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Opinion Commentary


  • Welcome to September! Start buying Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
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    September, true to form, started rough. Here are two sectors where floor trader Alan Valdes thinks you can do some bargain hunting.

  • An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information in Hangzhou, China, on Aug. 18, 2015.

    Tremors in the world's second largest economy has shaken markets. But other factors are also at work: US stock overvaluations and the Fed.

  • Nobody panic—this is just a re-test: Insana Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 11:25 AM ET
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    Today's selloff is completely normal so panicking would be premature, says Ron Insana.

  • Now is the time to get active: CIO Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 4:38 PM ET
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    Active fund managers took a beating in the last few years but history shows now is a good time to get active again, says this investment chief.

  • How to get more women in tech? Ask these 3 firms Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
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    Shaking up tech's male culture is not only the right thing to do, it's essential for the industry's future, says RebelMouse CEO Paul Berry.

  • Only the Fed can crash Wall Street Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 9:12 PM ET
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    Through its control of American interest rates, the Fed exercises a decisive influence on dollar-denominated asset valuation models.

  • Three steps US must take to energize job creation Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
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    Here's what Congress and the president need to do to get the economy pumping and create jobs, says former Office Depot and Auto Zone CEO Steve Odland.

  • The pope doesn't care about capitalism Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 2:49 PM ET
    Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, June 17, 2015.

    Donald Trump—and a lot of other people—seem to misunderstand the pope's position on capitalism, says Notre Dame economist Joe Kaboski.

  • 8 market superstitions: Should you be afraid? Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 12:29 PM ET
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    As traders brace for September, Turney Duff takes a look at some market superstitions—and whether or not you should be afraid.

  • Coming in Sept: Another stocks horror story? Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 12:09 PM ET
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    The worst isn't over for the S&P, says Sam Stovall. And here's why September could resemble a B-grade horror movie.

  • China stocks are still scary at this level Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 10:32 AM ET
    A man watches stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, China.

    Despite a big drop in China's market, here's why Chinese stocks are still not a buy, says wealth manager Michael Yoshikami.

  • CNBC's summer reading series 2015 Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 3:54 PM ET

    Looking for some good books for the beach? Check out CNBC's summer reading series 2015.

  • Biden 2016? Say it ain't so, Joe Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 11:58 AM ET
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    With Hillary Clinton in trouble, Joe Biden is mulling a 2016 presidential run. Cenk Uygar says this is a bad idea — and here's why.

  • Thailand bombing won't crush tourism Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 2:23 PM ET
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    The recent shrine bombing in Thailand won't derail the nation's tourism, says this former ambassador.

  • Blame the beach for this trading pattern Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
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    If you've seen trading on a volatile week concentrated in a few stocks, you can blame the beach! Here's why.

  • Bove: Is a Fannie, Freddie settlement near? Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 9:41 AM ET
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    Recent moves by the White House suggest that the US may be nearing a settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders, says Dick Bove.

  • New Orleans needs the private sector: CEO Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    A streetcar on St. Charles Street in the Garden District of New Orleans, Louisiana.

    New Orleans needs public support AND private-sector investment to ensure its resilience, says Zurich North America CEO Mike Foley.

  • Three ways to invest in New Orleans Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 3:36 PM ET
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    New Orleans has come a long way since Katrina, says author Kabir Sehgal. Here are three ways to invest in the Big Easy.

  • Fed needs to make a move: Ablin Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 3:56 PM ET
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    It's not 2008 anymore (when the Fed set its current target for rates). Time for the Fed to normalize rates, says Jack Ablin.

  • Can Carly Fiorina go all the way? Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 12:39 PM ET
    Carly Fiorina campaigning in Iowa last June.

    Carly Fiorina is impressive in interviews and debates. Here's how she can get closer to the GOP nomination, says media strategist Mark Macias.

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