WASHINGTON, March 14- U.S. consumer sentiment weakened in early March as an unusually harsh winter appeared to dim views on the economy's prospects. The preliminary Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment fell to 79.9 in March from 81.6 the prior month, a survey showed on Friday.» Read More
WASHINGTON, Jan 31- U.S. consumer spending rose in December, but an ebb in consumer confidence and signs of cooling in factory activity this month suggested economic growth could moderate in the first quarter.
Energy markets guru Stephen Schork expects oil prices to rise, but says that gasoline should stay cheap, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.
Nicholas Colas of ConvergEx explains why equities still look well-positioned for gains in 2014, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Bill Fleckenstein says that when stocks do finally decline, they could drop by 30 percent. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Bill Fleckenstein is bearish on stocks and the economy, but he explains why the time for shorting has not yet arrived. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the January read on consumer confidence is 80.7.
Lawrence McDonald of Newedge says while everyone is focused on tapering, investors may be getting the end of QE all wrong, with CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.
Nat gas has enjoyed an incredible rally, but Anthony Grisanti says it isn't over yet, with CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.
Euro Pacific Capital's Peter Schiff says the gold market has overpriced the taper and that we are set for a strong rally. With CNBC's Dominic Chu and the "Futures Now" traders.
That is a miss, says CNBC's Rick Santelli with the latest read on consumer confidence in the economy.
David Seaburg of Cowen & Co. says hedge funds are too underweight the technology sector, and are likely to rush in this year, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Michael Dudas of Sterne Agee explains why gold could mount a minor comeback in 2014, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
BlackRock's chief investment strategist for fixed income explains why the much-hated long end of the yield curve could be investors' best bet.
Byron Wien predicted that Bitcoin will crash in 2014. Here's what's behind that call.
Byron Wien sees the market correcting 10 percent in the beginning of 2014 as some unknown event turns euphoria turns into disappointment.
Target has revised the number of people affected by December's data breach from 40 million to 70 million. CNBC's Becky Quick discusses the massive problem Target is facing with shoppers and investors.
Jeff Kilburg wants to sell crude oil, but Jim Iuorio says that makes no sense, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Societe Generale Chief U.S. Economist Aneta Markowska says December's jobs report will show 6.9 percent unemployment. She predicts what this will mean for the Fed's tapering timeline, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Discussing holiday retail numbers and consumer uncertainty, with Steve Odland, Committee of Economic Development president & CEO.
Gina Martin Adams of Wells Fargo has an S&P target of 1,850, the lowest on the Street. Here's why. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, weigh in.