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  • Pimco's El-Erian on Economic Growth  Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    Housing, credit, public finances, and the labor areas of the economy are currently impaired and until the country gets over those structural impairments, economic growth will be tough for a while, says Mohamed El-Erian, Pimco CEO/Co-CIO, who also mentions that Washington needs a growth strategy in order to get over these headwinds.

  • Meredith Whitney: Debt Doomsayer  Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    Muni defaults are a consequence of state budget gaps, says Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group founder/CEO, who also points out that there are insufficient revenues to support state projects.

  • Treasurys Still A Treasured Asset?  Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 6:50 AM ET

    Treasurys and fixed income are still a good place to invest in currently, says Eric Pellicciaro, BlackRock head of global rates investments.

  • Double-Dip Unlikely so Buy Stocks: Economist Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 3:53 AM ET
    Fed Chief Ben Bernanke Testifies to House Budget Committee

    Despite weak economic data a double dip recession is unlikely and investors should favor stocks over bonds, according to Chris Watling, the CEO of Longview Economics in London.

  • New York Stock Exchange trader

    If this is what a soft patch in the economy looks like, then beware the specter of a hard landing.

  • Boneheaded Stimulus Never Works Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 7:18 PM ET

    Dismal stocks and stats tell the story.

  • “There is one bet right now: Bernanke will bail out the world,” says one market pro. “If that does not happen, then no investment will be safe.”

  • Treasury Prices Up, Yields Down  Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 3:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports Treasury prices rallied today on the heels of more weak economic data, and pushed the yield on the ten year note below 3%.

  • A concerned trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wall Street is having a hard time figuring out what to do now that the US economy appears to be sputtering and yields are so low, Peter Yastrow, market strategist for Yastrow Origer, told CNBC.

  • Should Bond Buyers Bet on Stalling US Economy? Friday, 27 May 2011 | 5:40 AM ET
    Bernanke Testifies to Congress on U.S. Monetary Policy

    Fears over the continuing European sovereign debt crisis and weaker than expected economic data from the US helped to push the price of US Treasurys up and take yields to a six month low on Thursday as investors looked for safety.

  • Brusca & Chadwick on Markets  Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 6:15 AM ET

    Discussing the U.S. economic outlook, with Robert Brusca, Chief Economist, Fact and Opinion Economics, and Patricia Chadwick, Ravengate Partners.

  • Do Markets Still Trust Rating Agencies' Decisions? Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 2:27 AM ET

    Belgium became the latest small European nation to come under the cloud of having its credit ratings outlook cut on Monday. As rating agencies themselves are increasingly criticized, is this the threat it once was?

  • US Debt Cannot Defy Fundamentals for Ever Monday, 23 May 2011 | 7:40 AM ET
    US Debt Clock

    US 10-year yields are low and despite a battle over raising the debt ceiling and a warning from S&P on the outlook for US debt, investors have yet to tire of the treasury market which has rallied since the end of April.

  • Fed Easing Policy Driving Rates Lower—Ironically Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 5:21 PM ET

    Interest rates are heading lower, counter to what many in the bond market thought might happen as the Fed reaches the end of its quantitative easing program.

  • CalSTRS: Funding the Future  Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 3:15 PM ET

    Discussing how the nation's second-largest pension fund plans to boost its performance and investment opportunities, with Christopher Ailman, California State Teachers' Retirement System.

  • The Fast Money pros are very focused on a few signals that could telegraph the next big move.

  • Word On the Street Now  Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    Simon Hobbs and the Fast Money traders weigh in on the U.S. dollar, Treasuries, commodities and which trades you should put down today.

  • Stock Market: Time to Get Defensive?  Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    With a slew of weak economic data out recently, is it time to get defensive? Tobias Levkovich, Citi and Hank Smith, Haverford Investments weigh in.

  • US Debt Holders Willing to Miss Payments: Rep. Ryan Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 10:12 AM ET

    Holders of US government debt would be willing to miss payments "for a day or two or three or four" if it put the US in a stronger position to pay them later on, Rep. Paul Ryan told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Slow Growth, Inflation Make US Bonds Bad Buy: Gross Monday, 16 May 2011 | 11:15 AM ET
    Bill Gross of PIMCO participates in a conference on the future of housing finance at the Treasury Department in Washington, DC.

    The US economy is headed for a period of higher inflation and lower growth that makes the nation's debt unappealing when measured against its global competitors, Pimco's Bill Gross told CNBC.