Consumer Confidence


  • July Trading in Focus     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Insight on a volatile trading month, with Stephen Gallagher, Societe Generale; Andrew Goldberg, JPMorgan Funds; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Herbalife CEO on Record Quarter     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    Herbalife shares are spiking today on strong earnings, with Michael Johnson, Herbalife CEO.

  • Herbalife CEO: We're Not a Pyramid Scheme     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    In these excerpts from an exclusive live "Street Signs" interview with Jim Cramer and Herb Greenberg, Herbalife CEO Michael Johnson defends his nutrition products company against concerns its multi-level network of distributors is essentially a "pyramid scheme." The stock is higher today on strong earnings and a bullish forecast.

  • The dollar has been deluged with economic reports, and this strategist says they could give it a lift.

  • Wealthy: Too Worried to Spend?     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 1:47 PM ET

    During the earnings call this morning, UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti had some choice words about the wealthy, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • July's Consumer Confidence Jumps to 65.9     Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on a surprisingly strong increase in consumer confidence in July.

  • Rubenstein on Glass-Steagall Act     Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 8:55 AM ET

    David Rubenstein, co-founder & managing director of the Carlyle Group, offers insight on Sandy Weill's comments on breaking up the banks.

  • Sprint Nextel CEO on New, High-Speed Network     Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 4:45 PM ET

    AT&T and Verizon - have moved to tiered pricing data plans. Will Sprint do the same? Dan Hesse, Sprint Nextel CEO, weighs in on that and its new, high-speed network.

  • Cramer Puts Buffalo Wild Wings CEO in the Hot Seat Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 6:26 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host put Sally Smith, president and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings, in the hot seat after the company's latest earnings miss.

  • 7 Retail Disaster Zones Every Storeowner Should Avoid Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 10:09 AM ET

    Unfortunately, many retailers don't notice poorly designed areas of their stores until it's too late. Here are seven common store spaces that retailers botch up and ways to avoid making the same mistakes.

  • Foreclosures Filings Up     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 4:45 PM ET

    New foreclosure filings are on the rise as banks are moving long-delinquent loans into the foreclosure process, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage, and Daniel Indiviglio, Reuters Breakingviews, weigh in.

  • 'Inept Congress' Sinking Stocks?     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    John Silvia, Wells Fargo, and Doug Rowat, Raymond James, discuss whether Washington is to blame for the wishy-washy market.

  • Nordstrom & Topshop Team Up     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    Nordstrom, Topshop and Topman are teaming up. Pete Nordstrom, Nordstrom president of merchandising, and Sir Phiip Green, proprietor of Topshop, offer insight.

  • Nordstrom & Topshop Team Up     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    Nordstrom, Topshop and Topman are teaming up. Pete Nordstrom, Nordstrom president of merchandising, and Sir Phiip Green, proprietor of Topshop, offer insight.

  • Cantor Fitzgerald CEO: LIBOR & Fiscal Cliff     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    Discussing the LIBOR scandal fallout, the so-called fiscal cliff, and whether Europe will sink the U.S. economy, with Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    As investors become increasingly uneasy about the second-quarter earnings period, expectations for more action from the Fed are on the rise. But with record low rates and the weak global economy, analysts are anticipating a disappointing season all around.

  • #1 Top State for Business: Texas     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 4:15 PM ET

    The top American state for business is Texas. The Lone Star State finished 2nd last year and, this year, is the top state, including a ranking of number 1 for infrastructure and number 2 for technology. With Texas Governor Rick Perry (R).

  • #2 Top State for Business: Utah     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 2:20 PM ET

    The Beehive State, Utah, is buzzing about its position as the number 2 state for business, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn, even though the state ranks poorly in education.

  • #3 Top State for Business: Virginia     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Virginia, which was last year's top state for business, is number three on this year's list, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • #4 Top State for Business: North Carolina     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 10:50 AM ET

    North Carolina slides into fourth place in CNBC's "Top States for Business 2012," reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.