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  • Last Call: Shelter From the Storm Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM ET
    Bob Dylan

    Disney beats earnings; S&P cuts Greece outlook; Priceline plummets after disappointing earnings and magazine sales decline.

  • Taking Advantage of Market Volatility     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 9:10 PM ET

    Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist, Standard Chartered talks about taking advantage of volatility in the markets, calling this a good opportunity to average into desired asset classes.

  • Stiff Resistance for EUR at 1.25     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, MD of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management says the euro faces stiff resistance at the 1.25 level. In order for it to break that, there will need to be clear action from the ECB.

  • Tomorrow in 30: All Eyes on Europe     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 4:54 PM ET

    In the final stretch of earnings, and data out of Europe, Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo; Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; and Craig Hodges, The Hodges Fund, discuss what's on their radar for tomorrow's trading session.

  • Between a Fjord and a Hard Place Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 4:48 PM ET
    Norwegian Fjords, Norway

    Norway is confronting both a strong currency and a housing boom, complicating interest rate policy.

  • Do Corporations Pay Enough Taxes?     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 4:45 PM ET

    Financial Web site NerdWallet is reporting that the ten most profitable companies in the U.S. paid a tax rate of just 9 percent last year. Seth Hanlon, Center for American Progress, says companies should not be gaming the system like that. Meanwhile Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, says the real problem is the tax code itself.

  • Time to Sell Yen: Strategist Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 4:29 PM ET
    Japanese Flag

    With global risk appetite set to improve, the sun isn't rising on the yen, says this strategist.

  • President Obama Calls EU Leaders     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 4:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether President Obama is paying enough attention to the fiscal cliff, with Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute, and David Callahan, Demos Public Policy Center.

  • Man-U IPO Close to Goal Line Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:06 PM ET
    Manchester United fan

    Despite some warning signs from the club's balance sheet and ownership, the roadshow is scoring well in advance of the offering.

  • Rackspace Breaks Down Its Quarter     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    Rackspace CEO Lanham Napier talks to CNBC's Jon Fortt about what led to the company's revenue beat and improving margins.

  • Markets Across Europe Close Higher     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports shares edged higher in a volatile trading session across Europe today, including a gain in the euro, and a look at the impact on U.S. markets, with CNBC's Bob Pisani. Also, Gary Kaminsky shares his thoughts on Chesapeake Energy.

  • James Millstein, Millstein & Co. chairman & CEO, discusses whether Europe's leaders will be able to shore up banks and stem the ongoing sovereign debt crisis. Also, a look at whether the TARP program was effective in stabilizing the U.S. banking system.

  • The Olympic Effect: Good for the Economy Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 8:01 AM ET
    London Buses Rain

    Is the Olympic effect enough to turn GDP positive for the whole year? This will depend on the feel-good effect that arises after the games are over, writes Moorad Choudhry.

  • Hope Lifts the Euro, Central Bank Lifts the Aussie Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 7:23 AM ET

    The euro rides on hope for crisis help, and Australia stays put on rates — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Global Markets Update: Equities Pull Back     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a choppy trading session in the markets, and an update on bonds and the euro.

  • Jace Tyrrell, Head of Communications & Operations, New West End Company says footfall in London increased over the weekend after recent slump.

  • John J. Phelan Jr., a former chairman of the New York Stock Exchange who introduced computer technology to the Big Board in the 1980s and was widely praised for his calming response to the stock market crash of October 1987, died on Saturday in Manhattan. He was 81. The NYT reports.

  • Fed Officials Underscore Divisions Over Action Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 4:51 AM ET
    Eric Rosengren

    The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston said that the Fed should again expand its holdings of mortgage bonds and Treasury securities.  The New York Times reports.

  • Daniele Antonucci, European Economist, Morgan Stanley says the slowdown in the EZ core, austerity measures and credit crunch might increase discontent in Italy.

  • Canada Proposes Free Trade Agreement With EU     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    Canadian Trade Minister Edward Fast says EU and Canada have a set of common values.

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  • Eamonn Butler, director of the Adam Smith Institute, says that despite recent scandals, most bankers should keep their bonuses and politicians shouldn't get involved with running banks.

  • Daragh McDowell, senior russia analyst at Maplecroft, says there's "very little" room for the Russian economy to improve when it is still under sanctions from the West.

  • Cyrus Mewawalla, managing director at CM Research, thinks Apple's latest move to include music-streaming service Beats on all iPhones is a good move as it will surpass iTunes "old-fashioned" downloading service.