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CBS and NBC are almost guaranteed to lose money on the NFL's new Thursday Night Football package (CBS, CMCSA)

In an age of declining ratings and falling subscribers, a bright spot for the TV industry has been live programming. Specifically, live sports. In turn, this has driven up the price of the rights to these programs in a big way. One of...Show More Summary

CITI: Buy the dip

There's an old investor's cliche: "buy the dip." Basically when everyone sells but nothing seems seriously wrong with the markets, buy up assets and wait for the bounce back. The only problem is when that dip deteriorates into a bear...Show More Summary

FISCHER SPEAKS: Janet Yellen's closest ally just delivered his latest comments on the future of Fed policy (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

Stanley Fischer, seen as the most influential member of the Federal Open Market Committee after Chair Janet Yellen, spoke on the Fed's recent moves in New York on Monday. Overall, it was more of the same with Fischer emphasizing that...Show More Summary

Finally some good news for Chipotle

Chipotle is finally getting some good news: The Centers for Disease Control has declared the end of the dual E. coli outbreaks tied to its restaurants. The outbreaks have sickened 55 people in 11 states, and sent the company's salesShow More Summary

This comic says everything you need to know about junk bond investors right now (JNK, HYG, USO, OIL)

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Lumber Liquidators shares are going nuts (LL)

Lumber Liquidators shares spiked by as much as 13% in trading on Monday following reports that a US judge accepted the company's plea agreement. Last October, the hardwood flooring retailer pleaded guilty to the US Lacey Act, which prohibits...Show More Summary

A $3.5 billion loan 'would hardly be enough' to turn things around for Africa's largest economy (USO, OIL)

Nigeria reportedly asked the World Bank and African Development Bank for a $3.5 billion loan. The request comes at a time when Africa's largest economy is dealing with the new(ish) reality of lower oil prices. The loan is intended to...Show More Summary

This chart poses the single-biggest risk to the US economy

Here's something sort of counterintuitive: people saving more money is a problem. According to the latest data released Monday, the personal savings rate rose to 5.5% in December, the highest level in 3 years. And while some of the basic...Show More Summary

Here comes Markit manufacturing PMI ... (USD)

This morning, we'll get two big data points on US manufacturing during January. First, at 9:45 a.m. ET, Markit manufacturing will release its purchasing manager's index, which economists expect at 52.7, unchanged from the prior period according to Bloomberg. And then at 10:00 a.m. Show More Summary

One of Wall Street's biggest bulls says a commodity bust is rocking markets and it's not over yet (DIA, SPX, SPY, DBC, USO, OIL, IWM, TLT)

It's been a tough year and a half or so for markets. 2016 started with one of the toughest months for the US stock market in years and the benchmark S&P 500 is basically flat going back to October 2014. Simply put, it's been a toughShow More Summary

Here come personal income and spending ...

At 8:30 a.m. ET, we'll get data on personal income and spending for December. Economists estimate that personal income rose 0.2% during the month, and spending rose 0.1%, according to Bloomberg. The Department of Commerce's release will contain data on personal consumption expenditures (PCE), or the prices paid for goods and services. Show More Summary

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, yhoo)

Here is what you need to know. The Iowa caucuses are on Monday. The first votes of the presidential-primary process take place on Monday in Iowa. On the Democratic side, polls suggest former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds a slight lead, but Sen. Show More Summary

Here's a super quick guide to what traders are talking about right now (SPY, SPX, DJI, IXIC)

From Dave Lutz at JonesTrading, here's a quick guide to what traders are talking about on Monday: Good Morning! US Futures are retreating slightly, as investors take profits from Friday’s sharp move higher. Angst in Asia seems to beShow More Summary

Almost everything lost value in January (SPY, DJI, IXIC, IMW, USD, USO, WTI, OIL, GLX, GLD, SLV, EUR, JPY, BNO, UST, TLT)

January is finally over. There was hardly no escaping the storm that swept across global financial markets, and the chart below from Deutsche Bank illustrates that. The first few days were the worst start to a year ever for stocks, and...Show More Summary

The heroes of 'Flash Boys' just went off on the New York Stock Exchange

The war of words between upstart trading venue IEX and the New York Stock Exchange just went up a notch. IEX ? a trading venue made famous by Michael Lewis' "Flash Boys" ? filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in September...Show More Summary

THE WAIT IS OVER: Everything you need to know ahead of a huge week for the US economy (DIA, SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)

January was a tough start to the year for the markets, but in some ways Monday marks the true start to 2016's main event: the US presidential election. On Monday the Iowa caucuses will take place and the final polls from of the Des Moines...Show More Summary

Tesla is about to enter the most critical period in the company's history (tsla)

Tesla will reveal its next vehicle, the mass-market, $35,000 Model 3, in March. The startup carmaker will only be showing us the sedan version, but last year CTO JB Straubel said the Model 3 will actually be a platform upon which a family...Show More Summary

Some of the biggest hedge fund names in the world are loading up on bets against China's currency

Some of the biggest hedge fund names in the world are loading up on bets that China will sharply devalue its currency, according to the Wall Street Journal.  According to a WSJ report published Sunday, Kyle Bass, Stanley Druckenmiller,...Show More Summary

I sat down with a bunch of really smart research analysts — this is what their clients are freaking out about

One of the fun things about being a financial journalist is you get to sit in on some really interesting meetings with super-smart people. I got the opportunity to sit down with a team of bank research analysts and equity salespeople...Show More Summary

Real estate experts say these will be the 10 hottest US neighborhoods in 2016

Where will American homebuyers turn in 2016? According to real estate website Redfin, which releases an annual list of the hottest neighborhoods nationwide, buyers will be prioritizing affordability, charm, and access to public transportation in 2016. Show More Summary

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