*Stocks with big exposure to Russia under renewed pressure. PARIS, March 7- European shares slipped in early trade on Friday as investors were wary of the risks of another escalation in tensions between Russia and Ukraine over the weekend.» Read More
Business and government leaders highlight the investment opportunities in Peru, with Miguel Castilla, Peruvian Minister of Finance.
The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P all close in positive territory yesterday as optimism regarding the Greek debt swap deal and a possibility of QE3 help boost the markets; investors are still waiting to see if a collective action clause will be activated triggering Greek CDS; traders are also watching today's non-farm job payroll to gauge the status of the recovery, and Starbucks announces it will enter the single cup coffee machine business, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
The Squawk on the Street team have the rundown on the European markets as the trading session closes, including the looming deadline today for Greece's debt swap deal, the euro hitting session highs against the dollar, and the Italian and Spanish ten-year yields; with Bill Herr, Trader Wealth Management.
Markets rebound after Tuesday's sell-off while the Wall Street Journal reports the Fed is considering further quantitative options should the economy need more stimulus; Apple unveils its new iPad, and all eyes will be on Greece as private sector investors have until 3pm ET to decide whether or not to participate in a crucial debt swap offering, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
China intends to extend renminbi loans to other Brics nations, in another step towards the internationalization of its currency. The FT reports.
European markets close higher on Greek debt swap optimism. Markets rally over optimism about Greek deal. Fifty percent approval a key threshold for Greek debt swap. Banking stocks get a boost on the latest news from Greece. With Erik "Wolfman" Wilkinson, independent trader.
The Dow loses more than 200 points in yesterday's close; results from Super Tuesday reveals Mitt Romney the victor in six states, including Ohio; Pandora plummeted 15 percent after earnings fell short of expectations, and Apple is expected to unveil its iPad 3 today, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
European markets end the day down across the board, on concerns about Greece. SocGen, Unicredit lead European banking shares lower. The IIF says a disorderly Greek default would cost the euro zone $1.3 trillion. The Greek Finance Minister says the bond swap offer is final. And euro zone economic output was down .3 percent in Q4 compared to Q3. With Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist.
The Russian Presidential elections have once again revealed the EU’s many contradictions and exposed its dwarf-size political mass.
Markets should be poised for a 5 percent correction from their current levels as the global economy remains choked by the ongoing euro zone debt crisis and the rising oil prices pose a threat, a CEO told CNBC Tuesday.
Markets close in the red yesterday as concerns over Greece and slowing growth in China were overshadowed by better than expected services data in the U.S.; Dallas Fed president Fisher says the markets are hooked on monetary morphine and sees no reason for further quantitative easing, and today Americans will vote in primaries in caucuses in 11 states as President Obama will push his agenda today and push back against some of his critics, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
CNBC's Martin Soong with a preview of Tuesday's Asian markets and a look at whether the latest concerns about China's lowered growth projections are overdone, with David Riedel, Riedel Research Group, and Geoffrey Dennis, Citi Global Emerging Markets equity strategist.
How do investors trade amid weak economic data and lower growth targets in China? Andrew Goldberg, JP Morgan Funds, and Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, weigh in with some strategies.
Discussing Street sage, Laszlo Birinyi's bullish call of 1700 for the S&P, with Mark Matson, Matson Money CEO, and Jason Pride, Glenmede director of investment strategy.
China trimmed its economic growth outlook for the year from 8% to 7.5%, an eight year low. Discussing what this means for investors, with Richard Madigan, J.P. Morgan Private Bank chief investment officer.
Discussing the trade on China's slow growth and what that means for commodity prices, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter.
European shares fall on renewed worries about Greek debt swap. BP shares rise on news of a $7.8 billion Gulf oil spill settlement. Euro zone retail sales rise .3 percent in January from December. Russia's Putin wins another Presidential term. Daimler says Mercedes-Benz sales up 20 percent in February vs. last year. With John Ryding, RDQ Economics.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details from the Russian election. Vladimir Putin wins the presidency amid allegations of fraud.
Markets ended last week lower across the board and a key market driver this week will be the February unemployment as investors are waiting to see if the nation's unemployment will be taken down further; oil surged to over $110 a barrel last week with rising tensions in Iran, and European headlines could also dominate as private investors decide to accept Greece's debt restructuring terms this week as the bailout hinges on this decision, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Advance Emerging Capital CEO, Slim Feriani, told CNBC why Russia accounts for 13 percent of his firm's emerging market fund.