St. Louis Fed President James Bullard told CNBC Monday that he is cautiously optimistic that there will be economic growth in the US during the second half of the year.
The Federal Reserve should stop buying government debt and instead focus on kick-starting areas of the credit markets having to do with consumers, Steve Forbes, Forbes CEO, told CNBC Monday.
As green shoots continue to pop up and give hope that a depression has been avoided, it's important to recognize that there still are significant headwinds facing the U.S. and global economy. There's a real chance that we may face a menace that proved to be destructive for investors portfolios decades ago: Stagflation
"There's a lot of good news in this area for investors," says one market pro about the picture for master limited partnerships involving oil and gas.
It’s a critical time in the price of gold and I think we’re at the precipice of something big, says Guy Adami. Personally, I think the move is...
ETFs provide a low cost, tax efficient way to invest in an inflationary environment, said Manisha Thakor, personal finance expert and co-author of “On My Own Two Feet.”
Inflation hawks are circling the market, but unlike in past recoveries, it's unlikely to rear its ugly head anytime soon. In fact, the threat may be years away, say economists.
The US Dollar Index, which averages the exchange rates between the US dollar and six major world currencies, has fallen over 10 percent since the high on March 5, 2009.
Right now, with oil trading through $71 a barrel, Treasury bonds closing in on 4 percent, and commodity indexes up 25 percent year-to-date, inflation fears are circulating through the markets.
The Obama administration needs to present a detailed plan to investors to show how it will "restore fiscal sustainability," Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
An index measuring sentiment among small business owners gained for the second consecutive month, moving just below a level that would indicate positive growth in the economy.
President Barack Obama promised Monday to deliver more than 600,000 jobs through his $787 billion stimulus plan this summer, with federal agencies pumping billions into public works projects, schools and summer youth programs.
Despite recent signs that the economy is improving, slow growth will continue to be the "new normal" for investors, Pimco co-CEO Bill Gross told CNBC.
Warren Buffett's official biographer has a "fair warning" for investors: The Oracle of Omaha isn't as bullish as he sounds. Alice Schroeder says you need to listen to both sides of his psychology: "buoyant optimism tempered by extreme caution... In temperament, he could be the son of Woody Allen and Doris Day."
Wall Street is terrified of both inflation and deflation, high and low oil prices, a strong and a weak dollar. Here’s how you avoid the panic.
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As confidence increases in stocks and a slew of factors works against US debt, investors are unlikely to flock to Treasury bonds until yields get significantly higher.
Sick of all the bad news and in need of some good? The Mad Money host finds reasons for cheer.
The recent surge in interest and mortgage rates is not down to the Federal Reserve’s purchases of Treasury and mortgage assets, sources familiar with the thinking of Fed officials told CNBC.
Mortgage rates at some lenders spiked by as much as 1 percent on Wednesday and saw little relief on Thursday, mortgage brokers said.