*Russia's ruble at all-time low vs dollar. NEW YORK, Aug 29- The dollar rose on Friday, with traders looking beyond soft U.S. consumer-spending data, while the steadily sliding euro won a reprieve on diminished expectations the European Central Bank will soon ease monetary policy.» Read More
Investors do not see Portugal's rating downgrade by Moody's as an event that will shake the markets, but it confirms the fact that the outlook for the euro zone is still cloudy.
There are risks associated with imposing regulation on London banks without the rest of the world following suit, the head of the British Bankers Association Angela Knight told CNBC Tuesday.
Moody's slashed Portugal's credit rating by two notches to A1, citing a deterioration of the country's debt ratios and weak growth prospects, the ratings agency said Tuesday.
So it’s time to get more bullish, the Mad Money host says.
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.