Banks across Europe are braced to take as much as 17 billion euro ($24.5 billion) of writedowns on their holdings of Greek sovereign debt within a matter of days.
Sizzling hot temperatures around the country are driving up natural gas and electricity demand, with air-conditioners and generators in overdrive in the 100-plus degree heat. But futures traders, who didn't bet on this intense heat a week ago, missed the wave, reports CNBC Senior Energy Correspondent Sharon Epperson.
All eyes are turned towards the clock as the August 2 deadline for the US debt talks approaches. Treasurys investors could stand to benefit if Congress cannot agree to raise the debt ceiling.
A legal battle over alleged computer hacking of a US marketing company by a News Corp subsidiary has been referred to US authorities by a senior lawmaker, the FT reports.
The Nikkei 225's catch-up over the last month has been impressive. It's outperformed many of its Asian peers as well as European indices and the US, and is homing in on its pre earthquake and tsunami levels. The FT reports.
Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities, gives his take on Microsoft ahead of company earnings.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
The markets are in wait and see mode, but should investors be? Insight with Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors and Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group.
Yra Harris, Praxis Trading weighs in on pre-market futures and what to keep an eye on during the trading day.
In the murky world of accounting, balance sheets, company announcements and company denials, chart analysis provided traders and investors with clear exit signs in the shares of Sino Forest, says Daryl Guppy.
Discussing the market's surge on better-than-expected earnings, with Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners.
A breakdown of Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America earnings, with the Squawk on the Street news team.
The logjam of initial public offerings is building in Europe, after almost $10bn of flotations were shelved in the first half of the year due to market volatility and investors’ disillusionment with recent listings.
As gold prices continue to break new record highs, analysts are reviewing their targets with many predicting further gains. But not everyone’s bullish on the precious metal.
Insight on IBM's better-than-expected numbers; job cuts at Cisco; Apple shares accelerating ahead of earnings; and more, with the Fast Money traders.
Insight on how investors play this market now, with Andrew Kanaly, Kanaly Trust Company; Mihir Dange, Gold Options Arbitrage; Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
News Corp is facing heightened legal risks in its home US market over the phone hacking and police bribery scandal after the arrest of Rebekah Brooks, the former News International chief executive, but legal analysts believe US authorities are unlikely to take rapid action against the company. The FT reports.
Discussing why investors should be watching company earnings and not necessarily the country's debt, with David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles, and David Wright, Sierra Core Retirement Fund.
Discussing the internet company's blowout quarter and bright future, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on Google, Clorox, and natural gas trades to make today.