LONDON, Oct 31- Copper fell on Friday due to a strong dollar buoyed by U.S. economic data, outweighing the positive impact of a surprise move by Japan to expand its stimulus programme. The dollar index hit the highest levels since June 2010, weighing on commodities priced in U.S. currency since it makes them more expensive for buyers outside of the United States.» Read More
How the markets might move after hearing from Fed Chairman Bernanke, with Ken Volpert, Vangaurd and Scott Minerd, Guggenheim.
The Fed has left rates unchanged, and comments on a declining jobless rate. Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Ken Volpert, Vangaurd; Scott Minerd, Guggenheim; CNBC's Steve Liesman; and Mad Money's Jim Cramer, react.
The Fed says "fiscal policy has become somewhat more restrictive," and it will keep the funds rate at current levels, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
What should investors expect to hear from the Fed? Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Ken Volpert, Vangaurd; Scott Minerd, Guggenheim; and Mad Money's Jim Cramer, provide perspective. "A lot of the economy is terrible, and the Fed has a tough job today," explains Jim Cramer.
If Fed Chairman Bernanke is not nominated again, who might likely take over? Neil Irwin, The Washington Post; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; Ben White, Politico; and Josh Boak, The Fiscal times, share their opinions.
Anticipating the Fed's news conference set for this afternoon, with Neil Irwin, The Washington Post; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; Ben White, Politico; and Josh Boak, The Fiscal times.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports investors are watching what the Fed has to say about the decline in unemployment, and how the sequester is factored into the economic outlook.
What market moving events to look out for in tomorrow's trading day, with Dean Zayed, Brookstone Capital Management; Dan Wantrobski, Janney Capital Markets; and Tad Hill, Freedom Financial Group.
Liberty Media's John Malone has agreed to buy a 27.3 percent stake of Charter Communications. How to play the move, with Amy Yong, Macquarie Research and Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets.
Shares of Lululemon are down about 3 percent today, after the retailer announced a product recall and cuttings its Q1 revenue guidance. Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson and John Stephenson, First Asset Management, discuss.
Top Wall Street deal maker Peter Kiernan discusses fears over a U.S. recession, and the state of the economy.
Discussing the path to energy independence, and the state of energy production and pricing, with Harold Hamm, Continental Resources CEO.
All eyes will be on Europe's banking crisis tomorrow, with Darren Wolfberg, BNP Paribas; Michael Underhill, Capital Innovations; and Cooper Anderson, GreenHaven Continuous Index Fund.
It was a good week for stocks overall, despite the Dow snapping its 10-day winning streak today. Larry Glazer, Mayflower Advisors and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weigh in on stocks and the housing market.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow offers insight on the trends in the manufacturing industry, and the state of the U.S. economy.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports the average hedge fund is up 4.9 percent, and the S&P 500 is up 10 percent this year.
Could the S&P 500 reach a new all-time high tomorrow? Brian Peery, Hennessy Focus 30 Fund and Tim Rood, Collingwood Group Partner, provide perspective.
The S&P 500 is edging closer to a record, with Warren Meyers, DME Securities. "We have not seen a significant down day in weeks," he says.
Is it time to put new capital to work? How to play the markets, with Tim Leach, U.S. Bank Wealth Management Group; Heather Hughes, SunAmerica Funds; Michael Crofton, Philadelphia Trust Company; Gordon Charlop, CNBC Markets Analyst; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
The S&P 500 is now just 2 points away from its closing high. Kathy Jones, Charles Schwab Fixed Income Strategist and Jim Swanson, MFS Investment Management, provide perspective.