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Investors are likely to stay uncertain in the coming week, with investors focused on Europe's sovereign credit woes in the short term, and a world with less government-induced stimulus in the long term.
Stocks ended a volatile week with wild swings Friday as China's surprise tightening of its lending standards rattled global markets. Techs rallied, delivering the Nasdaq its best week since early January. All three major indexes snapped a four-week losing streak.Investors, keen to play the dips, retreated to one of their safe plays — technology. The Dow snapped a four-week winning streak, while the Nasdaq had its best week since early January.
Markets struggled on Friday on China’s surprise tightening of its lending standards and concerns about the global recovery. How should investors position their portfolios? Joseph LaVorgna, chief U.S. economist and CNBC contributor at Deutsche Bank and Brent McQuiston, vice president at Wealth Trust-Arizona discussed their insights.
Chatter of rate increases intensified this week. Now market pros are bracing for the end of easy money around the world.
Markets fell sharply on Friday as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks. How is China’s move affecting the U.S. dollar, gold and commodities? Boris Schlossberg, director of currency research at GFT Forex, Jim Steel, chief commodities analyst at HSBC and Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover shared their insights.
Stocks fell sharply Friday as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks. The Dow was down more than 100 points, or over 1 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.
While China is trying to slow their rate of growth, the rest of the world is not going to end its “nascent recovery,” said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock. He shared his market outlook and investment strategies.
China and the Far East occupy a far different place in the business cycle compared to Europe and the United States. The nascent Chinese exit strategy will be a test case for other nations to follow when the cycle recovers.
Stock index futures dropped as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks.
Worries about Greece, its problems far from solved, have temporarily been put to the side, as traders shift focus to the more mundane January retail sales report Friday.
Confused about Thursday's action? You're not alone. The Mad Money host tries to put it in perspective.
The world’s two superpowers have been leaning on stocks, but today Wall Street finally got a breather.
Walmart is a Baby Boomer consumer-based business. As Boomers’ paychecks grew over the years, so did Walmart’s profits. Now, the retailer is facing a daunting challenge and haunting question: As Boomer demand falls and Boomer consumption declines, will WalMart’s sales move in the same direction?
Plus, get calls on oil, telco, mining and more.
Despite Tuesday’s rally, don’t breathe a sign of relief just yet. The next stock market debacle may be right around the corner!
Baidu shares jumped in late trading Tuesday as the search engine firm reported sales and profit that beat Wall Street expectations and boosted guidance for the first quarter.
Police in central China have shut down a hacker training operation that openly recruited thousands of members online and provided them with cyberattack lessons and malicious software, state media said Monday.
Amid fears that go-it-alone moves such as President Barack Obama's plan to break up big banks will further hamper the fledging economic recovery, finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of Seven major industrial countries meet.
American billionaire and president of Kynikos Associates, James Chanos joined the "Squawk Box" team, offering his perspectives on Cisco, China and Greece.
A senior Chinese official said on Thursday that China would not bow to pressure from the United States to revalue its currency, which President Obama says is kept at an artificially low level to give China an unfair advantage in selling its exports.