Economic Reports Consumer Confidence


  • 'Fiscal Cliff' & the End Game Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 8:30 PM ET
    'Fiscal Cliff' & the End Game

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan looks at the various "Cliff" scenarios and what's likely to happen if Congress can't find agreement. Rick Santelli looks at what the "Cliff" means to the bond markets and the dollar. And is debt an even bigger problem? With former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) and former Governor Ed Rendell (D-PA). Entitlements, they say, will have to be adjusted.

  • Negotiations Continue in 'Cliff' Talks Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 8:16 PM ET
    Negotiations Continue in 'Cliff' Talks

    CNBC's Eamon Javers talks with Kevin Yoder (R-KS) about the ongoing "Cliff" discussions and the impact on global markets. Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies, and James Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discuss deal possibilities and what has a chance to pass the House.

  • 'Fiscal Cliff' Deadline Roundup Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
    'Fiscal Cliff' Deadline Roundup

    CNBC's John Harwood and Steve Liesman look at where "Cliff" discussions stand and what could be the end result if Congress and the White House can't come to some agreement. Stifel Financial President & CEO Ronald Kruszewski talks about how the markets are likely to view the weekend's developments.

  • One Trading Day Before 'Cliff' Deadline Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 4:40 PM ET
    One Trading Day Before 'Cliff' Deadline

    How to position your portfolio before the "fiscal cliff" deadline, with Rick Lake, Lasso Alternative Funds; Ed Moy, Morgan Gold; and Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus.

  • Stocks Fall as Fiscal Drama Continues Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 4:00 PM ET
    Stocks Fall as Fiscal Drama Continues

    Stocks dropped on news President Obama is not making a new fiscal cliff offer, with Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; Rick Lake, Lake Partners; David Sowerbby, Loomis & Sayles.

  • Retail Hunger Games? Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 2:30 PM ET
    Retail Hunger Games?

    Discussing what 2013 will bring for U.S. retailers, with Jan Kniffen, J Rogers Kniffen, and Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors.

  • Last-Minute 'Cliff' Dodging Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 1:17 PM ET
    Last-Minute 'Cliff' Dodging

    Think of this as a kind of wealth management version of last-minute Christmas shopping, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Throwing America Off the Cliff? Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 1:00 PM ET
    Throwing America Off the Cliff?

    Another meeting is set for the White House at 3pm. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • Major Averages Briefly Turn Positive Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 4:50 PM ET
    Major Averages Briefly Turn Positive

    Markets pared earlier losses on new that lawmakers in the House are reconvening on Sunday night, with Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; James Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management; and Alan Knuckman, OptionShop.

  • Consumer Discretionary: Winners & Losers for 2013 Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 3:10 PM ET
    Consumer Discretionary: Winners & Losers for 2013

    Consumer discretionary is the second best performing sector of the year, with R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar, and Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group.

  • Closing Bell Exchange Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 3:00 PM ET
    Closing Bell Exchange

    Insight on the markets in light of the "fiscal cliff," with Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities; Andrew Keene,; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Can Christmas be Saved? Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 2:50 PM ET
    Can Christmas be Saved?

    The holidays can make or break a retailer's entire year, with CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Business to EPA Head: Buh-Bye! Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 2:40 PM ET
    Business to EPA Head: Buh-Bye!

    EPA administrator Lisa Jackson is stepping down. Her term has been marked by battles over the Keystone XL pipeline and coal-fired plants. Robert Costa, National Review, weighs in.

  • Today's Drop All About the Cliff? Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 2:10 PM ET
    Today's Drop All About the Cliff?

    Ken Kamen, Mercadien Asset Management, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, discuss what else could be ailing the stock market.

  • Rise Above or Better to go Over? Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 1:55 PM ET
    Rise Above or Better to go Over?

    Discussing whether it would just be better to go over the fiscal cliff, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche, Tyler Mathisen & Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • What Fiscal Cliff Could Cost You Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 1:45 PM ET
    What Fiscal Cliff Could Cost You

    A lot is at stake for all Americans if Washington can't come to some sort of agreement before the deadline, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • VIX Spikes Above 20 Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 1:40 PM ET
    VIX Spikes Above 20

    Matthew Cheslock, Virtu Financial, explains how investors are acting on their fiscal cliff nerves.

  • Retail's 2013 Winners Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 1:30 PM ET
    Retail's 2013 Winners

    Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors, predicts which retailers will have a lucky year in 2013.

  • Consumer Confidence Continues to Slip Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 10:16 AM ET
    Consumer Confidence Continues to Slip

    David Henry, Kimco Realty Corp. CEO, checks the pulse of the consumer, after this season's disappointing sales figures.

  • Consumer Shopping Habits Changing Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:16 AM ET
    Consumer Shopping Habits Changing

    Michael Brown, A.T. Kearney Retail Practice partner, discusses where he sees retail growth and the decline of brick and mortar stores.