• Pimco's Gross Regrets 'Mistake' on US Debt Call Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 3:52 AM ET
    Savings Bonds

    Bill Gross, manager of the world’s largest bond fund for Pimco, has admitted that it was a mistake to bet so heavily against the price of US government debt.

  • IASB Criticizes Greek Debt Writedowns Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 1:30 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    Some European financial institutions should have taken bigger losses on their Greek government bond holdings in recent results announcements, according to the body that sets their accounting rules in a letter seen by the FT.

  • How To Tap The Market Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 3:34 PM ET
    Gold coins and bar

    From physical coins to futures, options, and ETFs -- reporter Bob Pisani breaks down  the how and where to invest in gold. 

  • The Roadmap: Oil, Gold & Markets     Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 9:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares the largest oil play discovered in the last 40 years and the Squawk news team take a look at the issues on the Street today.

  • Short Sellers Remain Calm Despite Bans Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:52 AM ET

    Short sellers and securities lenders have remained calm in spite of controversial short selling bans for bank stocks introduced in Europe this month, the FT says.

  • Coal Miner New World Beat Earnings Expectations     Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:10 AM ET

    "We benefitted from good pricing first half prices were up very significantly and production was up some 7 percent at 5.85 million tons and in our business production is a leverage," Mike Salamon executive chairman at New World Resources told CNBC. He added the third quarter would see a fractional decline in pricing for coal but was still strong while discussions in the Far East for coking coal were around £300 a ton which was relative to $315 a ton for the third quarter.

  • Trader Talk: What to Expect     Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    A check on the market buzz from the floor ahead of the bell, with Michael Shea, Direct Access Partners managing partner.

  • UK Groups Cast Net Towards China for Executives Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 1:47 AM ET

    Companies face a scramble to hire talented executives with Chinese experience to join their boards as the focus of UK business shifts increasingly towards the east, the FT reports.

  • The Roadmap: Stocks Poised to Rally     Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 9:00 AM ET

    Wall Street is on track to begin the week with a rally at the open, with Squawk on the Street's Melissa Lee & Jim Cramer.

  • Some of Britain’s biggest banks have begun quietly ridding themselves of billions of pounds of assets they have found difficult to sell following the financial crisis, moving them off their balance sheets and into staff pension funds, the FT reports.  

  • UK Set for Slow Growth but No Recession Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 7:08 AM ET
    Big Ben

    Despite the widespread gloom, the consensus is that Britain will not re-enter a recession, Norma Cohen writes in the FT.

  • Banking regulators should consider temporarily lowering capital requirements in an effort to boost the feeble supply of credit to the economy, according to a top official at the Bank of England, the FT reports.

  • Time to Buy Financial Stocks?     Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 7:14 AM ET

    There is an overreaction to problems in the financial sector and investors need to look at the fundamentals. Discussing the challenges facing the sector and whether it's time to buy bank stocks, with Robert Albertson, Sandler O'Neill, and Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners vice chairman.

  • News From the Futures Pits     Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 6:40 AM ET

    All eyes are still on Europe. A preview on the morning's trading action before the opening bell, with Jeff Kilburg, Treasury Curve.

  • Star Banker Todd Edgar Leaving Barclays Capital Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 1:06 AM ET

    Star banker Todd Edgar and his team of nearly a dozen fellow commodities traders are to leave Barclays as part of a stream of cuts designed to shed overheads and put the UK bank on target to hit profit targets, reports the FT.

  • Energy Flat, Eying Equities     Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs takes a look at the energy markets.

  • A detailed view of the prototype design of the new golden Olympic torch during its unveiling at St Pancras Station on June 8, 2011 in London, England. 8,000 torchbearers will carry the Olympic Flame around the UK during the 70-day relay, which starts at Land's End in Cornwall on May 19, 2012.

    The  Olympic Village has been sold to a Qatari-backed consortium for 557 million pounds ($906 million), in a deal that sets out the long-term development of one of the key assets of the Olympic Park.

  • Treasury Yields Fall Below Fed's Stress Test Levels Sunday, 14 Aug 2011 | 7:29 PM ET

    US Treasury yields have fallen below a scenario used by the Federal Reserve to stress test banks, raising concerns about the financial sector’s resilience to the unusual interest rate environment caused by the rush for safe haven debt, the FT reported.

  • What's Ailing America?     Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Debating whether the nation is in a funk and what can be done to pull out of it, with Ronald Kruszewski, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company; Jim Lacamp, Macroportfolio Advisors, and Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Company.

  • Flipside of Volatility: Opportunity?     Friday, 12 Aug 2011 | 3:40 PM ET

    Nick Calamos, Calamos Investments, and Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities, discuss where to find opportunities amid extreme market volatility.

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  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil closed up on the day, and nat gas closed up, as well, while gold was down on the day.

  • CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. More earnings results next week. Starbucks and Netflix may have been helped by the bad winter. Also, the Boston Marathon is next week, and 36,000 runners will participate.

  • George Gero, RBC Capital Markets strategist, weighs in on whether gold or stocks will be a better investment in another 25 years.

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