- Cloud Hangs Over China’s ‘Big Five’ State-Owned Banks, Among Others
August 30 2013 8:40 AM
There's a grim outlook for China's banking industry on slower profit growth, narrower interest-rate margins and rising bad loans.
- US Q2 GDP Revised Up
August 29 2013 8:47 AM
The U.S. economy grew at a faster-than-expected rate in the April-June period, bolstering the case for the Fed to decrease stimulus.
- China’s Steel Industry On The Brink Of Bankruptcy
August 29 2013 6:05 AM
The first domino might fall in less than a year, posing a threat to China's economy.
- Bank Of England Ready To Inject More Stimulus
August 28 2013 9:40 AM
In his first speech since taking office July 1, BoE Governor Mark Carney says the recovery seen so far isn't enough.
- Watch Out, China, Pork-Flation Is Coming
August 28 2013 6:01 AM
Half the world’s pigs live in China and pork price is a good barometer of inflationary pressure.
- Japan Is Getting The Wrong Kind Of Inflation
August 27 2013 6:01 AM
Japan’s ultra-easy monetary policy successfully drove down the yen. But a weaker yen is a double-edged sword.
- Many Historic Italian Brands Shuttered As Recession Drags On
August 27 2013 6:00 AM
It is too soon to conclude that the crisis in Italy is nearing an end.
- Economic Events For Week Ahead: US Q2 GDP Revision, Durable Goods
August 24 2013 11:51 AM
In the U.S., revised Q2 GDP should indicate steady momentum.
- Why September Is The Worst Month For Markets
August 23 2013 11:40 AM
Historically, September is the worst month for U.S. stocks. It’s also the month with the most banking crises.
- Joy Global, Tiffany, TiVo: Earnings Preview For This Week
August 23 2013 6:04 AM
So far, 71 percent of the 483 companies in the S&P 500 that have reported quarterly earnings topped profit estimates.
- 7 Reasons Why You Don’t Want To Be A Farmer In China
August 22 2013 5:43 AM
A look at why China has the worst farms in the world.
- July Fed Minutes: Few Stimulus Clues
August 21 2013 2:28 PM
The Fed said economic data since the July meeting has been mixed and inflation is still running below its 2 percent target.
- Back To Beltway Brinkmanship: Lots To Do, Little Time To Do It
August 20 2013 3:44 PM
The U.S. budget battle will escalate once Congress returns from its August recess. Oh, joy.
- New Faces For The FOMC
August 20 2013 7:50 AM
The comings and goings of the Federal Open Market Committee could confuse markets about the direction of Fed policy.
- Thailand's Unexpected Recession Creates Dilemma For Central Bank
August 19 2013 11:36 AM
Thailand has become the latest emerging market to be hit by falling growth. But its central bank will likely leave interest rates unchanged.
- Economic Events For Aug.19-23: FOMC Minutes, China August Flash HSBC Manufacturing PMI
August 16 2013 3:59 PM
Next week's focus will be on the July FOMC minutes, Jackson Hole symposium and China's August HSBC flash manufacturing PMI.
- Earnings For Aug.19-23: HP, JC Penney, Best Buy
August 16 2013 12:01 PM
Even as the earnings season wanes, several leading retailers will post quarterly results next week.
- US Housing Starts - A Slowdown In Growth?
August 16 2013 8:46 AM
U.S. housing starts and building permits rose less than expected in July as rising mortgage rates hit the housing market.
- Is The Bad Debt Of China’s Banks A Cause For Concern?
August 15 2013 3:10 PM
Why worry about bad debt? China's central government will bail out large financial institutions when they are in trouble.
- Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Drops Gannett, Bets On Dish
August 15 2013 10:06 AM
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway unloaded all shares it held of newspaper company Gannett in the second quarter.