severe austerity measures and high unemployment. Fast forward three years and Eastern Europe seems in much better shape, while the West faces the most serious financial challenge since the establishment of the European Union.
A look at how big changes in your 401k could impact you and your retirement, with Scott Holsopple, Smart401k president/CEO.
Gold prices have stalled in recent days as investors have turned away from safe-havens and towards risk assets.
Indonesia’s low debt levels and strong growth potential has made the country a choice destination for investors, prompting financial firms like Deutsche Bank to compare the economy to Brazil’s in the 1990s.
The wild swings in the stock market may have many investors running for the exits. But for those who can stomach volatility, Richard Martin, Managing Director at financial consultancy IMA Asia, recommends buying stocks selectively.
In what could be a precursor to much higher margins at the CME, MF Global today has raised its margins on one contract of silver from $14,513 to $25,397, or an increase of 75%.
There was a selloff in Asian stocks on Friday with Japan's Nikkei falling 2.5 percent and Korea's Kospi, which has been highly volatile to recent market swings, dropping 6 percent.
The historic U.S. credit downgrade and the ongoing European debt crisis may have spooked Asian markets, but CEOs of companies ranging from finance to telecommunications told CNBC that they were confident about their business prospects.
The Benchmark FTSEEurofirst 300 Index has fallen 14 percent over the past quarter on deepening European debt woes, but one strategist still finds defensive plays with strong cash flows a good place to invest.
As fears of a global recession mount, one analyst recommends taking shelter in select Asian banks, utilities and energy plays.
What you need to know if you're selling your gold jewelry. Viewers ask if they can afford a set of 1951 Topps Boxing Cards, Bikram Yoga membership.
What you need to know if you're selling your gold jewelry.
Jeremy, 40, wants to know if he can affrord a boxing card set.
Penny quit her job 8 years ago to stay home with her children. At the time she and her husband didn't worry about saving for retirement, but now Penny is concerned that her decision to stay home has jeopardized their future financial security.
Asian stocks dropped on Tuesday, with the Kospi amongst the worst performers. A number of experts told CNBC the selling was likely to continue, but some pointed to the first silver linings.
Asian markets pared losses on Thursday after early setbacks, but major benchmarks in the region are now near bear market territory, marked by a decline of about 20%. Despite those drops, experts are warning against rushing in to bargain hunt.
Investors should stay on course and avoid panicking, Suze Orman says.
The market is going down, up, down again ... and maybe sideways for a little while. What should you do? It depends on who you are.
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