WASHINGTON— U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter and likely cooled even further in the first quarter as severe winter weather takes its toll. But the outlook for the rest of the year looks brighter, thanks to a recovering job market that should boost consumer spending. The Commerce Department said Friday that the overall economy, as measured by the...» Read More
Jill Cuniff, Edge Asset Management, explains why energy stocks like Kinder Morgan and Union Pacific have room to go higher.
Owens Corning CEO Michael Thaman discusses quarterly earnings, and the state of the housing market. "We believe we will begin to grow in 2013, and we'll probably have a 3-4 year run where we could see 10-15 percent growth," he says.
Discussing the impact higher gas prices might have on stocks and the consumer, with Suze Orman, The Suze Orman Show and CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Silver, copper, platinum and palladium are all lower today by 1-4 percent, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
OfficeMax and Office Depot are in talks over an all-stock merger, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Peter Weinberg, Parella Weinberg Partners co-founder, predicts which sector is primed for the next big merger.
Discussing just how long high gas prices might impact the consumer, and just how important energy prices are to them, with Lindsey Piegza, FTN Financial economist and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Anticipating the market's next direction, Peter Costa, Empire Executions. "I'm a buyer," he says.
Strategists everywhere are discussing the rotation out of bonds and into stocks. Bill Nichols, Cantor Fitzgerald and CNBC's Jeff Cox, share their opinions.
Where the markets stand, with Carol Roth, author of "The Entrepreneur Equation"; Jonathan Corpina, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC's Rick Santelli and Josh Lipton.
High gasoline prices are just one of the troubles the consumer faces, explains CNBC's Steve Liesman; and Chris Faulkner, Breitling Oil & Gas president/CEO, shares his opinions on when the U.S. may see $4 gas.
What could Obama learn from Rubio, with Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Morgan Brittany Townhall columnist.
A report from Bloomberg News says Wal-Mart's February sales numbers are a "total disaster," reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan; and where the economy may be headed, with Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine; Katie Burke, Edelman; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Morgan Brittany Townhall columnist.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the sequestration impact on the economy according to the Justice Department; and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute; Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine; Katie Burke, Edelman; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Morgan Brittany Townhall columnist.
The GOP rejected the Democrats $110 billion sequester avoidance plan, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; and what the impact might be on the economy if the sequester goes into effect, with Alan Greenspan, Former Federal Reserve Chairman.
Dissecting all the market action, with John Spallanzani, GFI Group; Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds; and CNBC's Steve Liesman, Rick Santelli and Josh Lipton.
Wal-Mart's stock went down sharply on a report from Bloomberg News regarding slow February sales; and how to play the "stalled" market, with Alan Valdes, DME Securities.
Wal-Mart's drop is weighing on the Dow. Erin Gibbs, S&P Capital IQ and Ann Miletti, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, offer insight.
Goldcorp CEO & president Charles Jeannes offers insight on quarterly earnings and just how low gold prices could actually go. "I am very bullish on the long-term fundamentals of gold," he says.
Dissecting the market's latest action, with Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; Gene Peroni, Advisors Asset Management; Doug Cote, ING Investment Management; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
What catalysts could bring back momentum to the markets, with Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds, and James Bianco, Bianco Research.