Caught in a tug of war between the opposing policy modes of a tightening U.S. Fed and an easing European Central Bank, yields have taken dramatic turns.» Read More
A look at where the major averages are moving, with Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on bond yields from the CME.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.
Europe is weak this morning, and U.S. S&P futures began dropping shortly after Germany's Q2 GDP came out — a gain of only 0.1 percent sequentially was a disappointment.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer reports on Fitch'a decision to reaffirm the US's AAA credit rating.
Futures tumbled Tuesday following a handful of economic reports in addition to news that German GDP growth slowed more than expected.
Stocks are poised to open sharply lower on worries over Europe's debt crisis, with the "Squawk on the Street" team.
What bulls need to see to charge on the Street, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Bob Doll, chief US equity strategist at BlackRock, explains where investors should put their money now.
Karen Mills, Small Business Administration, explains what the Obama administration is doing to generate new jobs.
Harry Wilson, Meva Advisors chairman & CEO and former principal of Blackstone Group, explains whether investors should remove their exposure to equities.
Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, explains why the currencies are back in the center stage Tuesday. "The Swiss our facing a difficult situation with their own interest rates," he adds.
As Home Depot reports earnings, Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. , explains how the company has managed to take market from rival Loews.
Financial markets are likely to resume their high volatility in September despite the current period of relative calm, and are approaching "Lehman levels" of stress following the downgrade of the US by credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's, according to a new report from HSBC.
"You have to really keep your focus on the long term, on where you think things are really heading. It is a two-steps-forward, one-step-back mode," Bill Stone, chief investment officer at PNC Wealth Management, told CNBC.
When President Nixon went on his visit to China in 1972, he wouldn't have predicted that within 40 years the country would be urging the U.S. to adopt a more responsible fiscal policy.
"If the markets believe progress is being made, they will give you enough time to do make changes. But at the moment you have got this divide between politicians, you have not got a consistent message," Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets, told CNBC.
The thought of investing in Iraq may make some investors cringe, but others argue the situation is changing on the ground. Given the euro zone debt jitters, a weaker outlook for the US economy and fears of some emerging markets overheating, it may be worth a consideration.