Consumer Confidence


  • Payrolls vs. Unemployment Rate     Friday, 3 Aug 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    Discussing which jobs number is a better indicator for the recovery in the labor market, with Marc Morial, National Urban League, and Ron Christie, Christie Strategies.

  • Can Chipotle Get Its Mojo Back? Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 6:33 PM ET

    Find out in Cramer's interview with Jack Hartung, CFO of Chipotle.

  • Housing Agency Head Defies White House     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:41 PM ET

    The White House is pushing Fannie and Freddie for mortgage principal reduction, saying it will save taxpayers $1 billion, with David Lykken, Mortgage Banking Solutions, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

  • Discussing whether Procter & Gamble or Kraft is a better buy, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and Jonathan Feeney, Janney Capital Markets.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Markets slumped Thursday when investors were disappointed the ECB did not take immediate, concrete actions, with Eric Lascelles, RBC Global Asset Management; Michael Gayed, Pension Partners; and CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.

  • Chinese Consumer Sentiment Will Improve     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 9:50 PM ET

    MNI's China Consumer Sentiment Index fell in July, but David Riedel, President of Riedel Research Group says consumer sentiment in China will improve over the next couple of months. In the meantime, investors should take advantage of the volatility and buy retail stocks in Hong Kong.

  • Harish Manwani, President, Asia, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe, Unilever says that when market demand is slowing money needs to be spent on market development.

  • Tomorrow in 30: All Eyes on Europe     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 4:55 PM ET

    Investors will be turning to Europe and jobs here in the U.S. tomorrow, with Stephanie Link, TheStreet; Brian Peery, Hennessy Focus 30 Fund; and Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital founder & president.

  • Owens Corning sees signs of a housing recovery in second-half of 2012. Michael Thaman, Owens Corning CEO, offers perspective.

  • Friday's Jobs Forecast     Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 8:00 AM ET

    Jim O'Sullivan, High Frequency Economics chief U.S. economist provides a preview of Friday's jobs report and discusses which sectors are poised to pick up steam, with Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow.

  • What's Behind the Stock Market's Resilience? Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 6:26 PM ET

    The answer seems to only be making the averages stronger, Cramer said.

  • 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.