SAO PAULO, Oct 30- Brazilian meats processor BRF SA more than doubled its third-quarter profit from a year earlier, beating market expectations as it trimmed its sales team and stocks. Sales in its biggest foreign market, the Middle East, were up 10 percent in volume and 18 percent in revenue due mainly to improved performance in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Yemen.» Read More
The U.S. supermarket bacon business is worth $2.5 billion and new pig welfare laws in the EU could push bacon prices up 20% in the UK, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.
A preview of McDonald's earnings report and March's same-store sales, both out tomorrow, with Nicole Miller Regan, Piper Jaffray analyst and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO, discusses the outlook for Tumi and the entire luxury sector.
Discussing Thursday morning's major economic reports, including jobless claims and existing home sales, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist.
Big drops in inventories in the South and West are pushing home sales down, explains CNBC's Diana Olick.
Discussing whether the old saying, "sell in May and go away" applies to the current market, with Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management.
Could growth in the home improvement industry outpace GDP in the future? Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray analyst, explains why he's upgrading shares of Home Depot and Lowe's.
Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners founder & president, explains why he sees a multi-year recovery in the U.S. housing market.
Sanofi CEO Christopher Viehbacher discusses his company's $20 billion acquisition of Genzyme and other opportunities he sees in the pharmaceutical market.
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.
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.
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 Courtney Reagan reports the biggest winners of the holiday shopping season.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports pending home sales currently stands at its highest levels in 19 months.
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“Part of the problem is people think we’re not back to where we were before the crisis," says one economist. "I think we’re working through this. There’s no pushing us off the recovery track.”