*Weekly jobless claims rise 23,000. WASHINGTON, July 31- U.S. labor costs recorded their biggest gain in more than 5-1/ 2 years in the second quarter and a gauge of trends in the jobs market fell to an eight-year low last week, bolstering the economy's outlook.» Read More
What to expect in tomorrow's trading session, with Laif Meidell, American Wealth Management; Sahak Manuelian, Wedbush Securities; and Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisors.
According to LPL Applied Analytics, short sales surpassed foreclosures last spring. CNBC's Jane Wells reports a congressional committee estimates the tax-free debt forgiveness will cost close to $1 billion in lost revenue to the government. Jason Haber and CNBC's Rick Santelli, weigh in.
Glenn Hutchins, Silver Lake co-founder, provides perspective on the global economy, and how much the IMF forecast plays a role in his decisions. "We need to restore people's confidence because of some of the glitches that have occurred -- by the way, these glitches have been about technology to run markets -- they're not about high frequency trading," he says.
Anticipating the start of Q3 earnings season, where Alcoa and Yum! Brands are preparing to report first, with Michael Thompson, S&P Capital IQ, and Mark Eibel, Russell Investments.
Discussing where the U.S. equity market is headed in the next five years, with Bill Nichols, Cantor Fitzgerald, and Warren Meyers, DME Securities.
This past Sunday, a bull fight in Colombia went out of control -- and what a metaphor for the markets. Bill Nichols, Cantor Fitzgerald, and William Braman, Ballentine Partners, share their market forecasts.
The S&P 500 peaked 1,565 five years ago today, and currently the market is about 8 percent from those highs. David Lutz, Stifel Nicolaus, and Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital CEO, weigh in.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on various reports regarding the housing recovery, including a Fannie Mae survey that shows only 11 percent of Americans think home prices will fall further.
The IMF just released its World Economic Outlook update, and expects the world economy to grow 3.3 percent this year, and 3.6 percent in 2013, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
What to expect in tomorrow's trading session, with Brian Peery, Hennessy Focus 30 Fund; Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds; and Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus.
Lee Buchheit, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, shares his take on the fiscal problems in the U.S. Buchheit was hired by Greece to restructure its debt last March.
The latest Thomson Reuters data says Q3 earnings for the S&P 500 are expected to fall 2.3 percent, with Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial, and CNBC's Jeff Cox.
Discussing the preponderance of negative earnings forecasts, with Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors; Hank Smith, Haverford Investments; and Josh Brown, Fusion Analytics.
All the major averages are up double digits this year, but investors are expecting a weak earnings season. Sam Stovall, S&P Capital IQ, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, discuss how to position yourself in the fourth quarter.
It's Columbus Day, and CNBC's Maria Bartiromo is hosting Manhattan's 68th annual Columbus Day Parade. Mario Gabelli, Gamco chairman/CEO, discusses the state of the U.S. markets and economy.
Discussing a new report that the global economy may soon be "down for the count," with Eswar Prasad, Brookings Institution, who authored the study; Savita Subramanian, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; and David Kelly, J.P. Morgan Funds. A key point: the U.S. looks better than the rest of the world.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at whether new highs for media stocks like Disney, Discovery and Scripps, can last.
Between today's positive jobs report, and Romney's ace-debate market rally, the Dow added 173 points for the week. Jim LaCamp, UBS and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weigh in.
Californians are looking at record-high prices at the gas pump, despite oil falling 2 percent today. Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group, explains where traders see the commodity going.
It's been one-year since the passing of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and some worry the magic Jobs brought to the company is wearing off. James Brehm, Compass Intelligence, and Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, discuss.