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CNBC's Steve Liesman digs into recent retail economic data that showed signs of consumer strength.
WASHINGTON, Sept 12- U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August and consumer sentiment hit a 14- month high in September, which should ease concerns about consumer spending and support expectations for sturdy growth in the third quarter.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Alibaba's bankers are planning on closing its books early, and demand is strong enough to price above its current range. Jim Cramer provides insight on the deal.
WASHINGTON, Sept 12- U.S. retail sales rose broadly in August, which should ease some concerns about consumer spending and support expectations for sturdy growth in the third quarter.
WASHINGTON— Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending. The Commerce Department said Friday that seasonally adjusted retail sales rose 0.6 percent compared with the prior month.
Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide CEO, shares his thoughts on August's retail numbers and discusses the risk factors that could impact the retail market as the countdown to holiday season begins.
Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Servcies, and CNBC's Steve Liesman break down the latest numbers on retail. The consumer showed up through revisions, says Liesman.
WASHINGTON, Sept 12- U.S. retail sales rose in August as Americans bought automobiles and a range of other goods, which should ease some concerns about consumer spending and support expectations for sturdy growth in the third quarter.
Schneider Electric's Matt Smith says slowing demand is driving oil prices lower and investors could see some bargain prices at these levels.
WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department releases retail sales data for August. The report will come out Friday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. SALES RISING: Economists forecast that retail sales rose 0.5 percent last month, according to a survey by the data firm FactSet.
Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, and Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank, share their thoughts on retail sales and what it indicates about the U.S. economy.
Today's release of retail sales data for August could be the most significant report for Fed-watchers since last Friday's disappointing jobs numbers.
CNBC's Patti Domm explains why investors need to keep an eye on retail sales, business inventories, import prices and consumer sentiment on Friday.
RadioShack reported Q2 earnings showing a 20 percent drop in same-store sales. CNBC's Herb Greenberg shares his opinions on the company's press release.
WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases retail sales data for August, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases business inventories for July, 10 a.m.. MILAN— Finance ministers from the 18 euro countries meet.
Discussing Lululemon's Q2 earnings and how the retailer looks as an acquisition, with Sam Poser, Sterne Agee senior research analyst.
Is Lululemon a buy? CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses the earnings of the athletic apparel company.
Why the timeline of the Apple Watch is good for other retailers, with CNBC contributors Jan Rogers Kniffen, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
The FMHR traders discuss the new iPhones and Apple Watch, as well as the pricing for the company's products, announced on Tuesday.
Leander Kahney, Cult of Mac editor & publisher, shares his opinions on the design and features of Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as the Apple Watch.