Consumer Confidence


  • US consumer confidence jumps to 90.9 in July Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 10:25 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been in nearly seven years. "Americans felt a heck of a lot more confident in July," said Jennifer Lee, senior economist at BMO Capital Markets.

  • U.S. consumer confidence jumps in July Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. consumer confidence jumped in July to a monthly high not seen since October 2007, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry group, said its index of consumer attitudes rose to 90.9 from a upwardly revised 86.4 the month before.

  • Focus on GDP: Strategist     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    Discussing today's better-than-expected consumer confidence data, Fed rate expectations and this week's GDP report, with David Zervos, Jefferies chief market strategist.

  • July consumer confidence index 90.9     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest consumer confidence data.

  • Ahead of the Bells: US consumer confidence Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:21 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The private Conference Board reports on consumer confidence for July. The report will be issued at 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday. Consumers in June registered the most favorable assessment of current business conditions since March 2008 and their outlook for the next months rose to highest level since August 2013.

  • Business events scheduled for Tuesday Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Standard& Poor's releases S&P/Case-Shiller index of home prices for May, 9 a.m.. WASHINGTON— The Conference Board releases the Consumer Confidence Index for July, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on EPA's proposed clean power plan and grid reliability challenges.

  • When volatility rises, momentum stocks will run into trouble, warns BlackRock's Russ Koesterich. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • BlackRock's Koesterich: Buy protection now     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    Russ Koeterich, chief investment strategist at BlackRock, says investors need to become more defensive when it comes to the market. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Pros & cons of credit boom     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, and financial expert Chris Hogan, debate whether going into debt can be a good thing for consumers and the economy.

  • Dennis Gartman: If you buy anything, buy this     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    Forget stocks, forget gold, because there is one commodity Dennis Gartman says every investor needs to own: aluminum. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • I don't see a sound economy at all: Stockman     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Former OBM Director David Stockman says he doesn't see a strengthening economy at all. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Stockman: Russia the next Black Swan?     Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    Former OMB Director David Stockman explains how Russia could be the pin that pricks the global asset bubble. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Technician: $700 gold coming     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Yoni Jacobs called the gold bubble back in April 2012. Now he says it's going all the way down to $700. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Traders explain gold¿s Yellen plunge     Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    Why did gold slide on Janet Yellen's testimony? Jim Iuorio and Scott Nations explain. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Tim Harford, the Financial Times columnist known as the "Undercover Economist," argues that low volatility is very good news for the economy. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Peter Boockvar: I was right to doubt QE     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Back when QE3 started in 2012, Peter Boockvar said it wouldn't help the economy and would cause inflation. He stands by that call. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • The market doesn¿t seem to be sweating the end of QE, but Peter Boockvar, chief market analyst at The Lindsey Group, says it will cause a drop of up to 20 percent. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Gauging the retail consumer     Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    With the retail consumer listless of late, Eric Beder, Brean Capital, and Rick Snyder, Maxim Group, discuss if now is the time to buy the XRT and reveal what retail stock investors should be adding to their portfolio.

  • Container Store scares market with retail 'funk' Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 11:19 AM ET
    Storage bins sit on display for sale at a Container Store Group Inc. location in New York.

    Credit Suisse isn't waiting for Container Store to right itself during the holiday season, lowering its price target, USA Today reports.

  • Consumer spending & US economy     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    As goes Wal-Mart, so goes the U.S. economy? Monica Mehta, Seventh Capital managing principal, and Jonathan Murray, UBS managing director, discuss the state of the American consumer.