*Portugal, Ireland outperform other euro zone bonds. *Portugal's GDP grows a revised 0.6 pct in Q4. His comments and the data accelerated a fall in the country's bond yields, which hit 2010 lows recently on increasing optimism Portugal could follow Ireland out of its EU/IMF bailout later this year.» Read More
Making a bullish case for the markets, and why a double-dip recession is not likely, with Brian Belski, Oppenheimer Asset Management.
Shares of the shipping company are down dramatically over the past six weeks but is the selling overdone? Insight with Tom Wadewitz, JP Morgan transportation analyst.
The prospect of a second recession in the developed world looked closer Monday after figures from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) showed GDP growth contracted further in the second quarter of 2011.
Economists are revising their GDP forecasts. Discussing whether this is an economic slowdown or another recession, with Drew Matus, UBS Investment Research; Bricklin Dwyer, BNP Paribas; and Ron Insana, CNBC contributor.
“People want the best information that we have right now. But people need to understand that the best information that we have right now isn’t necessarily very informative,” says one economics professor, the New York Times reports.
The “Mad Money” host explains why Europe’s problems trump good news out of the US.
Negative news and potential dangers do not determine what investors ought to pay for an investment. Discussing where to find the best value in this market, with Wallace Weitz, Wallace R. Weitz & Company.
Debating whether job creation is up to the U.S. government or the nation's CEOs, with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman/CEO, and Robert Lutz, former General Motors vice chairman.
"I think the markets are pretty much pricing a zero growth outlook for global GDP, which is a lot weaker than our own economists are forecasting," Ian Scott, chief global & european strategist at Nomura, told CNBC.
"What we see is a soft patch and double dip recession risk three months down the line," Beat Wittmann, CEO of Dynapartners, told CNBC. "The markets are discounting this soft patch, but it could get worse¿ depending on political decisions and whether companies are investing into expansion and whether consumers are spending," he said.
Discussing market volatility and how investors can protect their portfolios, with David Herro, Harris Associates, and Mark Travis, Intrepid Capital Funds.
CNBC's Steve Liesman with a look at which countries got the highest credit ratings, and discussing whether the U.S. economy is headed for a double dip recession, with Eric Lascelles, RBC Global Asset Management chief economist, and Steve Blitz, ITG Investment Research senior economist.
A look ahead at next week's global calendar and what investors need to watch most and why, with Brian Levitt, OppenheimerFunds; Nick Raich, Key Private Bank, and Christopher Watling, Longview Economics.
Conflicting economic data shows it would be incorrect to forecast a recession in the US — yet, says blogger Vince Farrell.
Economic growth in the euro zone will slow in the second quarter but remain positive, economists told CNBC.com, before it risks stagnating in the third quarter as businesses delay investments and the turmoil that has wreaked havoc in financial markets starts to affect the real economy.
French economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter of 2011, raising pressure on President Nicolas Sarkozy to cut spending and abolish tax breaks ahead of elections as he tries to convince nervous financial markets that he will deliver on debt reduction targets.
Discussing what's behind today's market rebound, with Jack Caffrey, J.P. Morgan Private Bank; Oscar Carboni, Omni Trading Academy, and John Silvia, Wells Fargo.
Making a case for a further selloff in the markets, with Charles Biderman, TrimTabs Investment Research founder/CEO.
Discussing whether the economy is in a recession and an outlook on the markets, with Bert Dohmen, Bohmen Capital Research.
Sovereign debt played a critical role in the market's worst drop since the 2008 Financial Crisis Thursday. The crisis which is heating up both in the United States and in Europe is being analysed to death.