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Introducing legislation separating investment banks from commercial banks would be a "boon" for shareholders, despite banks' opposition, Richard Bove, banking analyst at Rochdale Securities, told CNBC Thursday.
Developed and emerging stock markets diverged on Thursday with the latter falling on worries China will take more measures to temper growth after reporting its fastest quarterly growth in two years.
If you Google ‘cause and effect’ you come up with a list of millions. It’s a complicated subject, and the relationship between the cause and effect on the Google price chart is just as complicated. It's convenient to associate the recent price pullback with Google’s current dispute with China. However, a closer look at its stock chart would reveal other factors at play.
Global stocks were lower on Wednesday after reports of bank lending restrictions in China, while the euro hit a five-month low against the dollar as concerns about Greece's fiscal problems nagged investors.
Global stocks were lower on Tuesday as investors waited for a wave of U.S. earnings reports to give them a feel of how well the micro side of the global economic recovery is faring.
The recovery won't be bolstered by the consumer, like in previous recessions. Instead demand will come from a build-up of low inventories and large companies' exposure to emerging market growth, Edith Thouin, vice president of ABN Amro Private Banking said Monday.
Chinese stocks have become too expensive and are need of a pause at current levels or a "substantial pullback" to make them better value, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.
Global stocks were firmer on Monday as metal prices rose on strong Chinese demand hopes. But crude prices were weak as renewed concerns about energy demand prompted investors to sell down their positions.
The financial crisis is likely to lead to food shortages in a few years because the agriculture sector is in dire need of funds, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Friday.
Investors looking to go against the Wall Street grain should look to companies that are in the midst of change, Beth Lilly, portfolio manager at Gamco Woodland Small-Cap Value Fund, told CNBC Thursday.
Global stocks rose on Thursday as investors moved past concerns about weakening demand from China and increased their exposure to risk in bets on a global upturn. Experts told CNBC that although volatility will persist, markets will trend up this year and advised investors to buy on the dips.
Chip bellwether Intel kicks off tech sector earnings on Thursday, and analysts expect the chip maker to once again, surpass Wall Street's estimates.
The bulls' time has run out as investors start to realize the global economy has a structural problem after bad news such as Societe Generale's profit warning and Friday's US jobs data, David Bloom, head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, told CNBC Wednesday.
Global stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors fretted over China's monetary tightening and disappointing corporate earnings results. Experts told CNBC that agricultural commodities look attractive, while airline stocks should be avoided.
Investors should continue to invest in defensive stocks in strong dividend sectors like telecommunications, technology and pharmaceuticals, said Willem Nabarro, head of European equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas on Tuesday.
BlackRock is taking a slightly more conservative stance on the stock market for this coming quarter, as last year's spectacular returns are unlikely to be repeated, Bob Doll, Vice Chairman and global Chief Investment Officer for equities, told CNBC Tuesday.
Global stocks were lower on Tuesday as investors digested early results from the fourth-quarter earnings season. U.S. aluminum producer Alcoa reported earnings below Wall Street estimates after the closing bell on Monday, causing investors to worry if this could be the theme for the season.
Despite lots of talk about sovereign debt default in 2010, IHS Global Insight said Monday there is very little chance of major problems over the coming year.