Consumer confidence rose to the highest level in 5 years this May. Jerry Castellini, CastleArk Management and Wasif Latif, USAA, discuss how the stock market is reacting.
Robert Sluymer of RBC Capital Markets argues that as the S&P rallied on Tuesday, it found resistance at a very troubling level. That's why he expects to see the market drop significantly, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Steve Hafner, Kayak CEO & co-founder, provides perspective on the upcoming summer travel season.
Consumers are feeling much more confident about the economy, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.
In the decade since K-Mart and Sears merged, both companies are struggling to keep customers coming back. Paul Swinand, Morningstar analyst, explains what he believes is holding them back, and where they're headed from here.
Goldman Sachs recently upped its target on the S&P 500, but Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners doesn't agree and makes the argument that a market correction could come soon. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the "Futures Now" traders. (1:46)
Tim Leach, CIO at U.S. Bank Wealth Management Group & Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group discuss what the impact of Fed pulling the plug on QE might be on the US equities.
With all eyes on the Federal Reserve, this trader reveals the levels that gold traders will be watching closely.
The Wall Street Journal¿s Jon Hilsenrath predicts what Fed Chairman Bernanke will say when he testifies before Congress and what the Fed minutes will say about the end of qualitative easing, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Americans think that a family of four needs to bring in at least $58,000 a year to get by in their community, a new Gallup survey finds.
Find out why this pro trader sees more trouble for gold.
Neil Dutta is head of U.S. economics at Renaissance Macro Research, and he really disagrees with what Jim Iuorio tells him about the Fed's involvement in the housing market. Watch him explain to Iuorio why he's wrong. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital said Japan will have to print more and more money, which will lead to a record-high price for gold. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the "Futures Now" traders.
Analysts have been forecasting difficult times for the video game industry. But Take Two has managed to buck that outlook. Strauss Zelnick, chairman & CEO at Take-Two Interactive, explains how.
James West of the Midas Letter says that gold is a way better bet than 10-year Treasurys, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
RBC's Robert Sluymer says that investors are better off selling the S&P than buying in -- and the reason is all in the chart, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Adrian Schmidt, FX strategist at Lloyds Bank, expects the U.S.'s recovery to strengthen but warns that "it won't break any record".
Thanks to more efficient operations and compelling product, both consumers and investors are falling back into the Gap, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Retail sales rose unexpectedly last month, up a tenth of a percent. Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors, weighs in.
The Supreme Court has given seed companies a big boost today, CNBC's Jane Wells reports.