Consumer Confidence


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    Crowdfunding, the financing of projects by multiple lenders via the internet, experienced record breaking customer numbers and lending in Britain last month helped by a series of public relations disasters for major U.K. banks.

  • Tomorrow in 30: All Eyes on China & Earnings     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    J.C. Penney earnings and data out of China will be in the spotlight tomorrow, with John Spallanzani, GFI Group; Jim Kee, South Texas Money Management; Cameron Scrivens, RBC Global Asset Management.

  • Douglas Bergeron, Verifone CEO discusses where he thinks his company is headed.

  • Olstein: Market is Overreacting     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    Bob Olstein, Olstein Capital Management chairman & CIO, says that if the market is rigged, it's against the short-term investor, adding that the markets overreacted in 2009 and are overreacting now too.

  • Jing Ulrich, MD and Chairman of Global Markets, China, JPMorgan says a simple rate cut in China would not be sufficient.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    The "Closing Bell" team offers perspective on the markets in the final hour of trading, with David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management; Michael Pento, Pento Portfolio Strategies; and Paul Reilly, Raymond James Financial CEO.

  • 1% Saves for Rainy Days     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 2:35 PM ET

    A survey from American Express Publishing and the Harrison Group finds that the savings rate is going up for the affluent, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Bloomin' Brands Goes Public     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 1:15 PM ET

    Elizabeth Smith, Bloomin' Brands chairman & CEO, offers insight on the company's IPO.

  • More Stimulus for UK After Cut in Growth Forecasts? Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 9:15 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

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  • Disney's Iger Talks Earnings     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Bob Iger, Disney CEO, offers his take on the company's earnings results, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin. He also responds to President Obama's comments regarding Romney-hood.

  • Survey: CEO Confidence Slides     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 2:12 PM ET

    Alan Zafran, Luminous Capital founding partner, discusses what's causing a decline in CEO confidence.

  • Analyze the Analysts!     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Chipotle's target decreased to $450 from $500 at Bernstein. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discusses.

  • How FUBU Founder Daymond John Conquered Urban Fashion Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 11:40 AM ET
    Daymond John

    See how the FUBU founder built his fashion brand from a few hats.

  • Market Face-Off: Bull vs. Bear     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 6:15 AM ET

    David Resler, Nomura Securities chief economist, and Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James chief investment strategist, debate whether recent gains in the markets signal investor confidence has returned.

  • Get Ready for Dow 3K?     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    Harry Dent, "The Great Crash Ahead" author, says investors will be lucky to get 0 percent in stocks over the next decade.

  • Discussing whether the banks will break themselves up, with Thomas Michaud, KBW president & CEO.

  • Best Buy a Good Buy?     Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen founder/CEO, offers his take on the big corporate story of the day. Best Buy's founder is making a bid to take it private.

  • Checking Market Pulse     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Insight on the markets as traders head to the weekend, with Stephen Hammers, Compass EMP Funds; Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Talking Numbers: Buy Into This Rally?     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 3:22 PM ET

    Discussing whether you can trust today's rally, with Joshua Brown, Fusion Analytics, and Jeff Tomasulo, Belpointe Alternatives.

  • The Markets & Your Money     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 2:51 PM ET

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, weighs in on earnings and economic data this week.