Consumer Confidence


  • Measuring Consumer Confidence     Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    As gas goes up, consumer confidence tends to wane, but confidence in consumer spending has diverged, says Tobias Levkovich, Citi chief U.S. equity strategist.

  • China to Set Path for More Growth: Author Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 6:09 AM ET
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    China will unveil a host of new policies aimed at boosting growth in the next few weeks as the country tries to stimulate investment, according to James Kynge, author of the international bestseller "China Shakes the World".

  • ISM Data Around the World     Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 11:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans takes a look at the ISM data globally, and while it came in on the positive side in the U.S. its a different story in other countries.

  • Tweet the Street     Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 12:51 PM ET

    Patty Edwards shares the stocks that are trending on Twitter right now.

  • Jim Bianco, Bianco Research, Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss whether the Federal Reserve will send crude prices higher.

  • Santelli Talks Wall Street Regulation, ISM     Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 11:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on Wall Street regulation, austerity and ISM data.

  • Cramer: Auto Sales Drive the Economy     Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 9:22 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares why he thinks the industrial economy is doing well due to strong auto sales.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli responds to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's WSJ Op-Ed saying that Wall Street has forgotten the financial crisis: "I didn't forget," says Santelli.

  • Bank Stocks & the Retail Sales Trade     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    Is it time to buy the bank stocks? The Fast Money traders, weigh in with the trade. Also, Jeff Klinefelter, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, discusses his "neutral" rating on the Gap, and the positive outlook on retailers fueled by consumer confidence.

  • Markets Will Take Breather: Kotick     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    Jordan Kotick, Barclays Capital, explains why the markets will dip the next two months.

  • Stocks Hold on to Gains at Close     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab, and Chris Cordaro, RegentAtlantic, discuss the markets and economy.

  • Gilt Groupe Exec on Online Shopping Rush     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    Americans spent more than $200 billion online last year and are expected to shell out $327 billion on Internet stores by 2016. Susan Lyne, Gilt Groupe chairman, weighs in.

  • America's Mayors Speak on U.S. Economy     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 1:38 PM ET

    Mayor Tommy Battle, of Huntsville, AL; Mayor Joe Riley, of Charleston, SC; and Mayor Mike Bell, of Toledo, OH, offer views on employment in their cities and the overall U.S. economy.

  • Same Store Sales Rise 6.4%, Beating Estimates     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 1:33 PM ET

    February marks the 30th straight month of same store sales increases, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Putting Money to Work in Russia     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:53 PM ET

    Investor confidence in Russia has recently waned thanks to political uncertainty, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • U.S. Consumer Roaring Back     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    A handful of positive retail earnings indicat that the consumer is back, with Stephanie Link, TheStreet, and the Fast Money traders.

  • The Roadmap: Market's Stellar Feb. Rally     Thursday, 1 Mar 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The Squawk on the Street news team breaks down the market moving headlines, including the markets posting the best February in 14 years and gold traders still dizzy after yesterday's historic move.

  • News Corp. Shakeup 'Positive' for Stock?     Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    David Joyce, Miller Tabak analyst, and Tuna Amobi, S&P's Equity Research director, discuss whether James Murdoch stepping down from scandal-plagued News International will help parent company News Corporation.

  • Talking Numbers: S&P Rally to Continue?     Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 3:29 PM ET

    The S&P 500 is now at pre-financial-crisis levels. Abigail Doolittle, of Peak Theories Research, explains whether there is still time to get in on the rally. "Apple is setting up a bearish island reversal," she adds.

  • BlackRock's Fink Says Get Off Sidelines     Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    Laurence Fink, BlackRock chairman & CEO, says there could be serious repercussions for investors not getting into the stock market: "The biggest risks for investors are not making decisions," he tells CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.