Despite the lack of economic good news, euro zone countries are finding it increasingly easy to borrow thanks to record-low bond yields.» Read More
Texas Instruments reports Q3 EPS of $0.45 versus a $0.46 estimate, with Patrick Wang, Evercore Partners Semiconductor analyst.
Checking on the markets just before the close, and predicting investing behavior through the end of the year, with Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley, and Peter Costa, Empire Executions.
Are defensive stocks going to get more expensive before they get cheaper? Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley chief U.S. equity strategist, and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, chief investment strategy, offer insight.
Discussing whether to buy or sell in to the financial sector, with Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital Advisors, and Matthew McCormick, Bahl & Gaynor.
Spain just can't seem to ask for a bailout, and that is giving this strategist ideas.
Want currency action? Don't look at the euro, this strategist says.
Democrats are fighting for a tax "cut," while Republicans are pushing for a tax increase. CNBC's Hampton Pearson explains. Andrew Fieldhouse, Economic Policy Institute policy analyst; and Alex Brill, American Enterprise Institute, weigh in.
Checking on the markets, with Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ; Matthew Lloyd, Advisors Asset Management; Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
The upcoming elections and the impending “fiscal cliff” have hedge funds more on edge than any other issue, according to a survey by Macro Risk Advisors.
Caterpillar is among many companies sharing economic concerns for Europe. Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, offers a play on the euro.
European shares fell on Monday after U.S. industrial bellwether Caterpillar joined other multinational manufacturers in giving a sobering take on the outlook for the global economy.
A look at how micro factors are impacting stocks, with Jack Ablin, Harris Private Bank, and David Spika, The Westwood Funds.
Investors can find excellent value in luxury retailers such as Burberry and Louis Vuitton despite warnings of a sales slowdown in the sector, according to James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management.
Civil unrest and conflict in Syria has spilt over into neighboring countries recently, but despite this the Middle East is very much a place for growth and a good place for investment opportunities according to Simon Williams, HSBC’s chief economist for the Middle East and North Africa.
The euro gets a lift and the yen trades on trade data — it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe. The Spanish IBEX 35 Index was up 0.2 percent, after regional elections in Spain were seen as positive for the Prime Minister's austerity drive.
Germany is planning to warn Britain that it will seek to cancel next month’s European budget summit if David Cameron, the prime minister, insists that he will veto any deal other than a total freeze on spending. The FT reports.
An EU-wide plan to impose a 40 percent female quota on listed company boards looks likely to be blocked on Tuesday as a rising number of commissioners have expressed categorical opposition to the proposal, the FT reports.
Lloyds Banking Group is examining whether to ditch the concept of annual bonuses for senior staff and extend the timeframe of longer-term incentives to up to 10 years, according to people briefed on a project to overhaul remuneration, the Financial Times reports
Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia, Finaport says that the AUD is being supported by risk on trade as the USD weakens and that there's more downside for the Aussie.
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The "iconic London building", the Gherkin, has been put on the market for $1.1 billion. Julian Stocks, partner at Deloitte Real Estate, comments on potential buyers and the London office sector.
Carlos Caicedo, principal analyst at IHS Country Risk, says that Argentina defaulting and then restructuring its debt a few months later could lead to capital flight, currency fluctuations and social unrest.
Hans Humes, founder and CEO of Greylock Capital, discusses Argentina's bond woes and says holdout bondholders need "some kind of gesture" from the country.