WASHINGTON, Feb 19- U.S. housing starts recorded their biggest drop in almost three years in January, likely weighed down by harsh weather, but the third month of declines in permits pointed to some underlying weakness in the housing market.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on weekly unemployment and producer prices. Also, discussing the impact this data will have on the markets and what it indicates about the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on all the market moving stories of the day, including Home Depot's earnings beat; a slew of retail earnings; and whether Groupon's 20 percent dip presents a buying opportunity for investors.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on retail sales and producer prices, with Beth Ann Bovino, S&P deputy chief economist.
"This is a huge miss in terms of analyst expectations," says CNBC's Rick Santelli breaking down the latest data on the health of the U.S. economy, with Brian Levitt, OppenheimerFunds economist.
Don Marron, Lightyear Capital chairman & CEO, and Donald Marron, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy director, discuss how Europe's sovereign debt worries have created a crisis of confidence in the markets.
Helen Zhu, Goldman Sachs chief China equity strategist, discusses the dip in China's GDP and its impact on global markets.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on May's retail sales and the Producer Price Index.
Vishnu Varathan, Market Economist, Mizuho Corporate Bank says inflation isn't a big problem in China right now.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market.
Laurence Meyer, former Federal Reserve Governor; Randy Kroszner, former Federal Reserve Governor; and CNBC's Steve Liesman, weigh in on their expectations of further quantitative easing and what they hope to hear from Fed chairman Ben Bernanke today, after the Fed wraps up its two day meeting.
Traders in all markets will be watching the bond market in the week ahead to see if higher interest rates are here to stay.
The bond market is at a turning point, say portfolio managers, as interest rates start rising and inflation shows signs of reviving.
Discussing better-than-expected economic news, a slew of strong profits, and the outlook for the market, with Bob Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist; Tobias Levkovich, Citi chief US equity strategist; and Jack Bourdoudjian, Index Futures Group.
The U.S. economy has stepped back from the brink of a double-dip recession, but how vulnerable is America to Europe's contagion, and what's the Fed's next move? Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley chief economist, provides insight.
Discussing why the U.S. economy is not headed for a recession, with Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist.
The week's top business news and investment advice, including speeches from President Obama and Fed Chairman Bernanke, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Perspective on the U.S. economy, the Fed, and today's jobs report, with Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors Co-Chairman.
Discussing whether the U.S. economy is stalled or at the beginning of a recession, with Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist; Mike Feroli, JP Morgan, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Is the Fed too optimistic about employment? Reaction to the FOMC forecast and its impact on the markets, with Steven Wieting, Citigroup director of economic & market analysis and CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at today's market moving data.