Economic Reports Consumer Confidence

  • Sears & K-Mart's Odd Marriage

    In the decade since K-Mart and Sears merged, both companies are struggling to keep customers coming back. Paul Swinand, Morningstar analyst, explains what he believes is holding them back, and where they're headed from here.

  • Doug Kass Takes on Goldman

    Goldman Sachs recently upped its target on the S&P 500, but Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners doesn't agree and makes the argument that a market correction could come soon. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the "Futures Now" traders. (1:46)

  • U.S. Stock Valuations Suggest Further Upside: Pro

    Tim Leach, CIO at U.S. Bank Wealth Management Group & Ian Bremmer, President, Eurasia Group discuss what the impact of Fed pulling the plug on QE might be on the US equities.

  • With all eyes on the Federal Reserve, this trader reveals the levels that gold traders will be watching closely.

  • Forecasting Bernanke: Hilsenrath

    The Wall Street Journal¿s Jon Hilsenrath predicts what Fed Chairman Bernanke will say when he testifies before Congress and what the Fed minutes will say about the end of qualitative easing, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Americans think that a family of four needs to bring in at least $58,000 a year to get by in their community, a new Gallup survey finds.

  • Find out why this pro trader sees more trouble for gold.

  • Economist Disses Trader on the Housing Market

    Neil Dutta is head of U.S. economics at Renaissance Macro Research, and he really disagrees with what Jim Iuorio tells him about the Fed's involvement in the housing market. Watch him explain to Iuorio why he's wrong. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • 1.	Schiff: Coming Japanese Crisis Will Spike Gold

    Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital said Japan will have to print more and more money, which will lead to a record-high price for gold. With CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the "Futures Now" traders.

  • Take-Two Doubles Down on Console, Mobile Gaming

    Analysts have been forecasting difficult times for the video game industry. But Take Two has managed to buck that outlook. Strauss Zelnick, chairman & CEO at Take-Two Interactive, explains how.

  • Fund Manager: Gold is Better than Stocks

    James West of the Midas Letter says that gold is a way better bet than 10-year Treasurys, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Chart Pro: Market Looks Risky Right Now

    RBC's Robert Sluymer says that investors are better off selling the S&P than buying in -- and the reason is all in the chart, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • US Recovery Won't Surprise: Pro

    Adrian Schmidt, FX strategist at Lloyds Bank, expects the U.S.'s recovery to strengthen but warns that "it won't break any record".

  • GAP Makes a Comeback

    Thanks to more efficient operations and compelling product, both consumers and investors are falling back into the Gap, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Retail Sales Edge Higher

    Retail sales rose unexpectedly last month, up a tenth of a percent. Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors, weighs in.

  • Monsanto Wins Seed Case

    The Supreme Court has given seed companies a big boost today, CNBC's Jane Wells reports.

  • Sold in the USA

    Sticking to business in the US and not expanding overseas could be a recipe for success, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Traders Feud on Gold

    Anthony Grisanti and Jim Iuorio agree that gold is setting up for a big move -- they just disagree on which way it will go! Watch them do battle on whether gold will crash or rally. With CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Yamada: We're in a New Bull Market

    Famed technician Louise Yamada says now that the S&P has surpassed its 2000 and 2007 highs, we could be in the new phases of a structural bull market, with CNBC's Mandy Drury and the Futures Now Traders.

  •   Don't Look at Short-Term Retail Trends: Pro

    Richard Perks, director of retail research at Mintel International, tells CNBC that confidence among consumers has been on a very slow long-term upwards trend for about two years.