Bond market vigilantes have already forced a de facto policy shift to tighter credit conditions, writes this economist.
The Treasury's strategy seems to be that the U.S. economy is strong enough to withstand whatever negative impacts that may come from a stronger dollar against the yen, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Standard Chartered's asset quality is deteriorating and investors are miscalculating risk in the loan book of the British lender, according to Carson Block, founder of U.S.-based short seller Muddy Waters.
As gold faces pressure, Rich Ilczyszyn reveals the new levels that will matter to the market.
A slew of Chinese economic data on Monday will kick off another busy week for Asian markets as investors try to assess the state of play in the economic giant.
Secretly and steadily China has made the yuan a world currency, just that we haven't noticed it, writes this expert.
Debt-riddled euro-zone nations like Italy have been given some leeway but the pressure is on for them to push through aggressive structural reforms.
Stocks aren't in bubble territory as yet, but a "huge rally in risk assets" over the next two years puts markets in danger of a big crash, Nouriel Roubini said.
A global economic slowdown hasn't had much impact on this resilient market as people continue to turn to alcohol in good times and bad. We look at the top 10 countries with the highest alcohol consumption.
Even as China gets serious in fending off speculative inflows, analysts tell CNBC the measures taken by Beijing will do little to derail a strengthening Chinese currency.
Stocks have been posting gains like it was 1994, Mike Santoli of Yahoo! Finance says.
Steve Eisman, the hedge fund manager who famously bet against mortgages in the United States, has recommended investors now bet against Canada's mortgage lenders and banks.
Morgan Stanley's David Darst has six boxes on his bear market checklist, and none of them are filled in yet.
Despite gold prices bouncing off their April lows, investors continue to pull money out of gold and plow it into equity funds as the stock market keeps climbing to new highs.
Investors are overlooking Facebook's potential at their own peril, Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors said Thursday on CNBC.
Sell in May and go away? Not according to one portfolio manager who says the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 15,000 for the first time ever on Tuesday is just the start.
Japan's benchmark stock index rose to its highest level in five years on Wednesday, taking its gains this year to just over 35 percent. Time to turn cautious? Perhaps not, say analysts.
Stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data, an unexpected rise in German industrial orders and now better-than-forecast China trade numbers. The outlook for the world economy is brighter than it was a month ago, analysts say.
The bond markets will crash once global central banks stop buying debt, in a financial crisis much worse than the one seen in 2008, strategist David Roche told CNBC.
Rumors that George Soros was planning shorts on the Australia dollar has taken the wind out of the robust currency, fueling bearish sentiment on the Aussie.