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Stocks continued to trade lower ahead of the close, failing to rebound entirely after another powerful earthquake in Japan renewed investor fears about supply disruptions and the ongoing nuclear crisis, and as oil jumped above $110 a barrel. GE and Cisco fell, while Home Depot rose.
While the battle over the NYSE rages and we wait for a response from that exchange to the proposed $42.50 dual stock and cash bid from Nasdaq and Ice, it’s worth mentioning that among the most likely outcomes here is that the NYSE doesn’t get bought at all.
In the past decade, the Qataris have built their wealth from oil and gas assets. Sheikh Hamad points out it’s important to “protect our next generation.” As a result, the government has decided to invest in $30 billion outside Qatar this year, diversifying its assets. David Hamod, President & CEO of National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce said “Investing in the future is the essence of the Qatar Model.”
There are still a lot of stocks that trade at “very low” valuations and have lagged the market badly, said 5-star manager Brian Barish, president and director of research at Cambiar Investors.
A look at the company's plan to boost production by 35% over the next six years, with Richard O'Brien, Newmont Mining president/CEO.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan crunches the numbers out from retailers today.
Discussing why stocks are selling off, with Win Thin, Brown Brothers Harriman, and Linda Duessel, Federated Investors.
Rumors of a failed Asian art auction drive down shares of Sotheby's, and the Fast Money traders call the close. Hint: Avoid the Euro.
Deborah Weinswig, Citi analyst, looks at the retail picture and says department stores are performing very well while the companies that will be hit by rising gas prices are lower-end retailers. Also, Pops & Drops.
Mark Okada, founder and CIO at Highland Capital Management, reveals what areas investors can use to play a potential rise in U.S. interest rates. He also weighs in on what signs are indicating an improvement in credit quality.
Mark Okada, Highland Capital, and Leon Kalvaria, Citigroup, look at the three Rs and where we stand right now, with CNBC's David Faber and Gary Kaminsky. Companies have survived and are ready to thrive, and not just in the U.S.
Mark Okada, Highland Capital, and Leon Kalvaria, Citigroup, discuss mortgage-backed securities and Jeffrey Lacker's comments that central banks shouldn't own anything but Treasurys. They also discuss the possibility that M&A is about to pick up for the next few years.
Stocks trimmed losses but remained down after news of a 7.4-magnitude earthquake east of Sendai Honshu, in northern Japan.
The defense contractors will likely be the most affected sector if the U.S. government shuts down, according to Paul Hickey, co-founder of Bespoke Investment Group.
Emerging markets had few friends this year. Fears that monetary tightening would sap growth had investors pulling billions out of E.M. equity funds in the first quarter.
There’s still value in this market even if stocks have rallied nearly 100 percent since the March 2009 lows, said Jeff Layman, CIO of BKD Wealth Advisors.
Not surprisingly, the ECB raised its interest rates by 25 basis points to 1.25 percent. Meanwhile, the Labor Department reported initial jobless claims fell 10,000 to 382,000 — largely inline with the 385,000 expected by economists. But traders are eyeing the flurry of March retail sales reports this morning.
Investors spend a good deal of time parsing the actions and statements by the Federal Reserve banks and governors. Ben Bernanke has the dubious distinction of chairing this eclectic economic curia, and his weighing-in of opinion carries more weight. It is only fitting then that Ben spends a little extra time on the examination table.
A strong recommendation for REITs and REIT funds, with Lois Carrier-Maurice, president and co-founder, Carrier & Maurice Investment Advisors. She likes to stay in till REIT's reach their peak. She's now buying into lagging areas, like small cap value and domestic bonds.
If the government shuts down, the Republicans will likely get the blame but the American people will be the losers.