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  • Nordstrom grinding higher: Trader Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 12:41 PM ET
    Nordstrom grinding higher: Trader

    FMHR trader Josh Brown is bullish on Nordstrom because of its "fantastic management," while Stephanie Link would sell the stock here based on vulnerable margins.

  • Buying and fracking: Don't forget these guys! Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 12:27 PM ET
    George Mitchell, former chairman of Mitchell Energy & Development Corp., receives the inaugural IHS CERA Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 CERAWEEK conference in Houston, March 9, 2011.

    Wal-Mart, the World Wide Web and fracking. CNBC readers say the men behind these game changers should be on the most influential list.

  • UK retail weakens after Xmas splurge Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:23 AM ET
    UK retail weakens after Xmas splurge

    Kerry Craig of JP Morgan Asset Management is sanguine about Friday's weak U.K. retail sales numbers, but the rebound in consumer spending needs to spread to the corporate sector.

  • Under Armour unfairly beaten up over suits: CEO Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 9:55 AM ET
    Shani Davis of the United States, wearing an Under Armour uniform, competes during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

    Despite the Sochi Olympics flap, Under Armour and U.S. Speedskating have signed a new eight-year partnership.

  • UA signs 8-year extension with US speedskating Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 9:49 AM ET
    UA signs 8-year extension with US speedskating

    CNBC's Scott Wapner discusses Under Armour's eight year deal to extend its partnership with the U.S. speedskating team and recaps his interview with the company's CEO Kevin Plank.

  • DirecTV CEO urges scrutiny of Comcast-TWC deal Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 8:57 AM ET
    Michael White

    DirecTV CEO Mike White called for U.S. scrutiny of Comcast's purchase of Time Warner Cable and the "effective broadband monopoly" it might create.

  • Surprising things you can't sell in the US Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    The free market is not absolutely free for all. A look at some surprising items that Americans can't sell.

  • Under Armour founder: It's not the suit! Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 5:54 AM ET
    Shani Davis of the United States, wearing an Under Armour uniform, competes during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

    The much-maligned suit worn by the U.S. speedskating team should never have been victimized, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank told USA Today.

  • UK retail sales in January fall 1.5% on month Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    UK retail sales in January fall 1.5% on month

    Rahul Sharma, founder and managing director of Neev Capital, discusses the latest fall in retail sales in the U.K.

  • American Apparel seeks restructuring advice: Report Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:07 PM ET
    An American Apparel retail store in Washington, D.C.

    Clothing and accessories retailer American Apparel has tapped restructuring advisers after suffering weakening sales and heavy debt, WSJ reported.

  • Will iCars come to a dealership near you? Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 4:53 PM ET
    Tesla Model S

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has acknowledged that he recently met with Apple's head of mergers and acquisitions.

  • Tech giant faceoff: Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos? Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 4:43 PM ET
    Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk

    Determining who belongs on CNBC's list of business influencers has led to spirited debates. How about Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos?

  • Groupon earnings beat; guidance disappointing Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 4:09 PM ET

    Groupon reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.

  • Have a look at what could become your next steak Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 3:59 PM ET
    Grazing bison

    "I think there's nothing but room for expansion," says Jeff Miller, who runs Diamond Mountain Ranch in California.

  • Kroger taking Wal-Mart to the mat: Pro Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 2:12 PM ET
    Kroger taking Wal-Mart to the mat: Pro

    Discussing Wal-Mart's earnings report and concerns over guidance, with Josh Brown, Ritholtz Wealth Management CEO & co-founder, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan. "The problem with Wal-Mart is that groceries are half their sales and Kroger is taking them to the mat on price," Brown says.

  • Back off, Washington! It's Gap's job Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    Shoppers walk past a Gap store in Chicago.

    Gap got it right raising its own minimum wage. The government should stay out of it, says Carol Roth. So, back off, Washington!

  • Why WhatsApp's $16 billion price tag makes sense Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    The mobile-messaging application WhatsApp and the Facebook app are displayed along with other apps on an Apple iPhone.

    Facebook takes a big step toward mobile with its acquisition of WhatsApp, a start-up with a working business model.

  • Teething toys sold by Target recalled Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    Go Gaga Squeeze & Teethe Coco the Monkey

    Toy maker Infantino is recalling 191,000 teething toys sold exclusively at Target because a child could potentially choke on one of its parts.

  • Wal-Mart disappoints; food-stamp cuts hurt sales Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 9:38 AM ET

    Wal-Mart forecast a lower full-year profit than analysts expect, as fewer food stamps, higher taxes and tighter credit erode its sales.

  • Consumer under immense pressure: Pro Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 9:21 AM ET
    Consumer under immense pressure: Pro

    Discussing Wal-Mart's earnings and the retailer's guidance, with Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors, and David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets retail analyst.

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