Lately, Asia’s emerging markets have been demonstrating resilience in the face of the global economic crisis that many may have underestimated. As evidence of this, their exchange traded funds (ETFs) were among the first emerging market funds to once again move into positive trends.
Stocks fell sharply on Thursday as the Fed's lowered outlook and disappointing economic data rattled investors, who had been recently feeling optimistic. Initial jobless claims dropped by 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 631,000 last week, slightly higher than expected, and continuing claims surged to another record. Experts weighed in on the above and more. Read and listen to what they had to say...
As many signs hint at improvement in the U.S. economy, employment continues to be the fly in the ointment. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, talks up the impact on the stock markets — and what investors can expect.
The Dollar Index is at its lowest level since December; what does it mean? It's a strange day-the dollar is usually inversely correlated to the stock market-that is, on days when the dollar is weak, equities and commodities usually get a lift.
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Dissecting today's market activity and the current state of financials, with Yra Harris, Praxis Trading partner; Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors; CNBC contributor Carol Roth; "Fast Money" Guy Adami and CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:46 PM ET
CNBC voice over talent Jim Birdsall shares the top 5 sayings from traders on "Fast Money" over the years.
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
Mad Money's Jim Cramer reflects on CNBC's evolution over the past 25 years.