Consumer Discretionary


  • No Hamptons reservation? Uber's got you covered Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Struggling to snag a dinner reservation in the Hamptons this weekend? Fret not! Uber is here to help.

  • Retail battle heats up     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO and chief research office, shares her thoughts on back-to-school sales, as retailers battle for shoppers. Also Telsey takes a look at the merits of online retailers versus traditional brick and mortar.

  • Orbitz CEO: Diverse growth drivers     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Orbitz Worldwide CEO Barney Harford, discusses which units are really driving sales at the company, and its focus on the loyalty program.

  • Wendy's earnings rise in the second quarter Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:28 AM ET
    Wendy's Co. signage outside a restaurant in Torrance, California, Jan. 16, 2014.

    Wendy's reported quarterly earnings that came in a penny a share shy of analysts' expectations on Thursday, but sales were better-than-expected.

  • Vizio recalls 245,000 TVs at risk of tipping over Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Vizio is recalling 245,000 flat screen televisions due to an ineffective stand that causes the TV to tip, posing a risk of impact injury.

  • Coming to war zone front lines: 3-D printed food? Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    A Meal-Ready-to-Eat is shown at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va.

    The U.S. Army has made strides in technology that would allow soldiers to print food with custom ingredients and nutrients.

  • Content triggers urge to merge in media space     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Michael Wolf, Activate co-founder, and Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO, discuss Rupert Murdoch's next move after withdrawing its bid for Time Warner, and weigh in on mergers and acquisitions in the media space.

  • Gabelli on tax inversions     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO, weighs in on the tax inversion debate.

  • Gabelli 'neutral' on Fox/Time Warner deal     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO, provides his take on Rupert Murdoch withdrawing his $80 billion offer for Time Warner.

  • Get the details on retail     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    The Internet is changing behavior across all levels, says Stephen Sadove, National Retail Federation chairman, providing his take on what's disrupting the retail space.

  • US retail impact by lack of talent: Analyst     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 5:40 AM ET

    Stacey Widlitz, CNBC retail analyst says that a slew of U.S. retailers have guided down - especially the mid-to-lower end - and that the sector is suffering from a lack of talent.

  • Google and Barnes & Noble unite to take on Amazon Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 6:43 AM ET
    Nook signage in a Barnes & Noble bookstore in New York.

    Google and Barnes & Noble are joining forces to tackle Amazon, zeroing in on a service that Amazon has long dominated: fast, cheap delivery of books.

  • Drone crashes into famed hot spring at Yellowstone Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 5:42 AM ET
    Elk at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

    A tourist seeking to take pictures of Yellowstone National Park crashed a camera-equipped drone into its largest hot spring.

  • Did the failed merger hurt Time Warner shares?     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:34 PM ET

    James Dix, Media Analyst at Wedbush Securities, discusses the overnight decline in shares of Time Warner despite better-than-expected earnings.

  • Ebola procedures in place: Delta CEO Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:55 PM ET
    Delta CEO Richard Anderson speaks during a news conference in New York.

    Delta Air Line's CEO said the airline's priority is making sure its operations are safe for passengers and crew members.

  • The $17,000 fight over a monkey selfie Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:42 PM ET
    Monkey selfie! Who owns the copyright??

    A British photographer faces a £10,000 (nearly $17,000) legal bill in attempts to remove a monkey's selfie from a free collection.

  • Time Warner mulls massive build out for HBOGo Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    HBO Go streaming service.

    Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes unveiled a vision for unlocking potential across Time Warner's business, and particularly that crown jewel of HBO.

  • Thirsty? Cramer's favorite beer stocks Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 3:20 PM ET
    Jim Cramer

    These two brewers should continue to serve up profits, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • Will Twitter be introducing shopping services? Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 2:40 PM ET
    The Twitter logo is displayed on the facade of the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

    A handful of Twitter users have noticed a new setting for "payment and shipping" within the company's Android app.

  • Areas of opportunity for Time Warner     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides the highlights and headlines from the Time Warner call where CEO Jeff Bewkes commented on opportunities he sees in M&A and discussed plans for HBO.