The CNBC Rapid Update is tracking first quarter GDP at 1.7 percent. CNBC's Steve Liesman dissects Wednesday's ISM data showing the service sector in the U.S. expanded in January but at a slower pace than the previous month» Read More
The FMHR traders weigh in on how to play today's weak manufacturing numbers; Goldman's call on an eight-percent drop in the S&P. Also, China's soft economic data. And Mark Schoenebaum, ISI Group analyst, discusses the merger between Bristol-Myers and Amylin Pharma and whether the pharma sector is on the verge of consolidation.
Ira Epstein, The Linn Group, discusses the precious metal heading back into positive territory after a weak reading on manufacturing data this morning.
Andy Busch, BMO Capital, discusses his play on currencies ahead of tomorrow's jobs report.
CNBC's Steve Liesman offers insight on unemployment data and which economic indicator best gauges the health of the U.S. economy. Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, also shares his expectations for LinkedIn ahead of its earnings report this afternoon.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has information regarding the latest ISM number.
Discussing which sectors are set to make a positive move, with Don Schreiber, WBI Funds CEO and Charlie Smith, Fort Pitt Capital Group CIO.
Treasury yields are down after ISM results show the U.S. manufacturing sector has improved. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services says "right now, I think yields are going higher and the curve is going to steepen." Meanwhile Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group, offers his view on the Norweigan krone.
JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, says there are many people who think markets will move higher this spring.
Federal Reserve easing has helped fire up one of the strongest stock market rebounds ever, and the promise of more is keeping it going, some analysts say.
Wall Street kicked off the New Year in a bullish mood. A data-packed Thursday will put the market's mojo to the test, with two key jobs reports and the retail holiday report cards.
Stocks started the new year with a bang and could continue to lift off Wednesday, as investors focus on the groups that got left behind in 2011
US manufacturing activity—as well as employment in the sector—rose to the highest level since June, the latest sign that Friday’s jobs number may be better than some expect.
Investors may expect slowing growth in the U.S. — a theory that Tuesday's ISM data seem to support. According to TheStreet however, manufacturing businesses are fueling the U.S. recovery in this country and quality stocks may be worth considering buying now.
CNBC's Rick Santelli shares how yields are moving since the ISM numbers hit 53.0.
Breaking down the data on August's ISM manufacturing and July's construction spending numbers, with CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman, and perspective on the U.S. economy, with Stuart Hoffman, PNC Financial chief economist
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the better-than-expected ISM number and why the market seems to have taken that as a sign things are getting better.
Breaking down the latest economic data as well as the market for manufacturing jobs, with CNBC's Rick Santelli; Jerry Jasinowski, former National Association of Manufacturers president; and Larry Mocha, Air Power Systems president.
Discussing whether the Fed will implement a third round of quantitative easing and why it would be more damaging than helpful, with Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
In another sign the American economy is on the comeback trail, a new survey from KPMG shows optimism is improving among U.S. manufacturing and service industry executives. Executives in both key sectors say the worst is behind us.