Will this week's earnings reports confirm that the economy is improving? Jim Iuorio and Rich Ilczyszyn discuss with Jackie DeAngelis.» Read More
Michael Boxer, Ramius Real Estate, discusses how you can take advantage of commercial real estate.
Insight on the American consumer this holiday season, and how you can make money of the retail sector, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan; David Abella, Rochdale Investment Management; and Betty Chen, Wedbush Securities.
What needs to happen to boost consumer confidence, with Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Insight on the retail names that came out winners and losers from the holiday shopping season. Charles Grom, Deutsche Bank, and Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors, discuss.
Some December retail sales numbers are coming in and it looks like it was a good month for extremes, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Retailers posted solid holiday sales numbers despite a few misses, but are margins getting squeezed by discounts? Colin McGranahan, Sanford Bernstein analyst, weighs in.
A breakdown of how retailers performed during the holiday shopping season, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
A look at Macy's raising its full year guidance and Target lowering its earnings expectations, with Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs analyst.
A New York attorney is claiming mortgage servicers, including Wells Fargo, are trying to collect escrow payments twice from bankrupt homeowners. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.
Traders are watching retail stocks ahead of tomorrow's same store sales data. Which stocks could get a boost from the event? JC O'Hara, Phoenix Partners Group, and Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets, discuss.
In the last few years, consumer companies had almost no pricing power to gain profit power. They had to cut portion and packaging sizes because shoppers simply wouldn't accept higher prices. Now companies like Starbucks and Denny's are expected to announce price hikes. Is this a good or bad sign for the economy? Jeremy Lawson, BNP Paribas, and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss.
Markets are usually positive in the fourth year of a presidential cycle. What can traders expect in 2012? Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities, and Bryan Piskorowski, Wells Fargo Advisors, discuss.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan takes a look at Street signs for what's ahead in the coming year.
As the weak economy has trudged on, they have leaned on credit cards to pay for holiday gifts, many bought at discounts. They are dipping into savings to cover spikes in gas, food and rent. They are substituting domestic vacations for international trips, squeezing more life out of their washing machines and refrigerators and switching to alternatives as meat prices have risen. The New York Times reports.
Feeder cattle wins the best trade of the year trading over 20% YTD. James Bower, Bower Trading president weighs in.
A look at how the dollar will perform today and where the S&P will close on the last trading day of the year, with CNBC's Rick Santelli & Larry Levin, Trading Advantage president.
Faith in financial institutions like Social Security has eroded. Many people now wonder aloud if it will be around much longer. Should they claim Social Security early? Financial advisers agree on what course of action to take: Don’t do it.
Shares of Dean Foods is up 25% since it was the biggest S&P 500 loser in 2012, with Farha Aslam, Stephens food & agribusiness research analyst.
CNBC's Rick Santelli says it's "completely unknown" if U.S. financial institutions would be able to withstand a severe economic downturn in Europe.
The lack of a cold winter have hurt retailers trying to sell cold-weather apparel, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.