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
Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul discusses fixing the U.S. economy, fighting the Fed, Iran and foreign policy, and his plan to restore America.
Rick Caruso, Caruso Affiliated founder & CEO, offers insight into the state of California's economy and jobless rate, which rose to 11% in March.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis takes a look at McDonald's earnings picture. Q1 EPS was $1.23 vs. $1.23 estimates.
Brent Thill, UBS software research managing director, offers insight on Microsoft's earnings surprise.
David Palmer, UBS senior restaurant analyst, offers insight on McDonald's earnings.
Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open.
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.
Low-end Android phones are beginning to encroach on Nokia's traditional stronghold, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
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.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg explains why Raymond James lowered its target price on Vera Bradley.
Discussing whether the old saying, "sell in May and go away" applies to the current market, with Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management.
CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the numbers on homebuilder sentiment, which shows new home sales, declined 7% since December.
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.
Sharing perspective on whether stellar auto sales in March can continue, with Gary Flom, Manhattan Automobile president & CEO; Jessica Caldwell, Edmunds.com senior analyst; and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Forty percent of all romance books purchased are through e-books. CNBC's Courtney Reagan explains what is fueling annual sales of $1.36B in romance fiction.