WASHINGTON, May 1- The U.S. manufacturing expansion held steady at near a two-year low in April, but a jump in consumer sentiment and stronger-than-expected vehicle sales suggested the economy was pulling out of a first-quarter soft patch. The Institute for Supply Management said its index of national factory activity was at 51.5 in April, matching the March...» Read More
George Goncalves of Nomura predicts what the Fed will say and how it will impact the bond market, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Mary Ann Bartels, Merrill Lynch, provides her economic outlook, and discusses market concerns as indexes near all- time highs.
*U.S. consumer confidence falls in April. *Euro gains on hopes for Greek deal breakthrough. NEW YORK, April 28- The dollar dropped to an eight-week low on Tuesday after an unexpectedly weak U.S. consumer confidence report for April, with investors growing cautious about a Federal Reserve meeting starting later in the day.
U.S. consumers are less confident about the economy this month, according to a report.
WASHINGTON— U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level in four months, knocked down by a slowdown in hiring. Lynn Franco, the Conference Board's director of economic indicators, blamed "the recent lackluster performance of the labor market." Also weighing on consumers' spirits: Gasoline prices, which tumbled to a nationwide average low of $2.03 a...
It's the weakest read of the year, says CNBC's Rick Santelli reporting the latest data on consumers.
WASHINGTON— The Conference Board releases its April index on U.S. consumer confidence Tuesday at 10 a.m. Eastern. And gasoline prices, which tumbled to a nationwide average low of $2.03 a gallon in late January, have bounced back up to $2.54 a gallon, according to AAA, possibly dampening the desire and ability of Americans to go shopping. Still, gasoline prices were...
Restaurant Brands International Inc. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens. WASHINGTON— Standard& Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for February, 9 a.m.; The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for April, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve policymakers meet to set interest rates. WASHINGTON— Commerce...
Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter explains why corn prices are about to plummet.
The death of Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, may have spurred an unusual side effect: the city-state’s consumers now feel more confident.
Stocks and bonds are both rallying on the year, and according to BlackRock's Jeff Rosenberg, there's one clear winner.
Top technician Katie Stockton of BTIG says that the market is on the cusp of a big breakout, and she has two charts that explain why.
Bentley Motors Limited has been named as the least reliable used car manufacturer of 2015 in the UK, followed by Porsche, according to a new survey.
Dr. Ron Paul discusses why the next financial crisis could be on the horizon.
Louise Yamada of Yamada Technical Advisors explains what could drive oil to $70, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
CNBC's retail analyst, Stacey Widlitz, talks about the mixed U.S. retail sector, with specific discussion on Costco's great performance.
From copycat cars to a fake Disneyland, China has long been home of some extravagant counterfeits. CNBC has compiled a list of some the most crazy.
Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services and Scott Nations of NationsShares discuss why the bond rally is overextended. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Top technician Ralph Acampora of Altaira explains why the markets are in a "stealth correction," gives his year-end target with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Jeremy Grime, head of research at Panmure Gordon, discusses the firm's latest conviction list which features stocks boosted by a consumer recovery in Europe.