In the decade since K-Mart and Sears merged, both companies are struggling to keep customers coming back. Paul Swinand, Morningstar analyst, explains what he believes is holding them back, and where they're headed from here.» Read More
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week, recouping some of the steep decline a week before as demand for both purchases and refinancing perked up, an industry group said on Wednesday.
A projection of how much Americans will spend during the holiday season this year, with David Henry, Kimco Realty Corp.
Insight on why politics and business are so closely intertwined, with Anne Mulcahy, former Xerox chairman/CEO, who says big business is a bit separated from consumer demand and sentiment overhang. She adds that companies are not making huge investments and are leveraging.
Emergency repair and insurance group HomeServe has suspended all telephone sales after it launched a review into whether some of its staff could have been mis-selling products.
Millions of Americans who lost their homes in foreclosure are driving demand in the rental market, with Oliver Chang, Morgan Stanley head of U.S. housing strategy and research.
The American people, not the federal government, should be the ones investing in new businesses that will create jobs, Rep. Spencer Bachus told CNBC Wednesday.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick break down September new home sales data.
America is in the midst of physical decline. Decades of infrastructure neglect are eroding centuries of economic progress. Call it: The Great Regression.
A breakdown of September's durable goods data, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman.
U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly dropped in October to its lowest level since March 2009 as consumers fretted about job and income prospects.
"When I look at Zuccotti or McPherson or Grant Park, I’m not surprised the Occupiers don’t have a fixed agenda, writes the best-selling author," adding, "For decades, we’ve been like a tether ball in a schoolyard, pummeled by so much abuse from so many different directions that we’ve just spun around in circles. Now, the Occupiers are stopping the ball."
Discussing the economic worries and rising food prices that are impacting the consumer and a look at how grocery stores are faring, with Craig Herkert, Supervalu Inc. president/CEO.
Stephen Meister, Meister, Seelig & Fein, and Susan Wachter, Wharton Business School, discuss whether renting has become the new reality for may people, and the impact on the economy and accumulating wealth.
Investors are getting new data indicating consumers are still shopping, despite the weak economy. Insight with Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors Inc. president.
Political and business leaders are speaking out about the protests which have spread throughout the nation, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Bank seizures of US homes fell in the third quarter but an upswing in default notices suggests foreclosures could start to rise again, a report by RealtyTrac said on Thursday.
RIMM shares have jumped 4% because an activist investor is calling for sweeping changes at the company, with Vic Alboini, Jaguar Financial chairman/CEO; CNBC's Scott Wapner and Jon Fortt. Also, discussing the catalyst for Stifel Nicolaus slapping a "buy" rating on shares of IBM, with David Grossman, Stifel Nicolaus.
The transport index is down 3% over the past four weeks, despite the Dow powering higher. Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners weighs in with a new index to track pricing for truckload carriers.
While we haven't received the Case-Shiller's data on the housing prices for August and September, other indices are showing a weakening in the market. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details. Also, Lance Roberts, Street Talk Advisors and Shari Olefson, Real Estate Attorney share insight.
Constellation Brands is one of the world's largest wine makers and today, they are announcing their earnings are up, but sales are down. Discussing what wine sales tell us about the broader economy, with Rob Sands, Constellation Brands president/CEO.