Consumer Discretionary


  • Thieves defeat keyless entry to break into cars Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Thieves use electronic "scanner boxes" that mimic the signal emitted by key fobs that open car doors, USA Today reports.

  • Ebola, Russia may hit air travel demand hard: IATA Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    A picture taken on June 28, 2014 shows a member of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) putting on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated.

    Ebola virus and conflict in the Middle East and a possible trade war with Russia could all hurt air travel this year, the IATA said.

  • Double no deal     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" team, and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, weigh in on Rupert Murdoch's surprise announcement to withdraw 21st Century Fox's bid for Time Warner and Sprint's move to abandon its bid for T-Mobile.

  • Judging Ralph Lauren     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    Liz Dunn, Macquarie Capital senior retail analyst, breaks down the earnings of Ralph Lauren and compares them to competitive retailers Michael Kors and Macy's.

  • Don't hold your breath waiting on Fox: Pro     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, weighs in on Disney's charmed quarter and Rupert Murdoch's surprise announcement to withdraw 21st Century Fox's bid for Time Warner.

  • Bob Iger: Marvel brand has arrived     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin breaks down Disney's earnings and speaks to Disney CEO Bob Iger about the company's record earnings beat driven by its movie and theme park success.

  • The robots are coming! Will they take your job? Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    The wave of innovation will eliminate even more blue-collar jobs and it could also threaten significant numbers of white-collar workers.

  • AOL revenue beats Street as advertising sales jump Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    AOL reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by a 60 percent jump in advertising revenue in its third-party platform.

  • This a crucial week for one of the hottest sectors Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:27 AM ET

    This a crucial week for one of the hottest sectors. Media companies are reporting all this week. Is there one in particular to watch out for?

  • Groupon plunges 17% after cutting 2014 outlook Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    Groupon Inc slashed its full-year profit outlook on Tuesday, citing the need to spend abundantly on marketing.

  • Amazon expands same-day option with 'Get It Today' Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:27 AM ET

    Amazon now offers 'Get It Today' to Prime members. It allows them to order as many same-day delivery items as they want for $5.99.

  • Chrysler, Nissan eye claims cars are 'most hackable' Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:13 AM ET
    2014 Jeep Cherokee

    Chrysler and Nissan said they are reviewing a report that rates their vehicles among the three "most hackable" cars on the market.

  • Arab supercars back on London’s luxe streets Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Gold-colored Bugatti's cruise along London's streets. "The season" during which rich Arab boy racers come to flaunt their cars is upon us.

  • Bewkes has a lot to answer: Analyst     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, provides his thoughts on the fallout from shareholders after Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid for Time Warner.

  • Glimpse into AOL's new digital world     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    What people really want and love is the mega-trend of sight, sound and motion, says AOL's Tim Armstrong, revealing where he is seeing user growth.

  • Why Murdoch walked away: AOL CEO     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    The Time Warner/Fox deal points to one specific thing - the value of content in media, says Tim Armstrong, AOL chairman & CEO.

  • AOL plots multi-platform future     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    Tim Armstrong, AOL chairman & CEO, discusses the company's quarterly earnings. Armstrong also shares his thoughts on consolidation in the media space.

  • Gerald Levin, former Time Warner chairman & CEO, shares his thought on 21st Century's decision to drop its bid for Time Warner. I don't think it's a "head shake," says Levin. There's a lot more work to be done to properly valuate Time Warner.

  • Time Warner shares slide despite earnings beat Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 12:05 PM ET

    Time Warner beat quarterly profit estimates, but the news failed to prevent its shares from tumbling more than 10 percent.

  • Disney crushes Q3 estimates     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:22 AM ET

    Tony Wible, Janney Capital Markets, breaks down the numbers on Disney's blockbuster quarter. I think the biggest thing is they are building new franchises, says Wible, commenting on Disney's studios.