*Fed leaves interest rates unchanged. NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. "It looks like from the statement they slightly upgraded their language on the labor market," said Shyam Rajan, head of U.S. interest rate strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.» Read More
One of the first things investors learn after “buy low and sell high” is that markets hate uncertainty.
The dollar deflates, the euro loses steam, and Moody's wants Japan to leave the yen alone - time for your FX Fix.
Warren Buffett says there's no question that the United States' debt is still AAA and that he's not changing his mind about Treasurys based on S&P's downgrade.
Standard & Poor's downgrade of the US' credit rating from AAA on Friday, was "absurd", Richard Portes, professor of economics at the London Business School, told CNBC Monday.
The decision by Standard & Poor's to cut America's debt rating is, in Alan Greenspan’s view, bad for America’s state of mind.
The sovereign debt crises on both sides of the Atlantic has created what some analysts are calling an "ugliness contest" between the U.S. dollar and the euro, and experts remain split on which of the two currencies are a safer bet.
With S&P’s downgrade of the United States’ credit rating from AAA to AA, many are speculating on how markets and U.S. authorities will respond.
Come Monday, investors with a shorter time horizon may need to brace for some pain and even cut losses following the Standard & Poor's downgrade of US debt. But those with a longer time horizon can likely stand pat...cautiously.
Amid a two-week market selloff came the first whiffs of capitulation Friday, that throw-in-the-towel moment when stocks can find a bottoming point.
A look at why the charts are saying this sell-off is not a repeat of 2008 and insight on what currency traders should do with the dollar going forward, with Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management.
After the Dow Jones fell by 500 points on Thursday, European indices also faced a sell-off at Friday's open.
Markets could rebound after Thursday's global sell-off, but investors should see any bounce as a selling opportunity, as the world economy rolls towards total collapse, Mark Faber, editor and publisher of the Boom, Doom and Gloom Report told CNBC Friday.
With the threat of failure to reach a debt deal finally out of the way and the worsening global macroeconomic picture gripping investors, it has been a win- win for US Treasurys so far.
Is it time to buy gold or flee to cash? With all of the hyperbole in the market on Friday following the 500 point fall in the Dow Jones Industrial average on Thursday, and heavy selling in Asia and Europe Friday, the answer might be bottled water, tinned food and shovels.
"The way Europe is operating right now, its what I called recently 'cognitive dissonance,'" Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners said, or "basically doing the same thing thinking they're going to get a different outcome."
One-month Treasury bill yield dips into negative territory as the Dow plunges more than 500 points Thursday, with the Fast Money traders.
Is it a good idea for America to have a reluctant Treasury Secretary while the economy seems to be running out of steam?
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the market's selloff and retail stocks, and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter explains the big reversal in gold and how to play it.
A check on what traders are watching on the floors, and where the markets are headed, with Anthony Neglia, Tower Trading; Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Jon Corzine stands much more of a chance of being tapped to be the next Treasury Secretary than many in Washington or on Wall Street think.