• Discretion Advised: Consumer Discretionary Soars Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    Is it time for investors in the Consumer Discretionary sector to exercise some discretion of their own?

  • I Don't See Anything to End Bull Stock Market: Pro Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    Stocks may "trend sideways" into the end of the year before resuming their skyward trajectory, James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, told CNBC.

  • Big Banks Bet on Jumbo Mortgages Again Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 12:32 PM ET

    Since the housing crash began, the market for these securities has been close to nothing. Banks still make the loans, but hold them on their books. Now that is beginning to change.

  • Every Major Asset Class Is Overpriced: Analyst Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:18 AM ET

    Fed policy has been credited often with pushing up stock prices, but one research firm believes the central bank has pushed all asset prices to extreme levels.

  • S&P to USA: You're Starting to Look Pretty Good Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 9:23 AM ET
    U.S. Treasury

    Standard & Poor's upgrades the credit outlook for the world's largest economy, revising its U.S. rating to "stable" from "negative."

  • Gas Prices Are All Over the Place, Here's Why Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 8:52 AM ET

    With gas prices spiking in parts of the country, a lot of drivers are wondering why they are suddenly shelling out more to fill up. A number of forces are at work. Here's an explainer.

  • How Immigration Reform Could Boost Real Estate Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 7:57 AM ET
    An immigration activist holds up a sign outside the Capitol during a rally.

    Current U.S. residents, newly legalized, under the immigration bill being debated in Congress, would generate $500 billion in real estate transactions and $25 billion in mortgage income, says a Hispanic realty group.

  • Why the Auto Industry Is Poised for a Hiring Spree Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    The auto industry is about to go on a hiring spree as carmakers and parts suppliers race to find engineers, technicians, and factory workers.

  • China Downturn Could Be 'Most Drawn-Out' Since '90s Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 11:25 PM ET

    The downturn in the world's second largest economy, China, could be the most drawn-out since the 1997-1998 Asian Financial Crisis, said a new report.

  • Look Ahead: Stock Bulls Try to Keep High Ground Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:48 PM ET

    After a week of wild swings, stock bulls will try to keep control of a market that has few catalysts between May's employment report and the next Fed meeting June 19.

  • US Consumer Credit Rises, But Less Than Forecast Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 3:40 PM ET

    US consumer credit increased in April but a modest increase in a measure of credit card usage suggested households are still working on reducing their debt load.

  • We’re Rich Again! So Why Don’t We Feel It? Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    We're rich again, but part of why we aren't feeling all that wealth has to do with inflation and population growth.

  • Markets See Summer of Fed Easing at Full Speed Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 2:27 PM ET

    Stocks rose with the dollar, as traders viewed the May jobs report as strong enough to signal more economic growth, but not so strong as to push the Fed toward tapering.

  • See How Jobs Report Affected Our 'Fed-o-Meter'   Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 1:03 PM ET
    'Fed-o-Meter' After Jobs Report

    What today's jobs data means for Fed policy and the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • No Swoon: Job Creation Continues, Rate Up to 7.6% Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 10:11 AM ET
    A man waits to speak to a U.S. Department of State job recruiter at the Choice Career Fairs job fair in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.

    Despite anticipation of a spring-into-summer swoon, the U.S. economy continued to create jobs at a relatively strong pace in May, adding 175,000 positions as the unemployment rate ticked higher to 7.6 percent.

  • Goldilocks US Jobs Data Keep 'Taper' Talk Alive Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 9:46 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The modestly improving jobs outlook is enough to send stocks higher at the open, while prompting bond yields to move up -- and keep Fed tapering talk alive in the market.

  • White House Reacts to Jobs Number   Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 9:39 AM ET
    White House Reacts to Jobs Number

    "Today's report shows that the economy is continuing to recover," said Alan Krueger, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman, commenting on today's better-than-expected employment report.

  • Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

    Investors may have overreacted recently to the possibility of the U.S. Federal Reserve winding down its asset-buying stimulus, a top U.S. central bank official said.

  • Greenspan: Taper Now, Even If Economy Isn't Ready Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:35 AM ET
    Alan Greenspan

    Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Friday that the central bank should taper its $85 billion a month bond buying even if the economy is not ready for it.

  • Yen Rally Causes Shock, Selling Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:30 PM ET

    There are rip-your-face-off rallies and then there are the rip-your-face-off retreats—the kind Wall Street experienced Thursday during a brief but vicious yen surge.

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