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*Japan's business sentiment worsens- tankan. SINGAPORE, Oct 1- Brent crude fell below $112 per barrel on Monday, reflecting investor concerns a shaky global economy may hurt oil demand following fresh evidence of weakness in China and Japan as well as persistent worries about the debt-saddled euro zone.
Oct 1- The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages on Monday. *A tax break for wage earners for which the White House campaigned hard last winter now finds little support in Washington, as Congress struggles with deficits.
MOSCOW, Oct 1- Here are events and news stories that could move Russian markets on Monday. MOSCOW- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev meets Facebook. MOSCOW- Moscow City Court starts hearings on appeal against conviction of three members of the punk band Pussy Riot;.
*Japan's business sentiment worsens- Tankan. SINGAPORE, Oct 1- Brent crude fell below $112 per barrel on Monday, reflecting investor concerns a shaky global economy may hurt oil demand following fresh evidence of weakness in China and Japan as well as persistent worries about the debt-saddled euro zone.
The day after Benjamin Netanyahu's cartoon representation of an Iranian nuclear bomb went viral on the Internet, opinion was divided on whether the Israeli prime minister's headline-grabbing prop was a stroke of presentational genius or a cheap gimmick.
On Thursday, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the world must draw a "red line" to stop Iran's nuclear program. Larry Kudlow wants to know why President Obama didn't impose the same ultimatum. With General Wesley Clark and Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law Professor.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the UN General Assembly, and says "the red line must be drawn on Iran's nuclear enrichment program because these enrichment facilities are the only nuclear installations that we can definitely see and credibly target."
A new survey from the Business Roundtable confirms Larry Kudlow's worst fears, the fiscal cliff has already paralyzed Corporate America, with Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris.
Larry Kudlow and Gen. Barry McCaffrey look at the latest events in the Mideast and just how serious a threat Iran poses.
The Saudis have moved to pump more oil, the US sits on increased crude supplies, the market has gotten edgy over Eurozone economic instability, and FedEx cut it profit outlook — all of which drove the price of oil lower for three straight days to its lowest level in over a month.
The U.S. intelligence community is focused on Iran after a series of cyber attacks against US banks, including JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America.
Click to see some of the fallout from this clash between the West’s cherished freedom of expression and the Muslim world’s insistence on respect for its traditions.
Discussing growing tensions in the Middle East, and the political and economic implications of the recent uprisings, with Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment Iran analyst.
The dispute between Israel and the U.S. over how to deal with Iran’s nuclear program picked up new momentum Monday, with Israel's Finance Minister weighing in on the push to draw "red lines" that Iran's nuclear program would not be able to cross.
Yuval Steinitz, finance minister of Israel, offers insight on keeping the Israeli economy afloat despite the threat of Iran's nuclear program and a war of words.
Japan is slowing and Italy talks tough — it's time for your FX Fix.
Benchmark oil prices will likely extend gains this week after Fed Chief Ben Bernanke kept stimulus in play at his speech in Jackson Hole and as the industry assesses the damage in the Gulf of Mexico after tropical storm Isaac forced the closure of almost all offshore oil production.
Even as U.S. crude prices are expected to touch $100 this week as the strengthening Tropical Storm Isaac threatens to disrupt offshore oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, experts say the upside will likely be short-lived, recommending investors sell into the rally.
Saudi Arabia has gone on the offensive against Iran to protect its interests. Its involvement in Syria is the first battle in what is going to be a long conflict that will know no frontiers nor limits.
In 2008, Ernst & Young, the accounting firm, introduced short 90-day foreign assignments for both its U.S. and overseas employees. “It is something we introduced after the crisis as the way to offer expat postings in a more cost-effective way,” says Nancy Altobello, Americas vice chair of people at the company, the FT reports.