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As Japan finishes a tough week, options traders are loading on the bearish bets.
Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodities market strategy at BNP Paribas, tells CNBC that continued QE by the US Fed, a pickup in the Chinese economy and a continued squeeze on Iranian production will drive oil up.
Gold turned modestly lower on Friday as some players exited positions ahead of a long U.S. weekend, but registered its biggest weekly percentage gain in a month.
The S&P 500 is down one percent for the week after being up four weeks in a row. So far, the declines we have seen this year have been on the order of three percent.
Eugene Profit, a former NFL cornerback, has a game plan for investing. Now as CEO of Profit Investment Management, he says, "you have to do your job and no excuses."
John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets Research Group, and Kevin Giddis, Raymond James, offer their views on the Fed and the markets.
James Bullard, president and CEO of St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, says the Fed has learnt from the Bank of England's "ruled-based" policy but that the on "forward guidance", it hasn't been as good as the Fed.
James Bullard, President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, explains why inflation is the "wild card" of U.S. data and argues it would have to be higher to start tapering the Fed's bond purchases.
James Bullard, president and CEO of St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, explains why he was not surprised to see such volatility in the Nikkei.
James Bullard, CEO and president of the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, comments on the U.S. economy, the possibility of tapering off the Fed's stimulus program, and volatility in Japan.
Evan Lucas, Market Strategist at IG says if JGBs fall further, questions will be asked about asset quality and could see downgrades to banks.
Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds weighs in on the direction key Asian markets are likely to take going forward and the risks investors need to keep an eye out for.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, recorded today after the close of NYSE trading, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about the factors helping stocks recover from a negative opening. (3:05)
Ed Clark, CEO of TD Bank Group, discusses his company's "solid" quarter, how low interest rates have impacted his business, and what trends he sees in the economy.
Japan suffered its worst 1-day loss in more than 2 years, but the Nikkei is still up about 40 percent this year. Walter Zimmerman, United-ICAP says this type of drop could occur in the U.S., while Darren Wolfberg, BNP Paribas, doesn't think so.
Is the Federal Reserve worried that Wall Street has too high an expectation for what the Fed will continue to do with QE? Matthew Slaughter, Dartmouth University; CNBC Contributor Greg Ip; and CNBC's Jeff Cox, discuss.
Fed tapering would be a positive for stocks, UBS Chief Equity Strategist Jeremy Zirin says.
Mark Newton, Greywolf Execution Partners, discusses Japan and the global markets.
Utilities had a rough open, reports CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Gold settled higher as the dollar remained under pressure and as a senior Federal Reserve official said the central bank is in no hurry to start winding down its economic stimulus.
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