After a week of high-octane turbulence, stocks have a good chance of drifting higher in the week ahead, giving the year a bullish finale.» Read More
Individual stock circuit breakers coming tomorrow (Friday). Sources tell me the SEC will announce they have approved the circuit breakers that have been circulating for approval, and will begin a partial rollout tomorrow.
The United States is a decade away from being Greece, if it fails to get on the path of fiscal responsibility, former US Comptroller of the Currency David Walker told CNBC Thursday.
The financial crisis is far from over, and regulators need to crack down on the misuse of derivatives, global financier George Soros said at a conference in Vienna.
This crisis is a “pure government debt crisis,” not one of the financial markets, and it is the regulators and the politicians' jobs to notice the bubbles that cause crises, said Karsten Schroeder, chairman of Amplitude Capital. He shared his insights.
Cash is only good when it's being used to create wealth. Microsoft's management appears more interested in being bond traders than in running a tech company.
Stocks opened higher Thursday after a drop in jobless claims and confirmation of strong Chinese exports.
Bearish options showed some interesting volume in Altria yesterday as the cigarette company continued to push lower.
The trade deficit, along with the credit and housing bubbles, were the principal causes of the Great Recession. Now, a rising trade deficit and continued weakness among regional banks, still burdened by bad loans, threatens to stifle the emerging recovery and keep unemployment near 10 percent through 2011.
US stock index futures surrendered some gains on another mediocre weekly jobless claims report, but were still positive as investors focused more on gains in exports from China.
The economic situation today is drastically worse than a couple years ago, and the euro is doomed as a concept, Nassim Taleb, professor and author of the bestselling book "The Black Swan," told CNBC on Thursday.
Everybody is so bearish about the euro that it looks like now is a good time to buy the single European currency, famous investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
The global market’s rocky ride has created a solid stock picking environment, but diversify across asset classes to protect your portfolio, advised George Boubouras, head of investment strategy and consulting at UBS Wealth Management.
BP's troubles have now spilled across the broader market, as investors move to price in worst-case scenarios for the oil giant and other firms involved in the Gulf of Mexico rig disaster.
Stocks ended lower Wednesday as energy and financials dragged. Consumer discretionary and industrials were among the best performers.
Markets rose on Tuesday after a report on Chinese exports that blew past expectations, offering hope for the global recovery. Is this the end of the correction phase? Joseph Keating, CIO of CenterState Bank, and Kelly Campbell, CEO of Campbell Wealth Management, discussed their views.
BP drops midday to a nearly 14-year low. BP shares went from $34 to $31.50 in about an hour midday. What happened? You have senators walking around talking about suing BP for everything, including lost jobs; you have worries that the dividend will be wiped out; and you have whispers on trading desks that it is increasingly likely that BP, or its U.S. subsidiary...may file for bankruptcy.
Standard and Poor's is rebalancing Citigroup at the close today to account for additional shares the government sold to the public.
Financial firms are still lobbying on Capitol Hill to weaken the proposed financial regulation bill. Steve Forbes, CEO of Forbes, Inc., shared his opinions on reform, derivatives and the elections.
The oil industry’s foremost authority on reservoir management and upstream technology called the BP oil spill a Black Swan event that, however catastrophic, has the potential to improve drilling practices in particular and the industry in general.
At least some of our viewers think CNBC is culpable alongside the banks, the ratings agencies and the politicians for spreading too much pessimism.