Market & Finance News


Fri 31 Oct  - Stocks: 5 things to know before the open
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Thu 30 Oct  - Boo! The 5 scariest stocks of 2014
While the market overall has rallied, there have been some well-known terrors.

Wed 17 Sep  - Meet CNNMoney's Tech 30 stock index
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Fri 31 Oct  - Bank of Japan stuns market with even more stimulus
The Bank of Japan is going for broke and expanding its already aggressive stimulus plan.

Thu 30 Oct  - Stocks give investors a big October treat
Dow soars 221 points Thursday as stock market puts an exclamation point on its turnaround.

Fri 31 Oct  - Can anything save Sony?
Sony is undergoing a painful restructuring. Will it be enough to save the iconic Japanese brand?

Fri 31 Oct  - Starbucks to start coffee delivery soon
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Thu 30 Oct  - These countries are getting killed by cheap oil
Energy producing nations like Iran, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia rely on oil to bankroll their budgets. Now they're in trouble.

Thu 30 Oct  - Keurig Green Mountain is best stock of 2014
Shares of Keurig Green Mountain are riding a caffeine high this year. Will Coke, which already owns a big stake in Keurig, buy the rest?

Thu 30 Oct  - Ca-Ching! Visa, MasterCard surge again
Consumers continue to ramp up spending. That's very good news for credit card companies.

Thu 30 Oct  - Why are America's biggest businesses struggling?
Stocks staged a huge rebound in October, but the Dow got left behind.

Thu 30 Oct  - US economy chugging along at 3.5% growth
More proof America is gaining momentum: GDP beat expectations from July to September.

Thu 30 Oct  - Stocks: 4 things to know before the open
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Wed 29 Oct  - Fed ends 6-year effort to stimulate economy
Despite the headwinds, the Fed believes the economy is strong enough to stop the bond buying crutch.

Wed 29 Oct  - Samsung profit plunges 60% amid smartphone troubles
Samsung earnings plunged in the third quarter as the company's smartphone business was squeezed by competitors.

Wed 29 Oct  - These 2 charts show QE worked ... for some
Critics complain that the Federal Reserve's bond buying didn't help the economy. They may be right. But QE helped the broader market ... and banks in particular.

Wed 29 Oct  - Exploding rocket company's stock plunges
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Wed 29 Oct  - Ferrari to split with parent company, Fiat Chrysler
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Wed 29 Oct  - Stocks: 6 things to know before the open
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Wed 29 Oct  - Andreessen: VC spending will likely increase
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Mon 20 Oct  - Launch of Hang Seng Markit iBoxx Offshore RMB Bond Index Family
[at noodls] - October Oct 20 2014 Launch of Hang Seng Markit iBoxx Offshore RMB Bond Index Family Hong Kong, London and New York - Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited ("Hang Seng Indexes"), Hong Kong's leading ...

Sun 19 Oct  - Qatar fund to buy stake in Hong Kong department store operator for $616 million
[Reuters] - Qatar Holding LLC has agreed to pay $616 million (382.45 million pounds) for about one fifth of Lifestyle International Holdings (1212.HK), a department operator in Hong Kong and mainland China - the latest addition of a high-end retail brand to the sovereign wealth fund's portfolio. Lifestyle's stores include a SOGO branded store in Hong Kong's bustling shopping district of Causeway Bay and four Jiuguang stores on the mainland. A unit of Qatar Holding will pay HK$14.75 (1.18 pounds) per share for the 19.9 percent stake, a 1 percent premium to Lifestyle's last traded price of HK$14.60, the statement added. Qatar Holding will get one board seat on the completion of the transaction.



Wed 08 Oct  - [video] Sotheby's $17.8 million diamond
[at CNBC] - Hong Kong protests didn't stop Sotheby's auctions there. CNBC's Robert Frank reports the big seller was an 8.4 carat purple pink diamond that went for $17.8 million.



Mon 06 Oct  - Hong Kong stocks rise most in a month as protests ease
[at MarketWatch] - Hong Kong stocks end significantly higher, as tensions ease in the territory as some pro-democracy demonstrators withdraw from the protest zones.

Fri 03 Oct  - [video] Hong Kong protests continue into weekend
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Susan Li provides an update on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Fri 03 Oct  - [video] Hong Kong: Skirmishes between camps
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Susan Li reports on the latest developments in Hong Kong. Li says protest leaders are calling on their government to prevent organized attacks against pro-democracy demonstrators.

Thu 02 Oct  - [video] Hong Kong's CY Leung speaking on protests
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Susan Li reports CY Leung, the chief executive of Hong Kong, is saying he will meet with student protest leaders.

Thu 02 Oct  - [video] Heightened tensions in Hong Kong
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Susan Li reports on the heightened tensions and activity at the main pro-democracy protest site in Hong Kong.

Thu 02 Oct  - [video] Hong Kong: Tensions heightened
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Susan Li reports on the latest developments in Hong Kong. Li says tensions are rising today between pro-democracy protesters and government officials. CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses how the turmoil ...

Thu 02 Oct  - [video] Number of Hong Kong protesters dwindles
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Susan Li, reports the city's chief executive has issued a deadline as the Hong Kong anti-government protest lingers on.

Wed 01 Oct  - [video] Sec. Kerry: Support universal suffrage in Hong Kong
[at CNBC] - Secretary of State John Kerry is speaking out on the pro-democracy protests happening in Hong Kong.

Wed 01 Oct  - [video] Serious dissatisfaction in Hong Kong: Pro
[at CNBC] - Discussing whether the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests will impact the reputation of Hong Kong as a financial center, with Edmund Harriss, Asia Focus Fund.

Wed 01 Oct  - [video] Huge crowds protest on Chinese National Day
[at CNBC] - The people of Hong Kong are showing they are willing to rally for democracy there. CNBC's Susan Li provides insight to the protest movement.

Wed 01 Oct  - [video] Cramer: Hong Kong's consequences
[at CNBC] - CNBC's Susan Li reports on the latest developments in Hong Kong. Li says police are keeping a low profile and the composition of the protesters has changed. CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses how the turmoil ...