It’s not often we get detailed data on the world of private equity. Other than SEC filings from Blackstone little information makes its way into the public realm. That’s why this weekend’s “update” from the private equity giant KKR provides an interesting window into the struggles that have hit the once mighty firms of private equity.
The economy is going to continue to get more difficult from here and investors need the market to show that it can sustain the kinds of moves that stocks have made, said Christopher Zook, chairman and CIO of CAZ Investments.
The economics of shrimp fishing: lower diesel fuel prices compared to last year make the business viable - but just barely. Just back from a week in Charleston, South Carolina, where I spent several days in the company of shrimp fisherman on James Island.
General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday and all eyes are on the U.S. government's 60 percent equity stake in the auto maker. What does this bode for the stock market? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his insights.
John Wolkonowicz, senior analyst at IHS Global Insight, and Alex Taylor, senior editor at Fortune Magazine, discussed the General Motors’ bankruptcy and the future of the automobile industry.
Although oil prices have risen roughly 30 percent this month — their biggest monthly gain in 10 years — investors shouldn’t get caught up in the hype, said Mark Waggoner, president of Excel Futures.
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GM unveils new models, hopes for strong sales this year After massive recalls, General Motors is pushing forward with new car models unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.
Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 7:23 AM ET
Former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke challenges Raghuram Rajan, Reserve Bank of India governor on his views about monetary policies, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 5:40 PM ET
Jonathan Geller, BGR president and editor-in-chief, weighs in on the specifications for Amazon's newly announced 3-D smartphone.