The dollar held just below a 10-month high against a basket of currencies on Thursday after the Fed said it is no rush to raise interest rates.» Read More
Western powers are in decline and China will end up ruling the world economically, Stephen D. King, chief global economist at HSBC told CNBC Monday.
Tomorrow, Greece will attempt to return to the markets to raise capital for a refunding. It’s a safe bet it’ll go well, but we won’t get a true picture until Greece has to borrow money it doesn’t already have from the European Union.
Economists at Capital Economics are predicting it is more likely the euro zone will break up than survive.
Second quarter earnings season is likely to create a positive backdrop for stocks, at least temporarily.
Shopping for any excuse to rally, stock traders found it in chain stores' sales, and those reports may provide a clue to the earnings season.
It remains unclear how the assets on European banks’ balance sheets will be marked down under various stresses. So, will there be a need for significant capital at European banks and if the stress tests are deemed worthy, will that allow those banks to raise the necessary capital?
Europe has to "tame that huge, slightly ignorant but extremely powerful force … what you would call the bond market vigilantes" to save the euro, a Nobel economics laureate told CNBC Thursday.
Investors should use a "barbell strategy" using both stocks and debt to navigate the increased market volatility, according to the strategy team at Barclays Wealth in London.
Some traders were encouraged by Wall Street's gains but also cautious that the third up move in a 12-day stretch was the result of an oversold bounce that could quickly evaporate in the next volatile session
One energy name gets an upgrade and the analyst who made the call explains why he likes this space.
Friday's disappointing June jobs number was the latest in a series of downbeat economic reports that have some economists looking to downgrade their growth forecasts to even more sluggish levels.
Try to enjoy the holiday because Joe Terranova thinks Tuesday morning could be pretty nasty. Find out why he's bracing for a capitulation sell-off!
For the first time in months, Wall Street trading desks are turning more bullish on the Euro and not betting against the currency, according to people familiar with the matter.
The flattening of the yield curve has been the worst kind, because it has been a “bull flattening,” which is a flattening that occurs amid a decline in market interest rates on both ends of the yield curve. In contrast, a “bear flattening” occurs amid an increase in market interest rates.
Bond markets are a bubble waiting to burst because the world economy is facing even worse problems after central banks flooded markets with cash to try to get out of the crisis, famous investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
The June jobs report Friday could provide more fuel for bears, even as economists hold onto the view that the economy is not double-dipping.
Moody’s Investors Service may cut Spain’s credit rating as much as two levels. The rating agency is currently reviewing Spain’s AAA foreign and local currency sovereign bond ratings. Spain continues to face fiscal challenges and falling growth expectations.
The S&P is now on the verge of a technical pattern called a death cross. As the name implies the formation is very bearish. How far will stocks fall?
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said the recent stock market decline is “typical” of a recovery, and that international instability has more to do with the selloff than problems in the US.
At least I'm hoping there is no double dip. Data on capital investment and personal income has been encouraging but I think we are in a bearish frame of mind so that gets somewhat ignored. The negative gets emphasized when your mind set is that way.