HELSINKI, June 19- Finland on Wednesday slashed the outlook for its economy, predicting it will shrink for the year, raising doubts about its reputation as one of the euro zone's healthiest economies. The finance ministry said it now expects Finland's gross domestic product to shrink 0.4 percent this year instead of growing 0.4 percent as it forecast in March.» Read More
CNBC's Gary Kaminsky speaks to Shelley Bergman, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, about why he sees opportunities in natural gas stocks.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple's new iPad with 128GB storage capacity is likely to be good for Apple's margins because its price at $800 is $300 higher than its basic iPad. Dan Ackerman, CNET.com senior editor, shares his opinions.
David Sze, Greylock Partners, was one of the initial investors of Facebook and is also on the board of directors at LinkedIn. He shares his strategies to playing FB stock now.
Yahoo reported earnings per share of $0.32. Youssef Squali, Cantor Fitzgerald, discusses whether this is "yahoo-worthy" data and what to expect from Amazon's earnings release today.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what participants of the Fed Survey had to say about what effect QE will have on the economy. 69 percent says QE will have an effect on raising stock prices.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple's 4th-generation iPad will allow for 128GB storage capacity. The price will be $799. Will that increased storage drive more users toward Apple products?
NEW YORK, Jan 29- U.S. consumer confidence dropped in January to its lowest level in more than a year as Americans were more pessimistic about the economic outlook and their financial prospects, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
Apple announced its 4th generation iPad will have 128GB storage capacity, and Ford reported earnings per share of $0.31 this morning, with the "Squawk on the Street" crew.
Discussing the intersection of politics and business," with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital. "In the U.S., entitlement reform is serious, and they've got to work it out," he says.
Discussing the housing market, and where business is improving, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group. "I think you'll see the homebuilders have a multi-year recovery, and a couple of million jobs will be created in the housing market," he says.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what participants of the Fed Survey had to say about their expectations for quantitative easing in 2013. 28 percent think QE will end in the fourth quarter of the year.
Discussing whether earnings and jobs data this week will help or hinder the rally, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group; Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management; and Douglas Cote, ING Investment Management.
What investors can expect from private equity and business in 2013, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group. "I don't think investors and heads of PE firms are so confident on the direction of the economy," he says.
Investors are watching for the consumer confidence number, and volatility trends, with Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade and Kevin Book, Clearview Energy Partners.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports what participants of the Fed Survey had to say about spending cuts and the deficit problem. 80 percent of the 52 respondents say the U.S. needs to solve the deficit problem now.
Dissecting the market's latest action ahead of the Fed's statement on Wednesday, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group and Charles Campbell, MKM Partners. "Treasury yields are moving higher because of good economic data," says Campbell.
What to expect from the U.S. markets in 2013 in regards to spending cuts, and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, with Robert McTeer, Former President of Dallas Fed and Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank.
Discussing whether spending cuts would boost the U.S. economy, with Dean Baker, Center For Economic & Policy Research and Phil Kerpen, American Commitment and author of "Democracy Denied."
What investors should expect from tomorrow's trading session, with Bryan Piskorowski, Wells Fargo Advisors; Steven Rosen, Societe Generale; and Darren Schuringa, Yorkville Capital Management.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports some European skeptics warn investors that 7 of 17 countries in the euro zone are still in recession.