European stocks open to close, earnings, data and WEF in Davos

LONDON – European stocks are expected to open higher on Wednesday as global markets try to bounce back from a widespread retreat in the previous trading session. The UK’s FTSE index is seen opening 62 points higher at 7,546, Germany’s DAX up 116 points at 14,445, France’s CAC 40 up 49 points at 6,300 and … Read more

As monkeypox cases rise, European countries urged to take extra steps – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Europe’s disease control body has urged countries to prepare contact tracing, vaccines, treatments and diagnostics as ways to combat an increasing number of monkeypox cases. In the UK a further 36 cases have been identified, bringing the total number of monkeypox infections to 56, according to the UK … Read more

‘Cheap’ stocks to buy to beat rising prices, slowing growth: Strategists

The global economy is occupied with rising inflation and slowing growth. Here, CNBC Pro sifts through recent research notes to identify strategists’ top stocks in this tricky environment. The US Federal Reserve hiked rates in March for the first time in more than three years, and announced a further 50-basis-point hike earlier this month. It’s … Read more

Are Major Cities Still Worth It? – CNBC

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Biden admits US economy has ‘problems,’ warns of ‘haul’

President Biden on Monday admitted that the United States’ economy has “problems” and that it will be “a haul” before Americans see total relief from inflation and soaring prices. During a press conference in Japan following his meeting with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Biden insisted that he does not believe a recession is inevitable, pointing … Read more

In Asia, economy and security can not be separated

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, US President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrive for the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo on May 24. Saul Loeb | Afp | Getty Images TOKYO – Security deals are important, but in Asia, money talks. Australia, India, Japan and the United … Read more

Top CEOs predict what’s next for markets

Monitors display stock market information at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Top CEOs and investors have struck an optimistic tone on the recent sell-off global technology stocks, telling CNBC it’s unlikely to metastasize into a broader market crisis. The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 … Read more

NATO bid reignites Sweden’s dispute with Turkey over Kurds – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article STOCKHOLM – When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insists there are “terrorists sitting in parliaments of certain countries” to justify his objection to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, Swedish opposition lawmaker Amineh Kakabaveh has no doubt whom he is talking about. “Of course Erdogan meant me,” the independent … Read more

European markets open to close, data, earnings, Davos

LONDON – European stocks are expected to open lower Tuesday as US markets struggle to maintain a comeback rally. The UK’s FTSE index is seen opening 35 points lower at 7,468, Germany’s DAX 47 points lower at 14,099, France’s CAC 40 down 28 points at 6,310 and Italy’s FTSE MIB 168 points lower at 23,945, … Read more

US announces major Asia economic deal in effort to boost profile, counter China

TOKYO – In a move to raise its economic profile and create another counterbalance to China within Asia, the United States announced on Monday the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework with Asian partners including Australia, Japan and the Republic of Korea. It’s a broad plan designed to help expand the US ‘”economic leadership” in the Indo-Pacific region. … Read more