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Global markets tumbled severely on Friday as fears of a global economic slowdown reached a crescendo. In the midst of recession worries, CNBC's experts call for further rate cuts.
The stock markets have fallen so much that the only way will be up – at least for a short while, experts told CNBC.
Global markets were back in the red Wednesday, tracking Wall Street's major selloff, as poor earnings results and falling commodity prices fanned worries of a global recession. CNBC's experts weigh in on when the gloom will finally abate.
Markets rallied for the second day in a row as credit markets began to thaw on government efforts, bringing confidence slowly back into the market. But will this rebound be sustainable? CNBC's experts weigh in.
Global stocks started the week with solid gains Monday as investors took comfort in efforts to prop up the banking system. CNBC's experts provide their views on market confidence and give investment guidance.
Stock markets rose across the world Friday, rebounding from two days of losses. But with recession at the forefront of investors' minds, CNBC's experts weigh in on the worst case scenario and where to find safety.
Asian and European markets tumbled Thursday, following Wall Street's massive selloff, as recession fears became the focal point. CNBC's experts tell you how to invest your wealth in these uncertain times.
The stock market is as oversold as it has been since the crash of 1987 and the broader market could be start to rebound until early next year, Marc Faber, editor and publisher of the Gloom Boom and Doom Report, said Tuesday.
Rising fuel and food costs, the threat of job losses and disputes over pensions and pay are just some of the factors that sparked thousands of disgruntled workers to take action this summer.
Mining giant BHP Billiton, bidding for rival Rio Tinto in what would be the world's second-biggest takeover, posted a 30 percent rise in half-year profit on Monday, boosted by Chinese demand.
Investors looking to cash in on water should look to opportunities in the "total water cycle," where companies look to address the global imbalances of the natural resource, Rainer Ottemann, head of fund sales for Germany and Austria at KBC Bank Deutschland, said Monday.
European earnings were mixed Thursday, with telecoms reporting results in line or above forecasts, while energy companies and financials posted profit declines or figures below market expectations.
As oil prices pullback and inflation continues to rise, now is the time to invest in mining stocks, two investment strategists told CNBC Wednesday.
Water is set to replace oil as the commodity to watch, as soaring global demand and scarce supplies bring home the value of this most basic resource to investors, a director at an asset manager told CNBC Thursday.
Iron ore and coal miner Cleveland-Cliffs said on Wednesday that it would acquire Alpha Natural Resources for $10 billion in cash and stock, expanding its coal assets and positioning itself to capitalize on the boom in the global steel industry.
European stocks dropped 1.9 percent on Tuesday, knocked lower by growing fears over the fate of the financial services sector, but a steep fall in oil prices helped the market end above the session's lows.
Shares of leading mobile handset maker Nokia have fallen nearly 40 percent so far this year, producing a great buying opportunity for a still-growing tech company.
The uranium sector is due for a rebound and investors can profit from this by buying either miners or companies building nuclear power plants, according to Peter Howe, head of trading at Helvetia Wealth.
The resource sector is still the smart investment now, while those attracted to beaten-down financial stocks should proceed with care, analysts told CNBC Europe.
With the credit crunch weighing on consumers' wallets, tap water is making a comeback.
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