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As data from China and the U.S. showed the global economy slowing sharply, the head of the World Bank warned that the summer of 2012 is looking like an “eerie” echo of 2008, when a collapse of the U.S. mortgage market led to the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
Mariano Rajoy, Spain’s prime minister, has called for centralized control of national budgets in the eurozone in an unexpected gesture to mollify Brussels and Berlin on the eve of what is expected to be a crucial week for Madrid. The FT reports.
Friday's dismal jobs numbers spilled over into Sunday's talk show circuit. CNBC's John Harwood reports on the political sparring now taking place in Washington, DC and its impact on the upcoming election, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo and Jim Cramer.
Maria Bartiromo and the entire CNBC news team provide perspective and insight on recent uncertainly and volatility in the markets. Jim Cramer weighs in on how investors can try and make sense of global contagion; Oriel Morrison reports the latest news on what's driving overseas markets now; Kayla Tausche runs through the numbers and looks at some historical reactions; Steve Liesman provides insight on the economic side of the horrible jobs report on Friday; Gary Kaminsky checks in on whether the markets are officially in "correction mode"; and Rick Santelli has a look at record low Treasury yields and its impact on mortgage rates.
The China market may be due for more listless trading ahead of May economic data (due for release Saturday June 9).
The weak jobs report underscored America's economic crisis but also a bigger risk for the market: a synchronized global slowdown. El-Erian weighs in on what it means for investors.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why the best offense is a good defense in this market.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer encourages investors to turn to companies with no ties to Europe right now.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says both Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and President Obama should try to convince China to step up to help fund Europe. He also helps you come up with a plan for next week.
How will weak economic reports impact strong auto sales? Jessica Caldwell, Edmunds.com senior analyst and CNBC's Phil LeBeau discuss.
Today's jobs report marked the 40th consecutive month where unemployment resulted in 8% or greater. Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak; Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; and Jack Caffrey, JPMorgan, share perspective on jobs and the European crisis. "Printing money right now politically is the only way out for the Europeans," says Boockvar.
President Obama addresses today's weak jobs report amid an economy that "is still fighting [its] way back from the great recession." I place my bets on American workers and American businesses any day of the week," he says, "and my message to Congress is now is not the time to play politics [and sit on your hands]."
Was there any silver lining in today's jobs reports? Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist and CNBC's Steve Liesman, offer insight.
The "Power Lunch" crew reacts to statements made by Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney on President Obama's policies and also offer insight on where today's stock market stands since the weak jobs report this morning.
Art Cashin, UBS director of floor trading, discusses the gloom and doom descending on global markets after this morning's weak employment report, and the flight to safety in gold.
Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Family of Funds president, and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets chief U.S. economist, provide perspective on Friday's poor jobs report and its impact on the markets and U.S. economy.
The largest Wall Street securities dealers held talks with institutional investors in Boston last week to discuss concerns over shrinking liquidity in the corporate bond market and the rise of electronic trading, the FT reports.
Madrid was dealt a double blow on Thursday after it emerged that almost €100bn in capital had left the country in the first three months of the year and the head of the European Central Bank lambasted its handling of Bankia, the troubled Spanish lender.
Gregg Engles, Dean Foods Company chairman & CEO, says the macro situation in milk has gotten much better.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why WYNN looks appealing at its current levels.