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Ultra-bear Marc Faber, editor and publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, told CNBC on Friday that the same easy money policies affecting stock and bond prices drive speculative on the controversial digital currency bitcoin, which crossed the $1,200 briefly Friday morning.
Burned by debt, and burdened by minuscule wage growth, the working poor are spurning plastic and returning to a retro way to stay on budget.
We spoke with some top sommeliers for their picks on good wines that don't break the bank.
Increased online grocery shopping presents a problem for producers of the candy, magazines and drinks.
Black Friday may not be the best time to get a holiday deal. Retailers often mark up items by 70 percent to 80 percent of the initial cost, said an industry veteran.
Amazon made Black Friday into a week-long celebration. Craig Berman, Amazon.com vice president, provides insight. "The partnership with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver on Sundays is going to be fun to see this season," he says.
South Korea's higher-than-expected industrial production data could presage a stronger Christmas shopping season in Europe and the U.S.
King Lip, Chief Investment Officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management, says U.S. retailers must operate longer and earlier with heavier discounts to cover the shorter holiday season this year.
Rahul Sharma, founder of Neev Capital, says retailers use Black Friday to create excitement and get people shopping.
Garry Hogarth, CEO of Agent Provacateur, discusses the lingerie market and the "50 Shades of Grey" effect.
Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Ji Asia, talks about Fast Retailing's recent expansion into U.S. markets, and explains why they will enjoy this adventure.
Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital, is surprised only 31 percent of consumers plan on buying tech this holiday season. Dunn also doesn't see apparel being a great space for retailers.
Think of Black Friday doorbusters as a starting point. Here's how you can save even more.
Gusts are just below the 23 mph limit that would ground Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants balloons in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
From its manufacturing to the store shelves, CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on a day in the life of an Xbox One.
Bob Williams, co-founder of upscale furnishers Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, discusses its full-page advertisement about being closed on Thanksgiving.
Forget cheap electronics, many consumers will be lining up for something else on Black Friday: beer. Many brewers are using the day to release limited-edition beers.
Retailers take months of complicated planning to make sure Black Friday deals are in place, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
How investors can play the holiday retail season, with Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray, and Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners.
With many retailers open on Thanksgiving day, Dov Charney, American Apparel CEO, says it depends on the context of the market whether a particular American Apparel store should be open or not.