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Futures were lower Tuesday even after a report that said home prices gained for the third straight month in June. Investors also waited for a key consumer confidence report later today to provide a greater indication of the state of the U.S. economy.
Not since the grim period after World War II has Germany had significant blackouts, but it is now bracing for that possibility after shutting down half its nuclear reactors practically overnight. The New York Times reports.
Some of the UK asset management industry's biggest names are running "dog" equity funds – serial underperformers that are not returning value to their clients, according to a new report from broker Bestinvest.
Global recession in 2012 is “65 to 75 percent certain" and could deteriorate into a lengthy depression, Roger Nightingale, economist and strategist at RDN Associates, told CNBC on Monday.
Should entrepreneurs and investors in the M&A market get their deals done now, before the slowdown happens? Dan Primack, Fortune.com senior editor, says that may be the case.
The peak in gold is short term, says Tom O'Brien, The Gold Report editor, who weighs in on whether investors should worry about gold in the long-run.
A few years ago, I pointed out in a column that the cost of insuring the US government against a default in the credit derivatives market, had risen above that of McDonalds, the US fast food company, for the first time, the FT's Gillian Tett writes.
By cutting costs, businesses slash the aggregate demand for their products and others, Richard Cookson, CIO at Citi Private Bank, told CNBC. "The corporate sector can not continue to simply cut costs, rather than have top line growth," he said.
Volatility is likely to be a major challenge for the asset management industry and institutional investors, as a lack of transparency and major concerns over the global economy persist, according to Nicholas Lyster, European CEO of asset management firm Principal Global Investors.
The Big Four Chinese banks' results for the first-half of 2011 showed their non-performing loans (NPLs) portfolio had either declined over the previous six months or stayed unchanged, but despite these encouraging signs, Daiwa Capital Markets expects things to worsen for the Big Four.
Although financial stocks rallied on Monday following the announcement of a merger between two of Greece's largest lenders, Bill Webb, CIO of Gluskin Sheff & Associates, said he thinks there are more attractive options within the equity market to invest.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer teaches you how to proetc your portfolio in times of crisis.
The Gold Rush, our special three-day series on gold, begins tomorrow (Tuesday). How does gold get from a mine in South Africa onto the neck of a woman in, say, Bombay/Mumbai? And where is all that gold that is behind the SPDR Gold Trust stored? Should you own physical gold or an ETF? Here's the rundown for the first two days...
Trying to time when to buy or sell effectively, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
The Fast Money guys share their final trades of the day.
Dry patch of weather in the Midwest is pushing grain prices higher, with Rich Ilczyszyn, MF Global.
Coffee is up 18% in the past two week.s So what's the trade? The Fast Money traders discuss.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers, including Zillow and Dendreon.
Why Greece should be kicked out of the Euro Zone, with Dennis Gartman, the Gartman Letter.
After weeks of turmoil, markets seem to have calmed down, and we are trading at the high end of our recent ranges. Value investors are starting to come in.