The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.075 percent, up from 0.050 percent last week. Another $24 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 0.165 percent, up from 0.145 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,998.10 while a six-month bill sold for $9,991.66.» Read More
While recent retail sales numbers point towards a slowdown in Chinese consumer spending, market watchers tell CNBC that's only half the story.
The euro is having a good day against the dollar, but tomorrow may be another story.
Bill Gross reiterated his now-famous critique of equities, saying that while stocks aren't dead, the 'cult' of worship surrounding them certainly is.
Japan’s yen, which hit a one-month low against the U.S. dollar on Thursday, could plunge at least 14 percent by the end of the year as investors exit Japanese government bonds, according to Ed Ponsi, Managing Director of Barchetta Capital Management.
A new round of 13-f’s reveals the moves some of the biggest investors are making; the NY Times gets a new CEO and NPD says restaurant traffic is stalling.
The yen typically strengthens in August, but 2012 is different — so far.
Asian government bonds have been seen as somewhat of a safe-haven this year, benefiting from volatile global markets. But some experts argue that the appeal of certain regional bond markets as a longer-term investment is growing, suggesting that that investors won’t rush back into the world’s bigger debt markets in a hurry when risk appetite returns.
Groupon falls to new lows after revenue falls short of estimates; a casino mogul faces inquiries regarding his China dealings and the Redbox founder leaves Coinstar.
A mixed day for the markets; ManU prices its IPO; Yahoo CEO makes her first big move; videogame sales fall again and Ikea reveals what its brand is worth.
Monster Beverage falls 13% after an earnings miss; News Corp drops after missing earnings; Zynga’s COO leaves the company and Yahoo begins its makeover.
Disney beats earnings; S&P cuts Greece outlook; Priceline plummets after disappointing earnings and magazine sales decline.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market and U.S. dollar.
New York state accuses Standard Chartered of doing business with Iran; Apple drops Youtube from its new mobile operating system and Caribou Coffee blames Green Mountain for its poor performance.
Coming off a week "full of event risk," as one pro put it, the week ahead is relatively light. If Europe can hold it together, this market may just keep pushing higher.
Weeks after criticizing Nasdaq for the handling of the Facebook IPO, Knight Capital has its own troubles; Green Mountain Coffee "hyper" growth is over; Yelp surges after revenues; the Fed hints the economy may be slowing and traders are watching the ECB meetings tomorrow.
“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer certainly thinks so.
A setback for Google; MGM buys out Icahn; tough times for EA and Take Two and Facebook hits new post-IPO lows.
Ross Levinsohn leaves Yahoo; ManU get ready for IPO and more bad news on the corn crop as the drought worsens.
A growing number of Federal Reserve officials have concluded that the central bank needs to expand its stimulus campaign unless the nation’s economy soon shows signs of improvement, including job growth, the New York Times reports.
Apple has a rare earnings miss; Netflix shares plummet; Buffalo Wild Wings has tough time and Loeb buys more Yahoo shares.