Trends & Fads


  • float: left;display: inline; font-size:11px; font-face:Arial; border: 1px solid #CCC; line-height:12px; margin-right: 15px; width:100px;/CNBC/Sections/News_And_Analysis/_Blogs/Guest_Blog/__COVER/maslansky_m_100.jpg110010000truehttp://msnbcmedia.msn.comfalse1Pfalsefalse left/CNBC/Components/Images/spacer.gif1108500lefttruehttp://icnbc.msnbc.msn.comfalsePfalsefalse Michael Maslansky CEO of Luntz, Maslansky Strategic ResearchIn an instant response session with registered voters we saw Strong partisan divides. The view from this group was not quite as gushy about the speech as most of the cable networks would suggest.

  • Salzman: From Dubai To Don't Buy Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 8:58 AM ET

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  • Salzman: Why You Need To Twitter Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 1:17 PM ET

    It takes real intelligence and discipline to succinctly express something worthwhile. Brevity is not only the soul of wit, it’s the key to communicating something memorable that really sticks.

  • On the Line: 'Microtrends' Author Mark Penn Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 11:22 AM ET

    It's not just a political book. 'Microtrends' is an investment playbook for the future, Cramer said.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Sea Change: The Baby Boomers Play Monday, 5 Mar 2007 | 8:26 PM ET

    The greatest demographic shift of our time is underway. The baby boom generation is getting older. And as their interests and needs change with age, big money will follow. Only Fast Money takes you inside companies that will profit as the boomers age.

  • Rob Frankel, Founder, RobFrankel.com Tuesday, 5 Dec 2006 | 5:01 PM ET

    In an exclusive live interview on cnbc.com’s home page, the branding guru tells CNBC's Liz Claman what firms must remember to keep customer loyalty in 2007.

  • Holiday shopping got off to a strong start over the week-end with upscale department stores looking like early winners.  And  it's not just grownups who have their hearts set on something luxurious. Kids are going upscale, too.

  • The online music sales wars are heating up with Microsoft--Yahoo and others jumping into the fray this holiday season.  All are trying to hit the right note with today's music lovers.