Market & Finance News


Tue 21 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.

Mon 20 Oct  - Apple profit soars on huge iPhone and Mac sales
Better-than-expected iPhone sales and record Mac sales lifted Apple in its fiscal fourth quarter.

Wed 17 Sep  - Meet CNNMoney's Tech 30 stock index
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Tue 21 Oct  - Total CEO dies in plane crash
French oil company Total has confirmed the death of its Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie, who passed away in a private plane crash in Moscow.

Mon 20 Oct  - Panic over? Calm returns to stocks
After a wild and brutal week, investors are taking a breather and looking forward to Apple earnings.

Mon 20 Oct  - Ebola is a fear factor for stock market
Volatility has returned to Wall Street this fall. Ebola is one of the fear factors for investors.

Mon 20 Oct  - IBM drags market down
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Mon 20 Oct  - Russia's crusade to banish McDonald's
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Sun 19 Oct  - Nightmare on Wall Street: Is it over?
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Mon 20 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.

Fri 17 Oct  - Finally! Stocks rally. But can it last?
Don't expect the Federal Reserve to save the day this time, but strong corporate earnings could.

Fri 17 Oct  - Moody's downgrades Russia's debt
Oil, war and sanctions spurred the credit rating agency to downgrade the country's debt to two notches above "junk" status.

Fri 17 Oct  - Can you protect yourself from a market crash?
It's a scary market out there, but investments designed to provide security may turn out being even more risky.

Fri 17 Oct  - Baby Boomers are overexposed to stocks in this rocky market
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Thu 16 Oct  - Stock market panic takes a timeout
Talk of more help from the Federal Reserve sparked another dramatic comeback on Wall Street.

Fri 17 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.

Thu 16 Oct  - Time to shop 'til you drop for cheap stocks
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Thu 16 Oct  - What the heck should the Fed do now?
The market is in free fall just as the Federal Reserve plans to take its foot off the gas.

Thu 16 Oct  - When will companies stop hoarding cash?
The U.S. could get a big economic and jobs boost if businesses would spend some of their cash reserves.

Thu 16 Oct  - Goldman Sachs is hiring as profit soars
The big paychecks are back for bankers as Goldman Sachs profits jumps 25%

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 ...

Wed 01 Oct  - [video] Hong Kong symbolizes China's troubles ahead
[at CNBC] - Roger Altman, Evercore Partners founder and chairman, shares his thoughts on why the way China is handling the Hong Kong protesters illuminates looming problems.

Wed 01 Oct  - [video] A tale of two markets: Hong Kong & China
[at CNBC] - Jurrien Timmer, Fidelity director of global macro, and Brendan Ahern, KraneShares, share their thoughts on investment opportunities in China amid protests in Hong Kong.