A number of old-school industrial companies and and multi-industry conglomerates have given investors something to cheer about with upbeat guidance.» Read More
Speculators – not welcome. That is the message that the EU hopes to send with its looming restrictions on financial bets against the creditworthiness of its members, the Financial Times reports.
Sergio Marchionne has outlined a strategy for Fiat to survive a European “Carmageddon” by focusing on export markets rather than closing plants, as it seeks to break even on the continent by 2016, the Finanical Times reports.
Physical demand for gold from Asian consumers may be showing some modest signs of stabilization but the buying interest so common at this time of year during religious festivals and the wedding season still won't be strong enough to lift prices above $1,800 an ounce, strategists said.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on futures and options trading today, while major U.S. markets remain closed for the second day in a row.
The "Perfect Storm" is pushing the price of crude over the edge. Find out how "Futures Now" trader Rich Ilczyszyn recommends trading it.
Dennis Gartman, founder, editor & publisher, The Gartman Letter, discusses the impact of Hurricane Sandy on oil and gasoline prices. If the refineries suffer any damage that keeps them offline for a while, gas prices could spike, he says.
Discussing how Hurricane Sandy could impact energy prices in the Northeast, with Matt Smith, Energy Burrito blog author, and the problems gas stations could encounter because of the storm, with John Eichberger, National Association of Convenience Stores.
Junk bonds are living up to their name again.The New York Times reports.
The area that could be affected by Hurricane Sandy represents about 8 percent of refining capacity for the U.S., which translates to 1.1 million barrels a day.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the third quarter data on the nation's economy, and discussing its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners, provides a strategy on how to play the market's mixed signals.
Ross McCracken, Platts, explains who the top energy companies are worldwide.
Runaway public spending and excessively loose monetary policy by the Federal Reserve and other global central banks will eventually push gold to $5,000 per ounce, noted investor Peter Schiff said Thursday.
Apple and Amazon's moment of truth. Can their results lift tech? Profiting from each company's earnings, with Max Wolff, GreenCrest Capital; CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Euro Pacific Capital's Peter Schiff says it's time to buy the bullion bounce. Gold jumps off a key $1,700 level. So is there a super spike coming, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
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A look at what traders are watching before the opening bell, with John Netto, M3 Capital, and Scott Nations, NationsShares.
Sir David Walker is planning a clean sweep of Barclays’ board after he formally becomes chairman of the scandal-tainted bank next week and will also oversee the replacement of some key executive positions. The FT reports.
David Cameron on Wednesday promised “the good news will keep coming” as his error-prone government prepared to seize on new data that is expected to show Britain’s double-dip recession is over, the Financial Times reports.
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With reports due from Apple, McDonald's and IBM, earnings could finally dictate trading this week. And that's a good thing.
After surprisingly dovish comments by St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard, is it safe to buy back into the market?
Has the market bottomed? Jim Iuorio and Brian Stutland say yes. With CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.
When the S&P falls 5 percent in October after hitting a 12-month high in September, a sweet end to the year tends to follow.
Gold rose to a one-month high on Tuesday as the dollar edged down slightly and on worries over a slowdown in the global economy.
Brent crude oil held near $86 a barrel on Tuesday on news of robust Chinese oil demand