*Family Dollar rejects Dollar General buyout offer. NEW YORK, Aug 21- U.S. stocks were set for a slightly higher open on Thursday, after jobless claims data pointed to continued improvement in the labor market and before the start of a meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.» Read More
CNBC's Mandy Drury reports the details of a new survey of financial advisors and their strategies for retirement portfolios.
Initial jobless claims stand at 388,000, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Mike Harris, Campbell & Company, shares his view on stocks, gold and oil.
Squawk Box host Andrew Ross Sorkin and his twins, Henry and Max Sorkin, along with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman, break down the latest numbers on jobless claims and what it indicates about the U.S. economic recovery.
A look at the U.S. markets ahead of the open, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Sharing perspective on how the earnings season thus far has impacted the markets, with Stephanie Link, The Street and Chris Johnson, JK Investment Group.
Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman weighs in on the U.S. economic recovery and why he sees problems ahead, with Jon Huntsman (R), former Utah Governor.
Breaking down how the major economic data is impacting the markets and whether the economy is in recovery, with Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ and David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.
Rick Caruso, Caruso Affiliated founder & CEO, offers insight into the state of California's economy and jobless rate, which rose to 11% in March.
CNBC's Rick Santelli says weaker economic data are catching up with those who intuitively believed the economy isn't as strong as numbers earlier this year indicated.
Bryan Green,CLSA v.p. of global portfolio trading and Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital co-founder, discuss the trifecta of economic reports that knocked stocks down on Thursday and what it indicates about the U.S. economic recovery and the markets. Also, Frank Sorrentino, North Jersey Community Bank CEO, discusses the Fed's meeting with community bankers and the message on housing and making loans.
Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief market strategist, offers insight on the biggest drag on today's markets: jobless claims.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Courtney Reagan report on the latest market action, including gold prices losing steam after hitting the $1650 mark.
Breaking down the latest numbers on jobless claims, which fell to 386,000, with Neil Weinberg, American Banker editor-in-chief.
Discussing Thursday morning's major economic reports, including jobless claims and existing home sales, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist.
Weekly jobless claims fell to 386,000, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management and Brian Levitt, Oppenheimer Funds.
A preview of what investors can expect from the FOMC meeting today, the Fed's bond-buying program, and how it could impact your portfolio, with Robert Heller, former Federal Reserve governor, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Kelly Evans.
The Gallup Poll's top economist sees a big unemployment jump to 9.1%. Discussing Friday's jobs report and how to keep Americans working, with CNBC'S Rick Santelli, and John Lonski, Moody's Analytics chief economist.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on Wall Street regulation, austerity and ISM data.
Debating whether extending the unemployment benefits raises the unemployment rate, with fmr Sen. Byron Dorgan, (D-ND), and Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity.