The Conference Board, a business research group, on Tuesday released the June update for its consumer confidence index.Economyread more
The Congressional Budget Office estimated Tuesday that the national debt will rise to 141% of the economy over the next 30 years — 11 percentage points lower than the agency...Economyread more
Investors are piling into gold, sending the precious metal to a six-year high on Monday, and analysts think the commodity has established a base to go even higher.Marketsread more
More than 150,000 former students of for-profit colleges filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, claiming the...Personal Financeread more
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell below 2% on Tuesday as investors looked for safety following the release of much weaker-than-expected confidence data.Bondsread more
Amazon announces that Amazon Prime Day will last for two days, starting July 15.Technologyread more
Investors plow into the precious metal amid the prospects for lower interest rates, a softer global economy and increased geopolitical tensions.Marketsread more
Buyers pulled away from the builders in May, even as affordability improved, thanks to lower mortgage rates.Real Estateread more
Allergan shareholders will receive 0.8660 AbbVie shares and $120.30 in cash for each share held, for a total value of $188.24 per Allergan share.Biotech and Pharmaceuticalsread more
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports from Hanoi, ahead of the Trump-Xi trade meeting, to look at Vietnam's manufacturing boom and whether it can be sustained.Economyread more
Joe Biden could face some uncomfortable questions about his record on women this week at the first Democratic presidential debates in Miami.2020 Electionsread more
March could come in like a bull, but whether the late February rally can run much further remains to be seen.
Key for that will be upcoming economic news, particularly Friday's jobs report, which is the last big piece of data ahead of the Fed's March meeting. U.S. markets could also be sensitive to global reactions to Chinese PMI manufacturing data Tuesday and Europe area inflation data, expected by some to be negative when it is reported Monday.
"Making a short-term call is very difficult because the market made such a run in the last week, and you have a major risk event — Super Tuesday," said Julian Emanuel, UBS equity and derivatives strategist. Wall Street's assumption is that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will be the front — runners when votes are tallied in the dozen states and one territory holding contests Tuesday.