Consumer Confidence


  • Santelli's Bond Report     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 3:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the market metrics on today's bond activity.

  • Strong April Start & Avon Rejects Bid     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 3:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Bob PIsani discuss the outlook for the markets in the coming weeks, and the Fed's monetary policy. Also, CNBC's David Faber has the details on Avon rejecting Coty's $10B takeover bid.

  • Stellar Stocks for Spring     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 2:12 PM ET

    Springing into Q2, with Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group co-founder, who says April is historically the best month of the year for equities.

  • How an Acquisition Fund Burnishes Reputations Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 2:01 PM ET

    Most museum collections depend on the kindness of benefactors who donate only paintings they own or like. At a few lucky institutions, donors have established funds dedicated to new, and important, acquisitions.

  • Should Philanthropy Be Anonymous? Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 1:56 PM ET
    World in Hand

    Trevor Neilson, president of Global Philanthropy Group, argues that putting a face to big donations inspires others and raises the profile of charitable giving.

  • Kicking Off the NFL Apparel Season     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 1:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Darren Rovell shares details of the new merchandising agreements between Nike, New Era and Under Armour since speaking with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

  • Bull Run for Q2?     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 11:15 AM ET

    Scott Black, Delphi Management, explains where investors should be putting their money at the start of a new quarter.

  • Santelli Exchange: Kicking Off Q2     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at ISM data, interest rates and the corporate tax fight.

  • RBC's Porcelli Bets on QE3     Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 10:05 AM ET

    Tom Porcelli, chief U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets, explains why RBC is reaffirming its long-held view that QE3 will become a reality.

  • Bob Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist, and Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock fixed income chief investment strategist, discuss BlackRock's quarterly asset allocation report. "I would be overweight emerging markets and overweight the U.S.," says Doll.

  • Next Week's Impact on Your Portfolio     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 4:17 PM ET

    Anticipating the impact next week's jobs report and ECB meeting could have on investment strategies, with Stephanie Link, The Street and Micheal Yoshikami, Destination Wealth Management. Link says, "initial jobless claims have leveled off, no positive surprises expected in jobs data."

  • Q1: The Turnaround Quarter     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 4:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on the major averages posting their best start to the year since 1998 and says Salesforce.com is the winner for the tech sector.

  • Talking Numbers: Momentum for Major Indices?     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 3:24 PM ET

    Breaking down the charts for the three major indices and making Q2 predictions, with Terence Gabriel, Ideaglobal head of technical analysis.

  • Lotto Advice from 7-Time Lottery Winner     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 2:46 PM ET

    The Mega Millions Jackpot now stands at $640M and Richard Lustig, a 7-time lottery winner, discusses what to do if you win.

  • Dividends vs. Buybacks     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 2:05 PM ET

    Sharing perspective on tonight's lottery drawing for $640M and whether investors should safeguard their money in dividend stocks or companies who are buying back shares, with Randy Bateman, Huntington Funds CIO and Barry James, James Advantage Funds president.

  • Largest Jackpot in History     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Mary Thompson share perspective on tonight's Mega Millions drawing to win $640M.

  • Tonight's Mega Madness     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 2:02 PM ET

    The Mega Millions Jackpot has jumped from $363M on Tuesday to $640M for tonight's drawing. WNBC's Jon Vigliotti weighs in on the growing number of participants.

  • Best Buy Cuts to Save $800M     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 1:37 PM ET

    Shares of Best Buy plunged 7 percent yesterday on news of the company's reported $1.7B net loss in Q4. Discussing the company's announcement to close 50 U.S. big-box stores and fire 400 employees to save $800M in costs, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities managing director.

  • Big Week for IPOs     Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 1:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the busiest week for IPOs in more than a year.

  • Energy Industry Keeps Markets Strong Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 12:54 PM ET

    Residential real estate in Texas and other central states is a well-oiled machine. Literally — energy production in the central U.S. has helped bolster the region’s economies, and that has translated to the local housing markets.