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The U.S. markets are posting gains of better than one percent today. Where can investors find opportunities in this market rally? Joe Quinlan, US Trust managing director/chief market strategist, and Ben Pace, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management CIO weigh in.
Fixed mortgage rates fell to the lowest level in six decades for the second straight week. But few Americans can take advantage of the historically low rates.
An important batch of U.S. economic data could influence Thursday's markets, even as they continue to feel the long dark clouds of Europe's debt crisis.
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Discussing why the U.S. economy is not headed for a recession, with Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist.
The US Treasury would effectively accommodate a possible Federal Reserve stimulus to drive down long-term interest rates, according to people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
European leaders are in the driver's seat when it comes to markets Wednesday, but traders will also be taking a hard look at U.S. economic data to see if the string of negative surprises is coming to an end.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on Tuesday's Treasury auction from the CME.
It might only be a number or a psychological barrier for markets. But the 2 percent level that 10-year U.S. Treasury and German Bund yields have dived under in the past few days is hugely significant. The FT reports.
Markets can't help but remain caught in the latest cross currents of news from Europe, but the question is whether it's going to feel like high or low tide.
The "seeds of stability" in the U.S. are there, with "some of the data turning against expectations, which are horrible," Eric Pellicciaro, managing director and head of Global Rates Investments at BlackRock spacer Fundamentals Fixed Income Group, told CNBC Monday.
“We should pass this jobs plan right away,” said President Barack Obama as he addressed America and Congress, calling for an end to the political circus in Washington and action that would “actually help the economy.” With those words, the president threw down the gauntlet to his Republican opponents with a $447 billion dollar stimulus package aimed at boosting jobs before America goes to the polls late next year.
Markets Friday will debate the merits of President Obama's $447 billion jobs package and monitor G-7 finance ministers, who meet in France against a backdrop of weaker global growth and fears of financial contagion from Europe.
A look at the markets, post Ben Bernanke's speech, with Anthony Neglia, Tower Trading president and CNBC's Seema Mody.
Fed chairman, Ben Bernanke addresses the Economic Club of Minnesota on the U.S. economy, saying the nation's economic problems are more than just temporary and the Fed has a range of tools to provide additional stimulus.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reiterated the central bank's commitment to providing stimulus for the wobbly US economy but offered no specific promises or details about what action could be taken.
Markets will be watching three major policy speeches Thursday, including President Obama and Fed Chairman Bernanke, but the speaker that may be most dramatic may be out of Europe.
Discussing how long the market rally will last and where investor will find the best value, with Brian Belski, Oppenheimer Asset Managment, and Dean Curnutt, Macro Risk Advisors.
Advice for investing in a volatile market, with Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners and Burt White, LPL Financial, who suggest investing high yield bonds.
What is to be done? To find an answer, listen to the markets. They are saying: borrow and spend, please. Yet those who profess faith in the magic of the markets are most determined to ignore the cry. The fiscal skies are falling, they insist, according to the FT.