WASHINGTON, Aug 21- The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly more than expected last week, pointing to a sustained improvement in labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 298,000 for the week ended Aug. 16, the Labor Department said on Thursday.» Read More
Some market bears are turning into bulls, with David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff & Associates, and Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments. Regarding the economy, says Zell, "We're seeing a lot of uncertainty" in our businesses.
Professional traders are anxious and there is an irrational exuberance in the markets, explains Ben Willis, Albert Fried.
The Fed may be cooling the stimulus sooner than some expect, with Paul McCulley, Global Interdependence Center; CNBC's Steve Liesman and contributor Ron Insana.
Dissecting today's market action, with Nathan Bachrach, The Financial Network Group CEO; Gemma Godfrey, Brooks MacDonald Asset Management; Chris Konstantinos, Riverfront Investment Group; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Dissecting the strong market rally and what another intraday high for the S&P 500 means to investors, with Arthur Cashin, UBS, and Warren Meyers, DME Securities. "Is that all there is?" he says.
It is too soon for the Federal Reserve to consider tapering or halting its asset purchases, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Wednesday.
What to look out for in tomorrow's trading session, with Jennifer Delaney, UBS; Jordan Kohley, Lowry; and Eric Marshall, Hodges Capital Management.
Rick Rieder, BlackRock fixed-income chief investment officer, explains why the Fed needs to taper off stimulus and discusses the state of the economy. He believes the Fed can accomplish the same thing with less.
Discussing what the Fed is communicating and what it means to the market, with Neil Hennessy, Hennessy Funds; Rex Macey, Wilmington Trust; Mike Holland, Holland & Co.; and Michael Santoli, Yahoo Finance.
Dissecting today's market action, and how to invest going forward, with Terry Dolan, CEO of Benjamin and Jerold Brokerage.
Steve Neimeth, SunAmerica Asset Management, explains why he just got bearish on the markets; while CNBC's Jeff Cox still sees opportunities.
Where the market stands, with Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; Carol Roth, Intercap Merchant Partners; Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Discussing the market's latest moves, and where to put your money now, with Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank and Don Luskin, Trend Macro.
What to look out for in tomorrow's trading session, with Kevin Cummins, UBS; Laif Meidell, American Wealth Management; and George Young, Villere Balanced Fund.
Discussing whether today is a key reversal day, with Peter Costa of Empire Executions.
Where the market stands, with Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus, and Uri Landesman, Platinum Partners.
Checking on the state of the markets, with Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital founder & CEO; Rich Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO; Peter Cecchini, Cantor Fitzgerald; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Discussing whether Europe is a better value than the U.S., with Steve Massocca, Wedbush Securities, and Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace.
Discussing the market's volatility, and where smart money is invested, with Robert Arnott, Research Affiliates chairman & CEO. "The biggest risk we face is an expectations gap," he says.
What to expect from the markets tomorrow, with Rob Smalley, UBS; David Molnar, Hightower; and Chris McGratty, KBW.