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.

Recent Articles By The Author

General Electric Rebounds as CEO Culp Buys $2M in Shares Following Fraud Claim

General Electric Rebounds as CEO Culp Buys $2M in Shares Following Fraud Claim

GE rises after CEO Larry Culp purchases $2 million worth of shares in the group following reports that its accounting tactics were targeted by the whistleblower who helped bring down Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme.

Deere Misses Q3 Earnings Estimate as Trade Uncertainty Clouds Agricultural Unit

Deere Misses Q3 Earnings Estimate as Trade Uncertainty Clouds Agricultural Unit

Deere posts weaker-than-expected third-quarter earnings as trade uncertainty surrounding the agricultural sector continues to hurt the farm equipment maker's bottom line.

Nvidia Spikes After Q2 Earnings Beat as Gaming Revenue Offsets Datacenter Slump

Nvidia Spikes After Q2 Earnings Beat as Gaming Revenue Offsets Datacenter Slump

Nvidia shares traded sharply higher Friday after the chipmaker posted stronger-than-expected second quarter earnings as video game revenues offset an ongoing slide in data center sales.

Dow Futures Higher, Global Stocks Gain, As Markets Eye Central Bank Support

Dow Futures Higher, Global Stocks Gain, As Markets Eye Central Bank Support

U.S. equity futures look set to end a volatile summer week on a high note Friday, as investors around the world climb back into risk markets amid increasing hopes of near-term support from major central banks and stronger-than-expected retail sales and earnings data from Wall Street.

General Electric CEO Buys $2 Million in Stock on Whisteblower Share Price Plunge

General Electric CEO Buys $2 Million in Stock on Whisteblower Share Price Plunge

GE CEO Lawrence Culp bought more than 250,000 shares Thursday after the stock plunged on a whistleblower's accusation of inaccurate and fraudulent financial filings by the industrial group.

Alibaba Tops Q1 Earnings as Cloud and E-Commerce Revenue Surges

Alibaba Tops Q1 Earnings as Cloud and E-Commerce Revenue Surges

Alibaba posts stronger-than-expected first quarter earnings as cloud and e-commerce revenue rises much faster than its traditional online retailing business.

Walmart Beats Q2 Earnings Forecasts, Boosts Full-Year Guidance; Shares Jump

Walmart Beats Q2 Earnings Forecasts, Boosts Full-Year Guidance; Shares Jump

Walmart posted stronger-than-expected second quarter earnings Thursday, and boosted its full-year profit guidance even as it said the world's biggest retailer highlighted the uncertainty of trade relations between the U.S. and China.

Cisco Slumps After Q4 Earnings As China, Tariffs Weigh on Near-Term Guidance

Cisco Slumps After Q4 Earnings As China, Tariffs Weigh on Near-Term Guidance

Cisco shares traded sharply lower Thursday after the network equipment maker cautioned that restrictions on U.S. companies doing business in China would hit sales and profits in the coming months.

Dow Futures Higher After Walmart Earnings, China Tariff Retaliation Limits Gains

Dow Futures Higher After Walmart Earnings, China Tariff Retaliation Limits Gains

Wall Street futures steadied Thursday as China vowed to retaliate on last month's tariff move by the United States and Hong Kong's ambassador to the United Kingdom warned that Beijing would not "sit on its hands" as protests in the city head towards their eleventh week.

US Yield Curve Inverts for First Time Since 2007 as Global Growth Prospects Wane

US Yield Curve Inverts for First Time Since 2007 as Global Growth Prospects Wane

The U.S. Treasury yield curve slipped into inversion for the first time in more than 12 years Wednesday.