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  • Over the past few years, the outlook from Cisco CEO John Chambers has been spot on. That combined with technical action makes the traders nervous.

  • In Greek Debt Crisis, Some See Parallels to US Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 12:53 AM ET
    Shops in Athens' central market.

    It’s easy to look at the protesters and the politicians in Greece — and at the other European countries with huge debts — and wonder why they don’t get it. Yet in the back of your mind comes a nagging question: how different, really, is the United States? The NYT explains.

  • Battle The Bear Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 5:50 PM ET

    Even though the Dow and S&P just had their worst one-day drop since February 4, that doesn’t mean there isn’t money to be made.

  • Farr: European Contagion Spreads Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | 9:54 AM ET

    While Portugal and Spain are the most recent targets of S&P downgrades, Italy or even Ireland could be next.

  • Busch: Three Week Euro Scenario Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 | 12:13 PM ET

    There are two known dates and one unknown date that will cause volatility and uncertainty surrounding the Euro. All three will likely occur in the next three weeks.

  • Farrell: Greece—A New Moral Hazard? Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 | 9:41 AM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    The bailout of Greece has stirred ferocious debate and fallout in Germany, which has an election shortly.

  • Greece Will Be Forgotten Like Dubai: Currency Expert Monday, 26 Apr 2010 | 6:41 AM ET

    There is no evidence of contagion from the Greek debt debacle to other markets, but the country's woes will help push the euro down, boosting exports for some countries in the single European currency area, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange research at HSBC, told CNBC Monday.

  • Greece Taps Cash, but It Will Still Roil the Markets Friday, 23 Apr 2010 | 8:54 AM ET
    Close-up of a pen on stock price chart

    Greece gave in to market pressure and officially requested financial aid from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund Friday, but analysts and traders say the rollercoaster ride for investors is not over.

  • Suze: How Safe Is Your Emergency Fund? Sunday, 18 Apr 2010 | 11:08 PM ET
    There is no substitute for having an emergency savings account, Suze says, especially after this most recent recession. Her New Rules for Saving require you to have real money tucked away – for eight month’s worth of living expenses – at a real federally insured bank or credit union. That is the only way you can be certain that you will be able to handle any of life’s unexpected “what ifs” and “uh-ohs.”But let’s say you’ve been following Suze’s advice and you’re now wondering if your emergency f

    To help you figure this out, Suze answered some of the most frequent – and important – questions her viewers have about saving. Read on for her top tips.

  • 30-Year Treasury Auction Gets a 'B' Grade Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 4:05 PM ET
    Treasury Seal
  • Buy-and-Hold Might Be Dead For Stocks—But Not Bonds Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 1:47 PM ET

    Some money managers are beginning to advise clients to hold longer bonds and collect income rather than seeking principal return in the shorter term.

  • 10-Year Treasury Auction Gets an "A" Grade Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | 5:47 PM ET
    Treasury Building

    Analysts said that the results of Wednesday’s 10-year $21 billion Treasury auction gave a clear signal that investors have a healthy appetite for U.S. government debt and will serve as a bellwether for how those auctions will perform going forward.

  • Halftime Report: Gold Heading To $1163? Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | 1:23 PM ET

    Renewed worries about Greece sent the S&P lower and gold higher. Is the precious metal about to break out?

  • Week's First Treasury Auction Earns 'B' Grade Tuesday, 6 Apr 2010 | 6:00 PM ET

    The 1.776 percent yield alone of the 3-year $40 billion Treasury auction Tuesday earns the auction a solid grade of B.

  • Is Geithner's Visit to India Actually a Roadshow? Tuesday, 6 Apr 2010 | 5:36 AM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    The Greek Finance Minister will travel to the U.S. in two weeks to drum up support for his latest bond auction that he hopes will raise $10 billion ($13.4 billion).

  • Put New Money Into Stocks? Monday, 5 Apr 2010 | 5:22 PM ET

    Stocks continued their relentless melt-up on Monday as cash became a four letter word feared by fund managers. Should you put new money into stocks?

  • Halftime Report: Are Stocks About To Stall? Wednesday, 31 Mar 2010 | 1:21 PM ET

    The S&P ended the quarter with a 5% gain, but can stocks continue to push higher into Q2 or are headwinds starting to kick up?

  • So has the big opportunity in fixed income expired? Gross seems to think so, and we tend to agree. Given the extraordinary amount of government spending and soaring federal budget deficits, we believe inflation is likely to rear its ugly head within 2-3 years.

  • Jim Rogers on Oil, Gold and the Biggest US Bubble Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | 1:27 PM ET

    Debate on the scope and risks of the US health care plan still rages even as Pres. Obama unveiled a $14 billion plan to help homeowners. And the impact of a Greek bailout on the Eurozone economies is still a question. Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers holdings, offered CNBC more insights into American and global markets.

  • China Officials Wrestle Publicly Over Currency Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | 10:30 AM ET
    Chinese Yuan note

    Signs are emerging of conflicting views among China’s leaders over whether to allow the country’s currency to rise against the dollar. The New York Times explains.