Consumer Discretionary


  • Lawsuit: GM hid ignition defect in recalled cars Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    GM was hit with a lawsuit from customers who said their vehicles lost value because of ignition problems that prompted a recall of 1.6 million cars.

  • This could be the next great turnaround stock Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 5:28 PM ET

    JC Penney is being called an "American comeback story" by Citi. But, is not out of trouble yet?

  • Guinness says no to walking along with NYC's Irish Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    The quintessential Irish pour, Guinness, says it will not be part of the landmark St. Patrick's Day, the parade through New York City City.

  • Elon Musk takes shot at Christie's 'Bridgegate' Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 4:39 PM ET
    Elon Musk

    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said the New Jersey state government's ban on Tesla sales is a backroom deal to protect a monopoly.

  • Pinkberry co-founder gets jail time for assault Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 4:29 PM ET
    Young Lee, co-founder of the frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry has been sentenced to seven years in prison for beating a homeless man with a tire iron in Los Angeles.

    A co-founder of the frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry has been sentenced to seven years in prison for beating a homeless man with a tire iron.

  • Battle of home improvement retailers     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    Despite being bright spots in the retail market, Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer and Company, explains why Home Depot and Lowe's are short-term trades.

  • Toasted: Quiznos files for bankruptcy Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 2:17 PM ET
    A Quiznos location in Denver.

    Sandwich chain Quiznos filed for pre-packaged bankruptcy protection after struggling with high debt and stiff competition for years.

  • Less Sirius is more for John Malone Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    John Malone

    Sirius XM Radio and Charter Communications might have been partners in broadband, but they look better apart without Time Warner Cable.

  • Chrysler opens new plant in Michigan     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Chrysler is unveiling its largest and most technologically advanced factory in Sterling Heights, Michigan, just North of Detroit, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • For the serious wine lover: Merlot in a keg Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    Red wine kegs from the Pebble Beach Company.

    As California's drought hits winemakers, they've explored new—sometimes novel—ways to sell wine.

  • Savvy new gadgets for modern travelers Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 12:53 PM ET
    The Scrubba is a foldable, watertight wash bag with a flexible internal washboard.

    The best of the new road warrior resources went on display at the Travel Goods Association show.

  • Kyle Bass: GM shares could hit $50, despite probe Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 12:44 PM ET
    Kyle Bass, founder of Hayman Capital.

    The hedge funder also says the government may be responsible for possible damages for faulty ignition switches because it was running GM.

  • Amazon rival pouncing on disgruntled Prime users Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    ShopRunner web page

    ShopRunner is swooping in on Amazon Prime customers upset about the recent $20 hike, by offering a free full year of its shipping service.

  • NHTSA closed eyes to GM defect: Expert     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Clarence Ditlow, The Center for Auto Safety executive director, discuss the company's assertion that an airbag failure in recalled GM vehicles resulted in more than 300 deaths. "There was a widespread problem that no one searched," Ditlow says.

  • CAS's Ditlow on GM: Put those liable in jail     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    Clarence Ditlow, The Center for Auto Safety executive director, calls for a full government investigation into the General Motors recall.

  • GM chose not to implement fix for ignition problem Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    Pediatric nurse Brooke Melton, 29, died in this 2005 Chevy Cobalt on March 10, 2010, when the ignition allegedly shut off as she drove down a highway on a rainy night in Georgia.

    Engineers at GM found a way to stop ignition switches from shutting off nine years ago, but made a "business decision" not to order the partial fix, NBC News reports.

  • Staples faced painful decision to shrink     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    Discussing Staples' decision to close 225 stores by 2015, and business competition with Amazon, with Thomas Stemberg, Staples co-founder and former CEO.

  • Dodd-Frank & the retail environment     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    Target is now admitting its security software may have officially "detected" its massive data breach. Thomas Stemberg, Staples co-founder and former CEO, provides insight on the impact of Dodd-Frank on retailers.

  • How low could GM go?     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer discusses claims made by The Center for Auto Safety that an airbag failure in recalled GM vehicles resulted in more than 300 deaths and how long it could take for the automaker's stock to recover.

  • Woo hoo! Chug! Chug! Spring break stocks Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Grab the sunscreen and a wad of cash — it's Spring Break! Todd Schoenberger predicts a wild party for his Spring Break stock picks.

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Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

Simon Grose-hodge, Head of Investment Advisory, South Asia at LGT Bank Singapore, remains overweight on developed markets as the U.S. and Europe are showing signs of recovery.

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Caroline Russell, CEO of Boh Plantations, speaks to CNBC's Julia Wood about the company's focus on maintaining dominance in its home market of Malaysia.

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As the Beijing Auto Show kicks off on Monday, Martin Winterkorn, Chairman and CEO at Volkswagen, says plug-in hybrids will dominate its lineup in China for alternative energy cars.