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Stocks are trading lower, as financial stocks take a hit, with Sam Stovall, Standard & Poor chief investment strategist, and Anthony Chan, Blue Chip Monthly.
The U. S. markets are down after losing early gains. Financials weigh on the markets and an explosion at an Apple components factory in Shanghai creates concerns over iPad 2 production. Kingdom Holdings invests big in Twitter. And homebuilder sentiment rises for the third straight month, according to the NAHB.
European shares slide as the ECB's Draghi says nothing about bond buying in speech. The ECB's Constancio says a euro zone breakup is unthinkable. Spain's incoming PM wants to reduce the deficit by $21.6 billion. Saab plans to liquidate after a Swedish court accepts its bankruptcy application. Oil stocks fall on weak economic recovery. And ratings agency Fitch says it's skeptical about Europe's ability to tackle its debt crisis. With Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management.
The euro remains at a 11-month low on concerns that eurozone debt could damange global economic growth. Tony Crescenzi, PIMCO, weighs in. "The confidence of what is a safe asset has shrunk dramatically," says Crescenzi. "Treasuries will be a beneficiary."
Japan, the US and the UK will retain zero interest rates policies until at least early 2014, according to a December report by Swedish bank SEB.
Insight on the early morning markets and jobs report, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, Rick Santelli and Scott Nations, NationShares.
Mario Draghi has warned of the costs of a euro zone break-up, breaching a taboo for a president of the ECB, even as he sought to play down market expectations about the bank’s role in combating the sovereign debt crisis. The FT reports.
Markets are pointing to a higher open on Monday, with Jim Steel, HSBC; Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman; and Stephen Schork, The Schork Report.
The European markets await euro zone news but rebound after a slow start. Italy's markets have a strong day and the UK struggles to get back into positive territory. Swedish Auto is down by 66 percent after Saab files for bankruptcy. And the euro is under pressure as the ECB announces it will launch a 3 year liquidity operation on Wednesday.
U.S. futures are mixed. More gainers than decliners in Europe even though Fitch says a solution to the crisis is technically and politically beyond reach. The ECB announces plans to launch a 3 year liquidity operation on Wednesday. The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong il shakes already nervous Asian markets, as his son Kim Jong un takes over.
Mario Draghi warned of the costs of a euro zone break-up, breaching a taboo for a president of the European Central Bank, in an interview with the Financial Times.
The governor of France’s central bank has said Britain is more deserving of losing its top-notch credit rating than France as Paris braces itself for a potential downgrade of the country’s triple A status.
European stocks were called to open lower on Monday tracking overnight trade in Asia where stocks were hit by fears of possible ratings downgrades in Europe and the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong il.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.
A lot of people still don't understand what drives gold prices, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Speculation requires homework, and homework requires one hour per week of stock research, advises Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Consider stocks with dividend protection, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. "Solid dividends can be reassuring even in the most volatile markets," he says.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says this is not the time to panic. "Remember the problem is rooted in Europe- not the U.S.," he says.
As we look ahead to next week, are bears taking control of the market? Hunting for value in the market and strategies for smart trading, with Sarah Ketterer, Causeway Capital Management CEO and portfolio manager and Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital founder/president.