WASHINGTON, Dec 12- U.S. retail sales rose solidly in November, adding to signs of a strengthening economy that could draw the Federal Reserve closer to reducing the pace of monetary stimulus. The Commerce Department said retail sales increased 0.7 percent last month as Americans bought automobiles and a range of other goods.» Read More
Dissecting current economic conditions, and what the ratio between market cap to GDP means for investors, with Guggenheim Partners' global CIO Scott Minerd.
By Daniel Fineren and Marcus George. DUBAI, Dec 3- Iran's draft budget estimates oil exports at around 1.1 million barrels per day, oil ministry website Shana said on Tuesday, indicating Tehran sees no major recovery in sales next year despite improving relations with the West.
Dissecting current market conditions, and how investors may look ahead to 2014, with Rich Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, and David Joy, Ameriprise Financial.
*Coming up: American Petroleum Institute inventories at 2130 GMT. LONDON, Dec 3- Brent crude held above $111 a barrel on Tuesday, near a three-month high hit in the previous session, as strong economic data boosted the demand outlook and outages in Libya maintained concerns about supply.
MOSCOW, Dec 3- Russia's economy ministry cut its 2013-2015 gross domestic product growth forecast on Tuesday, saying investment by firms and consumer demand would be weaker than expected. Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying that gross domestic product would grow by 1.4 percent this year compared to 1.8 percent.
*OPEC expected to keep production target unchanged. LONDON, Dec 3- Brent crude rose towards $112 a barrel on Tuesday, just off an 11- week high hit in the previous session, as strong economic data boosted the demand outlook and ongoing outages in Libya maintained concerns about supplies.
MOSCOW, Dec 3- Russia's economy ministry has cut its 2013-2015 gross domestic product growth forecast to 1.4 percent this year compared to an earlier estimate of 1.8 percent, news agency RIA Novosti cited the economy minister as saying.
*OPEC expected to keep production target unchanged. SINGAPORE, Dec 3- Brent crude held steady above $111 a barrel on Tuesday, just off an 11- week high hit the previous day, on an improving demand outlook after recent strong global economic numbers and also worries of lower supplies.
*OPEC expected to keep production target unchanged. SINGAPORE, Dec 3- Brent crude held steady above $111 a barrel on Tuesday on an improving demand outlook after recent strong global economic data and on worries of lower supplies. "Demand has been steadily growing in the United States, and China's economy is recovering.
WASHINGTON, Dec 2- A gauge of U.S. factory activity hit a 2-1/ 2- year high in November and construction spending increased solidly in October, brightening the economic outlook as the year winds down.
Discussing how to invest in retailers just after Black Friday, and how to interpret shopping data, with Laura Champine, Canaccord Genuity retail analyst, and Ed Yruma, KeyBanc Capital Markets retail analyst.
FedEx projects that Cyber Monday will be the busiest shipping day ever, CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports.
Goldman Sachs' chief U.S. equity strategist David Kostin, says earnings are likely to grow for 2014. He thinks portfolio managers and investors should follow this positive trend.
Stella Service co-founder and CEO Jordy Leiser discusses the online shopping experience, and how retailers are trying to compete with Amazon. "We track companies whether the pay us or not," he says.
How higher interest rates are concerning investors, with Richard Bernstein, CEO Richard Bernstein Advisors, and CNBC contributor Peter Boockvar.
Discussing current market conditions amid QE, and what economic indicators are showing improving sentiment, with Richard Bernstein, CEO Richard Bernstein Advisors.
Apple devices generated 3 times more the sales than Android devices, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn says this "tighter shopping season" might produce a big rush right before Christmas.
Discussing the global shift to e-commerce, and how the shorter shopping season will impact deliveries, with UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn.
FedEx forecasts a record 22 million packages will be in the system today, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.