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This is a transcript of Warren Buffett, Alan Simpson, and Erskine Bowles' Sun Valley live interview on CNBC's Squawk Box, July 12, 2012, from 8am to 9am ET. They discussed why the U.S. needs to address its mounting debt problem and suggested some solutions.
When GM Vice Chairman Steve Girsky was one of the most respected auto analysts on Wall Street, one of his favorite topics was blasting the previous management of GM for not fixing its money-losing operation in Europe.
With all the tumult in the forex market today, why trade the euro? Here's your reason.
This is a transcript of Warren Buffett's Sun Valley live interview on CNBC's Squawk Box, July 12, 2012, from 7:30am to 8:00am ET. In his conversation with Becky Quick, Buffett says he now sees U.S. economic growth slowing, but residential housing is picking up slightly. He also says Europe has "been slipping pretty fast" over the past six weeks.
Brian Singer, William Blair Dynamic Allocation Strategies, offers insight on Europe's debt crisis and just how bad it is.
The softening global economy is leading central banks to cut rates, and that could change your carry trade strategy.
Both corn and soybean prices have slid from Monday’s record highs and should be considered a buying opportunity if this pull-back continues in the short term, Erin FitzPatrick, Commodity Analyst at Rabobank, told CNBC.
Risk aversion reigns and Korea tries to head off the slowdown storm — it's time for your FX Fix.
Europe is trying to put patches on something that leaks, says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO, commenting on the EU's current fiscal problems, adding "the system cannot survive" the way it is currently designed. Buffett also weighs in on the Libor rate scandal and JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon, calling him "one of the best bankers in the world," despite the company's huge trading losses.
Policy officials have shifted their focus to easing, explains James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, explaining how the change is creating a market floor and promoting global growth.
Capitalism has generally come to be seen as diametrically (and dialectically) opposed to Marxism. The truth, as ever, is rather more complex, writes Paul Gambles Managing Partner, MBMG International.
Are diamonds truly becoming an investor's best friend? One investor certainly thinks so.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at EU shares slipping on U.S. stimulus view.
The Spanish government’s new package of tax increases and spending cuts throws a spotlight on an increasingly contentious debate about whether fiscal austerity in Europe is further damaging the patient’s health rather than leading to recovery, the Financial Times reports.
When Euro zone ministers agreed on Tuesday to release 30 billion euros ($36.9 billion) by the end of the month to help Spanish banks avoid financial crisis, they had to negotiate resistance from a small but increasingly vocal member.
The decision by U.S. regulators to overhaul supervision of the country's largest banks following the financial crisis left front-line suprevisors without a deep knowledge of JPMorgan's trading operations during a brief yet critical moment, the New York Times reports.
For years, law enforcement officers and smugglers have played cat and mouse in Europe, where contraband cigarettes are stashed in everything from furniture shipments to loads of Christmas trees, the New York Times reports.
Jeremy O'Friel, Managing Director of Belmont investments says European leaders are focusing on the wrong problem and they haven't done anything to address the real problem, which is unemployment.
David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Americas at Standard Chartered Bank says to expect more rate cuts from Brazil.
Economist Nouriel Roubini said his "perfect storm" scenario is unfolding, with slowdowns in the U.S., Europe & China. Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank CIO, shares his opinions. "I think this is a miserable environment for day traders," he says.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
Lang Lang, one of the most exciting musical talents of his generation and a rock star of the classical world, talks to CNBC Meets about the responsibilities that come with his fame.
CNBC Meets interviews one of the world's most successful classical musicians, Lang Lang, who became the first Chinese pianist to be engaged by the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics.
Josef Schuster, founder of IPOX Schuster, does not expect the Hilton stock to pop much after the IPO, as it's "neither a value or growth stock."