Consumer Confidence


  • Emerging Markets Retail Trade     Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 10:17 AM ET

    The parts of the emerging markets that will continue to outperform, with Tim Seymour, Seygem Asset Management.

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

    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

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

  • Shaking Off the Winter Blues?     Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the numbers on the RBC consumer index, with Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets U.S. chief economist.

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

    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

    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.

  • Closing Countdown: Top Sector Plays     Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    How to trade the markets now coming into the close, with Chris Hyzy, U.S. Trust Chief Investment Officer.

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

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

  • Will a Falling US Dollar End the Market Rally?     Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 7:17 PM ET

    Will the dollar rebound on a Romney win in Florida? Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management, and Art Hogan, Lazard Capital Markets, discuss recent weak economic reports, and whether the recovery is here to stay.

  • 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 Chicago PMI Data Down     Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | 9:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the January PMI data, which is down to 60.2 versus 62.2 in December.

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

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

  • JCP Raises Outlook     Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 1:52 PM ET

    J.C. Penney shares are helping to lift consumer discretionary spending to all-time high, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • 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.

  • JC Penney's New Makeover     Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson, fresh from his time at Apple, unveils the company's new look. CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a closer look at the company's bold new strategy.

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

    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

    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 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."

  • TGT, JCP: What's in Store?     Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    Target fights show-rooming by shoppers, and demands exclusivity from vendors, while Wall Street awaits another turnaround plan from JC Penney. Stacy Widlitz, CNBC contributor, weighs in.