CHICAGO, March 6- Robert Ray, chief executive officer of CME Group Inc's planned European exchange, has died at age 60, the futures market-operator said on Thursday. Ray previously was responsible for CME's business and sales strategy in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Latin America, according to a biography on the company's website.» Read More
Brookstone CEO Stephen Bebis discusses why consumers like his products, and displays some current hot products. "Our products improve your quality of life," he says.
McDonald's posted better-than-expected November same-store sales, and its global comp sales are up 2.4 percent, with Rachael Rothman, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst.
Chrysler and Hyundai reported strong U.S auto sales in November, as the industry rebounded from a storm-ravaged October and benefiting from pent-up demand.
America's appetite for new cars and trucks surged to a new high in November as auto sales ran at their fastest pace since early 2008.
Many retailers are getting whacked after missing their monthly sales numbers. Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide Enterprises, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg share their opinions.
The early start of Black Friday wasn't enough to offset major retail sales weakness caused by super storm Sandy, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on October auto sales numbers.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has a breakdown of October auto sales.
Patrick Jany, CFO at Clariant, explains to CNBC why the company cut its sales forecast for the full year, citing 'further softening' in Europe as the major reason.
A&E Networks' "Flipping Boston" stars Dave Seymour and Peter Souhleris, discuss flipping home strategies and the housing recovery.
According to LPL Applied Analytics, short sales surpassed foreclosures last spring. CNBC's Jane Wells reports a congressional committee estimates the tax-free debt forgiveness will cost close to $1 billion in lost revenue to the government. Jason Haber and CNBC's Rick Santelli, weigh in.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on various reports regarding the housing recovery, including a Fannie Mae survey that shows only 11 percent of Americans think home prices will fall further.
Auto data has calculated that the September sales rate was 14.96 million vehicles - the strongest third quarter for auto sales since 2007, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
After two years being a strong number two in auto sales in the U.S., Ford is finding its lead over Toyota dwindling.
Shares of Research In Motion are soaring after its earnings announcement. CNBC's Jon Fortt says RIMM really needs to "wow" investors with its BlackBerry 10, and that its defensive strategy is working a lot better than people expected.
According to AdAge, McDonald's will delay the release of its cult classic "McRib" sandwich until December to help boost sales. CNBC's Phil LeBeau, and Howard Penney, Hedgeye Risk Management, weigh in.
The auto industry delivered an encouraging sign of an improving economy with August auto sales coming in better than expected.
Garbage is dirty and stinky and once it's out of sight, it's out of mind. But the truth is, garbage is a good indicator of the economy and right now, some say it's flashing a warning signal.
Hyundai expects record U.S. sales this year, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
When a company takes a stand on a hot-button issue like gay rights, does it affect the bottom line? Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A inadvertently hit the button to find out when President Dan Cathy publicly came out against same-sex marriage.