Tim Harford, the Financial Times columnist known as the "Undercover Economist," argues that low volatility is very good news for the economy. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.» Read More
CNBC's Steve Liesman digs into the latest consumer data and gives his economic outlook for the first two quarters.
Jim Lebenthal, Lebenthal Asset Management, and "Fast Money" trader Josh Brown debate their position on Ralph Lauren. Lebenthal says consumption is picking up and today's Gap buyer is tomorrow's Ralph Lauren buyer. Buy the clothes not the stock, counters Brown.
Jodie Gunzberg, global head of commodities at S&P Dow Jones Indices, breaks down the impact that climate change could have on commodity prices—and on your grocery bill.
Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services is betting that the S&P hits a new all-time high. Here's why.
Major players are making big bets on gasoline futures. Here's why, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Dennis Gartman reveals how he's trading gold now, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Gina Martin Adams, senior equity strategist at Wells Fargo, explains what she's watching to determine whether stocks are peaking. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Gina Martin Adams, senior equity strategist at Wells Fargo, says a comparison between the consumer discretionary sector and the S&P 500 yields a disturbing conclusion. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
George Goncalves, head of U.S. rates strategy at Nomura, says yields are setting up for a major move. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
*Sentiment jumps in France, Greece, Portugal. Globally, consumer confidence returned to pre-financial crisis levels in the first three months of this year, at its highest since the first quarter of 2007, the survey by global information and insights company Nielsen showed on Wednesday.
David Stockman, former director of the Office of Management and Budget, is no fan of the Fed's dovish policies. Here's where he sees the real risk now, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.
Morgan Stanley chief U.S. equity strategist Adam Parker explains what could make stocks rally powerfully. With CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.
The appeal of "sell in May" is essentially "astrological," Morgan Stanley chief U.S. equity strategist Adam Parker argues. With CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.
*Consumer confidence dips in April, but still near highest since Jan 2008. NEW YORK, April 29- U.S. consumer confidence dipped in April but remained near a six-year high, while home prices rose in February, suggesting the economy continued to regain momentum after a winter lull.
NEW YORK, April 29- U.S. consumer confidence dipped in April as consumers were discouraged by business and labor market conditions, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry group, said its index of consumer attitudes fell to 82.3 in April from an upwardly revised 83.9 in March.
CNBC's Rick Santelli provides the latest read on April consumer confidence data.
Richard Fain, Royal Caribbean Cruises chairman & CEO, discusses opportunity and growth in Europe, and the importance of empowering his people to come up with new ideas and innovation.
Jeff Fettig, Whirlpool Corporation chairman & CEO, breaks down the company's quarterly earnings, gives his outlook for housing and where Whirlpool plans to spend money.
Keith McLoughlin, Electrolux president & CEO, discusses sales in the U.S. market and what will drive their business this year.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose in April to a nine-month high as views on current and near-term conditions surged.