CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Volatile day for commodities as oil was down on the day. Traders continue to watch the Middle East» Read More
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Predications of global economic collapse are overstated, and ignore the market, says blogger Vince Farrell.
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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.
As the euro zone enters the most dangerous phase of its debt crisis, bailout patience is eroding in the fiscally responsible tier of the zone. While Brussels wonders whether the Finns have become Euro-skeptic, the reality is the reverse. Europeans are turning into Finns.
Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, issued a strong defense of the euro over the weekend.
It has been another dramatic weekend in the euro zone. On Friday, Germany’s representative on the European Central Bank's governing council, Juergen Stark, resigned in protest at the bank's decision to buy Italian and Spanish bonds. He will be replaced by German deputy finance minister Joerg Asmussen.
Barack Obama will try to keep steady pressure on Republicans on Monday when he announces that his $450 billion jobs plan is ready to be taken up by Congress, reiterating his call for lawmakers to quickly pass the bill. The FT reports.
One day after revealing his jobs package, President Obama has hit the road urging voters to do whatever it takes to make lawmakers pass his bill. Also, discussing whether the President can strike a compromise with Republicans, with Jacob Lew, White House Director of the Office of Management & Budget.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details on the ECB confirming the resignation of hawkish board member Juergen Stark.
President Obama's speech was a good start and discussing what area job creation should prioritize and sharing perspective on President Obama's jobs speech, with Steve Case, Revolution CEO.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) shares his thoughts on President Obama's plans for job growth, saying temporary tax rebates and stimulus will not work and will result in a debt hangover.
We want to work with the President to make sure we can make a difference and employers can get back into the game and create some jobs, says Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), who adds that certain items that cannot be agreed upon right now should be put aside to focus on the proposals that will work to create jobs.
Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, warned that the global economy is entering a "dangerous new phase" on Friday, ahead of the G7 summit in Marseilles, France.
The euro is nothing more than an economic mirage because it lacks the essential building blocks of a long-term secure currency, according to Tim Martin, chairman of UK pub restaurant chain JD Wetherspoon.
The boss of the Greek debt office (PDMA) has told CNBC that Friday is not the deadline for the debt swap plan.
“We should pass this jobs plan right away,” said President Barack Obama as he addressed America and Congress, calling for an end to the political circus in Washington and action that would “actually help the economy.” With those words, the president threw down the gauntlet to his Republican opponents with a $447 billion dollar stimulus package aimed at boosting jobs before America goes to the polls late next year.
"Is the US market ready to spend 500 billion dollars on a jobs plan?" John Wraith, fixed income strategist at Bank of America, told CNBC.
Pass this jobs bill and all small business owners will get a tax cut if they hire new workers, says President Obama, to a joint session of Congress, as he lays out his plans to create jobs and get the economy back on track.
Natural gas lost nearly half its value between its January 2010 high and its October low last year. So why be bullish, with Walter Zimmermann, United-ICAP chief technical analyst.