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“I’m optimistic that we’ll be able to turn this around, but we have some real headwinds going into 2012, and that’s why I felt it was prudent to guide conservatively and lay out for the investor community the challenges that this company is facing," Meg Whitman, president and CEO of HP, told CNBC Tuesday.
“The way I hit the ball in Australia basically is the way I’ve been hitting it at a home, but hadn’t taken to the golf course yet. It’s fun to actually be able to hit the ball like that in a tournament situation, under pressure,” Tiger Woods told CNBC Monday.
If the European Union works out a "credible, convincing debt program," sovereign wealth funds may see it as an opportunity to invest, Jin Liqun, chairman of the board of supervisors for China Investment Corporation, told CNBC Friday.
“It’s still about confidence [at] the board and CEO level. Obviously, the challenge is in Europe, our own deficit issues, issues in China. All this stuff has created a macroeconomic environment that makes things a lot more difficult, and created a lot more uncertainty,” said Mark Shafir, co-head global M&A at Citigroup
Mortgage credit has been in "a quiet crash” for the past six months to a year, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive and CIO of the fixed-income investment management firm DoubleLine Capital, told CNBC Thursday, even as other forms of credit and assets have improved.
People are “waking up” to the fact that “the game appears to be rigged,” Joe Dear, CIO of California Public Employees’ Retirement System, told CNBC Tuesday. “The financial system gets bailed out [during the crisis], their salaries stay high, and the incomes of people who work for a living, paycheck to paycheck, continues to decline."
As third-quarter earnings season gets underway, traders are bracing for more volatility in a range-bound market.
Names on the move ahead of the open.
Friday's traders will continue to digest indications on the timing of a rate hike and set up for the beginning of earnings season next week.
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Thursday: Alcoa, Gap, Ruby Tuesday & more.
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