Consumer Confidence


  • 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.

  • The New Abnormal?     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 7:20 AM ET

    Randy Bateman, Huntington Asset Management Advisors CIO, says we have entered a "new abnormal" of market swings. "Western nations will see continued slow growth," he says.

  • The disappointing unemployment rate of 8.1% is one of the reasons for today's market sell-off, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Santelli: Big Drop in Labor Participation     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli says about 41.3% of the unemployed have been unemployed for 39.1 weeks.

  • LNKD Q1 EPS $0.15 vs. $0.09 Est.     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 10:21 AM ET

    LinkedIn shares are up more than 9% after reporting upbeat earnings and announcing that it plans to acquire presentation service SlideShare. Herman Leung, Susquehanna, and Tim McHugh, William Blair, discuss.

  • Cigna CEO Talks Earnings     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 7:29 AM ET

    David Cordani, Cigna president & CEO, offers insight on earnings and where health care costs are going.

  • Orbitz CEO Explains Q1 Results     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    Orbitz is up sharply this morning after announcing that it narrowed losses in the first quarter. Barney Harford, Orbitz Worldwide President & CEO, offers insight.

  • The Santelli Exchange: Trading the Data     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 11:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at mixed U.S. economic data, European bond auctions and the debt ceiling.

  • Mid-Level Consumer Tapped Out?     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    Retailers that target the middle consumer have had to fight harder than the retailers in the high and low ends, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Ethan Allen CEO on Earnings, Housing Recovery     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 10:51 AM ET

    Farooq Kathwari, Ethan Allen CEO, discusses the company's earnings and the housing recovery.

  • Retail Sales Slow in April     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    Retailers delivered mixed sales in April, a month hit by colder than usual temperatures and climbing gasoline prices. Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs senior retail analyst, offers insight.

  • ISM Non-Manufacturing Index     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has information regarding the latest ISM number.

  • Beam CEO Explains Earnings Surprise     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 8:20 AM ET

    Beam reported better than expected earnings and revenues, with Matt Shattock, Beam CEO, and James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management.

  • Consumer Sentiment Gap in China     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 9:41 PM ET

    David Riedel, President, Riedel Research Group discusses consumer sentiment in China, and the growing gap in sentiment between the high and low income groups.

  • Top Three Trades: 10-Year, Nike & Herbalife     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    The FMHR traders share their top three trades of the hour, including Nike trading at an all-time high on news that the company will open up their "Nike Platform" technology to developers.

  • Boston Properties CEO on REITs     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    Mort Zuckerman, Boston Properties chairman and CEO discusses the trade on REITs and his perspective on U.S. job growth.

  • 5-Star Investing in the U.S. Market     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    Markets are trending down after yesterday's huge spike. Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Family of Funds, and George Young, Villere Balance Fund, weigh in.

  • Skier Visits Drop 12.3% at Vail Resorts     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 10:51 AM ET

    Discussing whether a mild winter affected Vail Resorts' bottom-line, with Rob Katz, chairman & CEO of Vail Resorts.

  • Dow Trades at 4-Year Highs     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 10:35 AM ET

    Savita Subramanian, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses whether the rally will hold.

  • Comcast CEO Explains 'Good Quarter'     Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 7:30 AM ET

    Comcast's Q1 results show momentum in high-speed internet and business services. Brian Roberts, chairman & CEO of Comcast, weighs in. Comcast is the parent company of CNBC.