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Simon Hobbs and the Fast Money traders weigh in on the U.S. dollar, Treasuries, commodities and which trades you should put down today.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on AIG's re-IPO road show today in New York City. The company is one of the most shorted stocks in the market. And David Faber takes a look at Valueact's Cephalon stock purchase.
Discussing HP's forecast cut and it's drag on the Dow today. Also, Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, says the decline in oil indicates a slowdown in the U.S. economy, that he sees above-trend growth, and that nation will be in recovery for at least a couple more years.
Stocks added to losses amid mixed earnings results, disappointing U.S. economic news, and continuing worries about the euro zone debt crisis.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at the possible replacements for the two top directors at the IMF.
Whether you are looking at today's April Industrial Production, Capacity Utilization, or housing starts and building permits, the economic data was all weaker than expected.
Wal-Mart beat estimates by 3 cents but sales in the U.S. continued to struggle. However, John Lawrence, managing director-equity research at Morgan Keegan, still maintains his “outperform” rating on the big-box retailer.
With a slew of weak economic data out recently, is it time to get defensive? Tobias Levkovich, Citi and Hank Smith, Haverford Investments weigh in.
Despite the correction, markets still look good, according to father-son duo Harry Clark, founder, president and CEO of Clark Capital Management, and Sean Clark, CIO of Clark Capital Management.
Insight on what the charts are saying about the market correction, with Sean Clark and Harry Clark, Clark Capital Management Group.
Stock futures weakened after a disappointing forecast by Hewlett-Packard, and after a worse-than-expected report on housing.
Reprofiling? Default for Greece is clearly on the agenda. Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of euro zone finance ministers, says they are considering "reprofiling" Greece's debt, which seems to mean extending the maturities. Call it what you want—reprofiling, or a "soft restructuring," but S&P has already noted that extending maturities is a form of default.
The glut of sales and initial public offerings (IPO) in the social media sector expected during this year could be indicative of a tech bubble similar to a decade ago, analysts have told CNBC.com.
The home improvement retailer is out quarterly results, and Brian Nagel,Oppenheimer & Co. senior equity research analyst breaks down it's bottom line.
Saudi Arabia might be the next to join the ranks of MSCI, an influential index provider, which could see more international investors gain access to the Middle East's largest stock market.
BP's attempt to gain a foothold in Russia's offshore Arctic oil fields through a deal with state-controlled Rosneft finally collapsed on Tuesday.
Deal-making by both the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Nasdaq-OMX hit snags this week on concerns over sovereignty and competition, leaving room for speculation that Nasdaq will now bid for the LSE.
Following huge losses for the Russian market in 2008, investors have eyed stocks in Moscow skeptically and refused to give them the same rating as those in other BRIC members, Brazil, India and China according to Roland Nash, the chief investment strategist at Verno Capital.
Columbia, Peru and Chile is where real-estate mogul Sam Zell is investing next, he told CNBC Monday.
Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery moved out of riskier assets.