Market Outlook


  • Marc Faber Questions if Dow Could Hit 1,000 Friday, 30 Jul 2010 | 4:06 AM ET

    "It is likely that if the Dow where to fall by more than 20 percent from the present level there would be further massive fiscal and monetary stimulus packages – not just in the US but worldwide," Faber said.

  • Banks May Get Profit Boost as Demand for Debt Rises Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 7:07 PM ET

    US banks are taking advantage of improving earnings and growing investor demand to raise billions of dollars in debt at historically low interest rates, a move that could boost the sector’s profits in coming years.

  • Citi Retail Arm Targets Affluent Americans Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 10:28 AM ET

    Citigroup is to target wealthy US consumers in big cities with a revamped offering of accounts and credit cards, in the latest attempt to revive its North American retail bank.

  • Fear Cheap Money, Not Double Dip: Morgan Stanley Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 5:25 AM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    Fears over a double-dip recession for the global economy are waning, but investors should be more worried about ultra-loose policy from the Federal Reserve, according to Joachim Fels, the co-head of economics at Morgan Stanley.

  • Is Gold Pointing to Lehman Mark II? Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 4:36 AM ET

    Gold and oil prices are flashing warning signals that this summer may look more like the summer before the collapse of Lehman Brothers, a currency strategist warns.

  • Another Recession Due Circa 2012: Jim Rogers Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 1:14 PM ET
    British Pound

    A new recession would be due around 2012 but central banks will not be able to throw cash at it anymore, Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Long or Short BP Stock? Here's What Charts Say Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 2:55 AM ET

    In my previous commentary on the U.S. dollar index published in May, I mentioned that the index, which surged in mere weeks then, was primed for a collapse due to the parabolic nature of its uptrend.

  • Charting Asia | BP London (Daily) Tuesday, 27 Jul 2010 | 12:59 AM ET
  • Roubini: EU Stress Tests Criteria Not Realistic Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | 8:03 AM ET
    Nouriel Roubini

    The pan-European stress tests on the banking sector were not tough enough to reflect future worsening conditions for the continent's economy, Nouriel Roubini told CNBC.com.

  • Jim Rogers: Stress Test Is a PR Exercise Monday, 26 Jul 2010 | 6:01 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    "There are more problems coming in the currency markets, pension funds, US states and cities, etc. None of this was considered although the latter is only indirect for the European banks," the famous investor told CNBC.com.

  • European Bank Stress Test Results Friday, 23 Jul 2010 | 12:50 PM ET
    The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    Seven of the 91 banks failed the EU stress test. Here's the country-by-country information.

  • Stress Tests Assume No Sovereign Default Risk Friday, 23 Jul 2010 | 10:19 AM ET

    The euro fell sharply after the release of the methodology for pan-European stress tests, as investors still doubt that they will reflect the full extent of the woes.

  • European Bank Stress Tests Cheat Sheet Friday, 23 Jul 2010 | 3:16 AM ET

    The results of EU stress tests on 91 banks are expected to be published Friday. Here is some country-by-country information on the banks:

  • History Not on the Side of the Double-Dip Camp: Professor Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010 | 5:42 AM ET

    History is not on the side of the double-dip camp, said Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, professor at the University of British Columbia, as chances of that occurring in the U.S. have been rare.

  • Dollar Index to Find Support at 82: Charts Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010 | 1:33 AM ET

    In my previous commentary on the U.S. dollar index published in May, I mentioned that the index, which surged in mere weeks then, was primed for a collapse due to the parabolic nature of its uptrend.

  • Dollar Primed for Collapse by End June: Charts Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010 | 1:30 AM ET

    The dollar's recent strength has been explained by most market analysts as a result of the euro weakness rather than any fundamental support for the greenback. In fact, a closer look at the dollar's chart - particularly the dollar index - suggests the currency may be primed for a collapse.

  • Charting Asia | Dollar Index (Weekly) Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010 | 12:47 AM ET
  • World at Risk of Folding in on Itself: Deputy Doom Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 3:15 AM ET

    The global economy is at risk of folding in on itself unless policy makers face up to the threat of inflation and exchange rate inflexibility, Arun Motianey, director of fixed income strategy at Roubini Global Economics, told CNBC.

  • Dow May Crash to 7,500 If 10,600 Not Breached Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 1:29 AM ET

    The causes may have been different, but the collapse of the U.S. markets in early 2008 followed the same behavioral patterns as the collapse in 1929. The recovery pattern seen in 2010, is also very similar to that developed in 1930.

  • Charting Asia | Dow Monthly 1929-1930 Thursday, 15 Jul 2010 | 12:28 AM ET