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The entire premise of the EMU is in question and must be resolved. Either the EU integrates further or dissolves.
The Dow plunged more than 200 points Tuesday as the dollar rallied against the euro amid worries about the European debt crisis.
Europe ended at the lows for the day, but that doesn't mean the euro's volatility is over: keep a close eye on the euro/dollar: It is sitting right above the $1.30 range, where there is almost certainly sell stops posted. What's going on? The most forceful arguments today are threefold...
Despite the agreement over the weekend to aid Greece, stocks are down sharply again today on similar fears as other nations, especially Portugal and Spain, are also facing severe debt issues. The whole situation also brings into question the strength of the euro currency.
Markets could see a correction in the June to July time frame, said Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citi. He shared his market outlook with investors.
A $3.4 billion acquisition by two private equity firms reflects the increasing momentum in leverage ratios.
U.S. futures, which were weak overnight on weakness in Europe and China, dropped a few more points near 8am ET on word that an improvised explosive device (IED) was found in a vehicle outside Aldgate East in London—a false alarm, according to reports. Greece and Spain are down about 4 percent, the rest of Europe down 1 to 2 percent. Why don't equity traders believe the Greek bailout will be helpful?
Talk about choppy trading...transports led yesterday, UP 135 points, today they lead the decline, DOWN 135 POINTS! Techs were strong yesterday, leading decline today; consumer discretionary like retail and home builders all led the market up yesterday, all weak today. In other words, all the higher beta names are weak.
Huge moves up in the yield of Greek paper and a growing concern about other EU members and their ability to grow out of large budget deficits has investors thinking twice.
U.S. stocks fell sharply Tuesday, with the Dow down more than 200 points, as the dollar rallied against the euro amid worries about the European debt crisis.
The Obama administration continues to argue that its massive federal-spending campaign is essential to economic recovery. Yet the latest GDP report from the U.S. Department of Commerce shows that the 3.2 percent first-quarter economic growth rate got no help from government spending.
Markets opened lower Tuesday, with the Dow down more than 100 points, as the dollar firmed amid worries about the European debt crisis. Uri Landesman, president of Platinum Partners and Ethan Anderson, portfolio manager at Rehmann Financial discussed their outlooks.
Financial regulations could significantly influence UBS' profitability in both the near and long term and they will constrain the Swiss bank from resuming dividend payments, CFO John Cryan told CNBC Tuesday.
Mr. Buffett understands risk and how markets work. He knows that in the world of buying and selling complex financial instruments, responsibility is a two way street. Caveat emptor.
Stocks are likely to continue rising, underpinned by fundamental factors as well as by lack of alternatives to park money, but investors may pause for breath, Bob Doll, vice chairman of BlackRock, told CNBC Tuesday.
McMoRan Exploration rallied on a major oil discovery in January, only to fall back to earth in the last two months. Now the bulls are back.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Tuesday as investors braced for the next batch of corporate earnings and economic data to get further insight into the outlook for the economy.
The Greek debt crisis is beginning to take a back seat, while the earnings season has got off to a solid start, therefore stocks are once again a good place for investors, Bruno Verstraete, CEO of Nautilus Invest in Zurich, told CNBC Tuesday.
For now, Greece has been saved but at what cost? The sums involved are staggering and could have been much lower if the euro zone's governments had appreciated the size and scale of the problem earlier and learned the lessons of history.
Despite yields on Greek debt falling after the bailout deal, analysts and investors warn that there are still pitfalls that could threaten the single European currency.