Stephen Macklow-Smith, European equities portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses European stocks after the market's worst week this year.» Read More
From Libya to Larry Page, markets have absorbed an above-average amount of headlines so far in 2011. Let's take a quick look at some of the headlines beyond geo-politics and then put on the table what might happen next.
Is $106 the breaking point for oil? First, some traders insisted $100 oil was the line in the sand: go over it, and our rally would falter. But it didn't happen: after a brief, three-week flutter, the major indices are knocking on the door of their old highs.
China has something going for it that is sometimes overlooked; internal consumption is surging faster than most experts expected. Chinese consumption is growing by leaps and bounds and this will help fill the gap left by lower Chinese export levels.
Friday, economists expect the Labor Department will report the economy added 200,000 jobs in March. After adding 192,000 jobs in February, this would indicate the economy is finally gaining some flying speed; but if the jobs figure falls significantly short of 200,000, the economic recovery is in a lot of trouble.
Markets have been “shrugging off” all the recent geopolitical events, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.
The lawyers can hash out whether David Sokol engaged in illegal insider trading. But this much appears clear: It would appear he violated Berkshire Hathaway’s Code of Ethics, which are spelled out on the company’s website.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Investors should be bullish on U.S. stocks through 2011 and trim holdings in international markets, according to Wayne Copelin, founder and president of Copelin Financial Advisors.
Talk about a new car smell. A simple upgrade over at Morgan Stanley, and shares of Tesla Motors are off to the races to the tune of 16% in early trading.
Foreign markets have outperformed the US in the last quarter, with Patrick Becker Jr., Becker Capital Management, and Wayne Copelin, Copelin Financial Advisors.
Is it possible to actually predict a bubble from a college classroom? One author says yes and he is sharing his lesson plan.
Stock index futures fell more than expected despite news that jobless claims fell more than expected.
David Faber discusses the future of M & A's with Robert Kindler, Morgan Stanley head of M & A.
Fifteen hours after disclosing that heir apparent David Sokol would be leaving the firm (officially because he wanted to spend more time with his family, but most believe because Sokol had bought shares of Lubrizol before a deal to purchase the company was announced), there Mr. Sokol was, on Squawk Box, insisting he did nothing wrong.
HSBC is cutting growth targets and raising inflation forecasts following dramatic rises in commodity prices that threaten the global recovery.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
Stocks close out the best first quarter of this century so far Thursday, despite a long list of worries that doesn't seem to be able to hold the market down.
Cramer's happy the President is finally talking about natural gas, but isn't sure it's going to make a dent. What's really needed are subsidies to convert tractor-trailer trucks to natural gas.
Mad Money host takes even more calls from viewers and offers Web-only buy or sell advice on their stocks.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer takes calls from viewers and offers advice to buy or sell their stocks.