Consumer Confidence


  • Holiday Season Winners & Losers  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:50 AM ET

    Thomas Filandro, senior retail analyst at Susquehanna Financial Group, discusses which retailers are set to win this holiday shopping season.

  • No Cliff Concerns for Markets  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    The S&P 500 is at a nearly two-month high on optimism over a fiscal cliff solution. Edward Yardeni, president of Yardeni Research, offers insight.

  • Trading Offers on the Cliff  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 7:00 AM ET

    Signs of a fiscal cliff compromise have helped boost market sentiment, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Lawrence Lindsey, The Lindsey Group, president & CEO; and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.

  • Godiva Expects Sweet Sales  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 6:50 AM ET
    Godiva Chocolates visits Squawkbox at CNBC

    Jim Goldman, president and CEO of Godiva Chocolatier, offers insight on the Christmas holiday shopping season.

  • GOP Giving In?  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing whether the GOP is caving in or compromising to achieve a fiscal deal, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Ari Melber, The Nation; and Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.

  • Lowest Gas Prices of 2012  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 3:20 PM ET

    Gas prices slide to its lowest levels of the year, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Lacker on Fed's Controversial Move  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman sits down in an exclusive with Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker, the only dissenting vote at the December FOMC meeting.

  • Iconix CEO on Retail, Consumers & the Fiscal Cliff  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 11:50 AM ET

    How the fiscal cliff talks may impact holiday spending, and the state of retail now, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Neil Cole, Iconix president & CEO.

  • Q4 Earnings Preview, Analysts Focused on Materials  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 11:38 AM ET

    FedEx and Oracle are among the big names preparing to report quarterly earnings this week. Christine Short of S&P Capital IQ, says analysts are focusing on the materials sector.

  • Retail's Holiday Winners  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 11:19 AM ET

    There is one week left to wrap up your holiday shopping. From Abercrombie & Fitch to Costco, Roxanne Meyer, UBS retail analyst, and Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group, discuss which retailer is set to see top sales this season.

  • Cramer's Six in 60: Unilever, Google & More  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 9:55 AM ET

    Cramer shares six stocks to watch, and reveals them in under 60 seconds.

  • Boomerang Buyers Back: Hovnanian  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:52 AM ET

    Ara Hovnanian, Chairman, President, & CEO, Hovnanian Enterprises, discusses boomerang buyers: people who lost their homes to foreclosure but are now back in the market for a new house. He also looks at the phenomenon of buyers seeking bigger homes.

  • H.J. Heinz CEO Bets on Emerging Markets  Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    Heinz expects its emerging market sales to double in the next 3-5 years, with Bill Johnson, H.J. Heinz CEO; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; David Riedel, Riedel Research; and Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management.

  • Rates Headed Higher? Greenberg's Advice  Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 2:24 PM ET

    When rates go up, prices go down, says CNBC's Herb Greenberg. "If you have an IRA, and you're worried about market risk, consider hedging it by shorting the market."

  • Top BofA Strategist: Gold Going to $5,000  Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    MacNeil Curry, BofA Merrill Lynch, explains why gold is falling post Fed. He believes gold is in a secular bull market, and says it's going much higher. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Here's What I'm Doing Post Fed: Pro  Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Trading the market's next move, as the pros shift their focus from the Fed to the "fiscal cliff." How to trade post Fed, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.

  • A measure of Australian consumer confidence pulled back in December as households fretted on the outlook for the economy and finances.

  • Investor Optimism Turns Sour  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 2:22 PM ET

    A new survey shows 68 percent of investors have "little or no confidence" in the stock market. Joe Ready, Wells Fargo institutional retirement director, discusses where investors are placing their money.

  • QE4 on the Way?  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    What will the Fed do next? A top strategist reveals how he's trading the Fed meeting, with George Goncalves, Nomura, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Year-End Rally Coming: Pro  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Why are stocks rallying amid all the uncertainty? A look at the possibility of a year-end rally, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.