Gold was headed for a weekly decline as improving U.S. economic data raised fears of an early taper.» Read More
Adam Parker, chief U.S. equity strategist, Morgan Stanley, says he knows the market will likely be more volatile in the second half of the year, but he still believes things will get better. There's no doubt QE has driven this expansion, he says. And tapering will matter.
*McDonald's gains after May sales rise. NEW YORK, June 10- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday after rating agency Standard& Poor's raised its credit outlook for the United States, while investors continued to gauge if and when the Federal Reserve might slow its stimulus efforts.
*McDonald's gains after May sales rise. NEW YORK, June 10- Wall Street was poised to open higher after rating agency Standard& Poor's revised its U.S. credit outlook higher and as last week's employment report eased investor jitters that the Federal Reserve could slow the pace of its stimulus efforts in the very near-term.
CNBC's Becky Quick reports that Standard & Poor's has upgraded its credit outlook for the U.S. to "stable."
CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli look at the economic data leading into the week. The CNBC Fed flash poll: When is QE likely to taper? With Ben White, Politico; Dan Colarusso, Reuters; and Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider.
James Paulsen, chief investment strategist, Wells Capital Management, says he believes the market will spend the rest of this year treading water as it continues to digest the recent surge.
This pro trader explains why the bull case for stocks is intact.
NEW YORK, June 10- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday after data showed Japan's economy gained momentum, while last week's employment report eased investor jitters that the Federal Reserve could slow the pace of its stimulus efforts in the very near-term.
NEW YORK, June 10- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday after data showed Japan's economy gained momentum, while investors were likely to continue to gauge when the Federal Reserve may slow the pace of its stimulus program.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says the US jobs data was the "goldilocks" number as it was strong enough to allay fears of a soft summer but not so strong to prompt early tapering.
Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, discusses the global recovery, the "great rotation in performance" and why inflation will remain low and commodity prices will decrease.
*Gold/ silver ratio hits highest since August 2010. LONDON, June 10- Gold eased on Monday, extending losses after posting its biggest one-day drop in a month on Friday due to stronger-than-forecast U.S. payrolls data that left open the prospect of the Federal Reserve scaling back stimulus measures.
Mark Konyn, CEO at Cathay Conning Asset Management (CCAM), discusses JGB market volatility, and whether it will spill over into international markets.
PK Basu, Managing Director & Head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng says the risk-on, risk-off period for markets is drawing to a close. He expects the Fed to taper off QE from October onwards.
TOKYO, June 10- Japan's Nikkei share average jumped 4.9 percent on Monday, marking its biggest one-day gain since March 2011, after U.S. jobs data eased growth concerns but was not strong enough for the Federal Reserve to scale back massive stimulus.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura warns about the rising crescent of chaos in the Middle East, and flags the upcoming Iranian elections as a risk event.
Discussing whether the jobs data might trigger Fed tapering, with John Silvia, Wells Fargo Securities, and Phil Orlando, Federated Investors. Jessica Tarlov, Schoen Consulting; Tony Katz, All Patriots Media Network; and Mark Simone, WOR radio talk show host, weigh in.
One nerdy nugget out of May's jobs data that will make you look really smart at this weekend's cocktail party, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
As the market moves higher on May's jobs data, Treasury prices take a hit. Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, and Joe Tanious, JPMorgan Funds, discuss.
What today's jobs data means for Fed policy and the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.