Economic Reports Consumer Confidence

  • Retail in Focus

    Retail in focus today both in the market and with the C'suiters gathered here at the WWD CEO Summit, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Markets Desensitized?

    Despite the markets seeing a down day, the S&P is hovering at five-year highs. Has the market been desensitized by all the drama in Washington? Art Steinmetz, OppenheimerFunds, weighs in.

  • Why the Rally Is at Risk

    If the rally that's taken stocks to five-year highs really is at risk, what role will then in-fighting inside the nation's central bank play? CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.

  • Economic Surprise on the Upside

    Discussing more proof that the economy is improving, with Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.

  • Million-Dollar Wines: Robert Frank

    Robert Frank looks at one connoisseur whose rare wine collection is worth millions

  • Checking  Market Pulse

    Discussing whether investors should be concerned about the potential end of the Fed's easing program, with Greg Ip, The Economist; David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management; Ben Pace, Deutsche Bank; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Retail Sales Beat Expectations

    December was a mixed month for retailers, with many same-store sales results stronger than the management commentary, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Stage Set for New Fight in Washington

    Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), discusses how far he is willing to go to get spending cuts.

  • Big Day, Big Year?

    Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, explains whether there is any way to separate how much of today's gains are "fiscal cliff" related or a pop based on fundamentals.

  • Stocks Surge to Start 2013

    Insight on the first trading day of the year, with Anthony Chan, Chase Wealth Management; Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies; and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington.

  • March Fiscal Madness?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman highlights Treasury's extraordinary measures.

  • Emerging Deal?

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the agreement between the two parties on delaying the automatic defense and domestic budget cuts is what's standing in the way of securing a deal on the "fiscal cliff."

  • 112th Congress the Worst Ever?

    Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post, says Americans' approval rating is sitting at 12 percent.

  • Where US Economy Goes From Here

    Discussing what impact a deal or no deal will have on the U.S. economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • The Hill's Side of the Story

    Discussing whether Congress is able to pass anything in time to fix the "fiscal cliff" mess, with Rep. Marlin Stutzman, (R-IN), and Rep. Adam Schiff, (D-CA), weigh in.

  • Facing the Ten Year Mirage: Economist

    Michael Feroli, JPMorgan chief U.S. economist, explains how a near-term deal on the debt will not address the nation's long-term budget problems.

  • 'Fiscal Cliff' & Your Investments

    Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank, and Stanley Crouch, Aegis Capital, discuss what going over the "Fiscal Cliff" means to investors as well as how people can protect money.

  • 'Fiscal Cliff' Fears Force Futures Down

    Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist, forecasts what he thinks going over the "Cliff" means for the markets. Todd Schoenberger, LandColt Capital, also offers his opinion on where the markets are headed. Are we looking at extreme austerity, even if the country doesn't go over the "Cliff"?

  • '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

    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.