After a week of high-octane turbulence, stocks have a good chance of drifting higher in the week ahead, giving the year a bullish finale.» Read More
How the heck did the markets rally today in face on so many lousy data points, asks Mad Money host Jim Cramer, who says investor need to be aware of many cross currents at play.
Stocks across Europe were expected to make significant gains at the open on Thursday, following a show of support for Greece from Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy.
Britain is to sue the European Central Bank for setting rules that allegedly handicap the City of London and would force one of the world’s largest clearing houses to decamp operations to the euro area.
Jon Najarian, OptionMonster.com weighs in on the the volatility index and why it may have run its course.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen talks to six power players to get their best ideas for investing right now, featuring Kyle Bass, Hayman Advisors LP founder and principal; Leon G. Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman and CEO; Philip Falcone, Harbinger Capital Investments founder; J. Tomilson Hill, Blackstone Marketable Alternative Asset Management CEO; Daniel S. Loeb, Third Point LLC founder and CEO; Anne B. Popkin, Symphony Asset Management president.
The highly anticipated IPO of Facebook will likely be delayed until late 2012, people familiar with the company said.
A look at Wednesday's market activity from the trading floor, with Joesph Greco, Meridian Equity Partners, Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
The US Treasury would effectively accommodate a possible Federal Reserve stimulus to drive down long-term interest rates, according to people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
European stocks were expected to open lower on Wednesday after Moody's downgraded Societe Generale and Credit Agricole's ratings on worries about their exposure to Greece.
Any fall in the euro-dollar below $1.36 has a high probability of cascading into a fall to $1.29, which in turn, will have a high probability of quickly falling into the consolidation support area with a potential downside target near $1.24.
It might only be a number or a psychological barrier for markets. But the 2 percent level that 10-year U.S. Treasury and German Bund yields have dived under in the past few days is hugely significant. The FT reports.
European stocks are expected to make healthy gains at the open following a report that Italy is seeking support in the bond market from China.
"I've no regrets." Federico Ghizzoni, chief executive of UniCredit, told the FT after his first year in the top job at Italy's largest bank by assets.
A technical look at where the S&P 500 is likely headed, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer Asset Management chief market strategist.
Italy’s center-right government is turning to cash-rich China in the hope that Beijing will help rescue it from financial crisis by making “significant” purchases of Italian bonds, the FT reports.
New international bank capital rules are “anti-American” and the US should consider pulling out of the Basel group of global regulators, Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, has said.
Major Asian stock markets dropped between 2 and 3 percent on Monday after the resignation of European Central Bank’s de facto chief economist Juergen Stark heightened uncertainty for investors. A number of analysts and investors told CNBC they forecast a further global selloff given a lack of clear policy solutions from Europe.
European stocks are expected to fall sharply at the market open on Monday amid renewed fears about the euro zone debt crisis.
Mad Money's Jim Cramers says individual companies are taking a backseat to big-picture macro worries about Europe. So until there is some resolution from European governments, or stocks go lower, investors should stay cautious.
The week's top business news and investment advice, including speeches from President Obama and Fed Chairman Bernanke, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.