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Richard Portes, professor of Economics at the London Business School, told CNBC, "you can only play this game for a certain period of time and I think that period of time has come up, and in the reason is in part what is happening in the financial sector."
Will the U.S. get dragged into the thicket of Europe's problems? Richard Fisher, The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president/CEO, provides perspective.
David Keeble, Head of Fixed-income Strategy at Credit Agricole CIB says going into the last month of the year, some investors might move into riskers assets to cover their losses; however he doesn't think we will have a quick solution to the EU debt crisis.
Romney squeaks to victory, the GOP takes Congress, Obama raises taxes and the Fed keeps rates on hold.
Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank, discusses what's going to happen to the dollar on Friday's jobs report.
A check on the European markets as they close and a look at what's moving U.S. markets, with Art Nolan, independent trader.
Market volatility never seems to end. And that's the cold hard fact that investors need to recognize; volatility will never end and it is a permanent part of the investment landscape. So how do you invest in this new environment? Having a perspective on macro events is an important foundational step.
A look at how cheap financing and liquidity provisions will impact private equity investing, with Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president.
Insight on the impact of Europe's sovereign debt crisis and the current gridlock in Washington on the deal-making environment.Stephen Pagliuca, Bain Capital managing director.
There is both threat and opportunity in Europe right now, says David Marchick, The Carlyle Group managing director, who adds there is concern in Europe right now but there will be opportunities to buy from companies looking to reduce debt on their balance sheets.
Kara Ordway, FX strategist at City Index, discusses why she thinks that the interest rate cut by the ECB will result in a pessimistic outlook for the euro.
Should the U.S. back an $800 billion IMF rescue package to save Europe? Dean Baker, Ctr. for Economic & Policy Research, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, discuss.
Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors discusses the Fed announcement that lowers the cost of dollar swap borrowing in Europe by 50 basis points, and discussing Wednesday's monster rally, with Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; and Kelly Evans, Wall Street Journal.
Donald Hanna, managing director at Fortress Investment Group, discusses why he thinks solving the U.S. debt crisis requires more than the pumping of money by the Federal Reserve. He adds that the ECB has to step up support for sovereign bonds to get Europe out of its crisis.
Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and CNBC's Rick Santelli shed insight on the latest Fed Beige Book.
CNBC's Rick Santelli monitors bond yields.
Insight on the institutions that would have the most impact on the economy if they fall into financial trouble, with Robert Engle, 2003 Nobel Laureate Economics, NYU Stern School Of Business professor.
Jim Iuorio,TJM Institutional Services, and David Goldman, Macrostrategy.com, discuss how to play this market amid Europe's economic woes.
Discussing the latest details on the EU's bailout plan, and whether the IMF and ECB should intervene, with David Malpass, Encima Global, and Craig Stapleton, former U.S. Ambassador to France.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the latest details out of Europe on the EFSF bailout fund.
Sterling tumbled following minutes released by the Bank of England and disappointing retail sales, as the IMF warned the U.K. is at risk of "permanent damage."
Microsoft unveiled its next generation console Xbox One on Tuesday, but it was its inclusion of live TV, rather than its gaming capabilities that set tongues wagging.
Rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one doesn't have to end anytime soon.
German business software company SAP will start to employ people with autism as software testers, programmers and data quality assurance specialists across the world.
Teen use of Twitter has grown significantly, a new report shows, as Facebook loses market share. Here's why.
What Warren Buffett once called "financial weapons of mass destruction" are firing again.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks are sharply lower.
James Bullard, member of the Federal Reserve, tells CNBC why the US economy has taken longer than expected to recover, despite the huge amounts of stimulus.
Jan Randolph, head of sovereign risk at IHS Global, tells CNBC that the financial system is representative of two drunks: the financial markets and the real economy.