Consumer Discretionary


  • 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.

  • Clothes lead UK’s record shop price plunge Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 5:02 AM ET

    British shop prices fell at their fastest rate since December 2006 driven by "fierce" retail competition, the BRC said.

  • Alex DeGroote, media analyst at Peel Hunt, says Time Warner will have to prove that it has an organic growth strategy to shareholders after the takeover from 21st Century Fox collapsed.

  • Aperol is fasting-growing drink: Gruppo Campari CEO  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Bob Kunze-Concewitz, CEO of Gruppo Campari, says the company's Aperol brand is it fastest-growing drink.

  • Is Fox walking away from Time Warner for real?  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:08 PM ET

    Richard Greenfield, Media and Technology Analyst at BTIG, explains why Twenty-First Century Fox's pursuit of Time Warner is unlikely to end as of yet.

  • Still cautious on the outlook for Coach: Pro  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 10:31 PM ET

    Dana Telsey, CEO & Chief Research Officer at Telsey Advisory Group, says Tuesday's better-than-expected earnings doesn't mean that Coach has emerged from its transition period.

  • Why Coffee Bean is setting its sights on Japan  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    John Dawson, CEO of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, is confident that the firm's strong brand name will give it an edge over competitors in Japan.

  • How Carnival is wooing China  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 8:37 PM ET

    Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, describes the initiatives that the firm has implemented to meet the demands of Chinese consumers.

  • Hotel apologizes after 3,000 bad reviews Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    A New York hotel was suffering a severe backlash to its posted policy of charging $500 extra if guests posted bad reviews online.