There could be a "big air pocket" in stocks if fundamentals, at some point, don't validate valuations, former Pimco co-CEO Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC.» Read More
Central bankers have re-inflated the wedge between weak fundamentals and high market prices, but there is a limit to how long prices can deviate from fundamentals, Pimco's CEO says.
The jobs report was good, but markets won’t be able to push much higher until the economic fundamentals strengthen, Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC Friday.
Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & Co-CIO, discusses the 7.8 percent unemployment number, and says "the rally can only continue if the fundamentals take control."
The dilemma facing the Federal Reserve is the same dilemma facing the NFL when it comes to replacement refs, Pimco CEO Mohammed El-Erian told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Tuesday.
Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO, discusses the Fed's policy of extending quantitative easing and its tie to jobs creation. "They are going to keep their foot on the accelerator well into the recovery," adds El-Erian.
Many feel that Greece's fate, including its continued membership of the eurozone, rests in the hands of the Troika, those charged with evaluating Greek's reform efforts, its financing needs and how they should be met.
Thank you Germany, Italy, Spain and, especially, the European Central Bank. They all said enough to provide markets and investors with a tranquil August so far. The question now is whether they will be able and willing to pivot - from re-assuring words to the series of actions required to enable this tranquility to grow deep roots.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's reported staff meetings to boost morale reminded us of the important role that public markets play in today's complex global economy.
Recessions, crackups, bailouts — these are profitable times for Mohamed A. El-Erian. The NYT reports.
Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO & co-CIO, provides his perspective on stabilizing the euro zone; confronting the "fiscal cliff"; and whether the Fed should issue another round of easing.
Expect heated discussions around some July 4th barbeques in the US - not just on the economy, elections and last week's Supreme Court ruling, but also on the follow-through to Friday's impressive surge in equity markets around the world.
Greece’s political leaders still don’t seem to get it, and neither do its official creditors. The longer this problem persists, the greater the challenge of turning around a country already beset by recession, insolvency, distressingly high unemployment and rising poverty.
Would a new Greek government be able to mobilize sufficient internal and external support as it embarks on one of the most difficult economic adjustments in modern European history?
Monday’s disappointing market reception to the bailout package for Spanish banks is a reminder to European policymakers of something that is more than familiar to veteran sovereign crisis managers in emerging countries: The greater the erosion of policymaking credibility, the harder it is to get the private sector to buy into your plans.
Bernanke is following the example of ECB President Mario Draghi, who has been vocal about the need for politicians to step up and deliver on their policy responsibilities—and not just rely on the central bank.
Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO & co-CIO, offers his view on equity market volatility, China's interest rate cut, and Ben Bernanke's remarks today.
The weak jobs report underscored America's economic crisis but also a bigger risk for the market: a synchronized global slowdown. El-Erian weighs in on what it means for investors.
Recent volatility serves as yet another reminder that markets cannot be divorced from developments in the global economy — and especially at a time when the 17-member construct of the European monetary union is being increasingly questioned on account of what is happening in Greece.
Sunday’s elections in Europe occurred in three countries with diverse economic circumstances, and they were for different parts of government (presidential, regional, and parliamentary respectively). Yet the common message from the electorate is undeniable, reminiscent of a famous line in the 1976 movie Network: “I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!”
"Our strategy is based on a lackluster recovery. So we are assuming it will be a lackluster economy, Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC's Closing Bell.