After that Wal-Mart email leaked, traders will be watching to see if the payroll-tax increase trips up the consumer. Plus, a trio of housing reports and Fed minutes.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
President Obama turned to corporate leaders as he tried to rally support for comprehensive immigration reform.
President Obama is slated to meet with the CEOs of 12 companies on Tuesday, including Lloyd Blankfein from Goldman Sachs and Marissa Mayer from Yahoo to discuss immigration and deficit reduction, the White House said.
Have you heard the one about the penguin in the sombrero? Here are 25 of the most outrageous interview questions!
Earnings season unofficially kicks off Tuesday. From Sandy to the "fiscal cliff" get ready to here every excuse in the book for weak profits and revenue!
Major hotel chains are building properties featuring two hotels in one location to save on development costs during tough economic times.
As ancient doomsday predictions draw near, hotels and restaurants are launching tongue-in-cheek promotions to profit from the fiery apocalypse forecasts surrounding Dec. 21, one Mayan Calendar's end date.
Finding the best deals and discounts on your hotel stay can be a challenge, but an industry insider reveals the science behind hotel pricing.
As one Marriott executive said, the hotel chain operator had "lost its mojo." Learn how the company is going to great lengths to get it back.
Arne Sorenson, CEO of Marriott International, says it is hard to find the dollars without going after entitlements.
Shares of the hotel company are up over 115 percent over the past twelve months. Stephen Weisz, Marriott Vacations Worldwide president & CEO, discusses his company's huge growth spurt since its IPO.
Kathleen Taylor, President & CEO, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts says that firm is looking to open hotels in places like Azerbaijan and Tanzania as travelers become more adventurous.
Demand for East Coast hotel rooms is spiking, and some travelers charge price gouging in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Simon Cooper, President & MD, Asia Pacific at Marriott International tells CNBC why his firm is taking big strides to boost its standing in Asia.
*Seven major New York bridges closing; two tunnels closed. *Rail, container ports closed in New York, New Jersey. New York said it would close seven major bridges at 7 p.m. EDT on Monday, including the George Washington Bridge and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
Oct 26- Individual donors to U.S. presidential candidates can contribute up to $2,500 for the state-by-state party nominating contests and another $2,500 for the general election.
ORLANDO, Fla.-- Timeshare company Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. reported a slim profit on higher revenue in the third quarter and raised its forecast for the year on strength in its North American operations.
Marriott Hotels has teamed with several airlines to offer thousands of bonus frequent flier miles with the purchase of hotel gift cards. Is your favorite airline participating?
*Goldman Sachs cuts Host Hotels and Resorts to neutral from buy-. *Goldman Sachs cuts Marriott International to neutral from buy-. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.