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A pick-up in December's total social financing shows Beijing trying to keep growth intact so that it can continue with its structural reforms, says Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura.
Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore, says markets are still under-estimating the speed and scale of interest rate increases in the U.S. compared to worries over geopolitical events.
Jim Awad, Managing Director of Plimsoll Mark Capital, attributes the declines in global stock markets to the fear of a credit event occurring due to the unprecedented slide in oil prices.
Last week, Fitch Ratings downgraded Russia's credit rating to 'BBB-'. Paul Rawkins, head of emerging Europe sovereign ratings at Fitch, explains that recent events such as the rapid decline in the oil price and the volatility of the Russian ruble contributed to the downgrade.
Virginie Maisonneuve, deputy CIO at PIMCO, says that given the low-growth environment in Europe, investors need to have bonds in their portfolios.
Jim Keenan, BlackRock, explains the action in the high yield market amid a major decline in the energy space.
A look at the major risks associated with the oil slump, with Jim Keenan, BlackRock.
High-cost, short-term car title loans are leading people to take out risky lines of credit.
Brian Reynolds, Rosenblatt Securities, sees the panic in oil running its course in the next few weeks.
Discussing whether low oil prices will lead to consolidation in the energy industry, with Greg Zuckerman, author of "The Frackers" and Wall Street Journal writer, and Joe Petrowski, Mercantor Partners founder.
Pantheon Macroeconomics' chief economist Ian Shepherdson, weighs in on red flags in the credit market.
Emerging markets may be buffeted by a stronger U.S. dollar and lower commodity prices, but the segment's bonds still look like a good bet, analysts said.
Oil at $60 will mean restructuring for some U.S. shale producers, a Deutsche Bank analyst said. But will it become a bigger problem?
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Chip Dickson, Discern Investment Analytics, about slow consumer credit and its impact on housing, autos and student loans.
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, discusses his banking start-up "Affirm," that offers consumers a new way to pay for goods.
Discussing the likelihood of a distressed cycle for the U.S. market, with Glenn August, Oak Hill Advisors CEO. August says his firm has $4 billion of capital in Europe.
The FHA's insurance fund went negative in 2012. CNBC's Diana Olick reports the fund is now above water again at $4.8 billion.
Singapore's economy has managed slow-and-steady growth despite a mediocre global view, but high household debt may come back to haunt the city-state.
People without bank accounts adopt different strategies for managing their money. Some may actually help them stay on budget.
The world's largest credit and debit card company reported quarterly earnings of $2.18 share, ex-items, topping expectations for $2.10 per share.