Caught in a tug of war between the opposing policy modes of a tightening U.S. Fed and an easing European Central Bank, yields have taken dramatic turns.» Read More
The world's largest bond fund has moved out almost entirely from US debt and into that of emerging markets and corporations, Pimco's Bill Gross told CNBC.
Grain prices are going to take almost two years to rebuild, so there's going to be a period of elevated costs, said Farha Aslam, food analyst at Stephens.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.
Partly, of course, this is on concerns that oil will stay elevated longer than expected, but there are additional concerns about sovereign debt in Europe and slower growth in China.
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The Commerce Department reported the deficit on international trade in goods and services was $46.3 billion in January, up from $40.2 billion in December and $27 billion in mid 2009, when the recovery began. Deficits on oil and with China jumped $1.2 and $2.6 billion, respectively, and the overall trade deficit is blocking the creation of 3 million jobs each year.
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Financial markets have quickly moved from worrying about things like Middle East oil supplies to whether the global economy is healthy enough to support demand for all sorts of assets.
Buying financial stocks is like “buying a lottery ticket”—nothing has changed in the industry and there’s still no transparency, according to Ronald Carson, CEO and founder of Carson Wealth Management.
Sentiment has been weakening in the chip sector for the last week, and yesterday (Wednesday) the bears pounced on Lam Research.
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With the markets on a decline, investors need to put money into value plays, said Rob Hoxton, president and CEO of Hoxton Financial, and Robert Auer, portfolio manager at Auer Growth Fund.
Keep an eye on for-profit schools today (Thursday), especially Bridgepoint Education.
US stock index futures extended moved even lower after the government released disappointing news on trade data and jobless claims.
The oil trade has faded a bit, but the sovereign debt trade has returned with Moody's downgrade of Spain's credit rating (with warnings of further downgrades), saying that the cost of cleaning up the banking sector will be more than expected.
The market's bull run is not over and stocks will be higher at the end of the year, according to Bob Parker, Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse.
Wealthy Saudi investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal expressed confidence in Citigroup's earnings potential and also called for the bank to issue a dividend to shareholders.
New rules capital requirement for banks in Spain come into force on Thursday and Spain's vulnerable savings banks are looking around for any extra cash.
Stocks seem locked in a trading band of indecision, as traders await the next development from the Middle East or economic news that could move the market forward.