*Consumer spending rises 0.3 percent in July. WASHINGTON, Aug 28- U.S. consumer spending rose in July as households stepped up automobile purchases, offering further evidence of strength in the economy that could keep the door open to a Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year. The Commerce Department said consumer spending, which accounts for more than...» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli says Canadian jobs data reported the fourth best number in thirty years at 82,300 and makes an exciting announcement for his "Nat. Gas Challenge" this upcoming Monday.
Insight on the upcoming trading session after yesterday's stock market plunge, with Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman; James Steel, HSBC; and Scott Nations, NationsShares. "Investors wanted the Fed to solve every problem," says Nations.
During a live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box, Sears Holdings Chairman Eddie Lampert talks about how both traditional retailers and media companies need to adapt to fight back against online competitors.
John Krafcik, Hyundai Motor America president & CEO, unveils the new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports that the private sector added 209,000 jobs in March. Joel Parkken, chairman of Macroeconomic Advisers, weighs in on the numbers.
Former Merrill Lynch co-president Ahmass Fakahany is applying what he learned on Wall Street to his swiftly growing restaurant empire.
Auto industry executives are streaming into New York this week for the auto show. Mike Jackson, chairman & CEO of AutoNation, offers insight.
Burger King is spending about $750 million over the next 12 months to introduce 10 new items across the country. R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar restaurant analyst and Nick Setyan, Wedbush Securities senior equity analyst, weigh in on how to play the fast food space.
Most museum collections depend on the kindness of benefactors who donate only paintings they own or like. At a few lucky institutions, donors have established funds dedicated to new, and important, acquisitions.
Trevor Neilson, president of Global Philanthropy Group, argues that putting a face to big donations inspires others and raises the profile of charitable giving.
Bob Doll, BlackRock chief equity strategist, and Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock fixed income chief investment strategist, discuss BlackRock's quarterly asset allocation report. "I would be overweight emerging markets and overweight the U.S.," says Doll.
The Mega Millions Jackpot now stands at $640M and Richard Lustig, a 7-time lottery winner, discusses what to do if you win.
Sharing perspective on tonight's lottery drawing for $640M and whether investors should safeguard their money in dividend stocks or companies who are buying back shares, with Randy Bateman, Huntington Funds CIO and Barry James, James Advantage Funds president.
Residential real estate in Texas and other central states is a well-oiled machine. Literally — energy production in the central U.S. has helped bolster the region’s economies, and that has translated to the local housing markets.
In cities like Denver, Salt Lake City and Albuquerque, inventory is down, traffic is up and prices are stabilizing.
Sales are up, inventory down, but prices are generally still weak. If you're looking for a success story, however, try Grand Rapids, Mich., Cedar Falls , Iowa and Green Bay, Wis.
Thanks to high gasoline prices, today's home buyers want to be close in. D.C., with so many thriving suburbs and an expansive Metro system, offers ample opportunity.
An improving jobs outlook in Northern California, continued low mortgage rates and the ongoing influx of new residents into the Golden State provide support to a healing housing market.
Tech and financials are vying for the top performing sector this year. Is this where investors should be putting their money? Uri Landesman, Platinum Partners LP, and Gina Sanchez, Roubini Global Economics, discuss.
Nike's suit claims Reebok does not have license to use Tebow's name, with CNBC's Darren Rovell.