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Boone Pickens, Texas oilman and chief executive of BP Capital, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that he expects oil to hit $80 a barrel before he turns 80 next May.
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that proposals to boost the tax rate on carried interest are “nothing but a tax on innovation and job creation in America.” “This just goes back to Economics 101,” the GOP congressman said Wednesday. “If you raise the price of something -- the price of putting your capital at risk and provide a disincentive to risk-based investment in this country -- you’re going to have less of it.”
Michael Boyd, president of The Boyd Group, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner will revolutionize the aircraft industry and will, paradoxically, create an opening for competitor Airbus.
Mark Zandi, an analyst at Moody’s Economy.com, told “Squawk Box” that June’s unemployment numbers are good -- but not as strong as they look. But Vince Farrell, guest host and managing director at Scotsman Capital Management, thinks the figures are "fine" for equities.
A senior scientist at Consumers Union told "Squawk Box" that the U.S. regulators need to step-up inspections of food coming from China, particularly seafood.
Stuart Freeman, chief equity strategist for A.G. Edwards, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that he believes slow, steady earnings growth will move the market higher.
We now know who will be having lunch with Warren Buffett after submitting the winning $650,100 bid late Friday. Mohnish Pabrai, a 43-year year old investor from Irvine, California, teamed up with a friend to win the eBay charity auction benefiting San Francisco's Glide Foundation.
Mergers aren’t a “magic elixir for fixing the U.S. airline industry, said Robert Crandall, former chairman and CEO of AMR Corp. , the parent of American Airlines.
The junk bond issuance coming to market over the next few weeks is shaping up to be the next big story for the markets. Debt, the lifeblood of the mergers and acquisitions world, is suddenly more difficult to issue.
David Sowerby, chief market analyst at Loomis Sayles & Co., told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that the Federal Reserve will leave interest rates unchanged on Thursday while maintaining their concern about inflation.
Brent Bracelin, hardware analyst at Pacific Crest Securities, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that Dell Computer’s decision to sell through retail outlets could boost the stock to as much as $35 a share.
Douglas Lowenstein, president of the Private Equity Council, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that a bill pending in Congress could drive private equity offshore.
CNBC’s Melissa Lee told “Squawk Box” there are five basic points to keep in mind about Blackstone Group’s planned IPO.
Is the subprime mortgage crisis really just the tip of the iceberg? Bond ratings agencies seem to be playing catch up and some market participants suggest we have only just glimpsed the rising wave of downgrades poised to wash over the massive MBS and CDO markets.
Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that Yahoo can successfully pitch itself as the "non-Google" counterpoint to Google.
Dan Morgan, portfolio manager at Synovus Securities, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that optimism about future growth is boosting the market.
Vladimir Milev, investment analyst at Metzler-Payden Funds, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that investors might consider Eastern Europe when looking for hefty returns.
The producer prices, which the Labor Department reported Thursday as having risen 0.9% from last year, seem reasonable and will brace people for the consumer price index to be released Friday, according to two strategists.
Bob Iaccino of RWH Financial, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that he believes the market rally will continue despite rising bond yields.
The Federal Reserve will cut rates later this year, according to top-rated economist Sung Won Sohn. Sung, CEO at Hanmi Financial, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” consumption was healthy in the first quarter, but will slow down in the second half of the year.
Kernen is co-anchor of "Squawk Box,"and is based in CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Based at CNBC's global headquarters, Quick is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program.
Sorkin is a co-anchor of "Squawk Box," a financial columnist for the New York Times and the editor of NYT's DealBook.