Martin Baccardax

Baccardax, a former bond salesman who spent 8 years on the trading floor in Toronto and London, has worked in and around the global financial markets for more than 25 years, covering companies from birth in the bond markets to death in the bankruptcy courts -- and all points in between.
Following television stints with CNBC Europe in London, where he served as on-air Economics editor co-anchor of the Closing Bell program, Baccardax was named London Bureau Chief in October 2016.

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Stocks Edge Higher As Apple-Led Tech Rally Ripples Through Global Markets

Stocks Edge Higher As Apple-Led Tech Rally Ripples Through Global Markets

Global stocks edged higher Friday, with investors riding yesterday's tech-led gains on Wall Street and shrugging off, for the moment at least, concerns linked to slower economic growth, political uncertainty in Europe and flagging U.S.-China trade talks.

Biogen May Shed $18 Billion in Value After Scrapping Alzheimer's Drug Trial

Biogen May Shed $18 Billion in Value After Scrapping Alzheimer's Drug Trial

Biogen shares plunge Thursday, wiping nearly $20 billion in value from the biotech group, after it dropped a late-stage trial for a key Alzheimer's disease drug.

Apple Hits Four Month High Amid Multiple Upgrades Ahead of March 25 Launch Event

Apple Hits Four Month High Amid Multiple Upgrades Ahead of March 25 Launch Event

Apple shares rises after three analysts' upgrades for the world's biggest tech company ahead of its much-anticipated launch event next week in Cupertino.

Micron Extends Gains After Q2 Earnings Beat, Second Half Chip Rebound Forecast

Micron Extends Gains After Q2 Earnings Beat, Second Half Chip Rebound Forecast

Micron Technology shares traded sharply higher Thursday after the chipmaker posted stronger-than-expected second quarter earnings and echoed semiconductor sector rivals by forecast an uptick in global demand over the second half of the year.

Boeing Slips as Lawmakers Probe 737 MAX Crashes, Investigators Circle Planemaker

Boeing Slips as Lawmakers Probe 737 MAX Crashes, Investigators Circle Planemaker

Boeing shares traded lower Thursday amid reports that lawmakers, federal investigators and the Department of Justice are lining up to question executives at the world's biggest planemaker over two horrific crashes of its 737 MAX planes that killed nearly 350 passengers and raised serious safety concerns for the flagship aircraft.