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Okay--time to look at who's "stock picking" star is shining among our show celebs competing in "Trading With The Stars. CNBC show producers are getting into the act with comments like "Now he's kicking butt" and "Go Tucker Go!" Here's why they're saying that.
Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., told CNBC’s “Street Signs” that expanding the H1B visa program is necessary to assure the nation’s competitiveness and future economic health.
Time to check in on our Trading With The Stars celebs and see where they stand. Overall their approach is a lot more conservative than the majority of our non-celeb leaders - more stable companies and purchases spread across multiple stocks, and it might end up being a race to see who can lose the least.
Mark Urness, head of Energy Research at Calyon Securities, told “Street Signs” that people are overlooking a basic point about Halliburton and its much-debated Dubai strategy: The company will maintain its Houston headquarters and is opening an office in Dubai to better serve the Middle East.
We're adding some "star power" to the Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. In conjunction with the Challenge, we're pitting CNBC program against program and celebrity against celebrity to see who has the best stock-trading chops.
Wages haven't kept up with productivity gains, making the current economic expansion good for corporate profits, but not so good for hourly workers. Wage growth is good news for consumer spending -- and not inflationary -- as long as productivity continues to increase.
Unemployment is bad -- for the unemployed. But for investors, it might be another story. That was the bone of contention between Don Hays and Scott Wren, two investment strategists who joined "Street Signs" to debate the impact of jobs reports on the tech sector.
Counterfeiting money and knocking off handbags are familiar crimes; now, the latest scam is faking rare wines. Ray Isle, senior editor at Food & Wine magazine, joined "Street Signs" to talk about the threat to the high-end market.
When The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co. -- better known as "A&P" -- announced it would acquire Pathmark Stores for $1.3 billion, Moody's placed the buyer-to-be on a review list for possible downgrade. But A&P Executive Chairman Christian Haub told CNBC's Erin Burnett that the deal makes sense.
Is now a good time for investors to rethink their international strategies? John Praveen, Chief Investment Strategist at Prudential International Advisors and Reiner Triltsch, head manager of the U.S. Trust Excelsior Funds, joined "Street Sign’s" Erin Burnett this afternoon to take a closer look at current investment opportunities abroad.
We could very well see a big publicly-traded subprime lender go bankrupt. That's what one of the biggest subprime investors in the U.S. told Erin Burnett on "Street Signs." "We had a lot of rumors going around about liquidations of CDOs and Wall Street banks pulling warehouse lines and potentially pulling lines for additional originators and what it led to was a drive...
Currency markets were rattled after Japan's top financial diplomat said investors were underestimating the risks involved in the carry trade, or buying low-interest bonds in Japan to leverage investments elsewhere, including supporting the U.S. housing market."Everybody had been assuming there was a one-way bet on the yen," Adam Posen, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute in Washington and former economist at the Federal Reserve, told CNBC's "Street Signs."
The worst is far from over, but in the wake of this week's market selloff, two investment experts offer ways to play volatility without losing your shirt.
America loves a winner. But when that victor is a supposedly "foreign" automaker steadily devouring U.S. market share, the story might be more complicated. Two motor-vehicle experts joined "Street Signs" to examine Toyota Motor's role in the Midwest.
In 1636, Dutch investors went wild over tulips, investing the value of entire homes into the flower bulbs. Will the drive for biofuels make barley the 21st Century's tulip -- and render beer a wild extravagance? DTN's Darin Newsom says that "could take a while."
If giving is better than receiving, then 2006 topped the charts for goodness. So says Chronicle of Philanthropy editor Stacy Palmer, naming the wealthy donors who made history last year.
A money manager who oversees $32 billion in assets said on CNBC's "Street Signs" that stocks are more likely to move down than up over the next several months.
The President's Working Group on Financial Markets vowed to up its vigilance of hedge funds -- but its members shied from taking action. SEC Chairman Christopher Cox and Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal took sides on the matter.
John Deere is in a position to both feed and fuel the world, CEO Robert Lane tells CNBC's Erin Burnett. According to Lane, corn-based ethanol is only one small part of the total ethanol picture.
Economists sure didn’t call the housing bubble as it inflated – and now as the air is let out, no one seems to know what’s next. What goes bubble must go burst, right? Not so fast says Yale economist Robert Shiller. He was on “Street Signs” to discuss an op-ed piece he wrote in today’s Wall Street Journal about the housing boom.