WASHINGTON— U.S. consumers welcomed the new year with a surge in confidence. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index climbed this month to 102.9, highest level since August 2007— four months before the start of the Great Recession. "Consumers started the year in a buoyant mood," Andrew Hunter, an analyst at Capital Economics, wrote...» Read More
Discussing the correlation between low gas an the pop in consumer confidence, with Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities; Ken Mahoney, Mahoney Asset Management; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
The declining price in oil is certainly having an effect and it is "common sense" for lower oil prices to filter down to the consumer says Martin Leclerc, chief investment officer and portfolio manager at Barrack Yard Advisors.
Rob Raymond of RCH Energy says the same thing that happened to the housing market is happening to the oil market now. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Even after a few rocky sessions, Gina Martin Adams of Wells Fargo is still forecasting gains for the market. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Discussing today's strong retail data, CNBC's Steve Liesman and the Fast Money trader Josh Brown discuss the impact of low oil on retail and the U.S. economy.
Brian Stutland says the fear trade could be back on, so he got in on gold. Here's how high he thinks bullion could go. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Technician Louise Yamada says the market is primed for a pullback. So just how far will the S&P fall? With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Chip Dickson, Discern Investment Analytics, about slow consumer credit and its impact on housing, autos and student loans.
Jim Iuorio and Jeff Kilburg lay out the pre-employment S&P trade, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Marc Chandler of Brown Brothers Harriman says oil's collapse is a "Minsky moment." Here's what that could ultimately mean for investors. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Nat gas is falling hard. So what's the best way to play the volatile commodity now? Jim Iuorio and Jeff Kilburg discuss, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Is crude oil or the jobs report more important for Treasurys? Scott Nations discusses with Jackie DeAngelis. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Anthony Grisanti is buying crude oil, but Scott Nations thinks it will only fall further. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Oppenheimer¿s Fadel Gheit says WTI crude oil could touch $55 -- but is set to move higher soon. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Bryan Roberts, retail insights director at Kantar Retail, says the impetus to spend money on Cyber Monday is disappearing.
Discussing crude oil's impact on consumer spending and U.S. stocks, with Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank chief investment officer, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest consumer sentiment data.
CNBC's Jeff Cox discusses the results of survey on consumer spending that says Wall Streeters are expected to spend an average of $900 on their spouse.
George Gero of RBC Capital Markets says gold is set to shine again in the new year. With CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.
George Gero of RBC Capital Markets explains why the Swiss referendum could have a huge impact on the gold market. With CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.