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“I’m optimistic that we’ll be able to turn this around, but we have some real headwinds going into 2012, and that’s why I felt it was prudent to guide conservatively and lay out for the investor community the challenges that this company is facing," Meg Whitman, president and CEO of HP, told CNBC Tuesday.
“The way I hit the ball in Australia basically is the way I’ve been hitting it at a home, but hadn’t taken to the golf course yet. It’s fun to actually be able to hit the ball like that in a tournament situation, under pressure,” Tiger Woods told CNBC Monday.
If the European Union works out a "credible, convincing debt program," sovereign wealth funds may see it as an opportunity to invest, Jin Liqun, chairman of the board of supervisors for China Investment Corporation, told CNBC Friday.
“It’s still about confidence [at] the board and CEO level. Obviously, the challenge is in Europe, our own deficit issues, issues in China. All this stuff has created a macroeconomic environment that makes things a lot more difficult, and created a lot more uncertainty,” said Mark Shafir, co-head global M&A at Citigroup
Mortgage credit has been in "a quiet crash” for the past six months to a year, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive and CIO of the fixed-income investment management firm DoubleLine Capital, told CNBC Thursday, even as other forms of credit and assets have improved.
People are “waking up” to the fact that “the game appears to be rigged,” Joe Dear, CIO of California Public Employees’ Retirement System, told CNBC Tuesday. “The financial system gets bailed out [during the crisis], their salaries stay high, and the incomes of people who work for a living, paycheck to paycheck, continues to decline."
With the U.S. stock market in an extended funk, earnings offer at least a temporary escape route.
Bullish case made for oil's drop on fourth-quarter results.
Lower gas prices and better employment numbers could have been factors in better guidance from retailers.
The bond market seems to have heard a dovish undercurrent in the Fed minutes, while stock traders seem to think they got the Fed's message right.
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