CNBC's Sue Herera looks back at the week's top business and financial stories.» Read More
U.S. employers axed payrolls by a shocking 533,000 in November for the weakest performance in 34 years. Experts tell CNBC that the outlook for the economy is grim.
The Big Three CEOs returned to Washington to meet with the Senate Banking Committee today, as AT&T and other companies reported job cuts. Following are today's top videos:
November retail sales figures will be released later on Thursday. But as analysts revise their forecasts down on concerns of slowing consumer spending due to recessionary woes, experts predict further troubles for the retail sector.
What happens if you buy a gift card to a store that goes out of business?
As the economy tightens, the popularity of dollar stores expands. But there are some products you should never buy, no matter the price.
In this Web Extra find out how the traders are playing Thursday's market moving events including financial guidance from Merck, retail numbers and more.
If you think navigating the mall during the holidays is tough, just try trading the retailers.
On Saturday night, Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao will fight in Las Vegas. And the biggest story line going is the HBO Pay-Per-View price. At $54.95, Bob Raissman of the Daily News has dubbed it "Boxing's (Last) Price Gouge."
Also, where to save the most time and money when you're doing your holiday shopping.
The retailer Syms has long said, "An Educated Consumer Is Our Best Customer", but in these times where shoppers are looking to stretch their budgets, it looks as those most people are becoming educated customers.
Stocks snapped their best five-day winning streak in 75 years with a resounding crack, giving back more than half the gains in one session.
When a player gets traded or gets in trouble, sporting goods retailers are among the most nervous. If the player is very popular and never plays for the team again, it's a disaster from an inventory standpoint. Retailers have to slash prices to somehow get rid of the useless jerseys.
With volatility this high, it's little wonder that last week's 20 percent rally in the S&P 500 is being met with aggressive selling today.
Sweet deals inspired shoppers to hit the mall this weekend, but it doesn't look like the buying binge was enough to save the holiday season. But what's the outlook for investors beyond that. CNBC talked with two retail analysts to get their take.
The NFL reports that sales on its NFLShop.com were also a record high for Black Friday and the site's third highest grossing day ever. The top four best selling items since Thanksgiving all involved New York: Favre jerseys were No. 1 and No. 2.
Plus, Cramer puts Monday's market drop into perspective and a quick call on Apple.
Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.
Pick up a pen right now and write down how much you can afford spend this month. That, my friends, is your budget.
Online retailers are rolling out the deals for "CyberMonday," and Blue Nile, an online jeweler, is no different.
Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers rise again, Brett Favre stays in the game, the Olympic Committee makes a stunning move and more pro sports teams than ever go up for sale.