Emerging Markets Face 'Import-Lite' Trap
(SOUNDBITE) (English) REUTERS BREAKINGVIEWS COLUMNIST, ANDY MUKHERJEE, SAYING: "The cheerful consensus for the global economy for 2014 has got a jolt. The loss of investor appetite among investors
Reuters: Deutsche Fires Three New York Forex Traders
Sources are telling Reuters, Deutsche Bank has fired three New York-based currency traders, in the latest sign that a probe over alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets is gathering steam. According to the source, Diego Moraiz, Robert Wallden and Christopher Fahy were terminated by the bank, which told trading floor staff of the development on Tuesday. The terminations come as authorities around the world, including Britain's Financial Conduct Authority and the U.S.
Reuters on the Road: Spandex + NASA = Big Bucks
The man behind the Morphsuit, Gregor Lawson, joins Reuters for the taxi challenge. He explains how his company AFG Media has come to make Â£12 million in sales in just four years by creating fully-body spandex suits, and how Halloween gimmicks attracted a NASA worker.
The Reuters Guide to What the Heck Is Windows 8?
Ah Windows, that familiar face smiling back at us through the years from our computer screens. Or at least it was familiar. Microsoft's latest offering is leaving some of us PC old-timers feeling,
Why Some Softbank Investors Will Keep the Faith
Investors can't seem to make up their minds about Japan's Internet giant Softbank. Its shares almost tripled last year, making it the second best performer on the Nikkei. But so far in 2014, they've done even worse than the troubled benchmark. A worse-than-forecast drop in net profit on higher sales costs won't help matters. Plenty of analysts are keeping the faith. Out of 15 tracked by Thomson Reuters, 12 give it a buy or strong buy rating. So why are they believers?
Twitter Earnings Preview: What Investors Are Looking For
IBT Tech Reporter Ryan W. Neal weighs in on what to expect ahead of Twitter Inc.'s (NYSE: TWTR) earnings scheduled for released after the market closes on Wednesday. Wall Street expects the social media company to report a fourth quarter loss of 2 cents on sales of 218 million, according to analysts polled by Reuters.
Asia Day Ahead: Investors Watch, Wait, and Worry
(SOUNDBITE) (English) REUTERS REPORTER, TARA JOSEPH, SAYING: "Political worries will continue to dominate the investor mindset, with markets watching developments in Ukraine and rising tensions
Africa is the Final Frontier for Value Investors
Value investors, trying to buy a dollar for 50 cents, are increasingly turning to Africa for its natural resources, young workforce and economic strength. Sub-Saharan Africa may be a value investor's Garden of Eden. Larry Seruma, CIO of Nile Capital Management, discusses with TheStreet's Cherella Cox, investing in Africa, his fund's recent Thomson Reuters Lipper award for being the No. 1 Emerging Markets Fund, and how to avoid the snakes in the resource-rich continent. Part 2.
Electrified Yields to Tempt HK IPO Investors
(SOUNDBITE) (English) REUTERS REPORTER, TARA JOSEPH, SAYING: "This IPO is dull as dishwater and actually quite sexy at the same time. An electricity company but it's Li Ka-shing, one of the best
India's Urban Angst Should Worry Investors
EDITORS' NOTE: CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIALS (SOUNDBITE) (English) REUTERS REPORTER, TARA JOSEPH, SAYING: "The volume is definitely getting louder on Indian politics ahead of national elections