Economic Reports Consumer Confidence

  • Gun Sales Increasing

    With President Obama calling for gun control reform by early next year, guns are flying off the shelves, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Expect More Taxes & Less Spending: Expert

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities, provide their perspective on what to expect from "fiscal cliff" talks in Washington and its impact on the markets and economy. "Growth is going to be slower in the first half of 2013," Vitner added.

  • Robert Shiller: Don't Await Housing Boom

    It's still too soon to call a bottom in housing, much less the start of a boom, says Yale University economist Robert Shiller.

  • Consumer Confidence Plunging Off 'Fiscal Cliff'

    Greg McBride, Bankrate.com financial analyst, explains how uncertainty in Washington is impacting consumer spending. In the past 30 days one in three Americans cut back on their spending, McBride added.

  • Where Oil Is Headed Next: Pro

    Is crude going back over $90? Profiting from black gold's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.

  • Sell This Into 'Fiscal Cliff': Yamada

    Why hasn't the "fiscal cliff" helped gold, which is stuck at $1,700? Renowned chartist Louise Yamada weighs in on the precious metal's next move, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the Nymex.

  • Q3 Account Deficit Stands at $107.5 Billion

    The current account deficit is $107.51 billion, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Holiday Season Winners & Losers

    Thomas Filandro, senior retail analyst at Susquehanna Financial Group, discusses which retailers are set to win this holiday shopping season.

  • No Cliff Concerns for Markets

    The S&P 500 is at a nearly two-month high on optimism over a fiscal cliff solution. Edward Yardeni, president of Yardeni Research, offers insight.

  • Trading Offers on the Cliff

    Signs of a fiscal cliff compromise have helped boost market sentiment, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Lawrence Lindsey, The Lindsey Group, president & CEO; and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities.

  • Godiva Chocolates visits Squawkbox at CNBC

    Jim Goldman, president and CEO of Godiva Chocolatier, offers insight on the Christmas holiday shopping season.

  • GOP Giving In?

    Discussing whether the GOP is caving in or compromising to achieve a fiscal deal, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; Ari Melber, The Nation; and Michael Steele, former RNC chairman.

  • Lowest Gas Prices of 2012

    Gas prices slide to its lowest levels of the year, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Lacker on Fed's Controversial Move

    CNBC's Steve Liesman sits down in an exclusive with Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker, the only dissenting vote at the December FOMC meeting.

  • Iconix CEO on Retail, Consumers & the Fiscal Cliff

    How the fiscal cliff talks may impact holiday spending, and the state of retail now, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Neil Cole, Iconix president & CEO.

  • Q4 Earnings Preview, Analysts Focused on Materials

    FedEx and Oracle are among the big names preparing to report quarterly earnings this week. Christine Short of S&P Capital IQ, says analysts are focusing on the materials sector.

  • Retail's Holiday Winners

    There is one week left to wrap up your holiday shopping. From Abercrombie & Fitch to Costco, Roxanne Meyer, UBS retail analyst, and Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group, discuss which retailer is set to see top sales this season.

  • Cramer's Six in 60: Unilever, Google & More

    Cramer shares six stocks to watch, and reveals them in under 60 seconds.

  • Boomerang Buyers Back: Hovnanian

    Ara Hovnanian, Chairman, President, & CEO, Hovnanian Enterprises, discusses boomerang buyers: people who lost their homes to foreclosure but are now back in the market for a new house. He also looks at the phenomenon of buyers seeking bigger homes.

  • H.J. Heinz CEO Bets on Emerging Markets

    Heinz expects its emerging market sales to double in the next 3-5 years, with Bill Johnson, H.J. Heinz CEO; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital; David Riedel, Riedel Research; and Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management.