Taper talk sets in as traders question whether the Federal Reserve will slow down its stimulus program in December.» Read More
Despite the carnage, the best opportunity may be to buy US Treasurys as inflation stays anemic and the economy continues to limp, note two bond investors.
While China's housing market problems are similar in scale to those faced during the U.S. subprime mortgage bubble and its banks are rife with bad loans, it won't lead to another Lehman-style crash, Mark Mobius told CNBC.
Companies haven't even started posting second-quarter earnings results yet, but the early picture isn't pretty.
Two days of market turmoil have investors asking where the markets go now. Here's what both the bulls and bears are saying.
Morgan Stanley chief James Gorman tells CNBC that this week's stock drop on Federal Reserve taper talk is an overreaction and investors shouldn't let market fear take over.
Any Federal Reserve money-tightening will come due to a stronger economy and shouldn't scare investors, hedge fund manager David Tepper told CNBC.
Buy-and-hold billionaire Ron Baron's message to investors: "Don't worry" about the Bernanke-induced market gyrations.
Stunned investors are now wondering whether the markets' big selloff was an overreaction or a sign of more volatility to come.
There's plenty of room for the stock market to decline, noted bear Marc Faber says.
Historically speaking, the list of winners is short and the list of losers long in a rising interest rate investing climate.
The bull market in stocks is "probably not over" but in a "pause phase" for the rest of this year, strategist James Paulsen tells CNBC.
Wells Fargo chief CEO John Stumpf tells CNBC that interest rates need to return to levels that existed before the Federal Reserve started its accommodative monetary policy.
Markets sold off sharply in Asia on Thursday, after the U.S. Fed suggested it could start to unwind its monetary stimulus program later this year.
"Tax-free retirement" has a nice ring to it, but creating a completely tax-free income stream is difficult—and maybe self-defeating.
The Fed will probably put off tapering its bond-buying "for a little bit" but has to start scaling back next year, two top economists tell CNBC.
Japanese PM Abe said on Tuesday G-8 leaders expressed strong support for his "Abenomics" economic policies and heard no concerns about Japan's super easy monetary easing.
U.S. energy independence is seen almost as a holy grail, and soaring shale production has heightened hopes that the country may actually get there. But not everyone's so sure.
As investors prepare for the Federal Reserve's slow exit from its extraordinary easing measures, emerging markets are taking perhaps the biggest hit.
After years of record-low interest rates, a sea change could be underway, with some investors already starting to hedge their investments in preparation for an uptick.
Economist Nouriel Roubini and political scientist Ian Bremmer warned that the Fed's monetary easing exit strategy would be "treacherous" and would lead to financial instability.