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CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European markets end the trading day lower amid growth worries, and a look at the headwinds facing euro bonds and the impact of U.S. stocks, with CNBC's Gary Kaminsky and Brian Shactman.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on what's going to drive the "buzz" and trading today, including the kick off to earnings season, and Wellpoint's acquisition of rival, Amerigroup.
The euro's slide stalls and Chinese consumer price inflation keeps slowing — it's time for your FX Fix.
David Zervos, Jefferies head of interest rate strategy, and Joseph Trevisani, Worldwide Markets chief market strategist, weigh in on what to watch ahead of this week's opening bell.
If a company gets more than 20 percent of its revenue from the Continent, you need to know.
"That employment reports tells us to brace ourselves for a further slowdown in business sales and profits," explains John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets Research Group chief economist, commenting on Friday's weaker-than-expected jobs report.
"Dr. Doom" Nouriel Roubini says the "perfect storm" scenario he forecast for the global economy earlier this year is unfolding right now as growth slows in the U.S., Europe as well as China.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including a meeting today with ECB President Mario Draghi and the European Parliament.
A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, including an expected drop in earnings, as companies begin reporting their quarterly numbers.
The first half of this year may have ended on a somber note for global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and it was no different for Asia. Deal volumes were down almost 30 percent on year across the region. But according to one analyst that doesn't mean there aren't good investment options for companies out there.
Top Olympics officials questioned whether it was appropriate to allow fast-food chain McDonald’s to continue sponsoring the games amid mounting concern about the global obesity crisis, the International Olympic Committee president has admitted, the Financial Times reports.
While global investors have shunned European equities this year, fund managers tell CNBC they are beginning to grow their exposure to the region’s battered stocks, with expectations of a pick-up in the second half of the year.
Richard Yetsenga, Head of Global Markets Research at ANZ says while Europe is moving in the right direction, weak data out of the U.S. means EU policymakers have less time to work through their problems. He forecasts that the euro will continue to weaken from here.
John Noonan, Senior FX Analyst at Thomson Reuters says that the Euro, instead of the Japanese yen, is now the funding currency for carry trade.
Ready for some good economic news? Don't ask the currency strategists at Barclays Capital.
Bears may be prowling in the currency markets today, but this strategist thinks risk appetite could rebound - and he has a trade ready.
Tim Seymour, EmergingMoney.com, explains how fears about Europe are likely to affect next week's earnings reports in the U.S.
U.S. stocks continue to outperform emerging markets, but in recent weeks emerging markets have picked up steam, with Tim Seymour, Emergingmoney.com.
Italy is back in the spotlight as the focus for market concerns once again, with bond yields higher than Ireland’s and increasing concern about the political situation in the euro zone’s third-largest economy.
"Nobody can imagine, whether you're in a business or any kind of situation, where you would go into this kind of uncertainty without a plan," says Jim Nussle, Growth Energy president & COO, discussing economic maneuvering in Washington and whether the government has the ability to create jobs. Also, tracking economic trends related to political policy, with Steven Davis, Chicago Booth School of Business.
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Dan Morris, global investment strategist at TIAA-CREF, says he is overweight equities outside of the U.S.
Jim Strugger, derivatives strategist at MKM Partners, says 2018 or 2019 could be the end of the current U.S. economic cycle.
Jessica Simmonds, owner of Okishima and Simmonds, shows you how to make your own Christmas wreath.