CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy was lower on both sides of the Atlantic, nat gas was down again today, as temps remained mild across the country. And gold was flat on the day.» Read More
The trade deficit, along with the credit and housing bubbles, were the principal causes of the Great Recession. Now, a rising trade deficit and continued weakness among regional banks, still burdened by bad loans, threatens to stifle the emerging recovery and keep unemployment near 10 percent through 2011.
The economic situation today is drastically worse than a couple years ago, and the euro is doomed as a concept, Nassim Taleb, professor and author of the bestselling book "The Black Swan," told CNBC on Thursday.
Labor protests that have forced shutdowns at overseas-owned factories in China have spread beyond the country’s southern industrial heartland, posing a dangerous new challenge for Beijing. The FT reports.
Everybody is so bearish about the euro that it looks like now is a good time to buy the single European currency, famous investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
The global market’s rocky ride has created a solid stock picking environment, but diversify across asset classes to protect your portfolio, advised George Boubouras, head of investment strategy and consulting at UBS Wealth Management.
Asian shares climbed on Thursday, with Tokyo and Taipei up over 1 percent, as better-than-expected Chinese exports added to optimism that the global economic recovery is on track.
If so, that’s one thing that could push this market higher.
This will be a shorter note today. My hometown is going to have its annual Fireman's Parade. Local school groups and fire departments (mostly volunteers) and such proudly gather at one end of Katonah and march a few hundred yards to the other end.
And there is speculation that it could happen. Plus get calls on Caterpillar, Weatherford International, EOG Resources and more.
William Noonan, CEO of Contravisory Research & Management, and Jeff Middleswart, president of Behind the Numbers, discussed which stocks and sectors investors should be shorting. They discussed their best plays. (Part 2)
William Noonan, CEO of Contravisory Research & Management, and Jeff Middleswart, president of Behind the Numbers, discussed which stocks and sectors investors should be shorting. They discussed their best plays. (Part 1)
Asian stocks ended mixed Wednesday, with Tokyo down 1 percent but Shanghai posting strong gains, after Wall Street finished mixed in choppy trading.
China is likely to drive global growth for years to come and businesses across the globe are positioning themselves for the doubling of the Chinese middle class in the next 20 years.
Foxconn has announced fundamental changes to the way it relates to its workers by abandoning the model of running big ”factory towns” that has long underpinned Taiwanese and Hong Kong investment into China. The FT reports
Investors looking for clues about the markets cannot help but notice that gold is making another record high and that stocks are continuing to struggle.
Some have their concerns, but Cramer thinks the negativity is overblown.
Whitney Tilson of T2 Partners on why the oil company is his latest long position.
Fears over default or restructuring by a euro-zone member like Greece or Portugal have been rife for months and are raising big concerns about losses on the balance sheets of banks in Europe and beyond.
Most Asian stock indexes were on positive ground, led by Australia's 1.2 percent rise, as traders paused in their selloff of risky assets ahead of Chinese economic data and a European Central Bank meeting later in the week.
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