Despite strong stocks and a rising U.S. dollar, gold has held its own. Jeff Kilburg explains, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs and the Futures Now Traders.» Read More
A look at why Joe Sitt, Thor Equities CEO, is making a big bet that the world's well-known stores and hotels will move south to another stretch of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
Consumers spent $22 billion at outlet malls this year and it looks like sales will be equally strong this year, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Outlet mall sales are outperforming traditional mall sales by 2 to 1.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan explores the outlet boom and how companies are cashing in on consumers searching for a bargain.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the consumer sentiment data from December, which came in at 67.7 vs 64.1 in November.
The Senate is expected to vote today on the leadership for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Insight with Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI).
Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan, discuss JC Penney's 16% stake in Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia; Amazon's new app; and Apple's new store in New York City Grand Central Station.
Inside the evolution of the retail shopper, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the results of CNBC's All-American economic survey, which reveals that the mall isn't the only place consumers are spending money.
UBS makes calls on big box retailers such as Target, Costco, and Walmart. Insight with Robert Carroll, UBS retail analyst.
Consumers plan to spend considerably more this holiday, but not in the same way they have in years past, according to CNBC's survey.
A look at how retailers are distinguishing shopping experiences to attract consumers, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman/CEO.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the results from a survey that reveals what Americans think about the economy and how much they plan to spend this holiday season.
Insight on why consumers are still planning to splurge this holiday season despite economic uncertainty, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman/CEO.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals how consumers plan to spend this holiday season and views on the current economic outlook.
Niklas Savander, EVP, Markets, Nokia gives a closer look on the new Nokia Lumia 800 smart phone. He says creating a product that consumers love is essential in competing with smart phone giants like Apple.
Look for solid auto sales, with Ford, Jeep, Hyundai/Kia and Tesla in the spotlight.
Shoppers will pick through the after-holiday sales, and then put their wallets away for the rest of the year.
Scrutiny over oil and gas fracking, a hard landing for rare earth stocks, and a surprising jobs engine.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan crunches the numbers for the holiday retail season so far. "The 22 reporting retailers post a 3.1% gain and the biggest winners are the bookend retailers: the discounters and the high-end," she says.
A breakdown of the November chain store sales results, which include Black Friday numbers, with Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors president.