WASHINGTON, March 14- U.S. consumer sentiment weakened in early March as an unusually harsh winter appeared to dim views on the economy's prospects. The preliminary Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment fell to 79.9 in March from 81.6 the prior month, a survey showed on Friday.» Read More
Discussing whether America has become a nation of pessimists and how it can regain its optimism, with Phillip Swagel, Professor, University of Maryland, Catherine Mann, Professor, Brandeis International Business School
Discussing what's behind today's market rebound, with Jack Caffrey, J.P. Morgan Private Bank; Oscar Carboni, Omni Trading Academy, and John Silvia, Wells Fargo.
Despite all the doom and gloom in the markets, could investor sentiment actually be improving? Jeff Cox, CNBC.com has the details.
The volatility index is impacting the individual investor. Insight with Fredric Tomczyk, TD Ameritrade CEO.
The slump in stock markets this week offers investors an opportunity to make money on good companies dragged down by negative sentiment, an analyst told CNBC on Wednesday.
Investors woke up Monday to a world in which America is seen as a greater credit risk than anytime in recent history, and they didn't like what they saw. The conversation around why we were downgraded can get as wonky as we want, but let’s not get caught up in the weeds. We are where we are because the problem is simple: Our country spends far more than it takes in—trillions more.
A breakdown of the productivity index which is down much more than expected, with Larry Kantor, Barclays Capital; Randy Kroszner, former Fed governor; CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman.
Matthew Grossman, Chief Equity Market Strategist at Adam Mesh Trading Group and Bill Smead, CEO, CIO and Portfolio Manager of the Smead Value Fund at Smead Capital Management, talk about the U.S. market plunge.
CNBC's David Faber reports on the the growing concern the U.S. economy is headed for a recession, and where investors can find safety, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Malcolm Turnbull, Shadow Communications Minister of Australia, says consumers do not have confidence in the market due to the lack of leadership in both U.S. and the euro zone.
Goldman Sachs, in a bearish forecast, expects 2 percent growth in the U.S. for the next few quarters and a "significant risk, one in three, that we will go back into recession," senior economist Jan Hatzius told CNBC Friday.
Lorraine Tan, Vice President, Director of Equity Research, Asia at Standard & Poor's Equity Research, expects the global outlook to be sluggish in the next couple of years.
Brook Mcconnell, President of South Ocean Management, believes that investors' loss in confidence is only temporary and there are still opportunities to buy during this decline.
Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors, and Robert Shiller, Case-Shiller Home Price Index co-founder, discuss whether the economy is headed for another recession.
Andrew Left, Editor at Citron Research says Chinese companies like Harbin Electronic have been inflating their revenue numbers inaccurately. He is shorting the stock.
Discussing whether the U.S. economy is stalled or at the beginning of a recession, with Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist; Mike Feroli, JP Morgan, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Americans often check their receipts to make sure they've bought everything they need, and probably to see if what they paid this time is any different from the last trip. The government does the same with the Consumer Price Index. Here are the details.
Analysis of consumer confidence and chain store sales, with Stacey Widlitz,CNBC Contributor, and Christine Chen, Needham & Company.
Research In Motion on Wednesday unveiled five new BlackBerry phones with touchscreens, as it hopes to revive the line's dwindling appeal in the face of competition from the iPhone and Android smartphones.
The current low rate of GDP (gross domestic product) growth in the United States indicates that the world's largest economy is headed for another recession, according to Anthony Doyle, Director of Investment Specialists M&G Investments.