The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.» Read More
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses the day's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to tomorrow's Closing Bell.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look factors that contributed to the major reversal in precious metals on Monday and what sent oil prices to a 7-week high. She also discusses events in the the coming days that could impact the price action in energy and metals.
Yahoo is buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion, and wealthy households in France paid more than 100 percent of their income in taxes in 2012. CNBC's Robert Frank and John Carney discuss.
Gold prices are up about $19 right now, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Gold prices were sharply lower earlier in the session.
President Obama will meet with the Burma President Thein Sein, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
The energy boom in the U.S. is providing a shock absorber of sorts for major oil companies, helping to hedge a strong dollar amid an the increase in domestic production.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about the stock market's continued rally and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's upcoming testimony to Congress. (2:11)
Whatever course it chooses, the Fed will have to grapple with the reality that while its policies have helped stocks, they've been less effective at growing the economy.
Worried about a possible economic bust in agriculture like that of the 1980s, farmers talk about their growing fears.
Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher, reveals his outlook on jobs and the U.S. economy.
Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher explains the importance of simplifying bank regulations.
*Ryanair jumps after forecast-beating results. LONDON, May 20- European shares held steady on Monday after touching a new five-year high, with positive data from the United States and Japan pointing to an improving global economic outlook, boosting the market's near-term sentiment. The STOXX Europe 600 Basic Resources index fell 1.3 percent.
"It's a constant evaluative process," says Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher, discussing how central bankers are able to gauge the success of its monetary policy.
"But the boats are still tied to the dock," says Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher." Adding, "we have not seen the type of robust job creation that we would like to see," discussing Fed's monetary policy.
Easy monetary policy by the Federal Reserve and other central banks is limiting supply of stocks, as well as fueling asset bubbles, one analyst warned on Monday.
*Ryanair jumps after forecast-beating results. LONDON, May 20- European shares set a new five-year high for a fourth straight session on Monday after positive indicators from the United States and Japan pointed to an improving global economic outlook.
A two-day Bank of Japan meeting, a speech by the Federal Reserve's chief and minutes from the latest Reserve Bank of Australia gathering put central banks in focus for Asian markets this week.
Michael Spencer, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Deutsche Bank, says that in three to six months it will be obvious to investors that there is growth in Asia.
LONDON, May 19- This week offers the first major gauge of the health of the global economy for May, with big implications for policymakers and investors banking on a steady pickup in activity during the second half of 2013..