Economic Reports Consumer Confidence

  • Boomerang Buyers Back: Hovnanian

    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.

  • H.J. Heinz CEO Bets on Emerging Markets

    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.

  • Rates Headed Higher? Greenberg's Advice

    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."

  • Top BofA Strategist: Gold Going to $5,000

    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.

  • Here's What I'm Doing Post Fed: Pro

    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.

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    A measure of Australian consumer confidence pulled back in December as households fretted on the outlook for the economy and finances.

  • Investor Optimism Turns Sour

    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.

  • QE4 on the Way?

    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.

  • Year-End Rally Coming: Pro

    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.

  • Are Consumers in Trouble?

    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.

  • Starwood CEO on Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

    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.

  • Is US Nation of Pessimists?

    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.

  • Tomorrow in 30: Jobs & Consumer Confidence

    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.

  • CNBC's All America Economic Survey

    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.

  • All America Economic Survey

    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.

  • Why Nat Gas is Going Higher: Pro

    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.

  • Kass: How I'm Playing Apple Now

    Is the bottom in for Apple? Shares rebound after a precipitous fall. Profiting from Apple's pain, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • All America Survey: Who's Investing Now?

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the results from his "All America Survey" on how many people believe now is a good time to invest.

  • Manufacturing in a Compromising Position

    "The Optimism Index among manufacturers has plummeted from 88 percent in the first quarter of this year, to about 51 percent," explains Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers president & CEO, discussing how fiscal cliff uncertainty is impacting the manufacturing industry.

  • Tomorrow in :30

    Insight on tomorrow's market news, including jobs and chain store sales, with Christopher Rowane, Huntington Funds and Stephanie Link, TheStreet.