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
With the Fed flooding the market with money and the IMF ready with a nearly $1 trillion bailout package, analysts think the trend for the US currency remains lower.
Stocks declined, but ended significantly off session lows, as financials gained and the dollar slipped, although investors remained concerned about the effectiveness of Europe's attempt to contain sovereign debt troubles. HP and Home Depot fell, while AmEx and BofA rose.
Stocks came back from session lows as financials gained, although the market remained lower amid continuing fears about Europe's ability to harness a credit crisis despite a weekend bailout agreement for Ireland. HP and Home Depot fell, while AmEx and BofA rose.
Why are U.S. stocks reacting so much to the Irish news, I keep getting asked. Isn't this good news that Ireland is getting covered? My reaction is, U.S. stocks are holding up quite well, given the dollar strength.
There are clearly two perspectives emerging on Europe's problems and this chasm in perspectives will become more clear as time goes by. The budget minded nations are reigning in the less disciplined sovereigns. Solvent Europe vs. broke member nations.
The risk-off trade. The announcements over the weekend failed to put a floor under European bonds. Spanish bonds, for example, are up nearly a quarter point, to 5.40 percent on the 10-year. The market is saying Europe failed to put a firewall around Greece — then Ireland.
Stocks plunged Monday as investors remained concerned about the wider implications of debt burdens throughout Europe. David Katz, CIO of Matrix Asset Advisors and Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds discussed their outlooks.
Investors cast their votes of disapproval for the Irish bailout plan by bashing the euro, and worries of further contagion sent spreads on peripheral and other European debt wider.
Firms are sitting on more money in their corporate bank accounts than ever before. What will they do with all the extra cash? Michael Thompson, managing director of valuation and risk strategies at Standard & Poor’s, shared his insights.
Stocks sank Monday as a strong start to the December holiday shopping season failed to counter investor concerns about the wider implications of debt burdens throughout Europe even as a final agreement was reached on Ireland's bailout fund. HP and Boeing slumped, while Bank of America rose.
Techs or pharmeceuticals — which is the better buy for investors? Uri Landesman, president of Platinum Partners and Philip Tasho, CEO and CIO at Tamro Capital shared their insights.
With corporate profits breaking records, Wall Street anxiously anticipates the return of the individual investors to the stock market. It may be a long wait, because the little guy may have concluded investing in stocks is a sucker bet.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Silver prices have soared 60 percent in 2010, driven in large part by a strong investment demand, particularly strong buying of exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, backed by the physical metal.
The boost to stocks as European Union officials endorsed the $115 billion debt bailout has proved short-lived. The euro has weakened, the dollar strengthened (to a 2-month high), and most major bourses in Europe are down about 1 percent after being up overnight
U.S. stock index futures slid deeper into negative territory ahead of the open Monday as a final agreement on Ireland's bailout fund failed to lift investor sentiment.
Deficits from governments large and small pose the biggest challenge ahead to a stock market poised to go higher, a panel of experts told CNBC.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.
The euro is not in danger of breaking up, judging by its current levels against the other major currencies, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.
Sunspots are moving in direct correlation with activity in the markets and they are predicting a crisis in about three years, technical analyst Charles Nenner told CNBC Monday.