Consumer Confidence


  • Storm's Impact on Retailers  Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    Discussing whether retailers still have time to make up lost ground in the wake of this latest storm, with Burt Flickinger, Strategic Resource Insight Group, and Jan Rogers Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide.

  • Aetna CEO on 'Debt Clock'  Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 3:30 PM ET

    Mark Bertolini, chairman & CEO of Aetna, weighs in on the fiscal cliff, Obamacare and premium hikes.

  • Fiscal Cliff Impact on Retailers  Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 3:16 PM ET

    Retailers saw the weakest holiday sales this year since 2008, with Laura Champine, Canaccord Genuity Securiites, and Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors.

  • Holiday Sales Rise 0.7%, Weakest Pace Since '08  Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 1:21 PM ET

    As the holiday season comes to a close, early numbers suggest what started out strong is ending with a whimper. Michael McNamara, Mastercard Advisors, explains.

  • Post-Holiday Spending Surge?  Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 1:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells discusses whether retailers could see a post-Christmas bump.

  • Ultimate Christmas Dinner  Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports the most expensive Christmas dinner is up for grabs, but so far there are no takers.

  • Retail: Winners & Losers  Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Discussing which retailers benefited the most this holiday season, with Eric Beder, Brean Murray; Liz Dunn, MacQuarie Capital; and Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray.

  • JetBlue CEO: Latin America 'Really Positive'  Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 1:20 PM ET

    JetBlue CEO David Barger says a national airline policy would make great sense for 2013. "Latin America is very positive for us," he tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Small Pre-Christmas Losses  Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 12:52 PM ET

    Stocks are lower as fiscal cliff looms, Kevin Caron, Stifel Nicolaus; Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Bad Weather Wallops Retailers  Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 10:20 AM ET

    Ken Perkins, Retail Metrics, explains how weather across the country is affecting retailers. "The lull has been pronounced," he says.

  • Not a Very Merry Cliff-Mas  Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    It's the day before Christmas and there is still no fiscal cliff resolution. Former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-PA), offers insight.

  • Winter Storm Draco: Business Impact  Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    How restaurants and retailers will be impacted by winter storm Draco, with Paul Walsh, Weather Channel, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Who Will Win This Holiday?  Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 2:52 PM ET

    Discussing which retailers are set to win the most from this shopping season, with Jan Kniffen, J Rogers Kniffen Worldwide; Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors; Burt Flickinger, Strategic Resource Insight Group; and CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Last Holiday Shopping Weekend  Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 10:55 AM ET

    It's the final days of the holiday shopping season and retailers have one last chance to capitalize on last minute shoppers, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • ConAgra CEO Talks Q2 Profit  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 4:20 PM ET

    Gary Rodkin, CEO, ConAgra Foods, offers insight on the company's quarter and whether a boom lies ahead for generic brands.

  • Gun Sales Increasing  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:51 PM ET

    With President Obama calling for gun control reform by early next year, guns are flying off the shelves, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Expect More Taxes & Less Spending: Expert  Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 6:21 AM ET

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities, provide their perspective on what to expect from "fiscal cliff" talks in Washington and its impact on the markets and economy. "Growth is going to be slower in the first half of 2013," Vitner added.

  • Robert Shiller: Don't Await Housing Boom  Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 12:53 PM ET

    It's still too soon to call a bottom in housing, much less the start of a boom, says Yale University economist Robert Shiller.

  • Consumer Confidence Plunging Off 'Fiscal Cliff'  Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 6:34 AM ET

    Greg McBride, Bankrate.com financial analyst, explains how uncertainty in Washington is impacting consumer spending. In the past 30 days one in three Americans cut back on their spending, McBride added.

  • Where Oil Is Headed Next: Pro  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    Is crude going back over $90? Profiting from black gold's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.