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Oren Etzioni writes articles about artificial intelligence for scholarly journals, is a renowned expert on data mining and gained fame when Microsoft paid $115 million for Farecast, an airline-ticket price predictor he founded.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details on new data out that reveals how much companies are investing and how much Americans are saving and buying.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the final consumer sentiment data from November.
CNBC's Rick Santelli & Steve Liesman take a look at the personal income data from October ad the weekly jobless claims, up 2,000.
As shoppers hunt down bargains and gift ideas for the holidays, it will be hard for some to remember a time when they couldn’t pull out their smartphone and hunt down a store location, compare a product’s price, or scan customer reviews.
CNBC's Diana Olick has the surprising results from Zillow, that shows that lending is not as tight as we all think.
Even before the super committee decided to not decide on Monday, members of CNBC.com's Small Business Council were skeptical it would deliver on promises to cut the deficit and create programs that would help the economy move forward.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at the real value of Black Friday and discusses the retail stocks to watch, with Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets, and Tom O'Donnell, Chase Bank.
Ameriprise Financial examined where consumers are most confident about retirement. Many expressed a nagging sense that they hadn’t saved enough money to keep them afloat. They’re right to worry, but they still have time for corrections.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the story on retailers trying to lure shoppers to increase revenue sales, and Apple is holding a rare one-day holiday shopping event for Black Friday.
The shopping outlook for this holiday season, with Chris Horvers, J.P. Morgan retail-hardlines analyst.
With declining categories such as GPS devices and computers, no new must-have videogame console, and little buzz beyond tablets as the next big must-have gadget, consumer electronics is poised to have a blue holiday.
For bargain hunters on the prowl for the best deal, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are no longer an either-or proposition — and that’s a huge plus for consumers.
Wealthy Americans may appear to the masses as a unified group, but there is divergence in the attitudes of the rich toward holiday spending this year – which means that the key to how the holiday season unfolds may rest in the hands of the wealthiest.
A look at the people who will actually be out shopping next Friday, as well as the hot trends this year, like comparison shopping, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
With the poor job market and uncertain recovery, hundreds of thousands of Americans have put off moving out on their own — and that's depriving the economy of a lot of activity. The New York Times reports.
GNC is proving that health products may be recession-proof, with Joe Fortunato, chairman & CEO for GNC.
The high unemployment and low consumer confidence in the U.S. may have prompted investors to steer clear of consumer-related bets. But one fund manager is taking the opposite view, believing the return of prosperity in America will bolster shares in consumer discretionary stocks.
Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak Co, explains why retailers should still worry despite solid sales gains in October.
An outlook on what Petsmart expects in service sales, with Robert Moran, PetSmart CEO, who shares the company's plans for expansion.