German consumers are now more optimistic since the GfK research group started compiling its forward-looking consumer confidence index in the 1990s.» Read More
April's retail sales report Wednesday could bring back the bond bears if it shows a nice rebound in the economy.
Paul Ebner, BlackRock, shares his outlook on the markets and explains why investors are better off with contrarian strategies at this time.
Joseph Tanious, Bessemer Trust, discusses what's triggering volatility in the market.
Anastasia Amoroso, J.P. Morgan Funds, talks about what's putting pressure on the market.
Karyn Cavanaugh, Voya Investment Management, and Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan chief economist, weigh in on bond yields in a world of low inflation, and the outlook on the markets. I think we are going to see another leg up, says Cavanaugh.
CNBC's Amanda Drury looks back at the week's top business and financial stories.
McDonald's worldwide sales at established restaurants fell 0.6 percent in April as the fast-food giant fights to lure back customers.
Footwear company Toms celebrates its ninth anniversary with a fundraising project that encourages people to Instagram photos of their bare feet.
With Sainsburys, Tesco and Morrisons posting poor figures, Rahul Sharma, founder and managing director at Neev Capital, says there's a "long hard road ahead."
After being out of the spotlight for more than two years, Ron Johnson is back, working on what he describes is a whole new platform for commerce.
Rolex demanded an apology on Wednesday from Italy's prime minister and interior minister for saying that violent demonstrators in Milan were "rich, spoiled brats with Rolexes".
Amazon’s UK site has reported an 83 percent spike in grey hair colour products year-on-year.
Shoppers see a difference between buying sweaters and shoes online, and strawberries and chicken, but it may be time for the milkman to return.
Helen Mak, senior director of Retail Services at Colliers International, discusses the various factors weighing on Hong Kong's retail space.
The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight will bring big money to Vegas, and more people to his pawn shop, reality star Rick Harrison says.
CNBC's Mandy Drury looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. The Fed indicated it was ready to raise interest rates, but didn't say when. Auto sales were on the rise, and Tesla introduced a battery business for homes.
Toca Boca makes digital toys. CEO, Bjorn Jeffery says that what sets it apart is making digital toys rather than games and steering away from competition and gender-based products.
"Where can I get the lowest price?" should be an easy question to answer. But it's not always so simple.
Levi Strauss & Co. CEO Chip Bergh, discusses where the consumer is spending money, and staying competitive in the retail environment.
Protein for Pets founders, Marco and Berenice Giannini, pitch their start-up to a panel of experts on CNBC.