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A two-tier economy is emerging in the UK, with small-cap companies being left behind, Keith McGregor, EMEA head of restructuring at Ernst & Young, told CNBC Monday.
Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.
Marc Faber of the Gloom, Doom & Boom Report, shares his outlook on the global economy. "Despite of the fact the ECB and European governments will flood the markets with liquidity to bail themselves out, global liquidity is tightening," he says. "It's bad for asset prices but it's good for the US dollar."
Drugs, and especially cocaine, "pollute" the economic world and traders should be tested for narcotics, Carlo Giovanardi, a junior minister with responsibility for the family in Silvio Berlusconi's government, said in an interview published on YouTube and quoted by the Guardian.
The average UK household will be in “fuel poverty” by the next election in 2015 if energy bills, which have almost doubled as a share of median income since 2004, stay on their current path, the FT reports.
European stocks were called broadly flat on Tuesday as shares rose for a fourth straight trading day on Monday, buoyed by a Franco-German pledge to act within the next month to recapitalize troubled euro zone banks in a bid to resolve the European sovereign debt crisis.
Michael Parker, senior research analyst, Asian power & renewable energy, Sanford C. Bernstein, anticipates a slow down in emerging markets' power consumption leading to falling coal price.
Neale Anderson, telecom & media analyst, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, explains why surging interest for data heavy devices provides a solid platform for Asian telco sector to start growing their revenue.
Jim Rogers, Rogers Holdings chairman weighs in on global market risks and whether investors should beware of commodities.
CNBC's Bob Pisani has the rundown on Monday's market rally, and a look at whether this is a bear market rally or a bull run, with Milton Ezrati, Lord Abbett; Mike Holland, Holland & Company; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts, saying unless oil collapses between now and earnings season, this is the group that seems most out of whack versus the fundamentals.
Nigel Lake, CO-CEO of Pottinger, says that almost half of all announced M&A transactions in Australia failed to reach closure this year.
Are you running out of reasons to hate stocks? Mad Money host Jim Cramer says the markets have reached an interesting dichotomy: the paid to wait stocks are no longer waiting, and the big dog machinery plays are now cheap.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.
News out of Europe is helping spark optimism in the markets this morning, but will volatility stay? Scott Bauer, president at SIB Equity Options discusses. "Nobody wants to take a position overnight," he says. "I still see high volatility into earning seasons."
Frederic Dickson, D.A. Davidson & Co., and Robert Brusca, Fact And Opinion, discuss how to play the markets Monday morning.
It is hard to envisage a less propitious climate for equity analysis than a gloomy outlook for advanced economies combined with sustained and severe market volatility.
US hedge funds and private equity firms that specialise in distressed situations are gearing up new or existing European offices in expectation of a surge in coming opportunities as the continent grapples with its sovereign debt crisis and sputtering growth, reported the FT.