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Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner spoke to Maria Bartiromo in a First on CNBC interview and told Bartiromo that the President's proposals “can make powerful impact.”
Stocks closed modestly higher Wednesday but off the session's highs as investors continued to show wariness about the health of the U.S. economy. JP Morgan and AIG rose, HP and Intel fell.
Stocks trimmed gains but remained higher Wednesday after the government released data on consumer credit and investors learned the economy is growing but at a slower rate nationwide. Alcoa and AIG rose, HP fell.
Yesterday, it was nearly $16 billion in investment grade debt floated from companies like Dell and Home Depot. Today, more names join the parade.
Stocks rose Wednesday, led by energy and materials. Can this rally continue and where should investors be looking? David Joy, chief market strategist at Columbia Management, and Jim Lacamp, portfolio manager and advisor at Macroportfolio Advisors, shared their insights.
Yes, I know that bond holders have been among the precious few investors to have enjoyed positive returns over the past ten years. Yes, I know that equity guys usually favor equities. I begin with these two disclaimers because of the intense criticism readers send in whenever I caution against buying bonds.
Stocks rose Wednesday ahead of news on the U.S. economy to be released Wednesday from the Federal Reserve. Alcoa rose, HP and Intel fell.
Takeover rumors are swirling around Sohu.com, and upside call buyers are stepping in.
The ten month takeover battle continues today with Airgas’s rejection of Air Products latest bid.
Fast-food stocks such as McDonald’s and Yum Brands are trading at all-time highs, so should investors get bullish on the sector? David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS, discussed his outlook.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Stocks climbed Wednesday following a weak close in the previous session, as investors brushed off fears over the health of European banks. How to position for this volatile market? Rod Smyth, chief investment strategist at Riverfront Investment Group, and Mike Rubino, president of Rubino Financial, shared their market insights.
Portugal successfully floated debt in two auctions, but at a very high yield. In one auction, $839 million of notes due in 2013 were sold at a yield of 4.086 percent; the previous auction of the same maturity was sold at a yield of 3.597 percent. At these yields, why not issue debt?
EPD is not the first to rid itself of the general partnerships, but they are in a select group of master limited partnerships that have done so. EPD can now compete on a larger scale.
Stock futures futures turned higher following Europe as fears of a renewed sovereign debt crisis eased somewhat and as investors wait for news on the state of the U.S. economy from the Federal Reserve.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
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There is not much upside to investing in U.S. Treasurys in light of the nation's massive fiscal spending, said Michael Hasenstab, senior VP & portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group.