*Consumer spending rises 0.3 percent in July. WASHINGTON, Aug 28- U.S. consumer spending rose in July as households stepped up automobile purchases, offering further evidence of strength in the economy that could keep the door open to a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year. The Commerce Department said consumer spending, which accounts for more than...» Read More
When rates go up, prices go down, says CNBC's Herb Greenberg. "If you have an IRA, and you're worried about market risk, consider hedging it by shorting the market."
MacNeil Curry, BofA Merrill Lynch, explains why gold is falling post Fed. He believes gold is in a secular bull market, and says it's going much higher. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Trading the market's next move, as the pros shift their focus from the Fed to the "fiscal cliff." How to trade post Fed, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
A measure of Australian consumer confidence pulled back in December as households fretted on the outlook for the economy and finances.
A new survey shows 68 percent of investors have "little or no confidence" in the stock market. Joe Ready, Wells Fargo institutional retirement director, discusses where investors are placing their money.
What will the Fed do next? A top strategist reveals how he's trading the Fed meeting, with George Goncalves, Nomura, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Why are stocks rallying amid all the uncertainty? A look at the possibility of a year-end rally, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest on holiday sales on FedEx's biggest shipping day. Steven Ricchiuto, Mizuho Securities, and Stuart Hoffman, PNC Financial Services, discuss whether recent data shows weakness in consumer spending.
Discussing how going over the fiscal cliff might impact the hotel industry, with Frits van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts CEO. "In terms of being fixated on tax increases, the proposed tax increases are actually pretty small in the scope of the overall program," he says.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on the apparent stalemate among lawmakers over the "fiscal cliff;" and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets economist, and Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas economist, weigh in on the state of the U.S. economy, and jobs, after this morning's "good" employment numbers.
What investors should keep an eye out for in tomorrow's trading session, with Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; Scott Carmack, Leader Capital; and Joe Heider, Rehmann Financial.
Is this a good time or a bad time to invest? CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data from CNBC's All America Economic Survey, saying 55 percent on average say it is a good time to buy stocks.
Discussing the results from CNBC's "All America Survey" on how many people believe now is a good time to invest, with CNBC's Steve Liesman; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, offers a strategy for investors now.
Nat gas gives back its earlier gains. A look at why it's headed higher, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Is the bottom in for Apple? Shares rebound after a precipitous fall. Profiting from Apple's pain, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the results from his "All America Survey" on how many people believe now is a good time to invest.
"The Optimism Index among manufacturers has plummeted from 88 percent in the first quarter of this year, to about 51 percent," explains Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers president & CEO, discussing how fiscal cliff uncertainty is impacting the manufacturing industry.
Insight on tomorrow's market news, including jobs and chain store sales, with Christopher Rowane, Huntington Funds and Stephanie Link, TheStreet.
Maya MacGuineas, New America Foundation, shares her views on Timothy Geithner's comments on the fiscal cliff.
Insight on the market's direction, with Michael Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Management; and Rob Lutts, Cabot Money Management.