Consumer Confidence


  • It's been a rough ride for the railroads this year; coal volumes plummeted after an unusually warm winter. Wick Moorman, CEO of Norfolk Southern, explains whether the worst is behind the rail industry.

  • Trading By 'Pure Price Action'     Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 1:30 PM ET

    Dan Fitzpatrick, Stockmarketmentor.com, explains how he is trading the uncertainty in the markets. "As fear goes up, so does the VXX," says Fitzpatrick.

  • Navigating Volatile Markets     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 11:15 AM ET

    David Lefkowitz, UBS Wealth Management Research, offers insight on handling volatile markets.

  • Gold Still a Hot Commodity     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 10:43 AM ET

    Gold is retreating this morning on speculation that the Fed could unveil a new round of monetary easing, with Suki Cooper, analyst at Barclays.

  • April Factory Orders Fall 0.6%     Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    U.S. factory orders dropped 0.6% in April, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Consumer Confidence Has Biggest Drop in Eight Months Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 10:09 AM ET
    Woman shopping for clothing

    Americans' confidence in the economy fell in May to its lowest level in eight months as consumers fretted about slow hiring, a big stock market drop and the global economy.

  • May's Consumer Confidence Down     Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the data on May's decline in consumer confidence at 64.9 versus 68.7 in April.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the data on improving consumer sentiment.

  • Groupon's Good News     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan highlights the major business headlines, including Groupon's earnings win, Yahoo's settlement with Third Point, and JPMorgan's annual meeting.

  • New Week, But Declines Continue     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 7:15 PM ET

    Stocks continue to fall on European and JPMorgan worries, with David Goldman, Macro-Strategy; Doug Cote, ING Investment Management; and Ron Kruszewski, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company.

  • NRG CEO on Post-Nuclear Future     Monday, 14 May 2012 | 5:21 PM ET

    NRG Energy is shifting its focus from nuclear energy to natural gas and solar. David Crane, chairman & CEO of NRG Energy, weighs in.

  • Stephen Roach, former Morgan Stanley Asia non-executive chairman, discusses what it will take to get the markets and economy moving again and restore investor confidence, on the heels of JPMorgan's recent loss.

  • Consumer Sentiment Stronger Than Expected     Friday, 11 May 2012 | 9:55 AM ET

    A preliminary reading of the consumer sentiment data came in much stronger than expected at 77.8 in mid-May, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • PPI Unexpectedly Drops 0.2% in April     Friday, 11 May 2012 | 8:33 AM ET

    U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in April, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Europe Wants Greece in Euro Zone: Trader     Thursday, 10 May 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    If the Greeks leave the euro zone, it would be problematic for Spain and France, says Yra Harris, Praxis Trading. "There's going to be a push to keep the Greeks in at all costs," he adds.

  • Big Q1 Beat for Dean Foods     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 11:47 AM ET

    Dean Foods, a leading dairy provider, hit a 2-year high this morning after reporting Q1 earnings that beat estimates, with Gregg Engles, Dean Foods chairman & CEO.

  • Markets Across Europe Close     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    Speculation about Greece's future in the euro zone weighs on sentiment, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Shutterfly CEO on Photo Business     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 6:55 AM ET

    Jeffrey Housenbold, Shutterfly CEO, offers insight on the future of the photo business. "People are still printing," he says.

  • Recession Ahead? ECRI's Acuthan Explains     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    Lakshman Acuthan, Economic Cycle Research Institute, says a recession could begin by the middle of 2012. "It takes six months after a recession begins for people even to recognize [it]," he tells "Squawk Box."

  • Boeing CEO Bullish on the Economy     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    James McNerney, Boeing chairman & CEO, tells CNBC's Phil LeBeau that he's bullish on the U.S. economy. McNerney adds that he sees a normal recovery for just two-thirds of the economy.