WASHINGTON, July 26- U.S. consumer confidence held steady in July and new single-family home sales hit their highest level in nearly 8-1/ 2 years in June, suggesting sustained momentum in the economy. The largely unchanged data followed Britain's stunning vote last month to leave the European Union, which rattled global financial markets and led to a dip in other... » Read More
Is now the golden opportunity to buy the precious metal? Analyst Michael Dudas says gold has $2,000 upside target.
Just the same, here's how the "Futures Now" traders are playing the markets, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Is it time to sell the rally? Have stocks rallied too far, too fast, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
Taking a broader look at today's trading session, and discussing companies that are introducing special dividends ahead of a tax hike, with Michael Farr of Farr, Miller and Washington.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.