As the Fed meets and earnings news rains down, the big question in the week ahead is whether the S&P 500 can manage a break out.» Read More
S&P futures jumped nearly 10 points as July durable goods were far stronger than expected, in fact, at a gain of 4 percent, was more than twice consensus, and the June numbers were revised upward as well.
A check on the markets before the trading session begins, with Matthew Cheslock, Cohen Capital Group senior specialist.
The seemingly inexorable rise in the price of gold, with record highs scaled on an almost weekly basis, has led some analysts to talk of a bubble forming.
Futures shaved earlier losses Wednesday after durable goods orders jumped much more than expected in July, but still remained under pressure after Moody’s downgraded Japan’s economy by one notch on concerns over the size of the country’s budget deficit.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
A look ahead of Bernanke's speech and the risk aversion in Treasurys and stocks, with Peter Fisher, BlackRock global head of fixed income.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks on the economy and policy, at a time when both are shaky in the eyes of the markets.
"We have low trading levels, and low consumer confidence, particularly in the Northern Hemisphere. We have had a lot of positive developments in the developing part of the world - if we think about Asia, the Middle East and Africa, these markets are very strong, and that compensates a lot," Jean-Francois van Boxmeer, CEO of Heineken, told CNBC.
The economy is increasingly at risk of falling into recession, and could be more so if the stock market doesn't find its sea legs sometime soon.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer clues you in as to why you should be buying gold despite buz z of a bubble.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his "defensive" strategies for investing in the market.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares ideas to reinforce your investments. "Invest in companies you believe in," he says.
Although the Dow soared to its biggest gain in almost two weeks, the market might be getting ahead of itself as investors eye a highly-anticipated speech by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke last this week, strategists said.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why it's important to be a flexible investor.
The Fast Money guys share their final trades of the day.
Mike Khouw, Options trader, shares his view on Disney.
Discussing the impact the situation in Libya is having on oil prices, with the Fast Money team.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
There will be improvement in the U.S. economy in the second half of the year, according to Barclays Capital managing director Larry Kantor, but there will be an overhang from continued uncertainties in Europe.
Craig Berger, FBR sr. tech analyst, says Apple production figures are beyond predictions.