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Prices for U.S. Treasurys rose slightly on Friday, with investors reluctant to take on large positions ahead of major events next week.
Municipal bond funds saw outflows of $1.2 billion in the week ending July 24, on concern that Detroit's filing for bankruptcy will set an important precedent and more cities could follow suit.
Michael Widmer, metals strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, tells CNBC that the selling pressure on gold has lessened a bit but he is still pessimistic on it.
Clive McDonnell, Head of Equity Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank explains why he thinks global markets concern over the Fed's tapering is unwarranted.
Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, says Australia may be coming into a period of slower GDP growth but he explains why he expects corporate earnings to pick up.
Might the next Fed Chair be Larry Summers or Janet Yellen? Benn Steil, author of "The Battle of Bretton Woods," and CNBC Contributor Jim Pethokoukis, discuss their opinions on these potential candidates.
DR Horton (DHI) is the home builder that is probably most associated with the first-time buyer. This morning, both they and PulteGroup (PHM) reported new orders (a key metric) below expectations.
Detroit's bankruptcy is sending shivers through the more than $3.7 trillion municipal bond market, as investors worry it will change the way certain bondholders are dealt with.
U.S. Treasurys prices fell on Thursday, with investors reluctant to buy bonds before a Federal Reserve meeting next week.
Earnings have been positive, but the market doesn't care. Is that your sign to sell?
Rep. Kevin Brady, Congressman (R-TX) says that President Obama contributes a great deal to gridlock. The two sides need to come together and agree on tax reform, he says, but the President has to get off the campaign trail. Rich Bernstein weighs in on the discussion.
Bethany McLean, CNBC Contributor, says the U.S. indictment of SAC implies this was a company where compliance was there in name, but not practice. If you believe what the indictment says, this was a place set up to encourage insider trading, she adds.
Mihir Worah, Head of Real Return Portfolio Management at PIMCO says the U.S. yield curve is attractively priced for the first time in the past couple of years.
Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Investments makes the case for investing in gold while steering clear from riskier assets.
Gareth Berry, FX Strategist at UBS Investment Bank explains why he thinks the Fed will begin paring down its stimulus in September and why he is long-term bullish on dollar-yen.
Larry Kantor, Barclays head of research, shares his market forecast. "As the economy gets stronger, bond yields will creep up," he says.
Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) explains what he expects to hear from President Obama's economic speech today and what he really believes the President should say.
CNBC's Kelly Evans shares her thoughts on who may be the next Fed chairman. The name that keeps coming up among economists is Janet Yellen, the Fed's vice chairman. Others are saying Larry Summers.
Larry Summers now appears to be the front runner to replace Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. CNBC's John Harwood offers insight.
One energy-related stock is poised for growth, Jay Bowen of Bowen, Hanes & Co. says.