Consumer Confidence


  • Has China Bottomed Out?  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Beat Wittmann, CEO and Partner, Dynapartners says that China's economy is bottoming out, and that growth looks optimistic next year.

  • What Are Consumers Worried About?  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    What's moving the market today, and what consumers are most concerned about, with David Kudla, Mainstay Capital Management; Stephen Guilfoyle, Meridian Equity Partners; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.

  • Sandy's Dire Economic Hit  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman tallies up the costs from Sandy, reporting that New York, Connecticut and New Jersey have asked the Federal government for some $72 billion. Estimated insured costs, according to AIR Worldwide, are between $16-$22 billion.

  • Best Fiscal Cliff Play? Sell Bonds  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:13 PM ET

    Should you short bonds into a resolution of the fiscal cliff. How to get your bang for the bond, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Fiscal Cliff Impact on Consumers  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    Is the consumer oblivious to the cliff? CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details.

  • Buy the Dip in Stocks?  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    Why are stocks falling on good news? Levels to watch on the S&P, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Remain Very Very Cautious: CEO  Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 3:15 AM ET

    Bruno Verstraete, CEO at Lakefield Partners, tells CNBC that although Greece seems to be off the agenda, the fiscal cliff might cause the markets to tank or provide the final relief.

  • Look to Dividend Plays for Yield: Pro  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist, Pension Partners says that dividend plays could bring better returns compared to U.S. Treasuries.

  • Holiday Shopping For Your Pet?  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 4:44 PM ET

    Americans will spend nearly $53 billion on their cats and dogs this year. PetSmart CEO Robert Moran, offers insight. Pets are now being looked at as "members of the family," he says, discussing just how much is spent on pets during the holiday season.

  • HSN CEO Explains Record-Breaking Weekend  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 11:17 AM ET

    Mindy Grossman, CEO of HSN, offers insight on the company's strongest Thanksgiving weekend in its 35-year history.

  • Blue Nile CEO on Record Sales Year  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 10:22 AM ET

    Harvey Kanter, president & CEO of diamond retailer Blue Nile, offers insight on the company's "icy" hot deals this Cyber Monday.

  • Results In for Big Holiday Shopping Weekend  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan has results from the first official weekend of holiday shopping. Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group, weighs in.

  • Must Have Apps For Your Smartphone  Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 1:53 PM ET

    The top five mobile applications you must have, with Scott Gamm, HelpSaveMyDollars.com founder.

  • Are Consumers Ready to Spend?  Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 8:22 AM ET

    A look at how Black Friday sales are tracking so far, with Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. analyst.

  • Spending Spree at the Outlet Centers  Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 8:10 AM ET

    Cory Scott, Senior Property Manager at Tysons Corner Center, provides a look at shopping deals consumers are likely to find at outlet malls.

  • Most Wonderful Time of Year For Retailers  Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 7:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the update on this year's retail rush from coast to coast, and a look at winning stock picks, with Dana Telsey, The Telsey Group, and Mark Fisher, MBF Clearing Corp. CEO.

  • Black Friday Bargains at Mall of America  Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 7:37 AM ET

    The nation's largest retail and entertainment complex is pulling out all the stops this holiday season, Maureen Bausch, Mall of America business development executive vice president, explains.

  • Toys 'R' Us Leads the Charge on Black Friday  Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 6:04 AM ET

    "People came in with a real celebratory mood," said Gerald Storch, Chairman & CEO of Toys R US, discussing shoppers' sentiment this holiday season, and Dana Telsey, The Telsey Group, provides insight on the early retail winners and losers this year.

  • Will Early Shopping Kickoff Payoff?  Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    Are consumers ready to spend? Michelle Meyer, BofA economist, weighs in on the outlook this holiday season.

  • November Consumer Sentiment 82.7  Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 9:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on consumer confidence in the U.S. economy.