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Stocks could face a rough summer after the Federal Reserve ends its multi-trillion-dollar easing program in June, investment pro Byron Wien told CNBC.
JP Morgan up over 1 percent pre-open, reported earnings of $1.28, 12 cents better than consensus and a 72 percent improvement over the $0.64 reported for the same period last year. Revenues of $25.22 billion were in-line with expectations.
Stock index futures continued to hold gains despite a slightly weaker-than-expected rise in retail sales for March.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Expect higher gold prices and increased investment demand. That’s the message from the GFMS Gold Survey 2011, an annual report looking at global supply and demand for the yellow metal.
Jim Leech, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, provides insight on managing a pension fund, QE2, and the common Canadian view on the US economy.
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Zapatero is on a tour of Asia this week playing up the fact that key investors like China are more than willing to buy his government’s debt, despite Portugal’s decision to ask the European Union for support.
Since the March 2009 lows, stocks have outperformed when earnings have been hitting the tape and been held back outside of earnings seasons when macroeconomic news has dominated, according to Mark Tinker, a global portfolio manager at Axa Framlington in London.
Loose monetary policy will not solve the euro zone’s structural imbalances and the ECB needs to focus on price stability to help rein in commodity-led inflation, according to incoming ECB Board Member Peter Praet.
The commodities bull run fueled in recent years by China's breakneck economic growth may be close to an end, according to one expert. But others feel a correction will only be short-lived.
Here's what you should be watching Wednesday, April 13.
While Tyco is engaged in an early stage of deal making with France’s Schneider, the talks have yet to move to structure and value, according to people familiar with the matter.
Stocks followed commodities sharply lower throughout Tuesday's session as oil slid and investors reacted to disappointing sales results from Alcoa. Alcoa and Chevron led the Dow lower, while Wal-Mart gained.
There's a lot of pessimism in the air right now. This pessimism is rooted in themes I’ve been discussing for weeks and weeks—namely, lower profit margins from spiking energy, food, and raw material prices; supply-chain disruptions from the Japanese disaster that cuts into top line sales revenue; and gasoline price hikes depressing the consumer. It’s all there and it's all a problem.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg looks at Japan's crisis and its effects on the upcoming corporate earnings season.
The markets are up against major resistance that could create some consolidation. What does this mean for your investments? Ryan Detrick, Schaeffer's Investment Research explains.
Oil, earnings and geopolitical risk worry investors right now. What is the best strategy in this market? Eric Bennett, Tolleson Wealth Management, chairman/CEO, and Barry Knapp with Barclays Capital lay out a few strategies.
Stocks extended losses in the final hour of trading Tuesday as oil prices sank and after Alcoa's weaker-than-expected revenues disappointed investors. Alcoa and Chevron led decliners.
Where is the best play for investors - growth or value? Thomas Ognar, Wells Capital Management, and Mary Jane Matts, Fifth Third Asset Management look at both sides.
Risk-on has been investors' favored approach to currencies for several weeks now. But one top strategist says the time for risky business is ending.