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Weekly jobless claims and existing home sales are the key numbers to watch Thursday, but investors will keep their focus on the volatile foreign exchange market.
To grow, the Middle East island nation of Bahrain needs to be part of a collaborative effort with its much bigger and oil-richer neighbors, Bahrain, His Highness Shaikh Bin Hamad al Khalifa, CEO of the Bahrain Economic Development Board, told CNBC Wednesday.
Gold prices are conquering new highs, and investors without exposure to the precious metal may be wondering where to start. Gold stocks are a risky but potentially profitable way to buy gold. The stocks can offer as much as 3:1 leverage, but picking the right ones is tough. ...A report from TheStreet.
The long slow demise of Blockbuster that will culminate with an imminent bankruptcy filing provides another example of how the failure to effectively respond to changes in the distribution of content can doom an enterprise.
One of the positives to emerge from the financial crisis is that Americans are more conservative in the way they manage their money. Individuals are saving more—just look at today’s savings rate, which stands at over 5 percent. This is an astounding shift from five years ago.
We recently stumbled on an academic article that outlined the psychological underpinnings and uses of cursing...it got us thinking about the purposes and roles of the “bad words” we hear with great frequency in the trading and conference rooms of Wall Street.
U.S. home loan demand fell for a third week, though fixed mortgage rates slid near all-time lows. More information on the housing sector will be learned throughout this week. Buck Horne, housing and real estate analyst at Raymond James shared his insights on the sector.
The question of whether an ETF can collapse is the focus of a fascinating new report by Bogan Associates, an under-the-radar investment firm in Boston.
Gold hit record highs for a fifth consecutive session after the Fed implied it is ready to inject more cash into the economy, knocking the dollar. And the Dow is creeping up near the 11,000 level. So where should investors be putting their money?
The market’s performance this September has belied all the pessimism from investors getting into the month. Is it time to get out of bonds and into equities? James Altucher, managing director of Formula Capital shared his insights.
President Obama will signal to the markets what his intentions are with new appointments to his administration. I would expect that the last key person on the economics team will leave after the November midterm elections.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
What’s lacking in the discourse today is a true plan that is understood by all Americans. And that lack of clarity creates uncertainty. The LAST thing we need in the economy right now is uncertainty.
Summers' replacement must be an economist that will go along or an industry leader who can polemic an alibi or be excused for not knowing better. This person, if it is an economist, must soft peddle the limitations of policy tools the President likes.
The United States government has singled out the Yuan's exchange rate as a troublesome issue, demanding appreciation to help improve the Sino-U.S. bilateral trade imbalance. With the multiple domestic economic problems facing America, many are seeing this as a ploy to help resolve them through this medium.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Share your opinion in today's poll.
Each year, Oracle’s presence looms over this city for a week, during the company’s Open World customer conference. About 41,000 people arrived this week to discuss business software in fine detail and talk over beers, reports the New York Times.