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  • Futures Flat; Focus on Housing Trends Tuesday, 23 Mar 2010 | 8:15 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pushed higher Tuesday following a positive close on Wall Street Monday as investors looked toward key housing data to gauge the strength of the sector. 

  • Farr: There's Gold In Them Thar Munis! Friday, 19 Mar 2010 | 2:52 PM ET

    A couple of things have happened over the past 2 years that have transformed the once boring fixed income market into something a bit more interesting.

  • Germany Indicates that IMF Should Aid Greece Friday, 19 Mar 2010 | 6:22 AM ET
    View over the caldera of Santorini in Greece.

    After weeks of backing a European rescue for the financially troubled Greece, Germany shifted course on Thursday, signaling that help should come from the International Monetary Fund rather than Greece’s neighbors, the New York Times reported.

  • Marc Faber: We Have a New Gold Standard Thursday, 18 Mar 2010 | 5:53 AM ET
    Gold Bars

    The markets have created their own gold standard because of uncertainties regarding other asset classes, Marc Faber, author of "The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report," told CNBC Thursday.

  • Jim Rogers Sizes Up Two Global Bubbles Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | 7:40 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    The euro is unlikely to still exist as a currency over the longer term, the pound will fall substantially in the next few years and US Treasurys and some real estate in China are the world's two current bubbles, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC.com Wednesday.

  • Halftime Report: Keep Betting On Banks? Thursday, 11 Mar 2010 | 1:27 PM ET

    Financials racked up gains again Thursday but after a 10 day winning streak, should keep betting on the banks?

  • Halftime Report: One Stock Dominating The Trader Radar Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 1:15 PM ET

    One stock is dominating our traders’ radar on Wednesday as it dances around a key level with very heavy volume in the name. What must you know?

  • Home for sale

    The recent slump in housing is making some analysts uneasy about a recovery that looked sustainable just a couple months ago and comes as the Fed is nearing the end of a program to support the mortgage market.

  • Banks Bet Greece Defaults on Debt They Helped Hide Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | 8:48 AM ET
    Greece

    Bets by some of the same banks that helped Greece shroud its mounting debts may actually now be pushing the nation closer to the brink of financial ruin, the New York Times reported.

  • Playing The Hand You've Been Dealt Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010 | 5:29 PM ET

    Even in these tough times you can still find opportunity. You just have to know where to look!

  • The economies in the West are not actually recovering, Martin Hennecke, associate director at Tyche, told CNBC. He foresees high or even hyper inflation in the West and a potential crisis in the bonds market.

  • Dividend Stocks Can Pay Off For Recent Retirees Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 12:49 PM ET

    Retirement isn't all about fixed-income investing. Your portfolio also needs a solid income stream and growth potential (for offsetting inflation).  Otherwise, you may outlive your savings.

  • China Will Keep Trimming Treasurys: Jim Rogers Thursday, 18 Feb 2010 | 1:41 AM ET
    Treasury Building

    China's move to unload US debt is likely to continue in the long term while the "euro scare" may last a while, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC.com Wednesday.

  • Rough Bond Landscape Sends More Investors Into ETFs Tuesday, 16 Feb 2010 | 1:58 PM ET

    With corporate bond demand facing an uncertain period after a robust 2009, investors face a hunt for yield in which bond funds will play an even greater role.

  • EU Wants Greece to Explain Debt Swaps Monday, 15 Feb 2010 | 8:38 AM ET

    The European Commission said Monday that it wants Greece to explain how it used complex financial deals that allegedly made its debt limits look lower.

  • Why Sovereign Debt Pain Has Only Just Started Tuesday, 9 Feb 2010 | 9:45 AM ET
    What's Next?

    The rise in Greek yields is a clear warning markets are in the mood to 'punish any country that takes creditors for granted. '

  • East-West, North-South: As The Global Economy Turns Friday, 29 Jan 2010 | 12:18 PM ET
    Davos, Switzerland

    The booming economies of China, India and Brazil are in the spotlight, while those of Europe, Japan and the U.S. look dull and weak.

  • Charts: Bears Set to Control 10-Year Note Futures Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 9:33 AM ET

    The bears could be set to take control of U.S. 10-year Treasury Note futures as the price could be on the verge of a sharp decline to 103-20/32, Mark Sturdy, technical analyst and director of Seven Days Ahead, told CNBC Thursday.

  • 'Bond Vigilantes' Are Looking for Big Bait: Investor Tuesday, 12 Jan 2010 | 5:48 AM ET

    'Bond vigilantes' are selling Eastern European, Dubai, Irish and Italian debt and at some point will go for bigger bait, Guy Monson, managing partner and CIO of Sarasin & Partners, told CNBC late Monday.

  • The first auction of this week's busy Treasury sale provided some indication that investors' appetite for government debt is not yet completely full.