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  • Survey: US consumer confidence near a 7-year high Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. consumer confidence this month reached its highest point in nearly seven years, boosted by strong job gains. "Enthusiastic households are more likely to open their wallets in the coming months and support solid output growth in the second half of the year," said Gregory Daco, an economist at Oxford Economics.

  • Aug 26- U.S. consumer confidence rose in August to its highest level since October 2007 on improved feelings about the current state of the economy, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.

  • August consumer confidence 92.4     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest consumer confidence data.

  • Ahead of the Bell: US consumer confidence Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:18 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The private Conference Board reports on consumer confidence for August at 10 a.m. Eastern Tuesday. The average price of a gallon of gas nationwide Monday was $3.44, the lowest in nearly six months, according to AAA. Confidence bottomed during the Great Recession in February 2009 at 25.3 before beginning its current upward swing.

  • Business events scheduled for Tuesday Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases durable goods for July, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Standard& Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for June and the second quarter, 9 a.m.. WASHINGTON— The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for August, 10 a.m..

  • Why you should take note of US consumer stocks     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

    John Carey, EVP & Portfolio Manager at Pioneer Investments, says consumer stocks will likely benefit from improved consumer confidence and a better Christmas season ahead.

  • Robert Shiller: Here's how to invest now     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    If everything's expensive, what's an investor -especially someone on a time crunch, like a worker looking to retire - to do? The Nobel laureate explains.

  • Robert Shiller: Stocks are in bubble conditions     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Robert Shiller is famous for determining when markets are in bubbles. Here's why U.S. equities look like they're in a bubble now.

  • On CNBC this week, Jeremy Siegel said Robert Shiller's famous CAPE valuation measure is giving a false reading right now. Shiller explains why he disagrees.

  • David Rosenberg: I'm becoming less bullish     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    David Rosenberg of Gluskin Sheff famously turned from a bear to a bull. But now his confidence in the bull case is waning. With CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.

  • David Rosenberg: What could end the rally     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    The famous economist used to think the Fed was the biggest risk to stocks. Not anymore. With CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Consumer sentiment index 79.2     Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on consumer sentiment data.

  • Here's what's wrong with copper: Metals analyst     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    Edward Meir, metals analyst with INTL FCStone, explains why copper is at an eight-week low. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Who needs a catalyst? MacNeil Curry, the head of global technical strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, says stocks often sell off for no discernable reason. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • MacNeil Curry: The S&P is topping out now     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    MacNeil Curry, the head of global technical strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, makes the case that stocks are overextended. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Car sales signal strong consumer     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 2:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports consumer confidence is strong and it's driving auto sales.

  • Stephen Schork, the editor of the Schork Report, reconciles the situation in Iraq with sinking oil costs, with The Schork Report's Stephen Schork, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Deutsche Bank¿s chief U.S. economist says the Fed is beginning to take "secular stagnation" fears more seriously. Here¿s what that could mean for monetary policy. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Joe LaVorgna: What Yellen is thinking     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    How is the Fed chair interpreting her favorite indicator? Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank¿s chief U.S. economist, discusses. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • The retail scale     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance senior columnist, and Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group chief market strategist, discuss the state of the U.S. consumer and identify the areas where retail is thriving and lagging.