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CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. A shortened trading week, this week, as Easter is on Sunday. The week ended positive after Janet Yellen reassured investors. Low rates could be around another two years, she said.
FMHR trader Stephen Weiss thinks "there was no correction," and a "higher market is coming."
The head of a leading Russian hypermarket chain has shrugged off the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, and signaled willingness to open a store in Crimea.
Discussing the potential impact to gun sales after former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced he is spending $50 million on a gun safety group, with Brian Rafn, Morgan Dempsey Capital Management.
April's expected bounce won't give a true reading on consumer demand, and it won't likely save the quarter.
Dr. J says "if you're a bear, it's a great time to play momentum stocks." The FMHR traders discuss the weakness in the Nasdaq, and how to pick stocks now.
FMHR trader Joe Terranova says the rally in energy stocks is telling investors something about Ukraine, and Stephanie Link looks at "horrific data" in the global picture. A midday check on the markets, with the traders.
WASHINGTON— U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products. The 1.1 percent jump reported by the Commerce Department on Monday was the best showing since September 2012. WASHINGTON— The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return?
NBA basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal, discusses how Magic Johnson influenced his business empire and discusses his new Shaquille O'Neal Collection of men's wear sold exclusively at Macy's.
Discussing retail sales posting their biggest gain in a year and a half, with CNBC contributor Jan Kniffen and CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
FMHR trader Joe Terranova explains why it's so hard to stock pick right now; and Ben Willis shares his forecast for energy names.
NEW YORK, April 14- The dollar rose against the euro on Monday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled the bank would ease monetary policy further, while strong U.S. retail sales data also boosted the dollar against the yen.
Former Saks chairman & CEO Steve Sadove, discusses the pressure on the retail sector and the confidence of the consumer.
NEW YORK— Stocks are opening higher as investors are encouraged by a pickup in retail sales last month. Citigroup rose 4 percent after reporting first-quarter earnings that were better than analysts were expecting. The Commerce Department reported that retail sales rose 1.1 percent in March, the best showing since September 2012.
CNBC's Bob Pisani breaks down today's sector leaders and digs into earnings of some big banks.
But the market pushed higher from the get-go Monday, receiving a boost from solid earnings from Citigroup and a strong pickup in retail sales last month. Among the stocks that rose sharply were WebMD, Edwards Lifesciences and Goodrich Petroleum. Citigroup helped stoke the rally.
*Retail sales jump 1.1 percent in March. WASHINGTON, April 14- U.S. retail sales recorded their largest gain in 1-1/ 2 years in March, in the latest sign the economy was emerging from its weather-induced slumber and on track to accelerate in the second quarter.
The 1.1 percent jump reported by the Commerce Department on Monday was the best showing since September 2012.
Dissecting the underlying strength of the economy, and what a 1.1 percent rise in March retail sales says about the effectiveness of the Fed's monetary policy, with Krishna Guha, ISI vice chairman.
WASHINGTON, April 14- U.S. retail sales recorded their largest gain in 1-1/ 2 years in March, in the latest sign the economy was emerging from its weather-induced slumber and on track to accelerate in the second quarter.