With the retail consumer listless of late, Eric Beder, Brean Capital, and Rick Snyder, Maxim Group, discuss if now is the time to buy the XRT and reveal what retail stock investors should be adding to their portfolio.» Read More
The high unemployment and low consumer confidence in the U.S. may have prompted investors to steer clear of consumer-related bets. But one fund manager is taking the opposite view, believing the return of prosperity in America will bolster shares in consumer discretionary stocks.
Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak Co, explains why retailers should still worry despite solid sales gains in October.
An outlook on what Petsmart expects in service sales, with Robert Moran, PetSmart CEO, who shares the company's plans for expansion.
Gold has many years left on its bull run, but the precious metal will eventually reach a bubble, famed investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Wednesday.
Breaking down a weaker than expected October's employment data, which is up 104,000 and the unemployment rate at nine percent, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson; Diane Swonk, Mersirow Financial; MarkeZandi, Moody's Analytics; CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli.
Discussing an optimistic outlook for the economy and the markets, with Neil Hennessy, Hennessy Funds, and Tom Lydon, Global Trends Investments.
American consumers are still spending, cautiously, but doing so when and where they want, HSN's Mindy Grossman told CNBC Wednesday.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week, recouping some of the steep decline a week before as demand for both purchases and refinancing perked up, an industry group said on Wednesday.
A projection of how much Americans will spend during the holiday season this year, with David Henry, Kimco Realty Corp.
Insight on why politics and business are so closely intertwined, with Anne Mulcahy, former Xerox chairman/CEO, who says big business is a bit separated from consumer demand and sentiment overhang. She adds that companies are not making huge investments and are leveraging.
Emergency repair and insurance group HomeServe has suspended all telephone sales after it launched a review into whether some of its staff could have been mis-selling products.
Millions of Americans who lost their homes in foreclosure are driving demand in the rental market, with Oliver Chang, Morgan Stanley head of U.S. housing strategy and research.
The American people, not the federal government, should be the ones investing in new businesses that will create jobs, Rep. Spencer Bachus told CNBC Wednesday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick break down September new home sales data.
America is in the midst of physical decline. Decades of infrastructure neglect are eroding centuries of economic progress. Call it: The Great Regression.
A breakdown of September's durable goods data, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman.
U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly dropped in October to its lowest level since March 2009 as consumers fretted about job and income prospects.
"When I look at Zuccotti or McPherson or Grant Park, I’m not surprised the Occupiers don’t have a fixed agenda, writes the best-selling author," adding, "For decades, we’ve been like a tether ball in a schoolyard, pummeled by so much abuse from so many different directions that we’ve just spun around in circles. Now, the Occupiers are stopping the ball."
Discussing the economic worries and rising food prices that are impacting the consumer and a look at how grocery stores are faring, with Craig Herkert, Supervalu Inc. president/CEO.
Stephen Meister, Meister, Seelig & Fein, and Susan Wachter, Wharton Business School, discuss whether renting has become the new reality for may people, and the impact on the economy and accumulating wealth.