The University of Michigan said Friday that its index of consumer sentiment slid to 89 in April from 91 in March. Richard Curtin, chief economist of the Michigan surveys, said consumers may have been troubled this month "by growing uncertainty about the economic policies advocated by various presidential candidates." AAA says the average U.S. price of a gallon of... » Read More
How the fiscal cliff talks may impact holiday spending, and the state of retail now, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Neil Cole, Iconix president & CEO.
FedEx and Oracle are among the big names preparing to report quarterly earnings this week. Christine Short of S&P Capital IQ, says analysts are focusing on the materials sector.
There is one week left to wrap up your holiday shopping. From Abercrombie & Fitch to Costco, Roxanne Meyer, UBS retail analyst, and Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group, discuss which retailer is set to see top sales this season.
Cramer shares six stocks to watch, and reveals them in under 60 seconds.
Ara Hovnanian, Chairman, President, & CEO, Hovnanian Enterprises, discusses boomerang buyers: people who lost their homes to foreclosure but are now back in the market for a new house. He also looks at the phenomenon of buyers seeking bigger homes.
Heinz expects its emerging market sales to double in the next 3-5 years, with Bill Johnson, H.J. Heinz CEO; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; David Riedel, Riedel Research; and Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management.
When rates go up, prices go down, says CNBC's Herb Greenberg. "If you have an IRA, and you're worried about market risk, consider hedging it by shorting the market."
MacNeil Curry, BofA Merrill Lynch, explains why gold is falling post Fed. He believes gold is in a secular bull market, and says it's going much higher. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Trading the market's next move, as the pros shift their focus from the Fed to the "fiscal cliff." How to trade post Fed, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
A measure of Australian consumer confidence pulled back in December as households fretted on the outlook for the economy and finances.
A new survey shows 68 percent of investors have "little or no confidence" in the stock market. Joe Ready, Wells Fargo institutional retirement director, discusses where investors are placing their money.
What will the Fed do next? A top strategist reveals how he's trading the Fed meeting, with George Goncalves, Nomura, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Why are stocks rallying amid all the uncertainty? A look at the possibility of a year-end rally, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest on holiday sales on FedEx's biggest shipping day. Steven Ricchiuto, Mizuho Securities, and Stuart Hoffman, PNC Financial Services, discuss whether recent data shows weakness in consumer spending.
Discussing how going over the fiscal cliff might impact the hotel industry, with Frits van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts CEO. "In terms of being fixated on tax increases, the proposed tax increases are actually pretty small in the scope of the overall program," he says.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on the apparent stalemate among lawmakers over the "fiscal cliff;" and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets economist, and Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas economist, weigh in on the state of the U.S. economy, and jobs, after this morning's "good" employment numbers.
What investors should keep an eye out for in tomorrow's trading session, with Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; Scott Carmack, Leader Capital; and Joe Heider, Rehmann Financial.
Is this a good time or a bad time to invest? CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data from CNBC's All America Economic Survey, saying 55 percent on average say it is a good time to buy stocks.
Discussing the results from CNBC's "All America Survey" on how many people believe now is a good time to invest, with CNBC's Steve Liesman; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, offers a strategy for investors now.
Nat gas gives back its earlier gains. A look at why it's headed higher, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.