Michelle Fox is a web producer for "Mad Money" and "Fast Money." Prior to joining CNBC.com, she spent nearly 20 years on the broadcast side of the business, including an earlier stint at CNBC. Fox has also worked at MSNBC, Court TV and WCBS-TV in New York City, where she earned an Emmy award for anticipated breaking news coverage.
Global conflicts are going to sustain defense spending by governments, which will benefit defense contractors, one analyst said.
With geopolitical events weighing on the market, this is where Morgan Stanley Wealth Management's Andrew Slimmon would put his money.
Retail sales increased less than expected in June, but apparel retailers are doing well and should see more strength this year, experts say.