BERLIN, April 18- The German government is on the verge of raising its growth forecasts for this year and next, but its new projections will be more conservative than those published by leading economic institutes earlier this week, two government sources told Reuters. Berlin is currently forecasting growth of 1.5 percent this year and of 1.6 percent in 2016..» Read More
A new survey shows CEOs are feeling more optimistic about the economy. Business Roundtable president John Engler says growth needs to be greater than current outlooks.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the details of a potential budget deal in Washington.
When the Fed may decide to taper, and how to position yourself for the rest of the year, with Scott Wren, Wells Fargo, and Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners.
Looking ahead to 2014, with Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank CIO. He says 2014 may see a "rocket start" if the government doesn't get in the way.
Steve Milunovich, UBS technology strategist, upgraded Apple to "buy," and raised his price target on the stock. He explains his upgrade, and why concern about the cloud may keep cloud computing vendors under pressure.
Has the market factored in a near-term taper? Art Cashin of UBS, shares his economic forecast.
David Jaffe, Ascena Retail Group president & CEO, thinks his company is "well positioned," and discusses the difficult retail environment in 2013.
Dissecting current economic conditions, and what the ratio between market cap to GDP means for investors, with Guggenheim Partners' global CIO Scott Minerd.
Dissecting current market conditions, and how investors may look ahead to 2014, with Rich Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, and David Joy, Ameriprise Financial.
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.
James Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management CIO, digs into the trust cost of Christmas.