"The economy is stronger than you think," said Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ in New York. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits ticked up 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000 for the week ended April 12, the Labor Department said on Thursday, staying close to a 6-1/ 2 year low touched the prior week.» Read More
Richard Haas, Council on Foreign Relations president, weighs in on the euro crisis, health of the global economy and emerging market disappointments.
CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at the 35,000 drop in weekly jobless claims, and the boost in June's durable goods, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Kelly Evans; including a slew of earnings and economic data due out today on jobless claims, durable goods, and pending home sales.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the data on weekly jobless claims, up 34,000 for the week ending July 14, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Where can investors find profits in the market? Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial, and Bob Doll, BlackRock, weigh in. "I think we are getting decent news from technology, health care, and even earnings," says Doll.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on initial jobless claims and June's import price data.
Breaking down the details of the Fed's FOMC minutes, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan, Brian Shactman, Rick Santelli, and PIMCO's Bill Gross.
In this excerpt from a live interview of "Street Signs" just after the release of FOMC minutes, Pimco's Bill Gross says the Federal Reserve isn't factoring in the negative economic effects of very low interest rates.
As investors become increasingly uneasy about the second-quarter earnings period, expectations for more action from the Fed are on the rise. But with record low rates and the weak global economy, analysts are anticipating a disappointing season all around.
The impact of Europe's debt crisis on US companies is about to come out in the wash as second-quarter earnings season kicks off with Alcoa on Monday. Plus, China economic data.
Some economists are raising their estimates for the June jobs report but even if the number is better than expected, “I don’t think that would take QE off the table," one strategist said.
The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses today's major headlines, including surprisingly strong employment data from ADP, disappointing June same store sales data from retailers, and Apple is reportedly preparing to produce a new tablet computer with a screen smaller than 8 inches, with Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Stuart Hoffman, PNC Financial Services chief economist, break down the data on jobless claims and discuss what it indicates about jobs creation and the health of the U.S. economy.
Weighing in on the Bank of England leaving key interest rates unchanged at 0.5 percent and increasing its asset purchase program total to 375 billion pounds, with Jon Hilsenrath, Wall Street Journal chief economics correspondent, and Robert Brusca, FAO Economics chief economist.
"I'm short the euro," says Jim Iuorio, Director; TJM Institutional Services, discussing the ECB's rate-cut decision, and weighing in on how U.S. jobs numbers will impact the markets.
Enjoy the hot dogs and fireworks because after the Fourth of July holiday, the market will get hit with three job readings Thursday followed by the main event Friday — the June jobs report.
Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group chief market strategist, explains how investors can glean important economic information by keeping an eye on food stamps, used cars, and Google.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports Q1 GDP rose 1.9 percent, while initial jobless claims totaled 386,000. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and John Silva, Wells Fargo, weigh in.
John Hailer, President & CEO, Natixis Global Asset Management says headlines continue to drive market sentiment.
Recent graduates with arts degrees face a jobless rate of 11.1 percent. With numbers like that, the degree probably seems useless. But many people have gone on to great success after earning “useless” degrees.