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Home builder confidence soars to a four year high, and refis go through the roof. What's fueling the optimism? CNBC's Diana Olick, has the details.
Insight on Kellogg's agreeing to buy Pringles from Procter & Gamble for $2.7 billion, with John Bryant, Kellogg CEO.
Insight on bond yields now, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Insight on why shares of Avis have been rallying, with Fred Lowrance, Avondale Partners.
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.
Ralph Lauren is gaining momentum in handbags and footwear, says Michael Binetti, UBS analyst.
Bonds will continue their selloff, says Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services and CNBC's Rick Santelli. "People are pricing in more volatility," says Iuorio.
Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott, and Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management, discuss whether recent market optimism is justified.
Fred Tomczyk, TD Ameritrade president & CEO, discusses the outlook on retail trades and investor sentiment.
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.
The main ingredient to the economic recovery, aside from stabilization in housing, is a healthy increase in incomes.
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 retreated in January after two straight months of big gains, a private research group said Tuesday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the numbers from University of Michigan's consumer sentiment in January.
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.
Lew Frankfort, Coach Chairman & CEO, discusses earnings and whether the consumer is showing strength.
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 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."
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.
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.