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  • Santelli's Morning Bond Update   Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 9:15 AM ET
    Santelli's Morning Bond Update

    Insight on bond yields now, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Avis Zooms Ahead   Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 10:16 AM ET
    Avis Zooms Ahead

    Insight on why shares of Avis have been rallying, with Fred Lowrance, Avondale Partners.

  • Top 10 Turnaround Towns Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 3:37 PM ET
    Just a few years ago, when foreclosures were coming fast and furious, some cities experienced more than their fair share of the pain. It stood to reason that the harder hit a city was, the less likely it was to make a hasty recovery. However, according to  the official site of the National Association of Realtors, some of the cities whose housing markets bore the brunt of the foreclosures are now leading the way toward recovery.Using data from Realtor.com, CNBC.com ranks the cities with the most

    When foreclosures were fast and furious, some cities experienced more than their share of the pain. Check out which American cities made this year’s list of the top 10 turnaround towns.

  • Can High End Consumer Fuel Luxury Boom?   Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 12:19 PM ET
    Can High End Consumer Fuel Luxury Boom?

    Ralph Lauren is gaining momentum in handbags and footwear, says Michael Binetti, UBS analyst.

  • Bond Selloff as Traders Price in Volatility   Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 3:07 PM ET
    Bond Selloff as Traders Price in Volatility

    Bonds will continue their selloff, says Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and CNBC's Rick Santelli. "People are pricing in more volatility," says Iuorio.

  • Market Rally for Real?   Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 2:06 PM ET
    Market Rally for Real?

    Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott, and Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management, discuss whether recent market optimism is justified.

  • Pulse of the Retail Investor   Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 2:05 PM ET
    Pulse of the Retail Investor

    Fred Tomczyk, TD Ameritrade president & CEO, discusses the outlook on retail trades and investor sentiment.

  • Consumer Confidence Still Shaky   Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 8:20 AM ET
    Consumer Confidence Still Shaky

    CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on new data out on the consumer. The RBC survey shows consumers outlook is still well below the recessionary levels.

  • Farr: Reading the Tea Leaves Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 5:17 PM ET

    The main ingredient to the economic recovery, aside from stabilization in housing, is a healthy increase in incomes.

  • Traders Watch Europe & Economic Data   Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 6:43 AM ET
    Traders Watch Europe & Economic Data

    Weighing in on broader market indexes and how they are impacted by housing economic data and Europe, with Michael Gurka, Spectrum Asset Management

  • Consumer Confidence Falls Short of Forecast in January Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 10:15 AM ET
    Woman shopping for clothing

    Consumer confidence retreated in January after two straight months of big gains, a private research group said Tuesday.

  • January Consumer Sentiment   Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | 9:56 AM ET
    January Consumer Sentiment

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the numbers from University of Michigan's consumer sentiment in January.

  • Most Share Buybacks Don’t Pay Off for Investors Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 12:37 PM ET
    Burning Money

    Companies are repurchasing shares at levels not seen since before the financial crisis, but most buybacks don’t pay off for shareholders, a new report says.

  • Coach CEO Talks Earnings, Consumer   Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 3:42 PM ET
    Coach CEO Talks Earnings, Consumer

    Lew Frankfort, Coach Chairman & CEO, discusses earnings and whether the consumer is showing strength.

  • Americans Lead in Debt Reduction: Study Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 11:31 AM ET
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    Americans are cutting their debt faster than others and could already be halfway through the deleveraging process, setting the stage for the nation’s economic recovery, says a new report from McKinsey Global Institute.

  • Apple Earnings Preview   Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 1:46 PM ET
    Apple Earnings Preview

    Apple will report earnings after tomorrow's closing bell. Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities sr. analyst, weighs in on Tim Cook: "He's not Steve Jobs, but nobody is."

  • Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    According to a just-released poll, 40 percent of affluent Americans are now optimistic about the U.S. economy, the highest level of optimism in nearly six months. However, only three-in-ten think 2012 will be a good year for business.

  • Cruise Disaster Hits Carnival   Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 2:50 PM ET
    Cruise Disaster Hits Carnival

    Will passenger confidence and investor confidence in the cruise industry ever be the same? Joel Simkins, Credit Suisse analyst, discusses the recent downgrades for Carnival and the outlook for industry, in the wake of the Italian cruise ship disaster.

  • Consumer Sentiment Positive   Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 9:55 AM ET
    Consumer Sentiment  Positive

    CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at the consumer confidence data from January, which reveal positive numbers.

  • Target's New High-End Strategy   Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 12:41 PM ET
    Target's New High-End Strategy

    Target plans to launch upscale shops within its stores. What does the high-end strategy mean for Target? Colin McGranahan, analyst at Sanford Bernstein, discusses.