Consumer Discretionary


  • Honda recalled cars with Takata air bags in 2002 Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:26 PM ET
    A man arranges airbag cushions at a plant for Japanese car parts maker Takata Corp.

    Honda Motor recalled a small number of cars equipped with Takata Corp air bags in March 2002, two years before the first known injury.

  • Goldilocks weather for retail: Pro     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    How wintry weather conditions will impact Black Friday shopping, with Paul Walsh of the Weather Channel.

  • Airlines rally on weather woes     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports nearly every flight out of LaGuardia Airport has been cancelled or delayed due to ugly weather conditions.

  • Holiday shopping goes mobile     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 4:01 PM ET

    How people are doing their holiday shopping this year. Jay Henderson, IBM Smarter Conference, says online shopping is through the roof.

  • Black Friday: The new beer drinkers' holiday Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 3:06 PM ET

    Fans of Goose Island Beer Company have their own annual Black Friday tradition: Standing in line for Bourbon County Brand Stout.

  • This guy is betting your flight will be on time Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    People walk past a board that announces cancelled flights at LaGuardia airport on the day before Thanksgiving, in New York, Nov. 26, 2014.

    An insurance company is taking a gamble on airline flights, offering payouts if there are delays or cancellations and if luggage is lost.

  • Air travel headaches     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    What's goes into the busiest day of travel in the U.S., with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Air CEO, who says a decline of last minute seats is driving current customer behavior.

  • Holiday case for retail: Santa vs. Scrooge     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Steve Liesman debate the performance of retailers over the holiday season. Mark Cohen, former Sears Canada CEO, provides perspective.

  • Sweet time of year for airline investors     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    Despite travel troubles across the country, airline stocks are moving higher, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Insurance against delays just $25?     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection launched flight travel protection coverage which can be purchased up to one hour before departure. Insight, with president John Noel.

  • Shoppers set to splurge on this holiday gift Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    Jewelry is expected to see renewed interest over the next few weeks, with more consumers planning to purchase it—and hoping to receive it.

  • Traveling with the storm     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on delays and cancellations at LaGuardia Airport as weather conditions turn to snow.

  • Scott Wapner's gourmet Thanksgiving     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner goes to cooking school with master chef Daniel Boulud to cook a gourmet Thanksgiving meal.

  • US demands Takata issue national airbag recall Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's current crash-testing facility in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

    The U.S. is threatening fines and legal action against Takata for failing to admit that its driver's-side air bags are defective.

  • Holiday stock picks     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    Peter Dixon, Fidelity Investments, provides his outlook for retail sector and reveals what stocks he is buying right now.

  • From Kickstarter to 6,000 stores in 2 years ... Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:21 PM ET

    Debbie Sterling's story-based GoldieBlox construction sets and action figures are being sold in 6,000 stores worldwide, two years after taking Kickstarter by storm.

  • Lawmaker seeks new NY-NJ train tunnel Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:17 PM ET

    NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney is calling for a new train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York.

  • Get your $7 hotel room now!     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    Sam Shank, HotelTonight CEO, discusses the hotel deals and savings available to consumers on Black Friday.

  • Most buzzed-about retailers ahead of Black Friday Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    Macy's facebook page ahead of Black Friday.

    Wal-Mart, Target, Macy's and Kohl's are among the stores leading the pack in terms of audience size across three big social media platforms.

  • Amazon's holiday history     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu breaks out the Kensho Stats Box and takes a look at what's in store for Amazon investors this time of year.