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The headlines at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos were dominated by banking regulation and reform, the shape of the recovery and Greece's Euro crisis. But it wasn't all about government, business and the economy, Bill and Melinda Gates announced that their foundation was committing $10B over the next 10 years to help research, develop and deliver vaccines for the world's poorest countries.
Stocks advanced on the first day of February, energized by an earnings beat from ExxonMobil and a strong manufacturing report.
Markets rose on the first day of February, energized by strong earnings report from ExxonMobil and a positive manufacturing report. Where are stocks headed? Daryl Guppy, CEO of GuppyTraders.com and a CNBC contributor, shared his market outlook.
Automakers around the world have found some stabilization after trying to stabilize in 2009 in which the industry saw big players die, merge and shrink. But Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is optimistic, believing the sector will see gradual growth in the new year in every market except Europe.
The market's shaky performance at the start of 2010 hasn't convinced investors yet that it's time to pull money wholesale out of stocks.
There are some who blame the Fed for missing warnings signs leading up to the financial crisis; others have said the Fed caused the crisis with its “easy-money” policies.
Markets started the new month higher, but how long can the trend continue? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.
In the aftermath of the financial crisis, how are the brand values of the world’s major banks holding up? The latest report from independent consulting firm Brand Finance sounds an optimistic note — especially for HSBC, which has retained the top spot for the third year in a row. David Haigh, CEO of Brand Finance, shared his findings with CNBC.
Good news: oil production (upstream) showed production growth. This is a remarkable achievement! The bad news: 1) access to resources; 2) downstream (oil refining) is a mess.
Worries about the fiscal and economic health of several European nations are continuing to cause concern for the global markets. How big of a threat is the full-blown sovereign debt crisis? James Moffett, portfolio manager of Scout International Fund share his insights.
As retiring Baby Boomers flee to safer investments, some analysts fear there will be too many stocks and too few investors. But a lot depends on how much Boomers can really afford a conservative investing style as they try to recover from a lost decade for the stock market.
Markets started February on an optimistic note, after logging the worst month in over a year, in January. Will the trend continue throughout this month? Fritz Meyer, senior market analyst at InvescoAIM, and Ronald Weiner, president and CEO of RDM Financial Group, shared their market outlooks.
Although global economies appear to be recovering, the inevitability of higher interest rates still weighs on stocks. Manufacturing indexes were strong in India, China, South Korea and Australia. Australia may raise rates again tomorrow, by 25 basis points to 4 percent. The U.S. reports on its own manufacturing activity with the ISM at 10am ET.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Blackstone Group Chairman and CEO Steve Schwarzman painted the picture of the landscape for his industry and where the next possible deals will be found.
Investors started February on an optimistic note, bidding stocks higher after logging the worst month for the market in over a year in January.
Stock index futures pointed to a sharp rise to kick the month off Monday, following a third-consecutive losing January.
Global stocks were mixed on Monday after many indexes in January logged their worst performance since February last year. Experts told CNBC to invest in Asian banks, as their outlook has improved, and techs, especially mid- and small-cap companies.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell below a key support level and looks set to push lower toward 9,679 points in the short term, Royce Tostrams, technical analyst from Tostrams Groep, told CNBC Monday.
The 2010 budget is here and it's one for the record books. Media reports forecast that the nation's budget deficit will hit $1.6 trillion in fiscal 2010, a fresh record and the biggest since World War Two.
Stocks erased their gains Friday, ending the day — and the month — in the red as an early boost from better-than-expected GDP report faded and techs took another hit.