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After stocks rallied big time on last week's European Summit, markets took a hit in today's session on weak manufacturing data before recovering. Donald Luskin of Trend Macro and David Goldman of Macro-Strategy, weigh in.
Russ Koesterich, Global Chief Investment Strategist at Blackrock iShares says investors have to be realistic about global growth, and may have to accept that economies will be expanding at a slower pace, even in the emerging markets.
Gary Schlossberg, Chief Economist, Wells Capital Management says that European banks account for a disproportionate share of global trade credit, and the current credit squeeze in Europe is affecting global trade.
Michael Jones, Chairman & CIO, Riverfront Investment Group says the weak ISM data from the U.S. on Monday is an indication of what investors should expect of second-quarter earnings.
The market is reacting today to lower-than-expected ISM data. Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist explains why he is bullish overall. "A lot of these numbers, I think, are sentiment oriented," says Lavorgna.
How will the markets change over the second half of the year and ahead of election season? Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ, and Andrew Goldberg, JPMorgan Funds, provide perspective. "Our belief is that we probably could see a better second half, but I wouldn't really say a big rally," says Stovall.
Airbus president & CEO Fabrice Bregier, offers insight on his company's plans to build its first U.S. plant in Mobile, Alabama, and weighs in on the state of the global economy.
Gold is just under $1600 per ounce now, and traders are continuing to watch the "anti-inflationary" sentiment that may be out there, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
The euro got quite a lift from the European Union summit, but this strategist says the party's over.
With Friday’s employment report looming, a surprise contraction in manufacturing activity in June raises the specter that the current economic soft patch may lead to something more dire.
Airbus, the European commercial airplane giant, is spreading its wings further into the U.S. with a new final assembly plant in Mobile, Alabama.
Summit euphoria ebbs and central bank confabs await — it's time for your FX Fix.
Is the U.S. economy treading water?" Rodger Krouse, Sun Capital Partners co-CEO, provides perspective on the state of the U.S. and global economy.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at European stocks reaching two-month highs, drawing support from policy measures to battle the euro zone crisis.
As EU leaders scramble to save the euro zone and cobble together policies to restore growth, Poland is solidifying its position as the union’s fastest growing economy, the Financial Times reports.
The pan-European markets regulator has launched a probe into the way the big three credit rating agencies evaluate banks to determine if the process is sufficiently rigorous and transparent, the Financial Times reports.
As London braces itself for feared transport congestion when the Olympic Games start this month, the disruption looks set to hit an unexpected victim: the government bond market, the Financial Times reports.
Simon Robinson, Director at Raven Capital and Simon Warner, Head of Macro Markets at AMP Capital say expectations of portfolio returns must be adjusted for lower levels of growth.
Adam Gilmour, Head FX and Derivatives Sales at Citi Asia Pacific predicts the Euro will return to bearish levels until euro zone officials release more concrete funding details.
Steve Brice, Chief Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered says the deal with Spain and Italy at the EU summit is "good" but not a game-changer. Markets are now looking for aggressive action from the ECB.
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Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.
Vincent Deluard, European strategist at Ned Davis Research Group, says the strong euro is a problem for the region's companies, especially for the large exporters.
European shares closed higher on Thursday as investors brushed aside concerns regarding Ukraine and focused instead on Wall Street earnings and the latest U.S. jobs data.