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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.
After months of turmoil and uncertainty, the Republican 2012 presidential race finally appears to have a settled field of candidates — with Mitt Romney solidifying his perch at the top of the pack.
Stocks rebound on hopes of a new EU recapitalization plan, with Gillian Tett, Financial Times, and CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Apple's iPhone 4S, and whether the stock is still a "buy" at $450, with Collin Gillis, BGC Financial. Also, the Fast Money traders with the play on Apple's ripple effect.
The guest blogs are carrying some smart currency-related commentaries today. Here's a guide.
So, Gov. Chris Christie gracefully, elegantly, and forcefully decided to stay out of the race.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced at a news conference Tuesday that he will not run for president in 2012.
Debt problems within the euro zone remain at the "epicenter" of investor concerns, but worries over a slowdown in China and the sluggish US economy also both pose threats to already volatile markets in the fourth quarter, Lucy Macdonald, CIO and head of global equities at asset manager RCM told CNBC.
John Frisbie, President of U.S.-China Business Council says currency legislation is the wrong way to get a market-driven exchange rate.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on Monday's viewer "tweets".
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the financial plays,and the S&P 500 index closing below 1100, and how to trade it, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer Asset Management.
The stronger-than-expected ISM manufacturing-index reading for September might normally suggest that the economy, at least for now, has dodged a recession bullet. But economist Michael Darda says hold the applause.
U.S. inflation will drop towards 2 percent, Richard Fisher, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank president, told CNBC Monday.
"We fear a systemic collapse of the banking system," Louis Gargour, CIO of LNG Capital, told CNBC.
"Asia has been the growth engine over the last few years, but Asia borrows a lot of money from the European banks; it is around 50 percent from them. So if the European banks stop lending to the Asian economies, then you are going to have a synchronized slow-down," Simon Bond, private client advisor at RBS Morgans, told CNBC.
After years of trying, Congress is taking another stab at retaliating against what many see as Chinese manipulation of its currency to make its exports to the United States cheaper and U.S. goods more expensive in China.
President Obama and his House Republican adversaries feuded over how to best create jobs in the weakened U.S. economy Saturday, with Obama demanding Congress pass his $447 billion jobs bill and the GOP countering with a call for less government red tape.
"Policymakers are in control today and they are driving this car very erratically; they’re not even telling you what the destination is, especially in Europe; and instead of looking through the windscreen, they’re arguing among each other. It feels really volatile and unsettling," said Pimco's Mohammed El-Erian.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the "slaughter" in high-end retail stocks; trouble in techs; the Chinese Internet buzzkill; and after-hours action in Micron.
Most kids are creative—they color and make up games—but some kids get really creative and use their imagination to invent new products. Here are more than a dozen innovative and inspiring inventions by kids.
When you hear about inventions by kids, and kids who've made a million dollars off of their ideas before they're even out of high school, you think, how did they do that? Or rather, how can I get my kids to do that? Here are tips for how your kids can become entrepreneurs, too.