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  • Consumers were feeling more optimistic this month, as expectations for future growth hit highs for the year.

  • US Jobs

    As long as the U.S. consumer is in good shape, the economy will still be able to expand, says Jim Lowell, CIO at Adviser Investments.

  • A shopper looks in the toy department of a Target store in Chicago.

    Consumers were feeling a bit less optimistic in April, according to a recent survey.

  • *Durable goods orders increase 0.8 percent in March. WASHINGTON, April 26- Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods rebounded far less than expected in March as demand for automobiles, computers and electrical goods slumped, suggesting the downturn in the factory sector was far from over. Tuesday's report from the Commerce Department also implied that...

  • Cash transaction retail consumer spending

    Consumers were feeling less optimistic than expected in April, new data said Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, April 15- The dollar fell broadly on Friday as a slide in oil prices ahead of weekend talks among producers in Doha and a soft U.S. consumer sentiment report capped risk appetite and spurred investors to buy safe-haven currencies such as the yen. "There's probably some anxiety about the Doha talks," said Shaun Osborne, chief currency strategist at...

  • Fans shop for Kobe Bryant souvenirs in the Lakers store at Staples Center on the last day of Kobe's 20-year career with the team, in Los Angeles, April 13, 2016.

    Consumers are feeling less optimistic than expected so far this month, according to preliminary data released Friday.

  • NEW YORK, April 15- The dollar fell broadly on Friday as a slide in oil prices ahead of weekend talks among producers in Doha and a soft U.S. consumer sentiment report capped risk appetite and spurred investors to buy safe-haven currencies such as the yen. "There's probably some anxiety about the Doha talks," said Shaun Osborne, chief currency strategist at...

  • April consumer sentiment: 89.7

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the preliminary read on April consumer sentiment.

  • Oil breaks out of key trading level

    Crude prices could be on verge of breaking out into the $50-$70 range,according to Amherst Pierpont Global Market Strategist Robert Sinche.

  • Futures Now: Expect more volatility this quarter

    Mark Eibel, Russell Investments Client Investment Strategies Director offers ways to guard against volatile markets.

  • Futures Now: Oil's gains are limited: BMO

    Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank CIO explains the crucial technical levels for oil and natural gas in the coming year.

  • Central banks in India and Australia are set to issue policy calls, amid bad-debt concerns in both countries. Singapore's central bank will also meet.

  • A shopper counts money at a checkout in a Best Buy store in Chesapeake, Virginia.

    The Index of Consumer Sentiment hit 91 in March, the University of Michigan said.

  • Where will Oil move ahead of an April meeting?

    Helima Croft, RBC Capital Markets Global Head of Commodity Strategy, explains where oil could head in advance of an April OPEC/Non-OPEC members meeting.

  • Futures Now: EXTRA SEGMENT 1

    Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group Co-Founder explains why markets could see major gains in the next quarter.

  • China property activity improving: Haitong

    Miranda Carr, head of China thematic research at Haitong, discusses the moves in the Chinese currency and why the firm is optimistic on the country’s property outlook in the second quarter.

  • Metro split plans is a ‘logical step’: Analyst

    Bernstein retail analyst Richard Clarke says Metro’s decision to split into two separate companies enables more targeted management teams and greater transparency.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman, Janet Yellen speaks at the Economic Club of New York on March 29, 2016 in New York City.

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen reassured markets the Fed will move cautiously with further rate hikes, pushing back at recent hawkish comments from other Fed officials.

  • Futures Now: EXTRA SEGMENT 1

    Jonathan Krinsky of MKM Partners shows how the S&P 500 has gone more than ten months without a 52-week high, the longest stretch since 2009.