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European leaders could temporarily steal the spotlight from Washington lawmakers Thursday, as they meet in Brussels to discuss the Greek debt crisis and how to keep contagion from spreading.
A positive start to earnings season, including blowout results from Apple, is helping investors shake off worries and start buying the dips. On tap for Wednesday: UTX, AmEx, Intel.
Traders are hoping earnings will continue to emerge as a bright spot Tuesday, when a string of major blue chips report ahead of the market open and Apple reports after the closing bell.
Debt drama in the US and Europe continues next week just as earnings season gets into full swing. It's going to be a volatile week for the market.
Google's strong earnings and rocketing stock price may temporarily distract investors, but tension around U.S. debt ceiling discussions and the results of European bank stress tests Friday could quickly snap markets back to bigger concerns.
Hedge-fund master Byron Wien has a decidedly positive view of the U.S. economy in the second half of the year, he told CNBC Tuesday. The one big problem is persistently high U.S. unemployment.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's appearance at independence day celebrations on July 5 has calmed speculation that a change of government is imminent in the country, but it has highlighted the extent of his personal control in the world's eighth-largest oil exporter, analysts told CNBC.com.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on a Chinese iPhone; unusual activity in Apple options, and stocks set to pop today. Also, Dan Dicker, MercBloc breaks down the numbers in oil's overnight rally.
Discussing whether the risk trade is back on in the markets, with Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management, and Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Management.
Asian economies are not protected from Europe’s debt problems given their strong trade links, even though they have high savings and relatively strong financial systems, RBS wrote in a recent report.
Crude oil got hammered last week. Here's how to trade that move using currencies.
Uncertainties about the Greek debt situation and the removal of the security blanket of Fed easing could combine for another week of volatility as the second quarter draws to an end.
Friday's market moves may not be as dramatic as Thursday's, but the same doubts could rattle investors going into the weekend.
In Thursday's trading, the market will focus on weekly jobless claims and fully digest the Fed news. But buckle up: With earnings season around the corner, some pros say it's going to be a bumpy ride.
After six straight down weeks, stocks could get rocked in the week ahead amid a slew of economic reports. "Sentiment is still falling," one strategist said, though added that it "hasn't dropped into panic territory."
Turkey's economy has been on a tear, but this election may mark a turning point for the lira. Here's how to trade it.
The data shows import and export prices are rising, says Ben Lichtenstein, Tradersaudio.com.
The bulls trotted gingerly back into the stock market and, if they stick around on Friday, the market could avoid a sixth week of losses. Still, one market strategist cautioned: "It is not the beginning of a new bull market rally."
Japan's earthquake had one positive impact on the US economy: an unexpected shrinking in American's massive trade deficit. But the improvement, which boosted US stocks Thursday, isn't expected to last long.
Can the U.S. export its way out of a slowing economy? Insight with Lance Roberts, StreetTalk Advisors; David Gilmore, Foreign Exchange Analytics, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.