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Policymakers have taken the wrong approach in dealing with the global economy's numerous problems, shuffling debt around while avoiding making difficult decisions, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian said.
Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO, discusses the consequences of running an economy on low interest rates. "Cash has optionality value that people always underestimate," he adds.
The market and global economy have lost their anchors, including the US losing its credit rating, Switzerland losing is "safe-haven" status, and the European banks in crisis, says Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO & co-CIO. "The reality is the dog is Europe," he adds.
Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO & co-CIO, describes signs of what he calls tectonic shifts in the global economy.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech Friday is a "warm-up act" to President Obama's Sept. 5 speech outlying his jobs program, Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC Thursday.
After Monday’s gut wrenching 635 point fall, the Dow Jones index surged an impressive 430 points on Tuesday. In the process, investors experienced a wild 640 point intra-day roller coaster! Gold prices set another record while Treasury yields fell sharply, with the 2-year closing at an eye popping 0.2% and the 5-year at an equally stunning 1.0 percent.
Policy weakness in the US and Europe is prevailing over corporate strength to prevent a rally in the stock market, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian said.
Technical factors played a role in Thursday's unsettling market moves, including the disorderly across-the-board collapse in the price of risk assets in the final hour of trading and the related surge in U.S. Treasuries. But they were not the cause. Rather, they amplified three factors that will determine the fate of markets in the weeks ahead.
Sharing some final thoughts on why Apple wants to buy back stock, with Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO/Co-CIO.
Equity markets are in the grips of a tug of war — between solid company fundamentals and macroeconomic uncertainty.
A lack of direction in both policy and politics will create a highly volatile investing environment for an extended period, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
The week's top business news and investment advice, including cyber security picks and earnings plays, with CNBC's Sue Herera.
Mohamed El-Erian, the co-CEO of the world's largest bond fund, is warning that financial repression- meaning that the government will keep interest rates abnormally low- is coming to America with higher inflation. Is he right? Mark Perry, University of Michigan, and Matthew Slaughter, Tuck School of Business, discuss.
The co-CEO of the world’s largest bond fund has warned America that it faces a combination of higher inflation, austerity and financial repression over the coming years as policy makers grapple with the impact of the financial crisis and the subsequent policy response.
Pimco Chief Executive Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC Friday he is disturbed by increases in commodities prices and how investors and the government react to them.
Jobless claims rise more than expected; producer price index rises 0.7%, with CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman; and Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco.
Insight on the US health care industry and whether the world can accommodate China's success, among other topics, with Hedge Fund titan Jim Chanos, president and founder of Kynikos Associates, and Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & co-CIO.
Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & co-CIO, explains how the Fed decided on QE2. "QE has helped the crisis around the world," he says. But he also adds, that "QE3 would be a very bad idea."
PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian shared his thoughts on Japan's economy, following the tragic earthquake and tsunami that hit that nation Friday. El-Erian wrote that five factors will dominate the economic outlook, as the whole world is hoping the tragedies will soon give way to stories of rescues and recovery of a society that is suffering enormous pain and disrupting uncertainties.
Extending the Federal Reserve's easy-money policies would be a mistake for an economy that badly needs to learn how to live without artificial stimulus, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.