WASHINGTON-- The U.S. Commerce Department reports on spending at retail businesses and restaurants in November. The report will be released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Thursday. BIG GAIN: Economists forecast that retail spending rose 0.6 percent in November, according to a survey by FactSet.» Read More
Discussing the impact to the global markets if the Fed decides to taper sooner than later, with Jay Bowen of Bowen Hanes. He is eyeing the shale revolution, and railroads.
CNBC's Steve Liesman explains the Fed's view on the economy, and why he believes "it's more likely than not" the Fed will decide to taper in December.
Brian Cooley, CNET editor at large, shares his top gadgets picks for this holiday season. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.
James Speltz, Brookstone CEO, unveils its latest lineup of high-tech buys this holiday season, including the Rover spy tank and Big Blue wireless speaker.
William Lauder, Estee Lauder Companies executive chairman, discusses consumer spending habits and how the cosmetics company leverages its multiple brands to bring the customers to the counter.
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CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses the NSA and a shift toward surveillance reform. Also, why are gamers are being watched?
Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus portfolio manager, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist, discuss the outlook for the stock market as talk of the Fed tapering intensifies. Morganlander says he is biased to equities and bearish on bonds.
Bill Taubman, Taubman Centers COO, provides his outlook on the holiday shopping season after this weekend's winter storms. We expect the shopping traffic will be heavier in the next couple of weeks, Taubman predicts.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories.
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CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on which retailers is shopping for a new CEO and what kind of selection is available.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks at what's moving in the markets, including interest rate-sensitive stocks and what retailers continue their ugly week.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple is rolling out new, low energy, bluetooth transmitters that will offer "location aware" services to shopper phones.
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With its stock rising, is Tiffany now priced too high? Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. senior equity research analyst and John Blank, Zacks Investment Research chief equity, debate if the valuations on the luxury jeweler are too rich.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on today's stock market pressure and details the rate-sensitive stocks.
Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch senior columnist, discusses Black Friday sales. Hulbert says regardless of Black Friday weekend, the seasonal tendency is for consumers to buy in the last week of December.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on consumer spending and the disappointing holiday sales numbers thus far.