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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Fed Vice Chair Clarida: Global Economy Slowing, Relevant to U.S. Outlook

Fed Vice Chair Clarida: Global Economy Slowing, Relevant to U.S. Outlook

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said Friday that he is seeing evidence of a slowing global economy and that policymakers will need to account for that when making interest rate decisions over the near term.

Nordstrom Tumbles After Credit Card Charge, Q3 Same-Stores Sales Miss

Nordstrom Tumbles After Credit Card Charge, Q3 Same-Stores Sales Miss

The retailer posts weaker-than-expected same-store sales for its fiscal third quarter and says it will need to repay more than $70 million to customers overcharged on store credit cards.

Nvidia Faces $20 Billion Wipeout as Cryptocurrency 'Hangover' Hits Q4 Outlook

Nvidia Faces $20 Billion Wipeout as Cryptocurrency 'Hangover' Hits Q4 Outlook

Nvidia plunged Friday after the chipmaker posted weaker-than-expected third quarter sales, and issued a gloomy holiday quarter outlook, as inventories piled up amid a slowdown in demand from cryptocurrency miners.

Viacom Tops Q4 Earnings as Mission Impossible Boosts Paramount Box Office

Viacom Tops Q4 Earnings as Mission Impossible Boosts Paramount Box Office

Viacom posted stronger-than-expected fourth quarter earnings Friday and said it expects revenues at its Paramount Studios to grow by more than 50% next year on the back of successes in its Mission Impossible franchise.

Dow Futures Weaken Amid Tech Sector Concerns; Oil Rebounds on OPEC Cut Plans

Dow Futures Weaken Amid Tech Sector Concerns; Oil Rebounds on OPEC Cut Plans

Global stocks were mixed in early Friday trading, with investors rattled by weakness in the chip sector that suggests further erosion in consumer tech demand and mixed reports on the state of U.S.-China trade talks, as volatility across all asset classes continues to accelerate.