*Lafarge confirms 2014 targets, says forex hit to lessen. PARIS, July 25- Cement maker Lafarge said on Friday it was well on track for its planned merger with Swiss peer Holcim and was seeing the first signs of recovery in Europe. Lafarge shares rose after the group said it was confident of completing its deal with Holcim in the first half of 2015..» Read More
Shares of eBay are up sharply ahead of its big earnings release this afternoon. Enis Taner, RiskReversal.com, discusses what the charts say about how to invest in the stock.
Dick Bove, Rochdale Securities banking analyst, discusses the details of the Libor rate-rigging scandal, and also remarks on Fed Chairman Bernanke's statements regarding the scandal.
Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), discusses Fed Chairman Bernanke's testimony on Capitol Hill today, and whether the CFTC is at fault for the collapse of Peregrine Financial Group.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the details of Fed chairman Bernanke's testimony this morning, and CNBC's Rick Santelli reacts to interest rate manipulation.
Has the economy recovered during Obama's presidency, and is it going to get better or worse? David Goldman, Macro-Strategy; Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank; and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, share their opinions.
Discussing which economic data investors should be watching tomorrow, with Rick Fier, Conifer Securities; John Spallanzani, GFI Group; and Eric Marshall, Hodges Capital Management.
How will tomorrow's flurry of earnings reports and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech move the markets? Leo Grohowski, BNY Mellon Wealth Management; Dan McMahon, Raymond James; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, provide perspective.
Intel and Coca-Cola are among the companies reporting earnings tomorrow. Dani Hughes of Divine Capital Markets, shares investment strategies.
Forecasting Johnson & Johnson's earnings report tomorrow, with CNBC's Seema Mody.
Retail spending is now down three months in a row, and the IMF has lowered its global growth forecast on big declines in emerging markets, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data on the IMF's forecast for global growth, including the downside risks from Europe's financial crisis and the U.S. "fiscal cliff."
Greg Ip, "The Little Book of Economics" author, explains why he is optimistic about the U.S. economy, despite a weaker-than-expected June jobs report and political stalemates.
All eyes on initial jobless claims data tomorrow, and Stephanie Link, TheStreet; Quint Tatro; Tatro Capital; and Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus, discuss what else investors should be watching.
Taking the pulse of today's trading session minutes before the closing bell, with Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital founder/CEO; CNBC contributor Richard Bernstein; and CNBC's Brian Shactman. "Earnings are likely to be disappointing again," says Bernstein.
Apple is set to report its Q3 earnings on July 24, with the FMHR traders; and 2012 has been a rough year for hedge funds, but what are the catalysts? David Bailin, Citi Private Bank, offers insight.
CNBC study uses public data to grade all 50 states, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has a recap of a European conference. Tyler Vernon, Biltmore Capital, weighs in.
"The best case view that we have for European growth over the next three years is flat in aggregate. Growth measures funded with more debt doesn't really make a lot of sense, the key problem is that the European project is not viable as it stands," Bob Janjuah, global head of tactical asset allocation at Nomura, told CNBC.
Sports fans hold strong opinions about basketball salaries, but economics professor David Berri developed a statistical method to see which players are the most overpaid.
Forecasting the major catalysts in tomorrow's market, with Stephanie Link, The Street; Steven Rosen, Societe Generale; and Craig Hodges, The Hodges Fund.