Economic Reports Consumer Confidence

  • Trading Offers on the Cliff

    Signs of a fiscal cliff compromise have helped boost market sentiment, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Lawrence Lindsey, The Lindsey Group, president & CEO; and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.

  • Godiva Chocolates visits Squawkbox at CNBC

    Jim Goldman, president and CEO of Godiva Chocolatier, offers insight on the Christmas holiday shopping season.

  • GOP Giving In?

    Discussing whether the GOP is caving in or compromising to achieve a fiscal deal, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Ari Melber, The Nation; and Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.

  • Lowest Gas Prices of 2012

    Gas prices slide to its lowest levels of the year, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Lacker on Fed's Controversial Move

    CNBC's Steve Liesman sits down in an exclusive with Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker, the only dissenting vote at the December FOMC meeting.

  • Iconix CEO on Retail, Consumers & the Fiscal Cliff

    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.

  • Q4 Earnings Preview, Analysts Focused on Materials

    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.

  • Retail's Holiday Winners

    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's Six in 60: Unilever, Google & More

    Cramer shares six stocks to watch, and reveals them in under 60 seconds.

  • 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.