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After a $5 billion capital infusion in Bank of America by Warren Buffett, an analyst reiterated a “strong buy” on the company that was “being viewed as one of the weakest banks in the country, if not the world,” he said on CNBC on Thursday.
Right now "Europe's financial system is insolvent," Scott Minerd, CIO of the fixed-income firm Guggenheim Partners, told CNBC Thursday.
Is Buffett's investment in Bank of America a sign of confidence in financials and stocks? Insight with Phil Orlando, Federated Investors; Vince Farrell, Farr, Miller & Washington, and CNBC's Mary Thompson.
Although Apple shares were trading slightly lower Thursday after falling 7 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday, Steve Jobs' departure from his CEO role of the tech company will not affect one analyst's buy rating on the stock.
A check on how traders are playing this session, with Warren Meyers, DME Securities, and Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services.
Chris Wheeler, bank analyst at Mediobanca joined CNBC to discuss the latest news on the European markets and what would happen if the Greek bailout fails.
"Greece has most definitely been cut loose by the markets, the question is whether it will now be cut loose by the politicians," Steve Barrow, head of G10 research at Standard Bank, told CNBC.
Many traders are citing a comment from German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble that the deal between Greece and Finland that provided collateral to Finland to support the Greek bailout was "off the table."
A look at which competitors are ready to take advantage of this uncertain time at Apple, with Mark Newman, Sanford Bernstein senior analyst, consumer electronics.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
A look at the huge movement in financials, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management, who adds that this news will not impact the markets as much as Bernanke's speech will.
Calm European banks = Calm U.S. open. For three weeks, there has been a simple, unfailing indicator for pre-open trading in the U.S.: European banks immediately after the European open. Today, those banks are for the most part fractionally to the upside, as is our market.
Futures turned positive Thursday, as Berkshire Hathaway said it will invest $5 billion in Bank of America. Futures had been under pressure all morning after weekly jobless claims gained more than expected and following news that Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced his resignment.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett invests in 50,000 Bank of America preferred shares. Insight with CNBC's Jim Cramer & Becky Quick.
Insight on what gold's long term weigh is for investors, with Tom Pawlicki, MF Global precious metals analyst.
Only the future will tell Apple's success, says William Power, Robert W. Baird & Co. senior research analyst, who adds that Tim Cook will do as good a job as anyone can do. The company is in a very good position because of the product lineup planned over the next couple of years.
A fresh recovery is driven by a combination of changing asset allocations at Western institutional investors, who are rethinking their attitudes to alternative asset classes and emerging markets.
Although the S&P 500 has fallen almost 170 points this month to close at 1,177 on Wednesday, one strategist thinks it could drop further—while another thinks the index could bounce back by the end of the year.
Insight on the boom for environmental and clean-up outfits like Clean Harbors, with Alan S. McKim, Clean Harbors chairman & CEO, and Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
T. Boone Pickens speaks to Mad Money host Jim Cramer about alternative energy sources.