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
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest on holiday sales on FedEx's biggest shipping day. Steven Ricchiuto, Mizuho Securities, and Stuart Hoffman, PNC Financial Services, discuss whether recent data shows weakness in consumer spending.
Discussing how going over the fiscal cliff might impact the hotel industry, with Frits van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts CEO. "In terms of being fixated on tax increases, the proposed tax increases are actually pretty small in the scope of the overall program," he says.
CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on the apparent stalemate among lawmakers over the "fiscal cliff;" and Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets economist, and Julia Coronado, BNP Paribas economist, weigh in on the state of the U.S. economy, and jobs, after this morning's "good" employment numbers.
What investors should keep an eye out for in tomorrow's trading session, with Quint Tatro, Tatro Capital; Scott Carmack, Leader Capital; and Joe Heider, Rehmann Financial.
Is this a good time or a bad time to invest? CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the data from CNBC's All America Economic Survey, saying 55 percent on average say it is a good time to buy stocks.
Discussing the results from CNBC's "All America Survey" on how many people believe now is a good time to invest, with CNBC's Steve Liesman; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, offers a strategy for investors now.
Nat gas gives back its earlier gains. A look at why it's headed higher, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Is the bottom in for Apple? Shares rebound after a precipitous fall. Profiting from Apple's pain, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the results from his "All America Survey" on how many people believe now is a good time to invest.
"The Optimism Index among manufacturers has plummeted from 88 percent in the first quarter of this year, to about 51 percent," explains Jay Timmons, National Association of Manufacturers president & CEO, discussing how fiscal cliff uncertainty is impacting the manufacturing industry.
Insight on tomorrow's market news, including jobs and chain store sales, with Christopher Rowane, Huntington Funds and Stephanie Link, TheStreet.
Maya MacGuineas, New America Foundation, shares her views on Timothy Geithner's comments on the fiscal cliff.
Insight on the market's direction, with Michael Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Management; and Rob Lutts, Cabot Money Management.
Comparing U.S. budget talks to merger proxy battles, with Robert Profusek, Jones Day, and Jeffrey Goldfarb, Reuters Breakingviews.
A look at what to expect from consumers and retailers this holiday shopping season, with Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors president.
The oil rally stalls, as crude falls 1 percent. has the rally in crude finally run out of steam, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
"Squawk Box's" Becky Quick talks with Brian Moynihan, Bank of America CEO, about the looming fiscal cliff; business concerns, particularly in terms of consumer confidence; his bank's dividend plans; and bank fees.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan explains the business behind bank fees and how customers can avoid some of them in an exclusive interview with "Squawk Box's" Becky Quick.
Brian Moynihan, Bank of America CEO, talks to "Squawk Box's" Becky Quick in an exclusive interview about interest rates and the Fed's efforts to keep them low for a while.
In an exclusive interview with "Squawk Box's" Becky Quick, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan talks about his concerns and solutions to the U.S. spending and debt crisis.