Trade Balance


  • "Many Chinese firms buy lots of parts and components abroad and have to pay 17% VAT on them and the government gives them back some of that VAT, but the Chinese government has been ramping up those rebates in sectors it wants to see boosted exports," Simon Evenett, professor of international trade and economic development at the University of St Gallen, told CNBC.

  • Why Didn't Nasdaq Halt Facebook?     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    UBS is sitting on big losses from Facebook's first day of trading on the Nasdaq. Ed Butowsky, Chapwood Capital Investments and Joshua Brown, Fusion Analytics, discuss the mess surrounding Facebook's IPO.

  • UBS Preparing Lawsuit Against Nasdaq     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 3:48 PM ET

    Jeffrey Harte of Sandler O'Neill and Christopher Wallen of Tangent Capital Partners, discuss Facebook's fallout and news that UBS' losses reportedly could be as high as $350 million, with the "Closing Bell" crew.

  • Sources say UBS is sitting on losses as high as $350 million from the technical difficulties on Facebook's first day of trading. UBS is considering a lawsuit against Nasdaq, reports CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Trading Stocks: There's An App For That     Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Ditto Trade founder and CEO Joe Fox, just unveiled a new app that lets users trade stocks like the professionals by using a social platform.

  • Trading Your Tweets     Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders discuss viewer tweets, including how to play Las Vegas Sands and Dow Chemical.

  • The Ongoing Hunt for Value     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 3:45 PM ET

    Seeking companies trading below their 200-day moving average with dividend yields higher than the S&P average (2.11%) and that have revenue growth above 20% in the last year. With Laton Spahr, Columbia Management Investment Advisers, and CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is widely expected to lower interest rates by 25 basis points to 3.50 percent at its next meeting Tuesday, however, slowing housing and retail sectors could push the central bank into a more aggressive rate cutting cycle with the market expecting up to 165 basis points in cuts over the year.

  • Into the Final Hour of Trading...     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 2:55 PM ET

    Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicholas strategist, weighs in on the state of the U.S. economy and the importance of the last hour of today's trading session.

  • When Will May Go Away?     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 4:09 PM ET

    Discussing whether weak market performance in May is an indicator for what's ahead, with Joshua Brown, Fusion Analytics; Dan Genter, RNC Genter Capital Management CEO & CIO; and CNBC's Amanda Drury.

  • 'Mayday' for Stocks in May?     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 3:03 PM ET

    Discussing the Dow's weak performance this May, with Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics; Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group CEO; and CNBC's "Closing Bell" crew.

  • CFTC Chairman on JPMorgan Mess     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 3:14 PM ET

    Discussing the impact JPMorgan's trading loss has on taxpayers, with Gary Gensler, CFTC chairman. "We've got to guard the American public against those offshore trades bringing risk back home," says Gensler.

  • FDIC Earnings Report     Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses the latest action in the financial sector, reporting loan balances declined by $56.3 billion. Jeff Kilburg, Kilburg Capital, weighs in.

  • GDP Steadies the Euro, Trade Balances Dent the Pound Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Germany bolsters the euro and investment in China slips - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership Making Progress     Sunday, 13 May 2012 | 7:21 PM ET

    Myron Brilliant, Vice President for Asia, International Division, U.S. Chamber of Commerce says that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is making progress and that more countries like Japan should join the pact.

  • Euro Fall Would Raise Stakes for China, US Saturday, 12 May 2012 | 5:37 PM ET

    The situation in the euro zone has become so bleak that it is giving rise  to rumors the euro will be tied to the dollar at close to parity, a dramatic fall, which would have severe implications for the US and China. The Financial Times reports.

  • Argentina & Spain's Ham Fight     Friday, 11 May 2012 | 8:18 AM ET

    Argentina's government is slapping restrictions on imports of Spanish hams, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Jobless Claims Fall by 1,000     Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    Jobless claims edged lower last week, government data showed on Thursday, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman.

  • Roadmap: Europe, Earnings & More     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses this morning's major headlines, including European worries, Morgan Stanley's downgrade, and Disney and Macy's earnings.

  • Australia is headed for the “mother of all hard landings,” according to Société Générale strategist Albert Edwards, who says the country’s “credit bubble” could burst if China’s economy suffers a sharp slowdown.