Futures were poised to add to post-election losses, as intensified worries about the global economy outweighed a sharp Bank of England interest rate drop.
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In this Web Extra find out how the Fast Money traders are playing Cisco earnings as well as the jobs number and more in the week ahead.
Greg Estes, portfolio manager at Intrepid Capital Funds and Alan Vales, vice president at Hillard Lyons named some stocks to help investors build and strengthen their portfolios for next week’s trading.
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Missy writes, “My husband and I are holding Citigroup. Should we hold, sell or buy more?"
Despite the high level of volatility, MarkTravis, of Intrepid Capital Funds, sees opportunities in this market environment. He advises investors to look for businesses with no financing risk.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Larry writes, “Which deals appear vulnerable to not closing due to the credit crunch? Specifically will the BUD ImBev deal close?”
McCormick is the play as Americans struggle to survive this tough economy.
Everyone and their mother’s favorite industry observer are calling Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs’ status switch to holding companies the end of the large independent investment bank as we know it.
Talking to the beer producer at Oktoberfest there is definitely angst, as they say in Germany.
Oktoberfest fans may be gathering in Germany for a feast to forget the turmoil in world financial markets, but the traditionally defensive beer sector looks unlikely to offer investors a safe haven this time, analysts told CNBC.com.
Value investor Whitney Tilson, in a video interview by TheStreet.com, rejects the suggestion that Warren Buffett is "losing his touch" as Berkshire's stock continues to underperform the market so far this year.
Downsizing slowed in August but was still up from a year ago according to Challenge, Gray & Christmas. Tomorrow we will get the jobless claims numbers and on Friday we will get the latest non-farm payroll and employment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here is a breakdown of where the jobs are and recent trends.
For Minneapolis and Saint Paul, the host cities for the 2008 Republican National Convention, the upcoming assembly is less about politics and more about, well, money. The rewards can be considerable. The same goes for Denver, host city for the Democratic convention.
Warren Buffett tells our Becky Quick that he has been adding recently to one of the two stakes Berkshire Hathaway already has in a pair of financial stocks: American Express and Wells Fargo. But, in keeping his custom of not revealing too much, he won't say which one. Even so, investors are bidding up the price of both stocks this morning. It's just one of many comments Buffett made during a series of live appearances with CNBC's Becky Quick throughout this morning's three hours of Squawk Box. Here's a summary of the highlights.
THIS IS A LIVE BLOG ARCHIVE OF WARREN BUFFETT'S APPEARANCES ON CNBC'S SQUAWK BOX THIS MORNING. BUFFETT SPOKE WITH BECKY QUICK LIVE IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA. ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN.
Michael Phelps showed up to the Bud party here in Beijing last night wearing a Lacoste shirt and a Lacoste hat. How about it, readers -- Take my poll: Should he ONLY wear his sponsors' togs??
Warren Buffett will make multiple live appearances throughout the three hours of CNBC's Squawk Box this coming Friday morning, August 22. He'll be sitting down with our own Becky Quick, who is traveling to Omaha for the premiere the night before of a new anti-deficit documentary that includes an appearance by Buffett.