Business activity in the euro zone slipped in August, with growth in both the region's manufacturing and services sector slowing over the month.» Read More
Italy gets a downgrade; videogame sales continue to plummet; Ackmans sets sights on P&G; Lexmark revises outlook and Google’s Larry Page is back in the office.
Sebastien Galy, Senior Currency Strategist at Societe Generale says that investors are buying fixed income as they look for cover.
While the “Mad Money” host is outraged by the abrupt ouster of its CEO, he remains bullish on the stock.
This is a transcript of Warren Buffett, Alan Simpson, and Erskine Bowles' Sun Valley live interview on CNBC's Squawk Box, July 12, 2012, from 8am to 9am ET. They discussed why the U.S. needs to address its mounting debt problem and suggested some solutions.
When GM Vice Chairman Steve Girsky was one of the most respected auto analysts on Wall Street, one of his favorite topics was blasting the previous management of GM for not fixing its money-losing operation in Europe.
With all the tumult in the forex market today, why trade the euro? Here's your reason.
This is a transcript of Warren Buffett's Sun Valley live interview on CNBC's Squawk Box, July 12, 2012, from 7:30am to 8:00am ET. In his conversation with Becky Quick, Buffett says he now sees U.S. economic growth slowing, but residential housing is picking up slightly. He also says Europe has "been slipping pretty fast" over the past six weeks.
Brian Singer, William Blair Dynamic Allocation Strategies, offers insight on Europe's debt crisis and just how bad it is.
The softening global economy is leading central banks to cut rates, and that could change your carry trade strategy.
Both corn and soybean prices have slid from Monday’s record highs and should be considered a buying opportunity if this pull-back continues in the short term, Erin FitzPatrick, Commodity Analyst at Rabobank, told CNBC.
Risk aversion reigns and Korea tries to head off the slowdown storm — it's time for your FX Fix.
Europe is trying to put patches on something that leaks, says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO, commenting on the EU's current fiscal problems, adding "the system cannot survive" the way it is currently designed. Buffett also weighs in on the Libor rate scandal and JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon, calling him "one of the best bankers in the world," despite the company's huge trading losses.
Policy officials have shifted their focus to easing, explains James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, explaining how the change is creating a market floor and promoting global growth.
Capitalism has generally come to be seen as diametrically (and dialectically) opposed to Marxism. The truth, as ever, is rather more complex, writes Paul Gambles Managing Partner, MBMG International.
Are diamonds truly becoming an investor's best friend? One investor certainly thinks so.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a look at EU shares slipping on U.S. stimulus view.
The Spanish government’s new package of tax increases and spending cuts throws a spotlight on an increasingly contentious debate about whether fiscal austerity in Europe is further damaging the patient’s health rather than leading to recovery, the Financial Times reports.
When Euro zone ministers agreed on Tuesday to release 30 billion euros ($36.9 billion) by the end of the month to help Spanish banks avoid financial crisis, they had to negotiate resistance from a small but increasingly vocal member.
The decision by U.S. regulators to overhaul supervision of the country's largest banks following the financial crisis left front-line suprevisors without a deep knowledge of JPMorgan's trading operations during a brief yet critical moment, the New York Times reports.
For years, law enforcement officers and smugglers have played cat and mouse in Europe, where contraband cigarettes are stashed in everything from furniture shipments to loads of Christmas trees, the New York Times reports.
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David Pearl, executive vice president and co-CIO at Epoch Investments Partners, comments on Hewlett Packard's earnings and says the stock has "limited upside at best".
Roger Myerson, professor of economics at teh University of Chicago and 2007 Nobel Prize Laureate, says Europe needs to "fundamentally" rethink its banking regulatory environment.
Jens Nordvig, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Nomura, discusses the outlook for the U.S. dollar as the FOMC seems to be increasingly "split".