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DoubleLine Capital CEO Jeffrey Gundlach reveals the reasons why the US housing market won't be rebounding anytime soon.
Backed by its resource-rich landscape of world class deposits, Mongolia has been coined the “Saudi Arabia of Coal” with strong parallels to previous natural resource booms around the world.
2010 was hardly a great year for the comms team at BP, so with the appointment of Peter Henshaw as new Director of Communications this February, after a successful stint at BG, hopes have been high for a fresh change of direction.
Back in 1997, Thailand commenced its own banking crisis. The conventional wisdom was that the Thai economy was too small to affect other countries in the region. Nevertheless, the Asian crisis was soon in full swing, bringing down governments and moving from South East Asia to the whole of the region.
The rally in gold prices has further to run, says a leading precious metals consultancy, which predicts waves of investor buying will take gold prices to as much as $1,600 a troy ounce by the end of the year, reports the FT.
BP’s efforts to buy out its Russian billionaire partners in TNK-BP were foundering on Wednesday night, ahead of a deadline to complete the UK energy group’s proposed $16bn share swap with Rosneft, reports the Financial Times.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil, gold and silver are likely headed tomorrow.
Will high oil prices impact earnings? Doug Cote, ING Investment Management, and Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James with an optimistic eye on the market and the economy.
Crude supplies are up over a million barrels, but the decline in gasoline is far more than analysts were expecting, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Also, a look at the recent rise in oil prices, and the hunt for cheap oil, with Addison Armstrong, Tradition Energy, and CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets global FX strategist, discusses the economic factors that make the Swedish Krona so appealing right now.
Following Goldman Sachs' negative call on crude prices which took the wind out of the commodities rally this week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch is predicting a 30 percent chance that Brent crude could hit 160 dollars a barrel in 2011.
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Zapatero is on a tour of Asia this week playing up the fact that key investors like China are more than willing to buy his government’s debt, despite Portugal’s decision to ask the European Union for support.
Since the March 2009 lows, stocks have outperformed when earnings have been hitting the tape and been held back outside of earnings seasons when macroeconomic news has dominated, according to Mark Tinker, a global portfolio manager at Axa Framlington in London.
Low market volumes and stiff competition have led to a sharp fall in “high-frequency” trading as industry experts warn that the past two years of rapid growth may be coming to a halt, reports the Financial Times.
Loose monetary policy will not solve the euro zone’s structural imbalances and the ECB needs to focus on price stability to help rein in commodity-led inflation, according to incoming ECB Board Member Peter Praet.
The International Monetary Fund says the US lacks a credible strategy to stabilize its mounting public debt posing a small but significant risk of a new global economic crisis. The Financial Times reports.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil is headed, particularly in light of Goldman Sachs' recommendation that investors take profits.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche says the Fed has goaded investors into a hunt for yield. As a result, they're moving into longer-term bonds and riskier assets.
Business travel is picking up. Is it time to bet on Vegas and airline stocks? Robert LaFleur, Hudson Securities Gaming and Lodging analyst, and Jim Corridore, Standard & Poor's airline analyst, discuss the best bets in these sectors.
The February trade deficit is slightly lower, with CNBC's Rick Santelli. And import prices as well as export prices rise. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on QE2, while Scott Nations, NationsShares, discusses equities and the earnings picture. With Andrew Ross Sorkin, The New York Times.