Geopolitics, the euro zone, China—they're all factors for the market. But here's the most important one, says UBS investment chief Simon Smiles.» Read More
Some are speculating a change to the BoJ's inflation target, but analysts told CNBC such a move could steer the nation's economic progress off track.
Peter Schiff, CEO at Euro Pacific Capital, explains that he is more worried about the U.S. than Europe, adding that he expects the Fed to increase its stimulus again.
Ajit Nivard Cabraal, Governor at Sri Lanka Central Bank, explains the factors that resulted in January's interest rate cut
David Kuo, CEO, The Motley Fool Singapore explains why there is still too much money sloshing around the global economy for a market correction to take place.
The shine is coming off southeast Asia – the golden child of banking after the global financial crisis – as valuations tumble and competition for funding heats up across the region. The FT reports.
Gold settled higher and snagged a modest weekly gain after a string of US data showed more strength in the recovery of the world's largest economy.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss American Express pushing the Dow today. It's been a strange week, he says. Viewers should be careful about the flows. The pair also looks at earnings so far.
U.S. Treasurys rose on Friday as housing and industrial production data came in largely as expected and as trading volumes were light.
Alison Deans, Varick Asset Management, provides her outlook on the markets and where she is spotting weakness and opportunity. I think European banks are an interesting place to have money right now, says Deans.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as equities receive a boost after better-than-expected retail sales data in the U.K.
Jim O'Sullivan, chief U.S. economist at High Frequency Economics, discusses the U.S. economy and says the December jobs report is an "aberration" as most data are positive.
Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, explains how the Fed's low interest-rate strategy is already seeing a rise in inflation.
Art Cashin of UBS talks with Mary Thompson about why he's still concerned about stocks, even though they stabilized a bit today after Friday's plunge.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Sara Eisen discuss why central bankers are so afraid of deflation and how it impacts corporate profits.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses Ben Bernanke's last press conference and the legacy of the outgoing Fed chairman.
As a comedian Ben Bernanke makes a heck of a central banker.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the buy-the-dip concept. After buying on Tuesday and Wednesday, there is no more dip and they walked away today.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke starts with a joke as he answers a question at the Brookings Institution on how confident he was as the Fed started its "quantitative easing" through large-scale purchases of financial assets.
Ben Bernanke discusses his confidence in QE and that the plan would actually simulate the economy.
Ben Bernanke discusses the circumstances surrounding the Lehman Brothers collapse and answers the question whether bankruptcy could have been avoided if the Treasury had gone to Congress earlier.
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