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  • AIG Counterparties — Full List Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | 4:39 AM ET

    AIG, the insurance giant that received taxpayer-funded bailouts worth $173 billion and sparked a political storm with its plans to pay $165 million in bonuses, revealed the list of its counterparties.

  • I'm Short Stocks, Buying Dollars: Hugh Hendry Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 9:44 AM ET
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    The stock market is still an unsafe place for investors as quantitative easing, by which central banks boost the supply of money attempting to kick-start economies, is unlikely to work, Hugh Hendry, Chief Investment Officer at Eclectica, told CNBC.

  • Baccardax: Viewers Sound Off on On-Air Spat Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 9:07 AM ET

    We might have strayed a bit from the rulebook on a good dinner party this morning as we sat back and watched hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry of Eclectica lock horns with Liam Halligan, the chief economist at Prosperity Capital and maverick columnist for the UK’s Telegraph newspaper.

  • Baccardax: The Real Nationalized Banks Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | 9:36 AM ET
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    Acres of forest have gone to the blade while the mainstream media has debated the issue of bank nationalization, but few if any seem to be prepared to address what seems obvious: the most important banks are already under government control.

  • US, Europe Banks Get Cash From AIG Rescue: Report Sunday, 8 Mar 2009 | 9:19 AM ET
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    At least two dozen US and European banks benefited from the rescue of AIG, with about $50 billion paid out to them since the Fed first gave aid to the insurance giant, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Data on Banks' Exposure to E. Europe 'Inaccurate': Erste Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 12:07 PM ET
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    The figure of $1.3 trillion for the exposure of Western banks to the Central and Eastern European region reported by the Bank for International Settlements is too high, Andreas Treichl, CEO of Erste Bank, one of the biggest banks operating in CEE, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Jim Rogers: Let AIG Go Bankrupt, Not America Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 4:24 PM ET
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    American International Group should be allowed to go bankrupt because keeping it and other sick financials alive on government support risks ruining the US economy, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Baccardax: Stocks Are the Only 'True' Market Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 9:30 AM ET
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    The unpalatable truth is that equity markets seem the purest measure of investor confidence, corporate health and economic prediction.

  • Is this the Year of the Recessionista? Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 4:20 AM ET
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    The current global slowdown is hitting those in every economic category, as even the very wealthy rein in spending.

  • Baccardax: Here's How to Fix this Mess Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 9:14 AM ET
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    The most obvious pothole on the road to reparation is mark-to-market valuation; and it remains a mystery to me as to why this less than two-year old accounting rule remains the most ignored portion of debate.

  • Government Bonds May Be Last Bubble: Jim Rogers Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 5:59 AM ET

    Investors will have to short government bonds at some point despite their current attraction, as the amount of debt issued is "staggering" and inflation risks are down the road, Jim Rogers, CEO of Jim Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Banks Rescue Will 'Make Things Worse': Rogers Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 4:21 AM ET
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    The new financial rescue plan may not work and could even make things worse because it plunges the US further into debt and it is designed by the same people who failed to forecast the crisis and take measures, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Pros Say: Buffett's Long-Term Strategy Will Pay Off Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 5:56 AM ET

    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has led the charge into the battered stock market of late by making large acquisitions at a time when most investors are fiercely protecting their cash. One analyst told CNBC that even though he is suffering some heavy losses in the short term, the strategy will pay off.

  • US Inflation Could Hit 200%: Dr. Doom Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 3:28 AM ET

    The Fed could cause Zimbabwe-like inflation making the US a 'banana republic,' famous bear Marc Faber said.

  • Pros Say: Executive Pay Caps are Bad Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 6:43 AM ET

    Top executives at companies taking government money from the TARP will likely see their pay slips capped at $500,000 under a new initiative to be announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama. But one analyst told CNBC that the move could have a negative effect.  

  • How Turkey Stole the Show at Davos Friday, 30 Jan 2009 | 6:50 AM ET

    Want to be a star at WEF? Storm out of a panel, the Congress Center, Davos and Switzerland altogether.

  • Baccardax: Bad Banks Are Good, Aren't They? Thursday, 29 Jan 2009 | 8:48 AM ET
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    Why can't the banks trust each other? I mean, they can pay back their money, can't they? Don't they just make more?

  • Stocks Could Drop 20%, No Safe Haven: Dr. Doom Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 5:18 AM ET
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    US and global stocks are still likely to fall because the corporate and economic news will be worse than expected, Nouriel Roubini, RGE Monitor Chairman, told CNBC in Davos.

  • Baccardax: Bonds Are Still a Screaming Buy Monday, 26 Jan 2009 | 9:03 AM ET
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    The recent lull in the government bond market's bullish tone only enhances the arguments for ramping-up a portfolio of the heretofore dullards of the financial markets.

  • The Euro Won't Be around in 20 Years: Jim Rogers Monday, 26 Jan 2009 | 3:24 AM ET

    The euro will not be around in the next 20 years, but Britain would have been better off had it joined the single European currency when it had a chance, legendary investor Jim Rogers told a British newspaper.