Major Chinese property developers have in recent months been buying increasingly large stakes in regional banks - a problematic asset addition.
The taxman took a bite out of U.S. stocks Thursday as investors sold to come up with the taxes due on short- and long-term capital gains.
Expectations for U.S. company earnings are on a slippery slope down Wall Street.
The company is right-sizing its business to align it with its new, more-modest revenue outlook.
Economists say Australia will not experience a hard landing from the fading of a mining boom.
Aluminum giant Alcoa Inc. kicks off first-quarter earnings season next week, followed by end-of-week results from JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo.
With the winter weather slowly fading, economists expect March nonfarm payroll growth to spring up to 200,000.
France is slowly reforming itself, but it’s unlikely to see a renaissance like the one that followed Germany’s reforms in the 2000s.
Here's your cheat sheet to next week's company earnings reports.
Russia's economy could fall into recession for the first time since the 2008 global financial crisis.
Uncertainties are deepening about the Japanese economy ahead of its first consumption tax hike in 17 years.
Some analysts believe recent data weakness warrants a policy response. But a short-term boost would come at a cost. Here's why.
U.S. home prices will likely increase 4.5-5.0% in 2014, Nomura forecasts, with stronger growth expected in the West and Northeast.
Goldman Sachs’ chief economist Jan Hatzius offers an analysis of the latest clues from the Federal Reserve.
Worse-than-expected winter weather continues to have an eroding effect on earnings per share growth projections.
The Chinese yuan is ready to secure a larger spotlight on the world’s currency stage.
Fed Chair Yellen said it will take a major shock to the economy for the Fed to change its tapering timetable.
China’s growing appetite for dairy products is expected to benefit Chinese dairy producers as well as countries like New Zealand.
The risk is particularly high in third- and fourth-tier cities. When the U.S. property bubble burst, prices didn't collapse in New York but instead in places like Orlando and Las Vegas, one economist explained.
This will also be new Fed Chair Janet Yellen's first, post-meeting news conference.
Their equity portfolios shrank as Russia's benchmark index plunged due to escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
Worse-than-expected winter weather continues to erode earnings per share growth projections.
If extreme Iran-style sanctions are imposed on Russian exports, the EU would be much more exposed than the U.S.
The U.K. budget is one of the most widely covered events on the calendar because of its public impact.
“Credit defaults will definitely happen. It’s just a matter of timing, scale, and how big the impact is,” a bank regulator says.
What is driving Indonesia’s recent financial market rally? Recovering economic fundamentals or wishful thinking?
If external financial support falters, the first signs of strain are likely to emerge in the banking sector.
Could online investment platform growth chip away at state-controlled banks’ effective monopoly over China’s vast pool of savings?
China’s top leaders are emphasizing the need to adopt differentiated property market regulations rather than a “one-fit-for-all” policy.
The Feb. jobs report wasn't spectacular, but given current demographic trends, investors and job seekers will take it.