Gold tumbled 4%, taking it near a three-year low as a rallying equity markets further cut into demand for bullion.
At the annual convention of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, former Enron CFO Andy Fastow spoke out in defense of Jeff Skilling. Fastow says the bankruptcy of Enron was not Skilling’s fault. Former Enron employees Sherry Butler and Diana Peters weigh in. With CNBC’s Scott Cohn.
Hot Stocks to Watch: Expert
John Rogers Ariel Investments chairman & CEO, explains why he believes stocks are going higher from here and provides his top equity plays.
Massive Protests to Test Egypt Again
Egypt is bracing for massive demonstrations on Sunday, in the most serious threat to the nation’s tenuous stability since the ousting of its former president, over two years ago.
Pt 2- Boeing president and CEO Jim McNerney discusses the company’s strategy for growth as well as the need for more engineers in the U.S., and his thoughts on the American economy.
Kevin Rudd was sworn in as Australian prime minister for the second time on Thursday, a day after ousting Julia Gillard.
In a wide-ranging interview, Narayana Kocherlakota, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president talks with CNBC’s Steve Liesman about keeping the Federal funds rate low until unemployment falls below 6.5%.
Debate It: Buy Nike Ahead of Earnings?
“Fast Money” traders Jon Najarian and Mike Khouw discuss their trades on Nike now; and CNBC’s Mary Thompson reports how insurers are being helped by the big sell-off in the bond market.
Goldman Sachs: Gold Near Bottom
CNBC’s Kate Kelly reports Goldman Sachs’ Jeffrey Currie is saying gold has fallen too far, and has hit a near-term bottom. Is gold indicative of the global marke? With Jason Rotman, Lido Isle Advisors, and Vedant Mimani, Atyant Capital.
Santelli’s Rant to Fed: ‘Try Something New!’
Rick Santelli argues that the Federal Reserve should try “something new” because its quantitative easing bond buying isn’t helping the economy.
Embrace Aerospace: Cramer
What industry has no natural enemies? Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why Aerospace can see well beyond the horizon.
Cramer: It’s Just Not Going to Happen
In a perfect world, there would have been flashing lights and sirens.
Why the Market is ‘Treacherous’
Unless you’re targeting value plays in the stock market, you may be taking on more risk than you can afford. Scott Black, Delphi Management president, discusses 2 value plays now.
Tomorrow In :30
Can stocks make it a 3-day rally tomorrow? Frank Braddock, JHS Capital Advisors, and Marino Marin, MLV & Co.
Men’s Wearhouse’s Zimmer Lashes Out at Board
A week after he was ousted as executive chairman of Men’s Wearhouse, George Zimmer fired off an open letter to the retailer.
Why You Should Still Own Gold, Miners: Pro
There’s a compelling reason for investors to look at gold, Joseph Foster says.
Cramer’s Stocks to Watch
Don’t start your trading day without finding out what CNBC’s Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell.
Parsing Today’s Triple-Digit Jump
Eyeing bond positions and the global market, with Rex Macey, Wilmington Trust; Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group; Rod Smyth, Riverfront Investment Group; and Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities.
US Q1 GDP Tepid at Just 1.8%
CNBC’s Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on the nation’s gross domestic product and discusses what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC’s Steve Liesman.