Markets / Finance
Eurozone Faces The Big Question: Does QE Really Work?
January 25 2015 8:51 AM
Critics of quantitative easing say it doesn't do much to help the real economy and is instead a "backdoor" bailout of banks.
Europe On Edge With Syriza Poised For Victory In Greece
January 24 2015 1:32 PM
A win for the radical left would represent a major act of defiance of the continent's austerity hawks -- but don’t run for the so-called Grexit.
Kia Recalls Nearly 87,000 Sedans In US On Fire Risk
January 24 2015 10:33 AM
Overheating from a cooling fan resistor is the cause of the auto manufacturer's recall of 86,800 vehicles.
Venezuela's Currency Woes Threaten US Corporate Profits
January 24 2015 9:46 AM
Venezuela's worsening economic state is causing companies like Ford to rethink strategy.
Some Counterterrorism Efforts In Yemen Frozen For Now: US Officials
January 23 2015 8:28 PM
The U.S. said it has halted some counterterrorism against al Qaeda in Yemen following a takeover of the country by Iran-backed Houthi rebels, according to an exclusive Reuters report.
Quantitative-Easing Programs Vary From Place To Place
January 23 2015 3:51 PM
The eurozone will commence a bond-buying program in March, but its specs are from the U.S. model.
India Needs 'Structural Changes' To Boost Growth, Says Finance Minister
January 23 2015 7:34 AM
Arun Jaitley, the Indian finance minister, said the country needed to overhaul outdated laws and implement a "fair and reasonable" tax regime.
Euro Zone Starts 2015 Better Than Thought As Firms Slash Prices: Surveys
January 23 2015 5:32 AM
Markit's Eurozone Composite Flash Purchasing Managers' Index bounced to a five-month high of 52.2 from December's 51.4.
Uncertainty in the Oil Patch
January 23 2015 3:56 AM
King Abdullah's death has prompted speculation about how his successor will treat the country's oil policy.
Asia’s Richest Man Eyes Britain's O2
January 23 2015 2:26 AM
The deal would create the largest mobile operator in Britain, with access to 31 million subscribers.
China January Factory Growth Stalls, Deflation Pressures Build
January 23 2015 1:42 AM
Falling prices are a concern for China, which wants to avoid Japan's fate of sinking into a 20-year deflationary funk.
ECB's Stimulus Boost Lifts Asia, Euro Wallows Near 11-Year Low
January 23 2015 12:25 AM
Lifted by the global surge in equities, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose to an eight-week high.
US Markets Welcome European Stimulus
January 22 2015 11:52 AM
U.S. markets are in the green after Europe’s central bank move. The euro dives to a low unseen since 2003.
Europe Declares War On Deflation
January 22 2015 9:24 AM
The European Central Bank announced Thursday a 60 billion-euro-a-month stimulus program aimed at spurring growth and averting deflation.
'Everyone I Know Wants It, Tax Reform'
January 22 2015 8:24 AM
As the White House begins to address economic inequality, Wall Street leaders appear to be warming to President Obama.
ECB To Decide On Bond-Buying Plan To Revive Euro Zone
January 22 2015 6:26 AM
Market expectations are sky-high for the European Central Bank to unveil large-scale quantitative easing.
Bank Of Canada Delivers Shock Rate Cut As ECB Gears Up For QE
January 22 2015 5:26 AM
The surprise move follows Denmark's rate cut and the Swiss National Bank's decision to drop its cap on the Swiss currency against the euro.
Suzlon Energy To Sell German Unit Senvion For $1.16B
January 22 2015 4:12 AM
Suzlon and the U.S. private equity firm Centerbridge Partners have signed a binding agreement.
US Stocks Rise Slightly Ahead Of Eurozone Announcement
January 21 2015 5:29 PM
After a bouncy day, U.S. markets settled in the green. Investors are looking to Brussels for a stimulus signal.
Starbucks' Growth Plan: One New Store Every 18 Hours In China
January 21 2015 4:07 PM
The world’s largest coffee roaster wants to speed up sales with more food and shops for the java snobs.