TOKYO, July 3- Japanese government bond prices firmed on Friday, tracking firmer Treasuries after a disappointing U.S. employment report raised doubts about whether U.S. interest rates would rise this year. Volume was thin due to caution ahead of Greece's referendum on Sunday on its bailout conditions, as well as a U.S. market holiday on Friday to observe...» Read More
CNBC's Steve Liesman recaps Ben Bernanke's Senate testimony on Tuesday, where the Fed chairman reiterated the committee's commitment to its current stimulus policy.
Stuart Hoffman, PNC Financial Services; Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management; and Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ, talk about the economic headwinds facing the market, and weigh in on worries about the looming sequester.
A check on what is likely to impact market action today, with CNBC's Rick Santelli; Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management; and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, provides a preview of Fed Chairman Bernanke's Congressional testimony today. And, Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial; and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partner, discuss how to play the market amid political uncertainty in Italy and a major pullback in U.S. stocks.
Cliff Corso, CEO & CIO of Cutwater Asset Management, provides perspective on the state of the U.S. economy, and discusses where he found value in the "bums of bonds," those sectors of the market that have been unduly beaten up.
PIMCO’s Bill Gross explains why he thinks the Federal Reserve isn’t paying enough attention to the negative consequences of keeping interest rates near zero for an extended period. (1:08)
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on unemployment and consumer prices, with John Ryding, RDQ Economics chief economist.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Art Nolan, independent trader, discuss if the Fed policy of buying $85 billion a month is working to spur economic recovery.
Rick Santelli notes that many multinational companies, including Caterpillar, are reporting sequential sales weakness. He sees that as a sign of slowing economic growth around the world. (2:54)
Robert Wolf, 32 Advisors CEO, shares his thoughts on whether the housing recovery is for "real."
Robert Wolf, 32 Advisors CEO, weighs in on how to play the market momentum and make the right deals.
A look at why traders are watching commodities ahead of the market's open, with Michael Gurka, Spectrum Asset Management.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on housing and inflation data due out later this week and discusses its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, provides a look at what traders will be watching ahead of the market's open.