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The commodity complex in free-fall, the Flash Crash in memoriam, and the jobs market in mind. Here's what we're watching…
Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
The federal government will not run short of money to pay its bills on May 16, when the federal debt reaches the legal maximum of $14.3 trillion, the New York Times reports.
The President makes a triumphant return to Ground Zero, Wall Street anticipates strong GM earnings and retail sales, while the dollar may fall further on Euro policy. Here's what we're watching…
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's "Squawk on the Street."
Record-breaking gold tries to keep pace with silver in a busy week that begins with Buffett's burden and drumrolls towards Jobs Friday. Here's what we're watching.
The "Mad Money" host reveals what earnings he plans to monitor in the days to come.
The economy is starting to improve but the housing market has yet to show any significant signs of recovery, which has homeowners nervous. How do you tough it out until the housing market recovers? Here are 10 tips from real-estate moguls.
Germany ends work restrictions on some citizens from the new, former communist European Union members torn between fears of a wave of immigration and hopes for help in its booming construction sector.
Shops have been filled with Union flags and all sorts of memorabilia ahead of the royal wedding, but the British may not be buying as much as retailers hope.
Economic growth is not taking hold and current policy is insufficient, Moorad Choudhry, Head of Business Treasury, Global Banking & Markets at the Royal Bank of Scotland writes.
Paul Krugman thinks that Fed chairman Ben Bernanke is screwing up because he has too strong of an anti-inflation bias.
Yesterday’s big Ben Bernanke press conference made one thing abundantly clear: the Fed is not about to embark on any aggressive program to bring down the level of joblessness.
Should we congratulate or commiserate? .....That the Federal Resereve does it too now. That the Fed has decided to flank its policy decisions by regular press briefings from now on.
High production costs and supply constraints caused by the Japanese Earthquake could slow any nascent revival in UK manufacturing, according to the Confederation of British Industries.
With more than 13 million people still unemployed, job seekers are working every angle to try to get an edge. How do you get an edge? Listen to your mother.
In the newsletter we received from USC was an article called, "A Full Nest Once Again: Preparing for Your Graduate to Move Back Home." Nooooooo. No no no. That's what parents pay tuition for—so universities can help prepare our children NOT to move back home. And yet Adecco, a global HR consulting firm, claims in a survey of more than 500 recent graduates that 40 percent of those who graduated in 2008...moved back home...into their old rooms...the rooms you turned into offices or gyms.
Stocks rallied hard on positive earnings news Wednesday and will likely key off of Thursday's quarterly reports, but the pre-open weekly jobless claims will also be a major factor.
Earnings wins by a parade of tech names could give a lift to stocks Wednesday and puts the focus on Apple's late day report.