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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Boeing Slumps After Report Says Planemaker May Have Misled FAA on 737 MAX

Boeing Slumps After Report Says Planemaker May Have Misled FAA on 737 MAX

Boeing shares fell the most in more than seven months Friday after a report said the Federal Aviation Administration demanded the planemaker turn over internal communications that questioned the safety of software linked to the grounded 737 MAX jet.

Brexit: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Loses Key Vote to Avoid EU Exit Delay

Brexit: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Loses Key Vote to Avoid EU Exit Delay

U.K. lawmakers voted Saturday to delay approval of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, setting up a potentially unprecedented clash between the country's ruling party and the Supreme Court.

Coca-Cola Sees Stronger 2019 Operating Income Growth as Q3 Sales Top Forecasts

Coca-Cola Sees Stronger 2019 Operating Income Growth as Q3 Sales Top Forecasts

Coca-Cola says it sees improving operating income for this year, despite stiffer headwinds from a stronger U.S. dollar, as growth of its trademark soft drink, as well as zero-sugar and healthier options, drove solid third-quarter sales growth.

Coke and Pepsi Dump Sugar, Sweeten Earnings Prospects as Consumer Habits Change

Coke and Pepsi Dump Sugar, Sweeten Earnings Prospects as Consumer Habits Change

Coke joined rival Pepsi in riding a renewed wave of demand for sugar-free and low-calorie soft drinks to firmer-than-expected sales this quarter, confirming the industry's focus on healthier snacks and changing consumer habits.

Dow Futures Flat, Global Stocks Retreat As China Notches Weakest GDP in 30 Years

Dow Futures Flat, Global Stocks Retreat As China Notches Weakest GDP in 30 Years

Global stocks retreated Friday after China posted its weakest quarterly economic growth rate in three decades, underscoring investor concern for a trade-related slowdown in major markets around the world and re-centering focus on the fate of ongoing trade talks between Washington and Beijing.

China's Slowing Economy Renews US Trade Deal Focus, But Who Has the Upper Hand?

China's Slowing Economy Renews US Trade Deal Focus, But Who Has the Upper Hand?

China's worrying economic slowdown, the steepest in three decades, puts renewed focus on the fate of trade talks with the United States and the chances of a tariff roll-back as the two sides look to end more than year of commercial and political hostilities.

Honeywell Tops Q3 Earnings Forecast, Tweaks 2019 Profit and Revenue Estimates

Honeywell Tops Q3 Earnings Forecast, Tweaks 2019 Profit and Revenue Estimates

Honeywell posted much stronger-than-expected third quarter earnings Thursday, and boosted the lower end of its full-year profit guidance even as it forecast revenues that fell shy of Wall Street forecasts.

IBM Shares Slide After Q3 Revenue Miss; Red Hat Deal Fails to Boost 2019 Outlook

IBM Shares Slide After Q3 Revenue Miss; Red Hat Deal Fails to Boost 2019 Outlook

IBM trades sharply lower Thursday after the group posted disappointing third quarter earnings in the first full update to include its $34 billion acquisition of Linux-maker Red Hat.

Morgan Stanley Tops Q3 Earnings Forecast as Bond Trading Revenues Surge

Morgan Stanley Tops Q3 Earnings Forecast as Bond Trading Revenues Surge

Morgan Stanley posted stronger-than-expected third quarter earnings Thursday as fixed income revenues surged despite a slow summer of trading.

Netflix Surges; 'Stranger Things', '13 Reasons Why' Boost International Growth

Netflix Surges; 'Stranger Things', '13 Reasons Why' Boost International Growth

Netflix shares surged higher Thursday after it added more international subscribers to its streaming service than Wall Street had forecast for the third quarter, easing concerns over the impact of rival offerings from Apple, Disney and Amazon.