*Lafarge confirms 2014 targets, says forex hit to lessen. PARIS, July 25- Cement maker Lafarge, which is preparing to merge with Swiss peer Holcim, stuck to its full-year targets on Friday and said it was seeing the first signs of recovery in Europe.» Read More
Checking on the markets as investors walk on egg shells ahead of Bernanke's Jackson Hole speech on Friday, with Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities banking analyst.
What to watch in tomorrow's markets, with Fuad Ahmed, Just2Trade president/CEO, and John Spallanzani, GFI Group.
Tonight, on "The Kudlow Report," CNBC's Larry Kudlow talks to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R-WI) about his plans to fix the country's deficit.
Marc Faber, "The Gloom, Boom & Doom" Report, explains why he thinks there is a 100% chance for an economic recession ahead.
Is St. Louis Fed president James Bullard throwing cold water on any hopes for big stimulus? Ron Muhlenkamp, Muhlenkamp Fund; CNBC Contributors Dan Greehaus and Peter Boockvar; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, share their opinions.
Go big or go small? Two five-star fund managers, Barry James, James Investment Research, and Eric Marshall, Hodges Capital Management, provide perspective.
Tonight, on "The Kudlow Report," CNBC's Larry Kudlow talks to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R-WI) about the upcoming fiscal cliff.
Jefferies downgraded Safeway to hold from buy, and cut its price target to $17 from $20, and other analyst calls, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs and Matt Cheslock of Virtu Financial.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow talks to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R-WI) about President Obama's economic strategies and tax reforms.
James Bullard, president of St. Louis Fed, says it is still unclear whether more Fed action is necessary.
Hewlett-Packard lost nearly $9 billion in its third quarter, and polling firm Gallup has been accused by the Justice Department with padding its bills, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
The markets reacted after the Fed minutes, with Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets, and Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors. "I hope Ben Bernanke uses Jackson Hole to put the blame back where it belongs -- on Congress, on the president, on spending, on regulation and taxes," says Wesbury.
The Congressional Budget Office's estimates have put the economy on recession alert, with David Malpass, Encima Global president, and Dean Baker, Center for Economic & Policy Research co-director.
What's likely to move your money tomorrow morning, with Mark Spellman, Eulav Asset Management; Robert Smalley, UBS; and Peter Tuz, Chase Investment counsel.
The markets react to the FOMC minutes, and a preview of Hewlett-Packard's earnings, with Stephanie Link, TheStreet.com and Peter Costa, Empire Executions.
This is the fourth straight year where the U.S. has had deficits of over $1 trillion, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. And the CBO says that if Congress doesn't deal with the fiscal cliff before the end of the year, we will have a recession next year, although the deficit would shrink.
Hyundai expects record U.S. sales this year, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
The reason for the downward deficit revision is an increase in economic activity, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
What to expect from the markets tomorrow, with Brian Peery, Hennesy Funds; Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; and Bryan Piskorowski, Wells Fargo Advisors.
A top IRS official is reporting that if Congress waits too long to resolve the fiscal cliff issues, billions in tax refunds could be delayed in 2013. Chris Edwards, Cato Institute, thinks this could be a "wake up call" for Washington, while Andrew Fieldhouse, Economic Policy Institute says claims are "overblown."