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CNBC - Top News

UBS posts profit rise, books German tax charge

Back in late 2012, German state prosecutors in the city of Bochum begun an investigation ...

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Demand for tablets is slowing—here’s why

To the tablet sceptics – particularly in the PC industry, which has been battered by ...

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S&P tech sector, Nasdaq 100 hit 14-year highs

Technology led market gains on Wednesday as the S&P tech sector hit its highest level ...

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Going surfing? Priceline says take a Camaro

Summer travelers heading out for extended weekends have a new way to get to the ...

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CNBC - Futures Now


Putting millions where his mouth is, trader bets on S&P

Jin Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Traders work on the floor of the New ...

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Futures Now, July 24, 2014

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Is volatility coming back? Will soft demand in China hit gold? ...

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BlackRock’s Koesterich: Market could get ‘nasty’

Russ Koesterich is the chief investment strategist at the world’s largest asset manager. But that ...

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What the bulls are praying for this week

Of course, investors have a tendency to look beyond the current earnings and see what ...

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CNBC - Finance

GDP views range from recovery to—gasp!—recession

A possibility that the Fed likely is not considering, at least as gleaned from recent ...

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Brazil injects $20 billion into banking sector

With little leeway to change interest rates, the central bank announced a series of measures ...

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El Pollo Loco shares surge in debut

David Livingston | Getty Images An El Pollo Loco restaurant is shown in Los Angeles. ...

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How big banks are courting the ‘unbanked’

“Banking still ranks among the worst industries in the public’s opinion,” said Mike Mayo, a ...

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CNBC - Market Insider


After-hours buzz: WFM, YELP, WTW & more

Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Jin Lee | Bloomberg ...

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Summer’s busiest week for markets is here

“We want to get a glimpse of what may be in store once things start ...

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Early movers: SBUX, V, AMZN, WMT, Z, XOM & more

Getty Images Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Starbucks—The coffee and ...

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Midday movers: Herbalife, Lennar, McDonald’s & More

Getty Images Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Take a look ...

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New York Times - Business

Business Briefing: Amgen Plans Job Cuts and Plant Closings

The drug maker Amgen said it would cut up to 15 percent of its work ...

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The Media Equation: At Front Lines, Bearing Witness in Real Time

Photo Dozens of bodies at the crash site of a Malaysian airliner shot down by ...

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Bits Blog: When Digital Art Is Suitable for Framing

Photo In Electric Objects’ pop-up showroom in Manhattan, party guests viewed digital artwork on the ...

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Vodafone Revenue Falls but Company Sees Improvement in Europe

Photo A Vodafone store in London. Sluggish economic growth in Europe and competition from other ...

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New York Times - Economy

Fed Maintains Monetary Course but Emphasizes Job Weakness

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday affirmed its commitment to stimulate the economy in ...

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Economics Across States: North Carolina’s Misunderstood Cut in Jobless Benefits

Since North Carolina effectively eliminated unemployment benefits last year for people unemployed 20 weeks or ...

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Technical Difficulties: On State Unemployment Rates, It’s Analyst Beware

In an Upshot article for this week’s Sunday Review section, I analyzed the data on ...

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DealBook: A Secret in Cyprus Bank Bailout Stirs Resentment

Photo A protest outside the presidential palace in Nicosia on March 26, 2013.Credit Yannis Behrakis/Reuters ...

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Reuters - Economic News

Argentina fails to reach debt agreement, default imminent

(Reuters) – Argentina will default on its debt within hours after talks with holdout creditors ...

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China’s local GDP data points to recovery, rebalancing

Containers are transported at Nansha port in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, June 26, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Alex ...

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U.S. seasonally adjusted home prices fall in May: S&P/Case-Shiller

A real state sign is seen near a row of homes in the Haight Ashbury ...

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U.S. housing data weaker than expected, but services sector expands

A new home is being built next to a home with a for sale sign ...

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Reuters - Financials

MasterCard quarterly profit rises 10 pct

(Reuters) – MasterCard Inc, the world’s second-largest debit and credit card company, posted a 10 ...

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CORRECTED-What to Watch in the Day Ahead; Thursday, July 31

(Corrects Goldcorp item to say investors will want an update on two development projects, not ...

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Argentina’s Kicillof says talks with mediator to continue Wednesday

(Reuters) – Argentina’s Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said on Tuesday he would resume talks in ...

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UPDATE 3-Deutsche Bank pretax profit rises as markets focus pays off

(Repeats to add link to Breakingviews comment) * Q2 pretax income up 16 percent to ...

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Reuters - Hot Stocks

UPDATE 4-Twitter assuages growth concerns for now as shares soar 35 pct

(Adds Twitter executives’ comments, details on quarter) By Edwin Chan (Reuters) – Twitter Inc halted ...

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IBM talks with Globalfoundries break down over price -Bloomberg

(Reuters) – International Business Machines Corp’s attempt to sell its slumping chip manufacturing business to ...

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UPDATE 3-Cynk Tech plummets 85 percent as trading suspension ends

(Adds closing price, volume) By Rodrigo Campos (Reuters) – Cynk Technology shares plummeted to close ...

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UPDATE 3-Facebook beats Wall Street targets, stock hits record high

(Adds analyst comment, updates stock) By Alexei Oreskovic (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s fast-growing mobile advertising ...

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Reuters - US Market News

Russia prepares to privatise Rosneft, VTB despite sanctions – report

(Reuters) – Russia has not ditched plans to privatise its top oil producer Rosneft and ...

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Mexico tenders for high-speed train linking capital and Queretaro

(Reuters) – Mexico on Sunday announced the opening of an international tender to build a ...

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 25

(Reuters) – Britain’s FTSE 100 index futures are trading 0.2 percent lower at 0613 GMT, ...

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Moody’s cuts Pennsylvania rating to Aa3 on budget concerns

(In July 21 item, corrects debt rating in headline to Aa3) (Reuters) – Moody’s Investors ...

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WSJ - Markets

Stock Market Keeps Its Faith in Humanity

Updated July 28, 2014 2:31 p.m. ET As he hustled to buy a large block ...

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The Right Way to Invest Globally

Updated July 25, 2014 6:03 p.m. ET Investors are going to the ends of the ...

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Private Equity’s Latest Fix: Auto-Body Repair

July 23, 2014 11:30 a.m. ET Private equity is looking for auto-body repair shops—a lot ...

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Barclays Dark Pool Drew Early Alarms on Fast Trading

Updated July 20, 2014 7:41 p.m. ET Trading firms and employees raised concerns about high-speed ...

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WSJ - US Business

Samsung’s Mobile Chief Faces Pressure

Updated July 30, 2014 8:39 p.m. ET SEOUL—Over the past five years, Samsung Electronics Co. ...

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Electric Utilities Get No Jolt

July 28, 2014 8:25 p.m. ET When customers of American Electric Power Co. AEP -1.02% ...

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Advertising’s Frontier: Talk to the Bot

July 27, 2014 4:42 p.m. ET This month, with little fanfare, the most popular chat ...

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Fox Bolsters Cash With BSkyB Deal

Updated July 25, 2014 7:04 p.m. ET LONDON—In a deal that adds firepower to Rupert ...

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