Markets could be in for macro overload in the week ahead with central bankers, Friday's jobs report and OPEC dominating the headlines.» Read More
Link to the U.S. dollar is forcing Hong Kong to import ultra-loose monetary policy amid soaring property prices, but the alternatives also carry risks. The Financial Times reports.
A milestone of sorts was reached this month when the dollar hit a multiyear low on a trade-weighted basis and set record lows against Asian currencies. As a result, Hong Kong citizens are increasingly turning their backs on the US dollar and momentum to reject the dollar peg is developing. The Financial Times reports.
Markets Friday will debate the merits of President Obama's $447 billion jobs package and monitor G-7 finance ministers, who meet in France against a backdrop of weaker global growth and fears of financial contagion from Europe.
Yahoo has hired UBS and Allen and Co. to help it navigate a period in which it is dealing with an activist shareholder and trying to determine ways it can enhance value, according to people close to the company. While the investment banks have not been hired to try and find buyers for the company, they will also help the board navigate any offers, should any arise.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer weighs in on viewers' stock questions.
You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says every portfolio should have some defensive, recession-resistant stocks, with Greg Wasson, Walgreens CEO.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains the importance of listening to what companies have to say about their outlook and not get too caught up in big picture information, with Manny Chirico, PVH Corp. CEO.
Yahoo shares surged Thursday after an activist investment hedge fund announced it had purchased a stake in the company and amid rumors that Yahoo's co-founder may be trying to buy back the company.
Mad Money host, Jim Cramer says there is a disconnect between what investors are hearing about companies and what is actually happening.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
Brian Stutland, Options Action trader with the play on the precious metal.
Daniel Dicker, MerBloc president weighs in on the trade on oil and whether the commodity is headed for demand destruction.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
Jim Caron, Morgan Stanley weighs in on "operation torque", which he says could be similar in many ways to QE2.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the Fed chairman's speech and its impact on the markets.
Dissecting the day's major business news, with the Fast Money traders and how to play the euro & the Fed, and tech trades to make.
Add hedge funds to the list of asset classes now negative on the year. Hedge funds declined by more than 2 percent in August, according to new data from Hedge Fund Research.
Democrats are asking President Obama to be tough in his jobs speech tonight. Discussing the President's plan, with Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.
Stocks ended lower in volatile trading Thursday after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke failed to provide additional detail on how to boost the weakening U.S. economy and as investors looked ahead to President Obama's jobs speech later this evening.