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Stocks surged more than 2 percent across the board Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 logging their best one-day gains in 2012, amid growing hopes that central banks around the world will implement further measures to support the global economy.
The FMHR traders discuss what's behind the market rally. Tony Crescenzi, portfolio manager at PIMCO also discusses Fed Chairman Bernanke's next move.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday, after a better-than expected service sector report on Tuesday lifted investor sentiment.
The United States does not need any further monetary stimulus as the past attempts to boost the economy by money printing have proved to be a temporary panacea, Republican party candidate to the Senate Carly Fiorina told CNBC Wednesday.
tThe Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual report, and the US is still facing significant debt problems. What Congress does after November could have a big impact. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Stocks logged a modest gain in thin-volume trading Tuesday, lifted by a better-than-expected service sector report, but the ongoing uncertainty in the euro zone kept investors nervous.
Spain's Treasury Minister says risk premium shows Spain is shut out, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. John Stephenson, First Asset Investment Management, shares his strategy for the markets in light of Spain's situation.
U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher, but investors remained cautious following a string of disappointing economic reports last week and amid the ongoing uncertainty in the euro zone.
Stocks closed flat in a choppy trading session Monday, as gains were limited after a disappointing factory orders report and amid worries over uncertainty surrounding the European debt crisis.
Discussing whether the Fed will inject another round of monetary easing, with the Fast Money traders.
U.S. futures were mixed Monday as Wall Street seeked to recover from its worst month in two years and worst trading day of 2012, but concerns over a global growth slowdown and uncertainty surrounding the European debt crisis kept a lid on gains.
Despite the dismal jobs report, there's some good news: Gas prices are falling with at least two states reporting $2.99 a gallon. More states could see gas below $3.
Stocks suffered their worst day of the year, with the Dow tumbling into negative territory for 2012, after a disappointing jobs report in addition to dismal data from China and Europe fueled fears over the health of the global economy.
"We're not convinced the U.S. economy is going over a cliff and into a double-dip recession," says Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners, in reference to today's weak jobs data. With the FMHR traders and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Stock market futures plunged Friday after the government reported job creation fell well short of expectations.
Stocks closed lower Thursday with all three major averages logging their worst May since 2010, driven by mounting concerns over the euro zone debt crisis in addition to worries over a slowing U.S. economy.
The FMHR traders discuss May's market performance and Facebook's fair value, with Aswath Damodaran, NYU Stern School of Business professor. "I'm not surprised at all at the shift in momentum, I'm just surprised it happened so quickly after the IPO," says Damodaran. CNBC's Steve Liesman also reports on disappointing Q1 economic data.
U.S. stock index futures pared their early Thursday following a pair of weak jobs data and after news the economy grew at a slower pace than expected.
Stocks finished sharply lower Wednesday, wiping out all of the previous session's gains, as growing worries over rising bond yields in Spain and Italy and fears over Greece's possible euro zone exit kept investors on edge.
U.S. stock futures were dragged lower Wednesday, with the euro trading near 23-month lows against the dollar, as worries over the euro zone crisis intensified.