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  • Survey: US consumer confidence slips in January Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 10:20 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— American consumers lost some confidence this month after the stock market tumbled and the economy showed signs of weakness, the University of Michigan said Friday. Richard Curtin, chief economist for Michigan's surveys, blamed a drop in stocks that caused an "an erosion of household wealth, as well as weakened prospects for the national economy."

  • BMO chief investment officer on markets and the Fed Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 1:07 PM ET
    BMO chief investment officer on markets and the Fed

    Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank, discusses the market's reaction to the Fed statement in January and where he sees opportunity now.

  • This may cause a lot of pain for global markets: BofA Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 1:02 PM ET
    This may cause a lot of pain for global markets: BofA

    Paul Ciena of Bank of America Merrill Lynch discusses the recent Treasury gains with Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Stock slump? China consumer sentiment rises in January Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 10:44 PM ET

    Consumer sentiment nudged up in China in January, helped by an improvement in the outlook for personal finances, a survey showed Wednesday.

  • Oil is headed back to '03 lows: RBC Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 1:02 PM ET
    Oil is headed back to '03 lows: RBC

    Herima Croft, global head of commodities at RBC Capital Markets, discusses why investors should fade the recent crude rally.

  • American consumers showing more confidence in economy Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 10:19 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— A strong job market and low gasoline prices helped boost U.S. consumer confidence again this month. "The increase is rather surprising given the volatility in equities in the month," Derek Lindsey, economist at BNP Paribas, wrote in a research note. The average price of a gallon of gasoline has reached $1.83 from $2 a month ago, according to AAA.

  • The latest on consumer confidence Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    The latest on consumer confidence

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest consumer confidence number and how it compares with last year.

  • Ahead of the Bell: US Consumer Confidence Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 6:33 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Conference Board releases its January index on U.S. consumer confidence at 10 a.m. Eastern time Tuesday. FEELING BETTER: Economists expect the index to rise for a second straight month to 97 in January, from 96.5 last month, according to a survey by the data firm FactSet. MORE HIRING: Consumers' spirits have been lifted by a strong job market.

  • Business events scheduled for Tuesday Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 1:53 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Standard& Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for November, 9 a.m. Eastern. WASHINGTON— The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for January, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve policymakers begin a two-day meeting to set interest rates.

  • Sales at food retailer Ahold rise 21% Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 4:50 AM ET
    Sales at food retailer Ahold rise 21%

    Dick Boer, CEO of Ahold, discusses his company's strong fourth quarter which saw sales rise by 21 percent and talks about the U.S. consumer.

  • What investors are missing about markets: Acampora Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 1:12 PM ET
    What investors are missing about markets: Acampora

    Legendary technician Ralph Acampora discusses the problems with the current market that will lead it much lower.

  • *Italy consistently grows far below euro zone average. ROME, Jan 21- At first glance there is something odd about Italy's economic data. "A significant divergence between confidence levels and activity doesn't normally last more than two or three quarters," said Citigroup economist Giada Giani.

  • Why this bear market will continue: Boockvar Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 1:12 PM ET
    Why this bear market will continue: Boockvar

    Peter Boockvar of The Lindsey Group discusses why he sees stocks giving up most of their gains since 2013.

  • Crude oil is heading above $40: SocGen Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 1:07 PM ET
    Crude oil is heading above $40: SocGen

    Mike Wittner, global head of oil research at Societe Generale, discusses the outlook for oil in 2016 and the oversupply in the market.

  • How to play the low oil price Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 3:00 AM ET
    How to play the low oil price

    Toby Thompson, fund manager at Brooks Macdonald Funds, suggests low oil prices will benefit some emerging markets and consumers.

  • Assume these defensive positions Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 1:34 PM ET
    Assume these defensive positions

    Richard Weiss of American Century Investments and Brad McMillan of Commonwealth Financial Network talk about the best defensive plays.

  • Markets will drop until Fed acts: Peter Schiff Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 1:12 PM ET
    Markets will drop until Fed acts: Peter Schiff

    Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital discusses the recent market sell-off and the Fed's role.

  • How to bet against the U.S. dollar: Peter Schiff Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 1:12 PM ET
    How to bet against the U.S. dollar: Peter Schiff

    Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital discusses his bets on foreign markets.

  • Fed will have to reverse course: Peter Schiff Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 1:12 PM ET
    Fed will have to reverse course: Peter Schiff

    Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital discusses why he sees the Fed reversing its December rate hike.

  • S&P 500 is heading to 2,360: Strategist Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 1:07 PM ET
    S&P 500 is heading to 2,360: Strategist

    Chief market strategist Tony Dwyer of Canaccord Genuity discusses why he sees stocks heading even higher.