Employment Cost Index barely rises in Q2. NEW YORK, July 31- U.S. The Employment Cost Index, the broadest measure of labor costs, rose 0.2 percent, marking the smallest increase in the index's 33- year history, the U.S. Labor Department reported.» Read More
Over the past one month, U.S. stocks have given up almost all their gains of the year, making valuations look very attractive, but one expert cautions against falling for these "cheap" stocks.
Investors have little choice now but to cling to low-yielding U.S. government debt as European leaders ponder a messy Greek exit from the euro zone, Pimco's Bill Gross told CNBC.
Worries over Europe's debt problems are taking a toll on U.S. markets, explains Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, president & CIO, discussing where investors can increase returns on their investments by using higher dividend strategies.
Discussing Morgan Stanley's early cut on Facebook's estimates before its IPO, with Michael Mullaney, Fiduciary Trust CIO; Francis Gaskins, IPODesktop.com president/editor; and the "Closing Bell" crew.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest numbers on jobless claims and its impact on the markets, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and Jeremy Siegel, University of Pennsylvania professor.
Wall Street strategists are the most negative they've been on stocks since the bull market began more than three years ago. But many traders actually see it as a contrarian sign to invest in the market.
Steve Quirk, SVP, Trader Group, TDAmeritrade recommends investors wind down long positions in U.S. government debt.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest numbers on retail sales and CPI and discuss the market's reaction to the latest data, with Tom Stemberg, Highland Capital Partners.
Moody’s has warned that the tendency of global banks to avoid new capital requirement rules and load up on debt will continue to put pressure on their creditworthiness. The Financial Times reports.
In America something remarkable is under way: investors are gobbling up government debt at unfavorable rates without needing to be “repressed” at all, says Gillian Tett of the Financial Times.
Forget stocks, famed market timer Doug Kass says investors should be playing the bond market – from the short side!
John Brynjolfsson, Armored Wolf, discusses the best investment strategies to protect your portfolio against rising rates and inflation risk.
Douglas Kass, Seabreeze Partners Management explains why he is beginning to short bonds and why it may be the trade of the decade.
CNBC's Rick Santelli offers insight on floating rate notes and Europe's "future behavior."
The greenback and the U.S. bond market are headed for a collapse as the Federal Reserve loses the ability to service the nation’s debt with “artificially low” interest rates, Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital told CNBC on Wednesday.
PIMCO's Bill Gross discusses bonds, the Federal Reserve and the banking industry, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan and Amanda Drury.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market.
Goldman Sachs is turning increasingly bearish on the U.S. economy, expecting the nation to have added only 125,000 new jobs in April, as the effects of a warm winter, which buoyed employment late last year, wear off.
CNBC's David Faber reports on the flow of funds out of equities and into bond funds.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the first quarter's GDP results and discuss its impact on the markets and what it indicates about the health of the U.S. economic recovery.