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It's not just jobs that may be impacted by the bad weather...imagine what this is doing to retail sales. The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) numbers declined 1 percent in the last week of January; this follows a 1.2 percent decline the previous week.
Snow: what impact on jobs report? The most important economic news this week is the January nonfarm payroll report on Friday.
The U.S. market is our favorite market to watch in 2011, said Kevin Gardiner, head of investment strategy at Barclays Capital.
Stocks continued to rise Tuesday, nearly erasing losses from Friday's sell-off in the wake of turmoil in Egypt. Pfizer and Bank of America rose, while McDonald's fell.
Economists are pointing out that January's super strong ISM manufacturing report could be signaling early signs of inflationary pressure.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
Manufacturing improving—January ISM at 60.8 was well above consensus of 58.0, and the best since May 2004. But we are seeing inflation—Prices Paid rises to highest level since July 2008.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Tuesday after the Dow recorded its best January since 1997, while in Egypt the army pledged not to clamp down on protests by thousands in the capital Cairo.
Finally, we are out of January...and with January stock indices positive, we will likely see slightly higher volume today on beginning-of-the-month fund flows.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF is always a popular name in the option market, and yesterday traders were taking downside positions.
The European Central Bank suspended its emergency purchases of euro zone government bonds last week as the debt crisis eased, allowing it to focus on combating rising inflation, reports the Financial Times.
Tuesday's "million" person march in Egypt could keep the heat on oil prices, which have gushed nearly 8 percent in two sessions.
Stocks rebounded on Monday as investors returned to stocks after a sharp sell-off on Friday, but yet kept a cautious eye on events unfolding in Egypt. Alcoa and Exxon rose, while P&G fell.
A few thoughts on the markets today...
Stocks added to gains in the final minutes of Monday's session as investors came back to stocks after a sharp sell-off on Friday, but yet kept an eye on events unfolding in Egypt. Alcoa rose, while P&G fell.
Here are six ETFs to watch this week, from TheStreet.
Events in Egypt are not the only risk to the economic recovery—confidence about sovereign debt and slowing growth in Japan and Europe already pose real risks. And stagflation is peeping over the horizon.
Football fans aren’t the only ones looking forward to the upcoming Super Bowl game between the Steelers and the Packers. Cybercriminals are just as eager for the big event.
Financial markets may have taken a pause Monday after the violent swings of Friday, but it was only to let investors position themselves for a Middle East crisis that's unlikely to go away soon.