Discussing the state of the U.S. economy, with Financial Services Committee chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, (R-Texas).» Read More
2011 is beginning to look very like 2008 before the collapse of Lehman Brothers—except the numbers involved are much bigger this time around, according to Simon Derrick, the chief currency strategist at Bank of New York Mellon.
Charles Munger, the long-standing business partner to Warren Buffett, has defended David Sokol even as the former senior Berkshire Hathaway executive remains under fire for buying shares in a chemicals company less than two months before its sale to Mr Buffett.
Portugal is holding talks with the European Union on how to meet its immediate borrowing needs as its banks press Lisbon to seek a bridging loan until a new government can negotiate a bail-out deal, according to the FT.
European stocks were indicated to open slightly higher on Wednesday, following positive but muted trade in Asia.
Stock markets are in a long period of steady selling pressure, and that trend will likely continue for another three or fours years despite an expanding global economy, Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors told CNBC.
The price of gold on the COMEX gold chart has fallen from $1440/oz to near $1420/oz. Is this weakness a buying opportunity or is this weakness an indication that the uptrend in gold has become weaker?
CNBC's Mary Thompson has the story on banks taking off their gloves in a battle to win business from the middle market.
A look at what one big money player in the commercial real estate industry is buying, with Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr al-Thani, Qatar's prime minister, and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
Commodities continue to go up at a torrid pace, and today it's not just gold and silver, as copper gets in on the action. Why? The Chinese are using it to use it as collateral to finance deals. Also what to expect from the Fed minutes this afternoon, what KB Home's numbers mean to housing, and can M&A continue to lift technology.
What the Texas Instruments-National Semi deal means to the tech sector, with CNBC's Jon Fortt & Herb Greenberg; Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research; and Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics Investment Partners. Also, a look at new tech vs. old tech, and how to rebalance your tech portfolio.
Mario Gabelli, CEO & CIO, GAMCO Investors, Inc., this year's Money Manager of the Year (Institutional Investor) discusses his quest to buy companies that are selling at a discount from private market value and look for a catalyst. He also discusses his economic outlook and expectations for the market.
The UK and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday took steps to try to cool record oil prices, a day after Brent crude hit an all-time high in sterling terms, reports the Financial Times.
Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, discusses what happened in overnight trading as well as what he wishes would happen with the Fed. And the House tries to ban the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases, with Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.) Energy & Commerce Committee.
Guy Monson, a fund manager at Sarasin, has called the two-year rally in stocks and stayed true to his bullish views despite the wall of worry.
European stocks were indicated to open slightly lower on Tuesday, following lackluster trade in both Asia and the U.S.
Bob Diamond has decided Barclays must increase its risk appetite amid internal expectations at the bank that a key measure of its profitability will fall or stay stagnant this year, the FT reports.
Libyan rebels are set for their first oil export as soon as Tuesday as they seek funding to sustain their uprising against Muammer Gaddafi's 41-year rule of the north African nation, the Financial Times reports.
Silver and the gold, and the commodities trade doesn't appear to coming to a close, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Fast Money Halftime Report traders. Also, a look at the microchip trade, and what it will take for stocks to break out now, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer.
Transocean, the world’s largest offshore rig company, awarded its executives bonuses for 2010, citing “the best year in safety performance in our company’s history,” in spite of the Macondo disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a regulatory filing. The FT reports.