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With the 10-year Treasury yield reaching lows not seen since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008, some experts argue that a volatile economic climate with a recession is now likely.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy may wind up their Tuesday meeting with a list of accomplishments as empty as the streets of Paris in August.
First of all, the biggest portion of this market's decline belongs at the feet of Europe, where there's been a total breakdown of the bailouts, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Discussing whether investor optimism will be enough to keep the rally going and the U.S. out of recession, with Ron Insana, CNBC Contributor; Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytic, and Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments.
As a long-time bond bull, my gratitude to the know-nothings in the Tea Party is profound. So what if they played a major role in taking a thousand points off the stock market in the wake of the U.S. debt downgrade?
Big swings in stock prices could again characterize trading in the week ahead, as investors watch Europe and the very behavior of the markets themselves.
In a week like the one just ended, it's worth giving up some pleasure to avoid more pain, these strategists say.
If you want to understand why Treasury bonds rallied so powerfully the week following Standard & Poors downgrade of the long-term credit rating of the U.S., it helps to stop thinking of Treasurys as investments altogether.
Stocks could take another roller coaster ride Friday, as investors keep their eyes on Europe ahead of the weekend.
The most depressing thing about the supercommittee is its goals: budget cuts.
Investors are behaving irrationally because they’re being driven by irrational fiscal and monetary policy, banking analyst Dick Bove said, repeating his call to stay away from stocks until the dust settles.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the update on bond yields.
“Clearly we are in a selling climax,” says one CEO. "The biggest mistake you can make is to jump into any one asset because it is in favor. What you need is to be diversified."
One strategist is warning investors not to increase exposure to stocks until the “real selling capitulation takes place" and gold and Swiss Franc begin to decline.
Brad Jones, Asia Investment Strategist at Deutsche Bank, and Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at Bank of Singapore discuss investment opportunities amid the current environment.
A look at the headline making events moving today's markets, with Dan Haugh, PTI Securities & Futures LP; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners, and Lou Grasso, Millennium Futures.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group, debate over munis, in a heated exchange.
The slump in stock markets this week offers investors an opportunity to make money on good companies dragged down by negative sentiment, an analyst told CNBC on Wednesday.
Goldman Sachs on Wednesday reviewed its position on further monetary stimulus, saying that further quantitative easing had a greater than ever chance of being implemented in the United States.
The US Federal Reserve managed to spark a stock rally on Tuesday, but some economists are now left wondering if it will take tax cuts to inject real life into the broader US economy.