The retail sales figures added to recent data pointing to underlying strength in the world's biggest economy, boosting risk assets such as Asian shares, but investors remain nervous about oil demand from the United States and China amid slowing consumption in Europe.» Read More
Retailers are mostly reporting solid gains in March as warm weather prompted consumers to buy seasonal merchandise sooner than normal. Adrianne Shapira, Goldman Sachs broadlines retail analyst, weighs in.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details for how auto sales fared in March.
March auto sales are on fire and AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson says people do not have to give up size or performance for increased fuel efficiency. Breaking down the Spring surge, with Jeremy Anwyl, Edmunds.com CEO and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports March auto sales saying, "while they are strong, they are not as strong as many were hoping, in part because they're being driven by strong fleet/rental orders."
The Fast Money Halftime traders break down the day's major tech headlines, including Barclays placing a downgrade on Netflix and a valuation of $1 trillion for Apple by 2014, with Colin Gillis, BGC Financial analyst.
Will March Madness be a boom for BWLD? Sally Smith, Buffalo Wild Wings president and CEO, discusses the impact of the NCAA Tournament on sales & traffic, with the Fast Money traders.
Apple CEO Timothy Cook predicts the day will come when tablet devices outsell traditional PCs. His forecast has backing from a growing number of analysts and veteran technology industry executives — making a changing of the guard a question of when, not if. The NYT reports.
You’ve heard the expression “putting your feet to the fire,” but one Cornell professor is doing that literally. He teaches workshops and corporate training exercises in the art of firewalking.
Larry Haverty, Gabelli Global Multi-Media, discusses the social network's valuation, saying Facebook needs to find big new markets to grow.
AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson predicted the auto industry will sell 14 million units this year, higher than what others in the industry expect.
The Fast Money crew weighs in on after-hours trading following Microsoft's lowered PC sales expectations.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports which homebuilder stocks you should keep in eye on in 2012.
Will long lines and crowds put a dent in theme park profits in 2012? Jeffrey Thomison, Hilliard Lyons and Robb Alvey, ThemeParkReview.com weigh in.
Set to finish 2011 with its best quarterly percentage gain since Q2 of 2003, the housing sector index is up. Discussing whether the run will continue with momentum, with Jim Barrett, CL King and Paul Bishop, National Assoc. Realtors.
In Q4, shares of homebuilders have risen more than 45%. Weighing in on whether this is likely to stick, with Gregory Zuckerman, WSJ senior writer.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the biggest winners of the holiday shopping season.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports warm weather has delayed purchases of warmer clothing retail sales. Analyzing how these temperatures are impacting reatilers, with Paul Walsh, Weather Channel and Eric Beder, Brean, Murray, Carret and Company.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports pending home sales currently stands at its highest levels in 19 months.
It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.
A look at the ski resorts seeing a loss in tourism due to the warmer weather this winter, with Fred Lowrance, Avondale Partners analyst.