Can you feel the panic in the air? CNN Money's Fear & Greed Index measures the amount of fear in the financial world on a scale from 0 to 100. The closer it is to zero, the higher the level of fear.
Now more than ever, the world is raising serious concerns about the long-term viability of the EMU.
"The 'Silk Road' plan is expected to change the world political and economic landscape through development of countries along the routes, most of which are eager for fresh growth," Xinhua wrote.
Nearly 1,800 stocks, over 60% of issues traded on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges fell by the daily limit of 10% and were halted according to a Financial Times report.
Argentina's economic activity grew 2.2 percent in May compared with the same month a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, far quicker than economists had expected.
LONDON -- Amid concerns over slower global growth rates, a slump in commodity prices, the ongoing crisis in Greece and worries about the sustainability of China's juiced stock markets, the week ahead is packed full of potentially market-moving new
Late last month in "The Biggest Threat To Chinese Stocks: Shadow Lending Crackdown", we suggested that the pressure on Chinese equities - which at that point had only begun to build - was at least partially attributable to an unwind in the country'
Concerns over China dominated financial markets on Monday, with the biggest fall in Shanghai shares in eight years driving stock markets and prices of major commodities lower across the board.
Chinese shares slid more than 8 percent on Monday as an unprecedented government rescue plan to prop up valuations ran out of steam, throwing Beijing's efforts to stave off a deeper crash into doubt.
The eurozone is supposedly in a state of recovery. However, in spite of that recovery, public debt and debt-to GGP levels are still rising. Austerity is difficult to find in any realistic sense.
A handful of draft chapters of the TPP, leaked via Wikileaks, have highlighted the proposed treaty's heavy emphasis on expanding protections for corporate rights and assets like intellectual property