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Gold hit a 3-1/2 month high as fears over U.S. growth after a series of disappointing data sent the dollar to a six-week low.
The dollar fell to six-week lows on Monday as recent weak U.S. data cast doubt on the pace of monetary tightening, while prospects for a new reforming government in Italy sent its bond yields to their lowest since 2006.
Investors should take the emerging markets scare that drove stocks down about 6% at the end of January as a warning of more risks to come.
Britain's fraud agency started criminal proceedings against three former bankers at Barclays for the alleged manipulation of Libor interest rates.
Google [S:goog] has acquired Israeli startup SlickLogin, the developer of technology that uses sounds to verify a person's identity online.
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano on Monday asked center-left leader Matteo Renzi to form a new government, after previous Prime Minister Enrico Letta resigned on Friday, media reports said.
European stock markets rose for a second straight day on Monday, with resource firms tracking commodity prices higher and investors welcoming the latest round of earnings.
The eurozone's banks are about to get greater insight into the European Central Bank's landmark review of their books, as national experts and their advisers meet in Frankfurt on Monday to hammer down details of the next phase of the tests.
Natural-gas futures made strong gains in electronic trade Monday, while crude oil enjoyed a more modest gain.
A plane bound for Rome from Addis Ababa was possibly hijacked and forced to land in Geneva, media reports said Monday.
Hong Kong stocks popped higher early in the Monday session, as China's record-high new loans in January eased concerns that the central bank was tigntening.
Japanese stocks slipped early Monday, with the Nikkei Stock Average down 0.1% at 14,298.17, and the Topix dropping 0.4%.
Japan's economy grew a seasonally adjusted 0.3% in October-December, unchanged from the growth rate in the previous quarter, Cabinet Office data released Monday showed.
Australia stocks enjoyed early Monday gains after an advance for commodities and U.S. stocks since the last session, with a relatively good reception for earnings.
An explosion on a tourist bus in a resort town on the border of Egypt and Israel in the Sinai Peninsula killed at least four and injured several others, according to news reports on Sunday.
Ukrainian anti-government protesters ended their occupation of city hall in the capital of Kiev a day ahead of a government-set deadline to leave the building, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.
Volkswagen's works council on Sunday said it aims to meet with U.S. labor experts to discuss how to form German-style labor representation at its Chattanooga plant, after workers at the factory voted against teaming up with the United Auto Workers union.
Shares of the following exchange traded funds are trading more than 20 percent higher than 90 days ago, and they are within 10 percent of their 52-week highs.
Volkswagen employees' rejection of the UAW in Chattanooga signals that it will be difficult for unions to enter private-sector workplaces, particularly in the South, where organized labor has been making a concerted effort to grow over the long term.
A new storm was moving Saturday into much of the eastern U.S, which already has been hammered by snow this winter.