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Renewed worries about Greece sent the S&P lower and gold higher. Is the precious metal about to break out?
Growing soverign debt speculation has renewed anxiousness about Greece's financial footing as borrowing costs sharply increase.
I laughed out loud this morning when I read that Greece is going to market itself as an "emerging market" when it tries to sell a multi-billion dollar bond in the U.S. because Europeans won't buy up any more of their desperation.
The Greek 'bailout' is flawed. Beyond the typical political hostility, the structure of the plan has three weak links.
Today, the Euro came under pressure with after a series of stories have emerged over the last 24 hours on the details for a Greek bailout.
Credit default swaps (CDS) will be looked at closely to ensure transparency but they aren't necessarily going to be banned, EU Financial markets commissioner Michel Barnier told CNBC.
Of all the regions in the world, Bhaskar Laxminarayan, chief investment officer at Pictet Asia, told CNBC he has the least confidence in Europe right now and warned that there could be more negative surprises coming out of the region.
The recent dollar rebound is becoming an "overcrowded trade," but there is a "final oomph to come," Robin Griffiths, technical strategist from Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.
If EU nations want to sustain a currency union with Germany, they have to implement economic and budgetary changes that bring their performance into alignment with Germany, according to Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities.
The euro is set to remain weak against the dollar as the currency wipes out nearly all the gains it built during 2009, Royce Tostrams, technical analyst from Tostrams Groep told CNBC Friday.
The American markets are reacting to the country’s problems the same way they did health care. Cramer explains why that is wrong.
The risk of default for Greek debt is priced much higher than that of Eastern European countries like Romania or Turkey. But Greece is rated investment grade while the two Black Sea countries are rated below investment grade.
Considering stocks are trading near 18-month highs should you run for the exits or hold your breath and buy?
The Dow is now up 10 out of 11 days and within striking distance of 11,000. Will the melt-up propel us over this milestone?
Opinion polls suggest Angel Merkel’s coalition will lose control of the German Senate in regional elections on May 9. No wonder she wants to fire a populist shot at voters. But in refusing to underwrite a few billion euros of Greek debt the Chancellor is playing with fire.
Considering the Dems got one piece of sweeping legislation through Congress, will they able to do it again?
Sterling is undervalued against the euro. Just about every trading desk that I talk to seems to think so. However, very few of them tell me that they will be willing to back the pound until the general election is over.
After weeks of backing a European rescue for the financially troubled Greece, Germany shifted course on Thursday, signaling that help should come from the International Monetary Fund rather than Greece’s neighbors, the New York Times reported.
The markets have created their own gold standard because of uncertainties regarding other asset classes, Marc Faber, author of "The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report," told CNBC Thursday.