PARIS, April 29- French growth accelerated more than expected at the start of the year with the strongest increase in consumer spending since 2004 and a pick-up in business investment. The stronger French performance also contrasted with a slowdown in the United States and Britain, which both reported this week a lower pace of growth than previously. » Read More
How investors are playing the fiscal cliff negotiations, with Lee Munson, Portfolio Asset Management; Bill Nichols, Cantor Fitzgerald; Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Small businesses anxiously await a deal on the fiscal cliff. Joe Dutra, Kimmie Candy president CEO, discusses how the stalemate is impacting his business and others.
All airline stocks are up on higher passenger traffic and revenues, with Bob McAdoo, Imperial Capital.
Research In Motion is up more than 50 percent in about one month. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the company is not back yet; and Will Power, Robert W. Baird, weighs in.
Discussing whether stocks have already priced in a resolution on the fiscal cliff, with Gina Sanchez, Roubini Global Economics, and Steven Wieting, Citigroup U.S. economist.
More than half of millennials, ages 18-34, want their next home to be larger, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Steve Liesman offers the details of his interview with Richmond Fed president Jeffrey Lacker, who believes it will take 3 years to reach 6.5 percent unemployment.
Discussing the biggest risks to the markets, and where the best opportunities are now, with Gibson Smith, co-CIO of fixed income at Janus Capital.
Apple sold 2 million iPhone 5 smartphones in China, and that seemed to take the fear out of investors who were questioning the stock's growth, explains Spencer Ante, The Wall Street Journal.
How to play Dick's Sporting Goods now, since the stock is down about 11 percent after FMHR trader Joe Terranova made a bullish bet on the stock.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the highlights of his interview with the lone dissenter Jeffrey Lacker, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank president.
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.
Markets across Europe close mostly lower on "fiscal cliff" concerns, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Mario Monti is expected to make an announcement this week on whether he intends to run for Prime Minister.
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.
Speaker Boehner has now offered to raise top tax rates on those making above $1 million, but only in exchange for substantial spending cuts. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest.
Technical analyst Dan Fitzpatrick of StockMarketMentor.com explains why his charts show Apple falling dramatically if it doesn't bounce from the $500 level. He also analyzes the charts for Research in Motion.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks to Jeffrey Lacker, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank president, who explains why he dissented on a few of the Federal Reserve's moves last week. "A numerical threshold for unemployment is risky for a couple of reasons," he explains.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Speaker Boehner is offering $1 trillion in tax revenue for $1 trillion in spending cuts.
Brian Marshall, ISI, takes a look at the tech titan after the iPhone's opening weekend in China, and whether it's a good time to stay in or pare your losses. "We are forecasting 48 million iPhones for the December quarter," says Marshall.
Taking a closer look at Brazil's Itaú Unibanco, with CNBC's Amanda Drury; Tim Seymour of Triogem Asset Managemanet; David Riedel, Riedel Research Group; Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital.