Third-quarter US earnings have just begun, but already US companies are sounding alarm bells about the fourth quarter.
Outlooks for the fourth quarter - just two weeks old - are so far decidedly more negative than positive. Thomso
Gold prices fell to a 4-1/2-month low on Monday, hit by concerns about a worsening debt crisis in the euro zone following political deadlock in Greece which fuelled risk aversion and put pressure on the euro.
Spot gold hit a session low at
Egypt's stock market has jumped 37 per cent so far in 2012, the largest gain of any country, but top US fund managers focused on the region remain wary of further political turmoil and currency weakness in the most populous Arab nation.
Oil rose above $123 a barrel on Thursday as better-than-expected economic data from China and the US bolstered the demand outlook and concern persisted about supply disruption from Iran.
A Chinese government survey on Thursday showed facto
Euro zone industrial new orders slumped in September, the EU said on Wednesday, the deepest fall since December 2008 and far worse than economists had forecast, in the latest sign that Europe may be heading for a recession.
Global concern about climate change has risen only very slightly over the past two years, as consumers have focused on more immediate economic worries, according to a new opinion poll.
Nielsen's latest global online environment and sus
The top three concerns of the Arab youth are rising cost of living, shortage of affordable housing and unemployment, revealed a new survey conducted across the Gulf countries, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan.
The most important priority for
Google must not be allowed to dominate and block cash from flowing more widely through the mobile telecoms system or else the the network operators will not be able to invest to cope with the growing demand for data traffic, Vodafone said on Tuesd
The soft retail demand and prudential consumer shopping patterns is causing a lot of concern among majority of the retailers in Dubai on the eve of the emirate's biggest shopping festival.
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