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U.S. interest rates are likely to attract capital for now, and that makes the dollar a buy - probably.
Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson discusses the fiscal cliff, elections, and China. "The person that is elected President, should be the one that makes the best case on the economy because everything starts with our economy," says Paulson.
Wall Street is rude, it’s crude and it will eat you alive. So interviewing for a job is no different. You may be asked questions like, “How many tennis balls could you fit in this room?” or “If I told you you could have the job if you let me sleep with your girlfriend—would you accept?” You’d better have an answer—and it had better not be “I don’t know!”
Freeport-McMoran Copper and Gold CEO Richard Adkerson, discusses his company's Q2 earnings, the slowdown in China, and what the price of copper may be in the next few years. "There is slowdown in China, but we're not seeing it as much in copper as other areas," says Adkerson.
The S&P 500 hit a two-month high today. Is the rally really worth analyzing? Phil Silverman, Kingsview Capital, and Dorsey Farr, French Wolf and Farr, provide perspective.
CNBC's Sue Herera and Sharon Epperson report on how the rebellion in Syria is impacting Iran and its oil supply. Alireza Nader, The Rand Corporation, offers insight. "There is a possibility, if Iran becomes more nervous and insecure, they will be less likely to compromise on the nuclear program," says Nader.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
Morgan Stanley’s big second-quarter earnings miss is a result of abysmal trading results and not a botched initial public offering of Facebook shares.
David Riedel, Riedel Research Group president and founder, explains why he thinks investors should be building emerging markets and China-related positions.
FMHR trader Guy Adams explains why investors may want to take profits from AutoNation. Also, making a bullish bet on health care stocks, wtih Jeff deGraaf, Renaissance Macro Research. And a currency play on the falling euro, with Willie Williams, Societe Generale.
After the biggest initial public offering in history, Facebook has disappointed investors large and small. Zynga, Facebook's big driver in traffic, is performing more like a lead zeppelin than a Led Zeppelin.
The FMHR traders weigh in on the best way to play the homebuilder space. Also, a look at whether crude oil will go to $200 a barrel, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, who says it's "laughable" oil will reach that price.
Darren Chervitx, Jacob Internet Fund has the trade on Google before its earnings, and the best tech trades to make, with the FMHR crew.
A study by four prominent business school professors on earnings quality shows that ‘managed’ earnings are not a figment of short-seller imaginations.
The FMHR traders have the play in financials, on the heels of Morgan Stanley's earnings miss, with Doug Sipkin, Susquehanna analyst. Also, the trade on the spike in tech stocks.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the stock market rally and geopolitical tensions impacting the oil markets.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on remarks from Morgan Stanley's CFO Ruth Porat on the ramifications from the Facebook IPO.
Jack Koraleski, Union Pacific CEO, discusses his company's record second quarter, as the stock trades at all-time highs.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market.
U.S. stock index futures pared some of its earlier gains Thursday after the weekly jobless claims rose more than expected and as investors digested a bag of mixed earnings reports.