WASHINGTON— U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been in nearly seven years. The July reading is the highest since October 2007, two months before the Great Recession officially began.» Read More
Lew Frankfort, chairman & CEO of Coach, discusses the health of the U.S. consumer, its men's line and selection of children's products.
Robin Mesch, Mesch Capital Management, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, discuss Bill Ackman's bullish outlook on housing and what the charts say about homebuilders now.
Manufacturers say image of factory jobs hurts hiring, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
American households appear a little more comfortable with their balance sheets now, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman & Kelly Evans.
Consumer credit jumped 8.6% in January, the second largest gain since 2004, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Weighing in on the company's plan to grow its brand globally, with Christine Day, Lululemon CEO, who discusses plans to open showrooms in Hong Kong and London.
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 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".
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.
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.
CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on Wall Street regulation, austerity and ISM data.
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.
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.
Jordan Kotick, Barclays Capital, explains why the markets will dip the next two months.
Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab, and Chris Cordaro, RegentAtlantic, discuss the markets and economy.
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.
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.
February marks the 30th straight month of same store sales increases, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.