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CNBC's Simon Hobbs and the Fast Money traders discuss the stocks they'll be watching heading into next week.
Ireland’s National Asset Management Agency, the “bad bank” set up to take over the toxic property loans of the country’s banks, intends to aggressively step up sales of property backed by bad Irish debt in the UK, reports the Financial Times.
Shares in mining company BHP Billiton will not climb far beyond the levels it is currently trading at and prices are likely to come down in the next six months, Steven Mayne, director of Mayne Financials, told CNBC.
The global economy will likely slow down from the second quarter of 2011 and investors should scale back risk as companies warn of headwinds in the coming quarters, Michael Preiss Chief Equity Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank told CNBC.
BP lost valuable time at the height of its devastating accident in the Gulf of Mexico last year pursuing solutions to contain the oil spill that were never going to succeed, the chief executive of ExxonMobil has claimed.
Exactly one year ago, on April 20th, 2010, shares in Transocean - already listed on the NYSE - started trading on the Swiss stock exchange.
The mining industry has been caught by natural disasters in the Pacific region, an intense mergers and acquisitions environment and emerging countries eyeing to get a hold on commodities resources, Evy Hambro, MD and CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock told CNBC.
The next upside target for the Australian dollar is near $1.10. At this level the AUD starts to cause some very severe pain to Australia's export industries.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, including the latest data from MasterCard on retail gasoline demand, and looks ahead to where oil and gold may be headed tomorrow.
Oil prices are likely to hit $150 while gold may go above $2,000 longer term, Nick Bullman, a managing partner at research-based risk assessment service firm CheckRisk, told CNBC Tuesday.
GLG Partners is preparing to close one of its largest funds to new investors, amid growing concerns about the ability of supersize hedge fund portfolios to deliver strong returns., reports the Financial Times.
Where to put your money on the S&P's negative outlook on the US economy, with Jim Lacamp, Macro Portfolio Advisors; J.J. Burns, JJ Burns & Company; and CNBC's Bob Pisani & Rick Santelli.
Insight on the markets and the S&P's negative outlook for the U.S., with Christopher Hobart, Hobart Financial Group, and Mike Rubino, Rubino Financial Group.
Combine a number of countries into a currency union, and the voices of those proclaiming that sovereign default is akin to the arrival of the four horsemen of the apocalypse get louder.
American banks should ringfence their riskier investment banking operations, according to a top financial regulator who wants the US to adopt restrictions similar to those proposed last week by Britain’s Independent Commission on Banking, the Financial Times reports.
I got off work the other evening and was horribly in the mood for a mango salad. So, mouth full of mango anticipation, I stopped by my local grocers only to be met by a sign: Mangos: £2.40 ($3.84). Each.
Knowing what you own has never been more important, says Cramer. Every negative story is exaggerated and over-reaction is part of the sea change in the way the modern media covers the markets. Do not succumb to the sensationalism, urges Cramer. In fact, when something terrifying happens, ask, "What the heck does that have to do with the earnings of Bristol-Myers?"
Despite the concern and fear over credit conditions within the municipal bond market, great opportunities still exist because of the tax-equivalent yield investors can earn on a muni bond, according to the senior portfolio manager at Oppenheimer Funds, which has over $26 billion in assets under management.
'Don’t panic' was the soothing message of Tim Geithner, US Treasury secretary, as he did the rounds of Washington on Thursday, the day after President Barack Obama called for a fiscal reform deal, reports the Financial Times.