Consumer Confidence


  • Coach CEO on Consumer Strength     Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 4:12 PM ET

    Lew Frankfort, chairman & CEO of Coach, discusses the health of the U.S. consumer, its men's line and selection of children's products.

  • Talking Numbers: Constructive Housing Outlook?     Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 3:28 PM ET

    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.

  • Skilled Worker Shortage     Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 2:29 PM ET

    Manufacturers say image of factory jobs hurts hiring, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • U.S. Household Wealth Rises     Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 1:04 PM ET

    American households appear a little more comfortable with their balance sheets now, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman & Kelly Evans.

  • Consumer Credit Surges in January     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Consumer credit jumped 8.6% in January, the second largest gain since 2004, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Lululemon CEO on Growth     Wednesday, 7 Mar 2012 | 7:41 AM ET

    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.

  • 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.