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Maria Bartiromo and the entire CNBC news team provide perspective and insight on recent uncertainly and volatility in the markets. Jim Cramer weighs in on how investors can try and make sense of global contagion; Oriel Morrison reports the latest news on what's driving overseas markets now; Kayla Tausche runs through the numbers and looks at some historical reactions; Steve Liesman provides insight on the economic side of the horrible jobs report on Friday; Gary Kaminsky checks in on whether the markets are officially in "correction mode"; and Rick Santelli has a look at record low Treasury yields and its impact on mortgage rates.
Sean Egan, Egan Jones, explains why his company downgraded Italy to a B from BB, and the importance of watching the correlation between debt and GDP in Europe.
Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Family of Funds president, and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets chief U.S. economist, provide perspective on Friday's poor jobs report and its impact on the markets and U.S. economy.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team weighs in on the weak jobless rate and its impact on the markets, Europe, and the political landscape.
Neel Kashkari, PIMCO head of global equities, weighs in on the weak jobs numbers and whether the Fed will issue another round of quantitative easing.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on how the bond market is faring since a disappointing jobs report today.
Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, says a political consolidation is the only way to keep the euro together, and discusses the fear of a European contagion spreading, and Spain's banking uncertainty. Also, the problems associated with a U.S. housing recovery, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
"We really have two separate economies. One economy is behaving reasonably well; in the second economy, there is an extreme level of forward discounting going on. You can see it in the spreads between the 30-year Treasury on the one hand, and the 5-year Note, that spread is the largest in history," says Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, sharing his perspective on the problems facing the U.S. economic recovery.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports European markets are down this morning following a slew of weak economic data. The euro is sitting near a 2-year low versus the U.S. dollar on growing concerns about Spain.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli discuss today's economic reports. "Anybody who still believes -- at this point in the game -- that there is a magic solution for any type of fix that doesn't take 3-5 years in Europe --they're delusional," says Santelli.
Gary Schlossberg, Chief Economist, Wells Capital Management says that the crisis in Europe is affecting U.S. growth and sentiment will continue to be weak over spring and summer.
Tim Leach, Chief Investment Officer of U.S. Bank Wealth Management Group says there could be upside potential for stocks over the next few months, but only if the cloud cast by Europe is lifted.
Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) discusses efforts made to prevent the fiscal cliff from happening at the end of the year. "The president hasn't proposed a single solution [to the fiscal cliff] in any of his four budget submissions he sent to Congress," says Ryan.
PIMCO's Bill Gross discusses record low Treasury yields and whether a potential "eurobond" is ahead.
Zach Karabell, RiverTwice Research, explains why he is focusing on commodity-based global plays, including Freeport-McMoRan and Petrobas.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the IMF describes the Spanish contingency planning as a "normal part of fund business." Zach Karabell, RiverTwice Research and CNBC's Simon Hobbs, weigh in.
In a conversation on "Squawk on the Street," Art Cashin of UBS says he's more worried than ever that a run on banks in Greece or Spain, or worse, could happen before Europe's leaders agree on a practical solution to the continent's debt problems.
Discussing the best places to invest amid market uncertainty, and growing concerns in Greece, with Barry Knapp, Barclays Capital.
Drew Guff, Siguler Guff managing director, discusses why he sees opportunities in Russia and other emerging markets, with Curtis Arledge, BNY Mellon vice chair.
The "Squawk Box" news team weighs in with their perspective on the markets ahead of the opening bell.
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