Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Co. president & CEO, discusses the S&P's move to downgrade Puerto Rico's general obligation debt to junk status and if other creditors, like Moody's, will follow suit.» Read More
Where can investors hide when central banks target safe havens? Hens Nordvig, head of G10 Fx Strategy at Nomura, weighs in.
Don Amstad, Director - Asian Fixed Income at Aberdeen Asset Management, says bond risk means lending money to insolvent governments. We should look at the emerging markets rather than the developed ones.
Scores of big corporations have lost their AAA status in recent years, and it hasn't seemed to hurt them, so what's the big deal about the federal government losing such status, The New York Times reports.
Events on Wednesday could prove crucial to attempts to again come to grips with the European debt crisis, after Italian borrowing costs hit a 14-year high on Tuesday.
The nation is growing slowly, but will not likely go back into negative territory, says Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & former deputy Treasury Secretary; with Wilbur Ross, WL Ross chairman/CEO.
The US is likely to see its debt downgraded by the credit rating agencies, despite the passage of a bill to raise the country's debt ceiling on Monday, analysts told CNBC.
U.S. Treasurys have rallied in recent days as worries about slowing growth have overtaken concerns about the sustainability of U.S. government debt. But one analyst says Treasurys are among the riskiest assets on the planet today and investors should look at Asian government bonds instead.
David Kotok, chairman and CIO at Cumberland Advisors says a short-term debt default will be a catastrophe for the U.S.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on activist investors trying to break up the book company.
Is U.S. debt in danger of a downgrade? Discussing pending threats to the nation's triple A rating, with CNBC's David Riley, Fitch Ratings.
Discussing currency trends and where investor are seeking safe haven, with Win Thin, Brown Brothers Harriman, and CNBC's Sue Herera.
We're not convinced that if S&P were to lower its credit rating on the US it would have a big impact on rates.
The dollar will face months of weakness in the run up to the U.S elections next year, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy, HSBC told CNBC Tuesday
The current low rate of GDP (gross domestic product) growth in the United States indicates that the world's largest economy is headed for another recession, according to Anthony Doyle, Director of Investment Specialists M&G Investments.
So markets finally have a deal on the US debt ceiling, and it has been passed by the House of Representatives, but was all the fighting over how to cut spending really worth it?
Don Luskin, Chief Investment Officer at Trend Macrolytics, says the soft spot in the economy will last for several quarters, whereas Larry Kantor, Managing Director and Head of Research at Barclays Capital, expects to see a lift in September now with the debt ceiling raised.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on economic growth, and the impact the debt deal will have on defense and health care stocks.
The U.S. should choose to default instead of delaying the inevitable by raising the debt ceiling without dealing with the crux of the financial problems, David Murrin, chief investment officer at Emergent Asset Management told CNBC Monday.
Following the last-minute debt deal agreed by President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, one strategist is predicting the rating agencies should downgrade US debt by two notches.
On a weekend of high drama, President Barack Obama finally managed to get congressional leaders on both sides of the political divide to agree on a compromise plan to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a potentially devastating default.