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  • NEW YORK, July 30- Bill Gross, manager of the world's largest bond fund at Pimco, said Wednesday that income, rather than capital gains, would drive future investment returns as a result of low global economic growth. Gross's views are closely watched because his flagship Pimco Total Return Fund is the world's biggest bond fund, with $225 billion in assets.

  • Cashin says real 'divergence' in the market     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Wednesday's lackluster trading action despite a sizzling Q2 GDP number and ahead of the Fed's interest rate decision.

  • Argentine banks to offer to buy debt: Report Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 11:35 AM ET
    Protesters, holding a mock vulture, rally against layoffs in front of the factory of U.S. automotive supplier Lear on the outskirts of Buenos Aires July 30, 2014. The protesters were also demonstrating against holdout investors locked in a legal battle with Argentina that could trigger a debt default by the country this week.

    Argentine banks are expected to offer to buy debt owned by holdout investors suing country in a bid to avert default, a banking executive said.

  • Where to invest globally     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Henry McVey, KKR head of global macro & asset allocation, about investing in China and what regions have the best investment opportunities and the biggest risks.

  • US growth data steal spotlight from IPO blitz Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    Trucks loading with goods leave the port in New Jersey.

    News that the U.S. economy jumped by 4 percent last quarter is taking the spotlight from a surge in new IPOs coming this week.

  • Global chaos still hurts Hillary Clinton Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 9:09 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton remarks on Women Decison-Makers in the Global Economy at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.

    Hillary Clinton's record as secretary of state ties her political standing to the condition of U.S. foreign policy even after her D.C. departure.

  • *Manufacturing growth in China expands. LONDON/ SYDNEY, July 30- Lead and zinc fell on Wednesday as investors took profits after a rally by both metals this month, but a brighter global economic outlook could see industrial metals resuming their rise. Part of that is driven by improving macro sentiment, "said commodity analyst Ivan Szpakowski of Citi in Shanghai.

  • And they're off! If economies were racehorses...     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 1:30 AM ET
    Joel Rosario atop Orb on his way to winning the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013.

    Who is ahead in the economic race? The CNBC Squawk Box Europe team look at the strengths and problems facing the economies of the U.K., U.S., and EU.

  • South American leaders rally over Argentinian debt Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:05 AM ET
    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

    South American leaders have rallied behind Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, who is locked in a battle that could trigger a debt default.

  • Will stocks continue to ignore geopolitics? Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:12 PM ET

    Geopolitical tensions are heating up globally, but it isn't clear investors should react, with markets not paying the conflicts much attention.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: TWTR, AMZN, LNG, FB     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: T, GLW, COST, WYNN     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nervousness over economic data helped drive oil prices lower. Geopolitics has not been a factor. Nat gas was up slightly on the day. And gold was slightly lower, as well.

  • July 29- While most investors are transfixed by trying to anticipate the next jurisdiction-hopping, tax-driven merger, there are small but growing signs that global growth may be headed for a slowdown.

  • Here's what today's earnings misses mean Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    Several companies missed profit estimates today, bucking the trend. Here's what it means for the markets....

  • US is the new Switzerland: Insana Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    Amid all the conflict and unrest in the world, the US is increasingly a haven for the world's money, says Ron Insana.

  • Argentina faces ‘shock’ if it defaults: Debt pro Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:21 PM ET
    A young man passes by posters on a wall against the 'vulture funds' in Buenos Aires on June 18, 2014.

    Argentina could be back in the economic doldrums if it defaults on Wednesday, a key player in its 2010 debt restructuring told CNBC.

  • US puts hold on some oil exports for now: Sources Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:04 PM ET
    Headquarters of the U.S. Department of Commerce

    The Commerce Department has put on hold several requests to sell crude abroad, stalling an industry push to export a glut of oil, sources said.

  • The two risks that may derail global recovery: IMF Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Monetary policy normalization and an emerging market slowdown are two trends that pose sizable downside risks to the global economy, the IMF warned.

  • IMF warns of potential risks to global growth Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    In a report assessing how individual national policies could interact to undermine the world economy, the IMF also warned the conflict between Russia and Ukraine could reverberate to the rest of the region if sanctions against Russia escalate, hitting natural gas supplies to Europe and weakening European banks.

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