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  • Hiring Our Heroes: An Uphill Jobs Battle

    The Chamber of Commerce announces the 100,000th hire in the veteran jobs initiative, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • 'Continual Fiscal Traps' Hurt US Confidence: Economist

    Jared Bernstein, former chief economist & economic policy adviser to U.S. Vice-President Biden, says the U.S. government should focus on bipartisan cooperation to build on the nascent recovery instead of setting continual fiscal traps that slow down confidence growth.

  • Germany's Problem: It Exports to Europe

    Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS, tells CNBC that two years of negative growth in a row in the euro zone takes 'monumental policy incompetence to achieve'.

  • RBC: Why Gold Can't Rally

    George Gero, precious metals strategist at RBC Capital Markets, discusses headwinds facing the yellow metal, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Shiller: This Housing Recovery Gets a 'B'

    Robert Shiller, professor of economics at Yale University, explains why the housing recovery gets an OK grade, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Shiller: Housing Looks Like a Mini Bubble

    Economist Robert Shiller tells "Futures Now" why it won't necessarily be clear sailing for the housing recovery. (3:10)

  • Digesting the Economic Numbers: Experts

    Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research; and Jim Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management, discuss how the morning's economic data will impact the markets.

  • Consumer Confidence Drops to 59.7 in March

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on consumer sentiment and housing.

  • Top Chartist: S&P Could Soon Fall 5%

    BTIG technician Josh Dollinger explains why he thinks the S&P 500 index could soon feel some downside pressure, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • A "strong holiday lineup" of new products propelled Williams-Sonoma to better-than-expected quarterly earnings, company CEO Laura Alber told CNBC.

  • Here's When the S&P Could Hit an All-Time High: Pro

    Mary Ann Bartels, head of technical and market analysis at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, comments on momentum for a stock market rally, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Pro: Rally Intact If S&P Holds This Level

    Mary Ann Bartels, head of technical and market analysis at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, looks at important technical indicators with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Is the Risk-On, Risk-Off Trade Over?

    Professional traders debate attitudes on the trading floor, as well as how retail investors feel about the market, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Doug Kass: 4 Reasons Apple Is Turning Around

    Widely followed investor Douglas Kass of Seabreeze Partners comments on tailwinds for Apple shares, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the "Futures Now" Traders. (1:27)

  • How Much Long Will the Rally Last? Traders Debate

    From the trading floors in Chicago and New York, the "Futures Now" traders look at what could help or hurt the stock market going forward, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Jack Bogle Makes the Call: Stocks or Bonds?

    Renowned investor Jack Bogle, of the Vanguard Group explains to CNBC's Mandy Drury and the "Futures Now" traders why he has 70 percent of his money in bonds even though he likes stocks better. (1:39)

  • Pro: There Is No

    Although stocks have rallied of late, Jack Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, argues the move can't be attributed to investors leaving the bond market for equities, with CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Pro Explains What's Driving the Stock Market

    After the Dow briefly hits a fresh high, professional traders comment on catalysts to equities, with CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.

  • For many Americans, the improving economy has yet to take hold even as they hear about a stronger stock market and better jobs data.

  • Big Bullion Breakdown: What Gives?

    The biggest gold ETF outflow on record happened in February. Why investors are rushing for the exits, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.