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According to the CEO, "the second half of 2010 will be slow and you’ll see mostly small incremental deals of anywhere from 1 to 5 billion dollars." The end of 2010, going into 2011, Simon thinks we will start to see "bigger strategic deals."
I spent last week not far from there in St. Petersburg, and perhaps the most important observation I can make about the trip relates to the country’s efforts to spur technological innovation and encourage direct foreign investment in Russia.
The company is making a serious mistake by being so secretive about the true nature of it capital needs.
Two-year Treasury note yields dropped to an all-time low amid talk of European spending cuts and fears of a US double-dip recession. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, and Bernard McSherry, senior vice president at Cuttone & Co., offered CNBC their market and economic insights.
Friday, forecasters expect the Labor Department to report the economy shed about 110 thousand jobs in June and unemployment rose to 9.8 percent. Economists expect the private sector created about 110,000 jobs but government employment dropped twice that amount, as many temporary census jobs disappeared. Twelve months into recovery from such a deep recession, this is a terrible performance.
Stocks opened sharply lower Tuesday amid a fresh round of worries about euro-zone debt as bank repayments come due to the European Central Bank this week.
Taxation on a US corporation’s foreign profits, now on the financial reform table in Congress, is a major concern, incoming CEO of Caterpillar, Doug Oberhelman, told CNBC Tuesday.
The G-20 is full of nutso coaches. Not to belabor the point, but their manifesto at the end of the conference this past weekend was to promote "growth friendly budget cutting." Right.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
How schizophrenic is the market on China? A few months ago there was great worry about an OVERHEATING China, particularly in the property sector. The Chinese central bank raised interest rates, there was concern GDP might exceed growth of 10 percent. NOW, there is concern about a slowing China.
Investors everywhere were stashing whatever money they had into anything that might provide safety. Reflecting on those terrifying days of yore, you might understand why so much buying pressure amid market panic may have driven yields so low, but what about now?
New financing from the federal government may help biotech companies develop fuels of the future, helping reduce America's dependence on oil.
The real problem that faces the public sector – Federal, State and local – is its lack of accountability, its lack of competitiveness and its bloated cost structure. That is where the knife needs to be used.
Stocks are dropping over concerns over Spanish bank funding, lower China growth, IMF warning on Austria, SF Fed warning on US states, and strikes in Europe.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.
The assumption that European governments will never do something like the US allowing Lehman Brothers to fail in September 2008 is trumped by the fiscal reality, Niall Ferguson, Harvard University professor and author, told CNBC Tuesday.
Two days of little movement for U.S. stocks is likely to end Tuesday, with renewed worries over euro zone debt pushing overseas markets lower, as well as U.S. stock index futures.
The NYSE and Nasdaq are set to make filings within days that would put several hundred ETFs in the SEC's circuit breaker program, which currently includes only stocks in the S&P 500.
What’s to love about Tesla Motors? It’s a good story, but…how many times have we heard good stories from Wall Street on IPOs of companies that have ended up in the junkyard?
Stocks ended lower Monday after a yo-yo session as investors digested some mixed consumer data, a drop in oil prices and news that the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Sarbanes-Oxley law, which regulates corporate accounting.