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  • US consumer sentiment slips in February on icy weather Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:13 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Harsh winter weather left U.S. consumers feeling a bit less confident this month, the University of Michigan says. The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment slid to 95.4 in February from an 11- year high of 98.1 in January. "Consumers remain sensitive to any hint of decreased spending power," Terry Sheehan, senior analyst at Stone...

  • It's time to fade the Nasdaq rally: Trader  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:07 PM ET

    Jim Iuorio says that the Nasdaq will have a lot of trouble surpassing its infamous record high.

  • Mark Dow: Prepare for a huge dollar dip  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:02 PM ET

    Mark Dow says that the popular U.S. dollar rally could soon come to an end.

  • Why have gas prices risen so much faster than oil prices? John Kilduff of Again Capital weighs in. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Yellen's words a reason to buy bonds: Trader  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:02 PM ET

    Brian Stutland says that the Fed Chair's words gave him a good reason to buy bonds. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. home prices rose again in December and activity in the services sector expanded in February at its fastest pace since October, but a gauge of consumer confidence fell, according to reports published on Tuesday. Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen also noted on Tuesday that the slowly improving U.S. economy may lead to a rise in interest...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- U.S. home prices rose again in December and activity in the services sector expanded in February at its fastest pace since October, but a gauge of consumer confidence fell, according to reports published on Tuesday. Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen also noted on Tuesday that the slowly improving U.S. economy may lead to a rise in interest...

  • Consumer confidence pulls back from multiyear high Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:15 AM ET
    A shopper in a Walmart store in Broomfield, Colorado.

    U.S. consumer confidence fell more than expected in February, pulling back from a multiyear high.

  • US consumer confidence slides after big January gain Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:13 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. consumers are feeling a bit less confident this month, but their spirits are still at the highest levels since before the Great Recession. The February and January readings are the highest since before the recession officially started in December 2007. The average hourly wage rose 12 cents to $24.75 in January; the 0.5 percent jump was the...

  • Ahead of the Bell: US consumer confidence Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 7:26 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Conference Board releases its February index on U.S. consumer confidence Tuesday at 10 a.m. Eastern. IMPROVING JOB MARKET: Consumers' high spirits reflect a stronger job market. The average hourly wage rose 12 cents to $24.75 in January; the 0.5 percent jump was the highest since 2008..

  • Byron Wien: Stocks are set to rally 10%  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 1:07 PM ET

    Even though earnings don't look great, Byron Wien still predicts that good things are ahead for the S&P 500. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Byron Wien: I no longer expect a Q1 rate hike  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 1:02 PM ET

    Byron Wien rolls back his earlier prediction of a first quarter rate hike, saying a June Fed move is more likely. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Oil has hit its bottom: Edmund Shing  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 4:20 AM ET

    Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Asset Management, says it is unlikely that oil price will go back down to $30 to $50, and has a better chance of reaching $70.

  • Traders Kilburg and Iuorio debate gold  Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 1:12 PM ET

    Jeff Kilburg and Jim Iuorio have very different ideas about what's driving gold now. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • George Goncalves, Nomura's head of U.S. rates strategy, says a June rate hike is unlikely. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • George Goncalves, Nomura¿s head of U.S. rates strategy, says warnings of a potential bond 'crash' are overblown. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 13- U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly fell in February from an 11- year high amid worries over slowing economic growth, suggesting a recent weakness in spending might last for a while. "As it stands, the pullback in confidence, along with the early-year decline in retail sales, hints of slower consumer spending growth in the first quarter," said...

  • Robert Shiller's unconventional investment advice  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 1:07 PM ET

    Famed economist Robert Shiller has some interesting -- and somewhat depressing -- advice for those putting money to work now. With CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Robert Shiller's warning to fixed income investors  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 1:02 PM ET

    Nobel laureate Robert Shiller says that bonds are in something resembling a bubble. With CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Premier League TV rights: Did Sky pay too much?  Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Discussing BT & Sky's £5.1 billion payment for the TV rights to the English Premier League, Ian Whittaker, media analyst at Liberum Capital, asks whether it was worth it.