• The Week Ahead: More trouble for labor market?  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 4:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. A new month on Wall Street, the Fed gets a new chairman, the January jobs report and the Olympics begin.

  • Time to close Wal-Mart stores? Analysts think so Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 3:21 PM ET

    Wal-Mart is in need of a bricks-and-mortar makeover, and to resonate with today's shopper, it needs to cut, relocate and shrink its store base.

  • Seahawks Pres.: Winning Super Bowl is the pinnacle  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 3:12 PM ET

    Discussing the changing economics of the NFL, security in New York for Super Bowl XLVIII and the risk of hiring Pete Carroll as head coach, with Peter McLoughlin, Seattle Seahawks President.

  • Pump Patrol: Cheapest gas in Missouri  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 2:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the national average gas price in is $3.28 per gallon, while the lowest gas prices can be found in Columbia, Missouri at $2.84 per gallon.

  • Emerging market threat to retail  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors founder, discusses the retail sectors' vulnerability to the emerging market threat. CNBC's Robert Frank shows what luxury brands are taking a hit.

  • Midday movers: Microsoft, MasterCard, Chevron & More Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    This Wednesday, July 18, 2012 photo shows a MasterCard logo on the window of a store in Pittsburgh. MasterCard reported a 15 percent increase in quarterly income Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, after recording a $13 million expense related to a settlement with merchants over credit card fees. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Some of Friday's midday movers:

  • Creepy or helpful? Shoppers less wary of retail spying Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 12:05 PM ET
    An email sent by CVS on Jan. 20, 2014.

    In order to reap the benefits of more customized promotions, shoppers have to part ways with some personal information.

  • Cashin says: S&P holding, so far  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the market rebound and where things stand right now. Hungarian currency spilled over into the Russian ruble and that's what got everyone shook up, he says.

  • Fake Super Bowl tickets you have to see to believe Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:27 AM ET
    District Attorney Richard Brown displays counterfeit tickets seized days before the Super Bowl.

    From sophisticated fake game tickets to bogus jerseys, counterfeiters want a piece of the Super Bowl. Here's how to spot knockoff merchandise.

  • Toyota announces seat issue, possible recall Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Toyota has told U.S. safety officials that seat material in several vehicles has failed to meet fire retardation standards and could face recall.

  • Sidecar, uberX halt some airport pickup service Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    At least two ride-sharing services have suspended some passenger pickups at LAX and SFO amid ticketing complaints.

  • Kraft: US not creating jobs like we should  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 8:54 AM ET

    Bob Kraft, CEO of the Kraft Group, as well as NFL Broadcast chairman and owner of the New England Patriots, sharing his views on unemployment and economic growth. "A lot of people have left the labor force, and they're our fans," he said.

  • Discussing the impact of the taper on the U.S. and emerging markets, with Michael Ryan of UBS, and CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • Ben Bernanke leaves the office today  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on outgoing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's legacy.

  • Dec. consumer spending up 0.4%  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on December personal income and spending.

  • Kraft Group CEO, NFL Broadcast Chairman and New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft discusses "NFL Now" and Jonathan Kraft's involvement.

  • Patriots' Kraft: I like cold weather Super Bowls  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    Kraft Group CEO, NFL Broadcast Chairman and New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft says "this Super Bowl was made to play in the elements," in discussing potential weather trouble for the game this weekend.

  • The 'next Cabbage Patch'  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    GoldieBlox founder & CEO Debbie Sterling, provides insight on her toy to inspire women and girl engineers. "The Apprentice" Season 1 winner Bill Rancic, and Brad Smith, Intuit president & CEO, discuss the process to picking Sterling.

  • Early movers: GOOG, TYC, YHOO & more Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 7:49 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • JetBlue CEO: Record earnings in Q4  Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    Discussing competition and health in the airline industry, with JetBlue CEO David Barger.

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