WASHINGTON— A weak U.S. economy pulled down consumer sentiment in May. The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment dropped to 90.7 from 95.9 in April. But Richard Curtin, chief economist of the surveys, noted that the index has averaged 94.6 the first five months of 2015, highest since 2004..» Read More
Stocks dropped on news President Obama is not making a new fiscal cliff offer, with Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; Rick Lake, Lake Partners; David Sowerbby, Loomis & Sayles.
Discussing what 2013 will bring for U.S. retailers, with Jan Kniffen, J Rogers Kniffen, and Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors.
Think of this as a kind of wealth management version of last-minute Christmas shopping, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
Another meeting is set for the White House at 3pm. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
Markets pared earlier losses on new that lawmakers in the House are reconvening on Sunday night, with Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus; James Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management; and Alan Knuckman, OptionShop.
Consumer discretionary is the second best performing sector of the year, with R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar, and Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group.
Insight on the markets in light of the "fiscal cliff," with Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities; Andrew Keene, KeeneOnTheMarket.com; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
The holidays can make or break a retailer's entire year, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
EPA administrator Lisa Jackson is stepping down. Her term has been marked by battles over the Keystone XL pipeline and coal-fired plants. Robert Costa, National Review, weighs in.
Ken Kamen, Mercadien Asset Management, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, discuss what else could be ailing the stock market.
Discussing whether it would just be better to go over the fiscal cliff, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche, Tyler Mathisen & Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
A lot is at stake for all Americans if Washington can't come to some sort of agreement before the deadline, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
Matthew Cheslock, Virtu Financial, explains how investors are acting on their fiscal cliff nerves.
Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors, predicts which retailers will have a lucky year in 2013.
David Henry, Kimco Realty Corp. CEO, checks the pulse of the consumer, after this season's disappointing sales figures.
Michael Brown, A.T. Kearney Retail Practice partner, discusses where he sees retail growth and the decline of brick and mortar stores.
The markets spent most of the day digesting news that the retail sales for Christmas were disappointing, with Mary Epner, Merchant Forecast.
All eyes will be on the markets, jobs and the fiscal cliff, with Joshua Pierce, Baystate Wealth Management; James Carl, AdvisorShares; and Sahak Manuellian, Wedbush Securities.
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.
Mark Bertolini, chairman & CEO of Aetna, weighs in on the fiscal cliff, Obamacare and premium hikes.