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Bitcoin Surges Past $200; Where to Next ?

Stacks Of Coins

The digital currency bitcoin continued its surge on Tuesday crossing $200, more than doubling in value in just over one week. Bitcoin's value at the end of February was just over $30.

George Soros Urges Angela Merkel To Consider Quitting Euro

George Soros

George Soros, the billionaire speculator best known as "the man who broke the Bank of England" in 1992, has launched a stinging critique of Germany's role in the euro crisis and suggested the single currency's prospects would be improved if its most dominant member were to quit.




Commodities washout hits Carlyle Group: Report

The Carlyle Group, one of the top private equity firms on Wall Street, has seen one of its funds sustain hefty losses because of the washout in raw materials, the Wall Street Journal reported late Friday.


Former UBS currency strategists resurface

Mansoor Mohi-uddin, UBS Group AG’s former global head of foreign-exchange strategy, and Gareth Berry, who worked with him at the Swiss bank, began new roles at two different firms in Singapore Monday.