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IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde talks to CNBC's Maria Bartiromo about the impact of extreme austerity on Europe and whether Greece can get a better deal.
A slew of earnings are set to be released next week, so how should you position your portfolio? Stephen Gallagher, Societe Generale; Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott; and Ryan Detrick, Schaeffer's Investment Research, offer investment strategies.
Europe's top shares ended the week in negative territory with weakness in commodity stocks outpacing gains in healthcare and consumer staples as growth pains smother appetite for risk.
Optimism lifts the euro and China lets the yuan lift — it's time for your FX Fix.
Thanks to the Federal Reserve, Jamie Dimon and the Obama administration, the U.S. economy is “bleeding”, John McCain, the Republican Senator from Arizona and former presidential candidate, told CNBC.
Some of the world’s biggest oil companies and traders are poised to export substantial amounts of crude from the US for the first time in decades, as booming output there promises to reshape global energy markets, The FT reports.
Spain’s reluctance to ask for a bailout was justified, said Angel Gurria, the secretary general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), as there were signals that any calls for help by Madrid may be rejected.
Jean-Michel Six, Chief Economist for EMEA, S&P says that both Spain's private and public sectors are de-leveraging and its short-term growth prospects are a concern.
Greece is back in the headlines in the wake of a visit by Germany's Angela Merkel. Here's how one expert sees the euro zone's troubles resolving.
While currency investors have been busy monitoring the euro zone mess, downward pressure has been building on the yen.
European shares extended gains on Thursday to close higher, after data showed an unexpected drop in U.S. weekly unemployment benefit claims, reviving hopes the world's biggest economy is recovering.
Australians get to work and the euro bounces back — it's time for your FX Fix.
"I think the Federal Reserve and the ECB are exactly in the right place," explains Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, weighing in on Europe's economic crisis, Fed policy, and the worsening outlook on global growth.
"I think it is going to be a very interesting debate--and an important one," said Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, discussing what to expect from tonight's vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and GOP challenger Paul Ryan.
CNBC's Kelly Evans has the update on all the market moving events from Europe; including a report Standard & Poor's downgraded Spain's sovereign rating to a notch above "Junk."
Goldman Sachs has told its board of directors that an internal investigation found little substance to allegations made by Greg Smith, the disaffected employee who claimed the bank has a “toxic environment” where bankers refer to clients as “muppets”. The FT reports.
Standard & Poor's decision to cut Spain's credit rating to one notch above junk status is weighing on markets, but analysts see a silver lining.
Jamie Dimon speaks out, PC sales are in decline; U.S. sets tariffs on solar panels and Spain is downgraded by the S&P for the third time this year.
As the Greek government contemplates shedding state-owned assets to help pay down staggering debts, it could consider leasing or even selling the rest of the port to China, the New York Times reports.
Tony Volpon, Strategist for Latin America, Nomura says that Brazil will need to cut interest rates this week.
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Markets have built up a lot of expectation ahead of the speeches from central bankers at Jackson Hole, says Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, with all eyes are on Fed Chair Janet Yellen¿s comments on Friday.
The elephant in the room at Jackson Hole is "shrinkflation" - or the size of things getting smaller - says Philippa Malmgren, founder of DRPM Group. She argues it is leading to consumers paying more per ounce, as is masks inflation.
A lot of the films released this summer are squeals, which has led to "franchise fatigue" among some movie-goers, says Georg Szalai, international business editor, at The Hollywood Reporter.