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The week's top business and investment advice, including rails and commodities, and what to keep an eye on next week, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has an update on bond yields and the dollar from the CME.
The 17 European countries that make up the euro zone face a 40 to 50 percent chance of recession by the end of the year, economists at Goldman Sachs predict, adding that “at best, the European recovery looks to be weak and hesitant”.
Facebook is in the advanced stages of developing mobile applications that will for the first time bring games and other apps that work on its web platform to smartphones, the FT reports.
Stocks in Europe are pointing to a lower open on Friday as Germany's approval of reforms to the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) proved insufficient to maintain positive momentum in the markets.
The Chinese renminbi was a more popular currency for company bond sales than the euro for the first time in the third quarter, underlining the debilitating effect of the eurozone’s sovereign debt crisis, while China has nurtured its own, potentially huge bond market. The Financial Times reports.
Mad Money's Cramer says investors need to have a shopping list of stock ready because when the market takes a tumble, that list could be your best friend.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says if an investment is for the long-term, that doesn't mean investors can ignore the downside.
The Fast Money traders offer special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.
The commodity pits are some of the most volatile places on earth, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Hungary's decision to help its citizens pay back the foreign exchange loans they took at the height of the economic boom a few years back has sparked outrage among banks and spooked foreign investors.
An outlook on whether copper will continue to struggle, with Eric Zuccarelli, independent copper trader.
Stocks rallied on Monday and Tuesday on hopes that policy makers where about to get their act together and unveil a credible solution to the euro zone debt crisis. On Wednesday the bears where back in charge as stocks and commodities came under renewed pressure amid fears a euro zone resolution was not as close as had been hoped.
Hungary's government is taking steps to pull the country out of the difficult economic conditions it still faces but needs to ensure predictability, Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis, US Ambassador to Hungary, told CNBC.com.
European stocks are expected to fall at the open ahead of a vote in Berlin on whether to hand new powers to the European Financial Stability Fund.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says Euro-fear is the reason stocks like Apple got clobbered on Wednesday.
Anthony Scaramucci,SkyBridge Capital with an outlook on hedge funds, and a look at the best and worst performing funds.
Mark Bronzo, who helps manage $26 billion at Security Global Investors for the firm's large cap growth strategy, sheds insight on rebalancing.
Since it was elected last year, Hungary's government has aggressively aimed to cut the country's debt burden, through raising taxes and nationalizing private pension assets, amongst other measures.
Noting really came out of operation twist, according to Doug Roberts, Channel Capital Research founder/chief investment strategist, who says at this point depending on economic numbers, QE3 might stabilize stock prices but probably not ease the economy.