Weekly jobless claims and durable goods are the numbers to watch Thursday, but so are the massive amount of earnings reports expected. CNBC's Patti Domm explains.» Read More
Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School professor of finance, discusses why sees this market as a historic buying opportunity for investors.
David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management, and Larry Haverty, Gabelli Global Multimedia Trust, provide perspective on the economy and markets this year.
Kim Fennebresque, Dahlman Rose chairman & CEO, discusses whether the market's rally will continue.
George Evans, Oppenheimer Funds, discusses the best long-term investment strategies.
CNBC's Amanda Drury with a first look at the details of the investor sentiment survey, as the world's top retail investors gather at the TD Ameritrade National Advisor Conference in Orlando, Florida.
Markets in Europe rally near the U.S. open, mostly on comments from the German finance minister. He also says there will be no more public aid for Greece. Bernanke testifies in front of the House Budget Committee, says inflation is expected to remain below the 2 percent target for the next few years. Europe has monetary union and fiscal disunion, he adds. The U.S. needs to manage fiscal issues, says Bernanke, to keep investor confidence. And it must address health care costs if it's going to develop a long-term debt solution.
Robert Johnson, The RLJ Companies founder/chairman, shares his views on the state of the television business.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on new data out on the consumer. The RBC survey shows consumers outlook is still well below the recessionary levels.
Weaker than expected earnings from heavyweights such as Deutsche Bank, Shell, Unilever and Sony have turned European stocks flat and offset the more positive results out of Spanish and French bond auctions and merger talks between miner Xstrata and commodities trader Glencore. The FTSE Eurofirst 300 index of top European shares was down 0.1 percent at 1,056.47 points, having been as high as 1,061.25 earlier.
Wall Street continues to digest Facebook's $5B IPO registration as some analysts question its valuation and Qualcomm is the stock to watch after it beat expectations and upped it financial targets for 2012, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
While there are plenty of risks to an economic recovery, the start of 2012 is nothing like the 2008-2009 crisis, Jim O’Neill, Chairman at Goldman Sachs Asset Management told CNBC on Thursday.
US futures point to a mixed picture on Wall Street after strong gains yesterday. European shares turned negative as some weaker-than-expected results from heavyweights such as Unilever offset the benefits of merger talks between miner Xstrata and commodities trader Glencore. However Asian shares ended higher as encouraging manufacturing data soothed fears about the global economic fallout from the euro zone debt crisis.
European opening calls are expected to open flat Thursday on the back of positive employment data from the US which lifted shares overnight in Asia.
Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; Thomas Lee, JP Morgan; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss U.S. economic growth; Wednesday's rally; and how to invest in this market.
You call Cramer and tell him your top five holdings, and he will tell you if your portfolio is diversified enough.
Should Core Labs be part of your core holdings? David Demshur, Core Labs CEO, discusses the company's solid quarter and growth opportunities, with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.
Ultra discretionary spending is back, says Mad Money's Cramer, and that is why Harley-Davidson is primed to kick-start your portfolio with its dominant market share, successful restructuring, and surging sales.
Mad Money's Cramer tries to figure out what to do with Amazon shares, ahead of the quarter, and concludes the stock has now devolved into a wait and see situation.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer explains what's fueling the market's rally and why it is so unexpected.
Green Mountain's Q1 EPS comes in at $0.60 versus the $0.36 estimate. CNBC's Herb Greenberg has details.