Gold demand hits 11-year high on ‘colossal’ central bank buying

Gold demand hits 11-year high on ‘colossal’ central bank buying

Bars of 99.99% pure gold are placed in a work room at the Krastsvetmet precious metals factory in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, January 31, 2023. Alexander Manzyuk | Reuters Gold demand hit an 11-year high in 2022 thanks to “colossal central bank buying, aided by vigorous buying by retail investors,” according to the … Read more

How Asia’s richest man lost his crown in days

How Asia’s richest man lost his crown in days

Gautam Adani, billionaire and chairman of the Adani Group, during an event at the Port of Haifa in Haifa, Israel, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. Adani, the Indian billionaire whose business empire has been rocked by allegations of fraud by the short seller Hindenburg Research, said his company would make more investments in Israel. Bloomberg | … Read more

Britain Outlines Plans To Regulate Crypto Industry Following FTX Collapse

Britain Outlines Plans To Regulate Crypto Industry Following FTX Collapse

Britain’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks during a question and answer session at Teesside University on January 30, 2023. Oli Scarf | Swimming pool Wpa | Getty Images The UK has officially laid out plans to regulate the cryptocurrency industry, with the government seeking to curb some of the reckless business practices that have emerged … Read more

Central banks set to signal path of sliding interest rates in crucial week

Central banks set to signal path of sliding interest rates in crucial week

A screen displays the Fed’s rate announcement as a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), November 2, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The US Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of England are all expected to raise interest rates again this week as they make their first policy … Read more

The stock market had an excellent month of January. Now it’s the whole Fed.

The stock market had an excellent month of January.  Now it’s the whole Fed.

Text size A scene from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images The stock market has just closed a positive month of January. On the heels of last year’s bear market, and combined with other recent moves, this is a particularly positive signal. The S&P500 ended January with … Read more

Stock futures fall as traders await latest Federal Reserve rate hike decision

Stock futures fall as traders await latest Federal Reserve rate hike decision

Traders on the NYSE floor Source: NYSE Stock futures fell Tuesday night as investors anticipated Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting. Futures linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 48 points or 0.14%. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq Composite futures fell 0.20% and 0.37%, respectively. The moves come after stocks surged to end January on a … Read more

Stocks move a lot after hours: SNAP, EA, AMD, WDC

Stocks move a lot after hours: SNAP, EA, AMD, WDC

The Snapchat logo displayed on a phone screen is seen with a laptop in the background in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland, August 10, 2022. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Find out which companies are making headlines after hours. Break – Shares of social media company Snap fell 14% after the … Read more

Stocks moving the most before market: McDonald’s, UPS and more

Stocks moving the most before market: McDonald’s, UPS and more

Nathan Stirke | Getty Images News | Getty Images Find out which companies are making headlines before the bell. McDonald’s — Shares fell more than 1% after McDonald’s released its latest quarterly results. The fast-food giant beat revenue and earnings estimates, saying customers are increasingly visiting its restaurants. Still, McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski said he … Read more

Asia-Pacific stocks, Fed, earnings, economic data

Asia-Pacific stocks, Fed, earnings, economic data

CNBC Pro: What a tech fund manager expects from Apple and Alphabet’s earnings this week Microsoft released a disappointing earnings forecast last week, but its stock has since risen. What does this mean for other Big Tech companies that should report earnings? Technology fund manager Jeremy Gleeson, who manages the £1.1 billion ($1.5 billion) AXA … Read more

Investors dangerously unaware of bear market’s impact on earnings

Investors dangerously unaware of bear market’s impact on earnings

Famous short seller Jim Chanos sees an alarming trend in the market. “I’ve been on the street [since] 1980 [and] no bear market has ever traded above nine times to 14 times previous peak earnings,” the Chanos & Co. founder told CNBC’s “Fast Money” on Monday. His latest warning comes in the middle of the … Read more