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CNBC's Rick Santelli shares an update on the bonds and the dollar.
Futures slipped Tuesday following a sharp rally in the previous session and as investors stayed cautious ahead of a key vote in Slovakia to expand the euro zone rescue fund.
Goldman Sachs would be the most hurt if the Volcker Rule does ban flow trading, says Brad Hintz, Sanford C Bernstein & Co. "Goldman is most exposed to fixed income, Morgan Stanley next- and then you've got the big banks like JPM and Bank of America and Citi," he adds. Hintz also says that US banks will not suffer from European contagion.
Mike Peltz, Institutional Investor, discusses Institutional Investor's All-America Research Survey. "JPMorgan led the way this year," he says. "JPMorgan barely edged out Barclays Capital and Bank of America Merrill Lynch."
"Until the financials can get some kind of strength behind them, we're going to have a tougher time going forward," says Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade. Many traders will also have their eyes on Alcoa today, he adds.
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Drugs, and especially cocaine, "pollute" the economic world and traders should be tested for narcotics, Carlo Giovanardi, a junior minister with responsibility for the family in Silvio Berlusconi's government, said in an interview published on YouTube and quoted by the Guardian.
The world's advanced economies are headed for a second recession, regardless of whether there is further chaos in Europe, Nouriel Roubini told CNBC on Tuesday. He also said the ECB needed to cut rates and the bailout fund needed to be expanded to 2 trillion euros.
"Particularly in Asia, we are taking our lead from events in Europe. The markets have priced in a large slug of the 'hope' trade, and I think we are going to need detail [from Euro Zone leaders] in the next few weeks before we can substantially move higher," John Woods, chief investment officer at Citi Private Bank, told CNBC.
The Occupy Wall Street movement, like the Tea Party, is a sign of a broader 'anxiety' among middle-class Americans, Jon Corzine, chief executive and chairman of MF Global, and a former Democrat Governor of New Jersey, told CNBC.
Roelof van den Akker, senior technical analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, joined CNBC to take a technical look at the Euro/Yen and Euro/Dollar trade, plus the Dax.
Since August the market has been very volatile. Huge market swings for stocks added to a sense of crisis as investors fretted over Greek default, the global banking system and a slowdown in the US economy.
"I think this headline that Dexia has been nationalized, or there is a bailout, is absolutely wrong. What we know is, the Belgians are going to take responsibility for the Belgian citizens, the French for the French citizens; and this leaves 180 billion in US municipal lending, and another 180 billion in European municipal lending, for which no one is taking any responsibility," Phillippa Malmgren, president and founder of Principalis Asset Management, told CNBC.
Ian Harding, principal of Wavestone Capital, says that despite the volatility, he is starting to feel confident to return cash to equities.
Michael Parker, senior research analyst, Asian power & renewable energy, Sanford C. Bernstein, anticipates a slow down in emerging markets' power consumption leading to falling coal price.
Neale Anderson, telecom & media analyst, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, explains why surging interest for data heavy devices provides a solid platform for Asian telco sector to start growing their revenue.
Kerry Series, Founder & CIO of Eight Investment Partners, expects equity markets to respond positively to even the earliest signs of policy action.
There's a wider than usual divide on Wall Street over whether this quarter's earnings releases will be a boom or bust for stocks.
Jim Rogers, Rogers Holdings chairman weighs in on global market risks and whether investors should beware of commodities.
CNBC's Bob Pisani has the rundown on Monday's market rally, and a look at whether this is a bear market rally or a bull run, with Milton Ezrati, Lord Abbett; Mike Holland, Holland & Company; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.