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While the technology sector struggled in global markets Thursday, experts tell CNBC there is big value there.
Steve Forbes offered CNBC his insights into the markets, the economy — and what the government is doing wrong.
The Dow advanced Wednesday, boosted by an encouraging "beige-book" report from the Federal Reserve, a better-than-expected manufacturing report from the New York Fed and as Procter & Gamble raised its dividend. Techs remained underwater as Intel's lack of guidance rattled the sector.
It is increasingly clear GM's beleaguered Saturn brand will be orbiting around a foreign auto maker.
The following is the full text of the Beige Book released by the Federal Reserve on April 15, 2009 and based on information collected on or before April 6, 2009:
President Obama promised to rewrite the "monstrous" U.S. tax code as protesters marked April 15 with so-called "tea parties" to criticize Obama's tax policies.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday as Intel's after-hours earnings report the day before dragged down tech stocks and a warning from Wal-Mart hit the broader indexes.
left/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/fratto_t_100_2.jpg1100100010lefttruehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse I can't stress this enough: the idea of publicly releasing big bank stress test results — in any form — is, well... distressing.
President Barack Obama seized the opportunity on tax-filing day to assert that his administration is easing the tax burden of working people.
Signs of long-term economic growth are still a way off, says Lawrence Lindsey, former National Economic Council director and president and CEO of the Lindsey Group. Lindsey predicts the stock market will retest its lows and says there is no bottom in sight for commercial real estate prices.
The comments are blunt. Some would say they are long overdue. But most importantly, they reflect the sobering reality facing Chrysler and it's workers. They've got two weeks to show they want to get a deal done with Fiat or they can roll the dice with bankruptcy.
Stock futures indicated a mixed open Wednesday as Intel's after-hours earnings report the day before dragged down tech stocks.
With the US government set to release the results of the FDIC bank stress tests, there's great concern over who will be the winners and losers. What will the government force the losers to do if they don't meet capital requirements? What will the government force the winners to do to make sure the losers aren't ostracized in the repo markets?
Global stocks declined Wednesday as grim data from China and the U.S. fueled concerns over the recovery of the global economy. Experts tell CNBC that although the economic slowdown is ongoing, the current rally still has some life in it.
Global stocks were down Wednesday, weighed down by grim economic data and tech results from Infosys and ASML. Experts tell CNBC they see long-term potential in commodities and agriculture stocks, but not much in airline stocks.
In a highly anticipated press conference, President Obama said that though the U.S. economy is not "out of the woods" just yet, there are "glimmers of hope" for a recovery in the future. Richard Fisher, President and CEO of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas shares Obama's view.
Stocks ended near their session lows Tuesday after a report showed retail sales unexpectedly dropped in March and as worries about banks simmered ahead of some key earnings.
You probably saw the news last week. Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars owner Tom Hicks, who also owns part of the Liverpool soccer club, defaulted on a $10 million payment connected to $525 million in loans.
More US workers are worried about getting laid off from their jobs now than at the end of 2008, according to a recent survey.
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