CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories.» Read More
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple is rolling out new, low energy, bluetooth transmitters that will offer "location aware" services to shopper phones.
Gadget buyback company Gazelle reports iPad trades were up 175% compared to one year ago. Israel Ganot, Gazelle CEO, discusses the iPad trade business as well as the migration he sees from the Samsung Galaxy line to the iPhone.
Consumers have feasted on discounts this holiday season, but it means thinner profit margins for retailers.
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.
CNBC's Jon Fortt digs into the rumors of a China Mobile-Apple deal and what that means to Apple's pricing and revenue.
Costco missed its November sales target as lower gasoline prices and weaker foreign currencies cut into a five percent increase in monthly net sales.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss which high-end and low-end retailers are succeeding this holiday season.
Gerald Storch, Storch Advisors CEO, explains why its important brick and mortar retailers have a strong online strategy and breaks down the disappointing retail numbers for Black Friday and the strong rebound in cyber Monday sales.
Costco's November same-store sales fell short of analysts' expectations, as lower gas prices and weak currencies dampened an increase in net sales.
Retailer T.J. Maxx is up 46 percent so far this year. CNBC Contributor and TheStreet CIO, Stephanie Link says she is not buying the stock at these levels. Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus portfolio manager, believes the stock will go higher and is adding to his position.
This year's Black Friday was the coldest in more than 20 years. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the unusually cold temperatures stimulated consumer buying on Black Friday, particularly with winter apparel.
Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley chief U.S. equity strategist, explains why his firm upgraded materials, and downgraded industrials.
Once the Fed begins to taper, will equities see a boost? Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley chief U.S. equity strategist, says investors should focus on what could cause "volatility to earnings."
FMHR trader Stephen Weiss says the 10-year Treasury went up on strong jobs data, and remains bullish ahead of a potential taper. Pete Najarian reacts.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports that cooler-than-normal temperatures impacted consumer buying on Black Friday, particularly with outerwear, which rose 125% from last season.
Rick Snyder, Maxim Group senior retail analyst, discusses the struggles for JC Penney, and what can be done to turn the department store around. "The JCP recovery cannot happen" without increased traffic, Snyder adds.
Nieman Marcus's Christmas Book isn't just a marketing gimmick anymore. Nieman's CEO said they actually sell half the fantasy gifts in the book each year.