The surprisingly smaller rise reported by the Labor Department on Friday did little to temper expectations that the Federal Reserve is set to raise interest rates later this year. This is precisely how the Fed will interpret this report, even if the numbers here are atrocious, "said Eric Green, chief economist at TD Securities in New York. The Employment Cost...» Read More
CNBC's Larry Kudlow takes a closer look at some key economic releases today, including consumer confidence and home prices. Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners, and Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial, discuss how fiscal cliff fears are impacting the stock market.
Beat Wittmann, CEO and Partner, Dynapartners says that China's economy is bottoming out, and that growth looks optimistic next year.
What's moving the market today, and what consumers are most concerned about, with David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management; Stephen Guilfoyle, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Steve Liesman tallies up the costs from Sandy, reporting that New York, Connecticut and New Jersey have asked the Federal government for some $72 billion. Estimated insured costs, according to AIR Worldwide, are between $16-$22 billion.
Should you short bonds into a resolution of the fiscal cliff. How to get your bang for the bond, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Is the consumer oblivious to the cliff? CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details.
Why are stocks falling on good news? Levels to watch on the S&P, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Bruno Verstraete, CEO at Lakefield Partners, tells CNBC that although Greece seems to be off the agenda, the fiscal cliff might cause the markets to tank or provide the final relief.
Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist, Pension Partners says that dividend plays could bring better returns compared to U.S. Treasuries.
Americans will spend nearly $53 billion on their cats and dogs this year. PetSmart CEO Robert Moran, offers insight. Pets are now being looked at as "members of the family," he says, discussing just how much is spent on pets during the holiday season.
Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN, offers insight on the company's strongest Thanksgiving weekend in its 35-year history.
Harvey Kanter, president & CEO of diamond retailer Blue Nile, offers insight on the company's "icy" hot deals this Cyber Monday.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has results from the first official weekend of holiday shopping. Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group, weighs in.
The top five mobile applications you must have, with Scott Gamm, HelpSaveMyDollars.com founder.
A look at how Black Friday sales are tracking so far, with Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. analyst.
Cory Scott, Senior Property Manager at Tysons Corner Center, provides a look at shopping deals consumers are likely to find at outlet malls.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the update on this year's retail rush from coast to coast, and a look at winning stock picks, with Dana Telsey, The Telsey Group, and Mark Fisher, MBF Clearing Corp. CEO.
The nation's largest retail and entertainment complex is pulling out all the stops this holiday season, Maureen Bausch, Mall of America business development executive vice president, explains.
"People came in with a real celebratory mood," said Gerald Storch, Chairman & CEO of Toys R US, discussing shoppers' sentiment this holiday season, and Dana Telsey, The Telsey Group, provides insight on the early retail winners and losers this year.
Are consumers ready to spend? Michelle Meyer, BofA economist, weighs in on the outlook this holiday season.