Consumer Confidence


  • Caffeine Prices Could Jump Next Year     Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 10:19 AM ET

    The price of your morning cup of coffee could be higher in the new year. James Cordier, Optionstrader.com president explains why.

  • Durable Goods & Personal Income     Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman explains why durable goods and personal income data is weaker than expected. Mario Gabelli & CNBC's Rick Santelli also weighs in.

  • Men, Procrastinators Hit Shopping Malls     Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 8:20 AM ET

    Maureen Bausch, Mall of America executive VP, says that men and procrastinators are shopping as the Christmas holiday fast approaches.

  • Consumer Report     Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 9:56 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports December's consumer sentiment number is 69.9.

  • The Roadmap: Yahoo Cutting Stake?     Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 9:00 AM ET

    The Squawk on the Street team discusses global topics in their morning roadmap: a NY Times article saying the economy is being lifted by temporary factors and Yahoo's discussion to cut stake in Alibaba.

  • Asia Markets in 2012     Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 4:44 PM ET

    Sharing insight into the Shanghai Composite and what to expect for next year, with CNBC Asia's Karen Tso.

  • Steel Buzzkill, Gold Failing     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 12:21 PM ET

    Shares of Schnitzer Steel are getting slammed today after the company reported they expect Q1 results to be lower than outlook. Also, gold is hurting to hold onto early gains and US homebuilders confidence rose for the third consecutive month today. CNBC's Fast Money traders and Dan Dicker, Merblock president weigh in.

  • Christmas Shopping Goes Mobile     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 10:51 AM ET

    More people than ever are shopping and comparing prices with their smartphones using apps, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Retail's Naughty & Nice Stock Picks     Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 6:41 AM ET

    Thomas Filandro, Susquehanna Financial Group, keeps track of which retailers have been "good" and "bad."

  • Rally Fades After Fitch Warning     Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 3:38 PM ET

    Major averages are set to close negative for this week. Sharing perspective on how investors can restore confidence in the markets, with David Darst, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and Bruno Del Ama, Global X Funds CEO.

  • Weather & Holiday Retail     Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 8:40 AM ET

    The unseasonably warm holiday weather has shoppers out more, says Paul Walsh, Weather Channel vice president/weather analytics.

  • CPI Data & the Markets     Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    The consumer price index comes in unchanged for November. CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman break down the consumer spending data and what it signals for the economy.

  • BB&T CEO: Consumer Protection & Banks     Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | 7:34 AM ET

    Thoughts on the best leader for the consumer protection board, with Kelly King, BB&T Corporation chairman/CEO, who also discusses why consumer protection might in turn hurt consumers because of the disclosures banks make and the limit on loans.

  • Macy's CEO Bullish on Men's Retail     Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 6:47 PM ET

    Insight on how Macy's is doing this holiday season and what's ahead in 2012, with Terry Lundgren, chairman, president & CEO, and Mad Money host Jim Cramer. "We're hitting the ball out of the park in every category of our organization," he says. He also explains reasons for weakness in women's apparel and growth in the menswear category.

  • Reaction to RIM Earnings     Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 4:22 PM ET

    Instant analysis of Research in Motion's earnings, with Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee, and Alex Gauna, JMP Securities.

  • Rich Americans Fear Retirement     Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 1:33 PM ET

    According to a new study, 23% of wealthy Americans say they don't have enough retirement funds saved. Karen Wimbish, Wells Fargo Retail retirement director, discusses investor confidence and saving for retirement.

  • Holiday Shopping in Full Swing     Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 10:35 AM ET

    With a strong start during the Black Friday weekend, what can retailers expect for the rest of the season? Insight with William Taubman, Taubman Centers chief operating officer.

  • Best Buy Stumbles As Retail Holds Firm     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 12:35 PM ET

    Shares of Best Buy get hammered today after the retailer reports disappointing earnings. Insight on whether Black Friday strategies are backfiring for retailers, with Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets senior equity research analyst.

  • Retailers For Your Portfolio Wish List     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 10:25 AM ET

    The retail stocks that are hot versus the ones that are not, with Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors Inc. president.

  • Best Buy the Amazon Showroom?     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 8:14 AM ET

    Weighing in on Best Buy's earnings and struggle to beat online retailer Amazon, with Kenneth Langone, Invemed Associates/Home Depot co-founder; Arthur Blank, Home Depot co-founder, and Bernie Marcus, Home Depot co-founder/Marcus Foundation chairman.