On a year-on-year basis, Australia's retail sales figures are up about 5 percent in May, says David Thomas, head of Australian consumer research at CLSA.» Read More
An August poll of fund managers showed a shift in favor of U.S. assets with a more positive attitude towards the dollar.
Best Buy will start selling the iPhone on Sept. 7, becoming first U.S. chain to do so outside of Apple's and AT&T's own stores.
Chinese shoppers turned in a gold-medal performance in July as annual growth in retail sales accelerated to a record 23.3 percent on the back of rising incomes.
Dell introduces their new line of laptops, designed to have the greatest security, the longest battery life and the most robust design, while Warnaco's Speedo is the most desired swimwear for Olympic swimmers. Following are today's top videos:
This invitation-only event provides a runway platform for designers' swimwear and resort collections with exposure to national and international media, style setters and fashionistas.
CEOs from McDonalds, Adidas and WPP Group looking to boost sales from the long-awaited Beijing Olympic games, talked about their various strategies to expand brand image, their views on the economy, and more on CNBC.
Following its years of rapid economic growth mostly in industrial and tech sectors, what's next for China? According to some analysts, including today's guest Zach Karabell, the Chinese consumer is key to the continuing growth of the Chinese economy -- and the Chinese economy is key to the continuing growth of the global economy.
Time for Fast & Furious -- you know the drill!
Will the Olympic games in Beijing (starting tonight on NBC) provide a boost to apparel companies Nike and Polo Ralph Lauren, which are both official sponsors?
Karen Finerman of the Fast Money team joins Dylan Ratigan for the last Final Call of the week, and their discussion revolves on how oil has "jerked around" retailers.
Here's your primer of everything that happened once Favre got traded from the Packers to the Jets.
Following are Thursday's biggest winners and losers. Even with today's rough market, there were a number of pops, such as an internet florist, a Canadian fast food chain and a certain star athlete making the move to the Big Apple.
Stocks ended near session lows as oil ended above $120 a barrel and two Dow components missed the Street's targets.
Stocks pared some losses Thursday afternoon as oil prices flattened out. Putting pressure on stocks today was a quartet of dismal news: a rise in jobless claims, oil's resurgence, Wal-Mart's sales miss and AIG's wider-than-expected loss.
Brett Favre hasn't even taken a snap as a member of the New York Jets and yet his new jersey is being snapped up at unprecedented levels.
The next generation of gamer now has the same opportunity to develop early arthritis. The game is called "Beijing 2008" and its developed by Sega for XBox 360 and Playstation 3.
Stocks opened lower, clipped by a quartet of dismal news: a rise in jobless claims, oil's resurgence, Wal-Mart's sales miss and AIG's wider-than-expected loss. But a better-than-expected report on home sales helped shave a few points off the decline.
Early July sales results from retailers have been disappointing, with many falling short of analyst estimates. It also appears that the benefit from tax rebate checks is beginning to wane.
Stock futures fell further after a report showed jobless claims unexpectedly rose last week. Futures had already been pointing lower as oil rose nearly $3 a barrel, Wal-Mart missed sales estimates and Dow component AIG posted a wider-than-expected loss.
Over the past 17 seasons, Favre has sold more jerseys than any player in NFL history. Favre finished the season ranked No. 3 in jersey sales. There was not a single Jets player in the top 20 best selling jerseys last year.