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Analysis on what to expect in the markets and economy for the remainder of the year, with Frederic Dickson, D.A. Davidson & Co., Darin Richards, AKT Wealth Advisors.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on today's bond yields at the CME.
Matchmaking between big companies and hot health care startups, with Halle Tecco, RockHealth CEO, and Patrick Chung, NEA.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen with details on the DA's letter in the Strauss-Kahn case, the Fast Money traders weigh in on Q3 investing, and Amelia bordeau, Westpac Institutional Bank, with a currency trade.
Most important are that the factors that loomed large in the soft patch may indeed be mitigating. Which factors, exactly?
Stocks gained for a fifth straight session on Friday and were on track to finish their best week in nearly a year following a stronger-than-expected manufacturing reading, helping to dispel some doubts about the recovery.
Bulls have been arguing all week that the primary factors that caused the "soft patch" (higher commodity costs, Japan quake) will mitigate over time and particularly into the third quarter.
We're in a "slow growth economy and things aren't getting any better" as the second half begins, J.J. Burns, president of J.J. Burns & Co., told CNBC Friday. In this environment, stick with companies specializing in health care, he says.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg reports on the big buyout involving an education company.
It's the first big read on June, and a reading under 50 (which would indicate contraction) would likely cause a negative reaction in the markets. ISM hasn't been below 50 since July 2009.
A look ahead of the futures trading day, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Futures gained Friday, following the stock market's strongest rally since September in the previous session on the heels of stronger-than-expected economic news and over optimism that Greece's debt crisis would see a resolution.
Despite the lousy headlines, the markets are going to be on the upside next quarter. Planning an investment strategy for the second half of the year, with Mike Holland, Holland & Company, and Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management.
Discussing the asset manager's acquisition of Citi's hedge fund business, with Anthony Scaramucci, SkyBridge Capital.
A look ahead at market activity for the second half of the year, with David Joy, Ameriprise Financial, and Alec Young, S&P Equity Research.
A preview of bond market activity from the CME, with Jeff Kilburg, TreasuryCurve.
During a discussion over forward planning at CNBC’s London offices on Thursday our Assignments Editor told me we have been on 103 outside broadcasts in Europe and the Middle East alone in the first half of the year.
The second half of the year should see European stocks performing positively, Michael Browne, portfolio manager, Europe at Martin Currie, told CNBC Friday.
Stocks are a buy as the cash-rich corporate sector is set to be a net buyer of equities according to Andrew Garthwaite, a global equity strategist at Credit Suisse.
A mood of austerity may be stalking Britain, but the champagne is still flowing at Buckingham Palace thanks to a government plan to put the queen on what might be seen as profit-related pay, reported the FT.