The U.K. economy continued its robust expansion in the second quarter, and is now larger than at its pre-crisis peak at the start of 2008.» Read More
Ric Spooner, Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets says the basic conditions are still well in play for gold and that prices can still go higher because central banks will continue to buy the commodity.
The “Mad Money” host said investors must learn to boldly go where few have gone before and to challenge the conventional wisdom of the markets.
Mike Crofton, President & CEO of Philadelphia Trust Company says the market is very confusing right now as it seems to have gotten ahead of itself. Wall Street may have overreacted on Wednesday's positive U.S. economic data, he says.
Deep reform issues in the European banking sector and rules on fiscal discipline will be top issues facing European leaders tomorrow, with Mark Calabria, Cato Institute, and Karen Tramontano, Blue Star Strategies CEO.
Investors were pretty optimistic today ahead of a flurry of potential market-moving headlines due out tomorrow, with Savita Subramanian, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners.
The annual talkfest put on by the Aspen Institute is now in its eighth year, the festival is a favorite with global elites. Here's why.
With a key European Union summit looming, the euro may not have priced in a truly dramatic outcome.
CNBC's Mary Thompson and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the "bright spot" in housing and what the market would like to see from this weekend's EU summit.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving activity in Europe, ahead of this weekend's summit. Also, a look at where U.S. stocks are headed, with CNBC's Mary Thompson, and Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, explains why he thinks the future looks "bright" for the markets.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on why he's frustrated by Europe's inability to get their financial house in order.
The euro steadies ahead of the summit and the British go shopping - it's time for your FX Fix.
How is uncertainty in Europe stalling U.S. markets? Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, discuss.
Euro zone policymakers have a small window of opportunity to save the disintegrating bloc and an orderly Greece exit could save the currency union from total collapse, Gina Sanchez, Director of Equity and Asset Allocation Strategy at Roubini Global Economics told CNBC Wednesday.
How big a risk is Europe's debt contagion to U.S. markets? Christopher Sheldon, BNY Mellon Dreyfus, discusses the growing fiscal problems in the EU and how investors can manage the risk and get back into stocks.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel's opposition to euro bonds, saying such debt instruments would not occur, "as long as I live."
The global economy can only return to growth once looser monetary policy is employed by both Europe and the United States, including more quantitative easing, Bob Parker, Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe”.
As Spain edged closer to a real estate and banking crisis that led to its recent bank bailout, Spanish financial leaders in influential positions mostly played down concerns that something might go terribly wrong, the New York Times reports.
The City of London has raised deep concerns over David Cameron’s strategy in Europe, warning that the prime minister’s wishlist of “safeguards” in December could actually have damaged its standing as Europe’s financial center. The FT reports.
Fiat money is a wonderful thing is it not? Truly one of the more useful developments in society since humans first learned to think / speak, that one can put in a day’s work and be rewarded with a piece of paper, which can itself be exchanged for something as marvelous as a punnet of strawberries or a Fender Jazz Bass.
Apple to invest $1 billion in Reno, Nevada; President Obama picks up support in swing states; SEC and Phil Falcone set for showdown and Saba’s Weinstein exits JPMorgan bets.
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Todd Horwitz, author and founder of Averagejoeoptions.com, says the S&P could break above the 2,000 mark on Friday and that all eyes are on next week's U.S. GDP data.
Andrii Kuzmenko, acting Ukrainian ambassador to the U.K., says Russia would see a retaliation from Ukraine as grounds to invade and urges the EU and U.S. to implement sectorial sanctions.
Jordan Crook, writer at TechCrunch, says shareholders should remain patient with Amazon as it's "making a land-grab" to bring in future yields.