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Before you succumb to the doom-and-gloom about alternative energy, it's worth remembering that sustainability is not all about big ideas and big bucks. In NBC Universal's latest initiative, "Green Your Routine", you'll see it's sometimes about what's routine, not revolutionary. Find out what consumers and business can do on a smaller, daily basis to go green.
Like many companies, the Marriott International has a number of energy-saving, environmentally-friendly initiatives, but with 300 hotels, 300,000 employees and millions of guests around the world the company says it has "a real ability to educate and inspire" employees and customers alike.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of National City and Constellation Energy popped while Honda and Apple dropped.
Stocks declined Thursday as dismal reports on factory orders and jobless claims piled on to a market already on edge about a freeze in the credit markets and the bailout bill as it heads to the House. GE was the biggest drag on the Dow.
It was bailout or bust for the markets , but now that Congress has reached agreement on the $700 billion package the focus will shift to the weak economy.
The state of the financial markets' bailout and the credit crunch are dual concerns for investors in the week ahead.
When your competition inks a great athlete to an endorsement contract, I’d suspect you wouldn’t go out of your way to talk about that said athlete. But, on his blog earlier this week, Bill Marriott, Chairman and CEO of Marriott International, couldn’t stop spouting about the Olympic performance of Michael Phelps, who is a Hilton spokesman.
Stocks have rallied just after 1 pm ET as oil broke through the lows of yesterday ($132). Oil is now down 11 percent from its intraday high last Friday. The overall market rallied, but in particular consumer discretionary stocks (retailers, autos, home builders) rallied. Good examples:
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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of SunPower and Davita popped while Marriot and J.C. Penney dropped.
David Katz at Oppenheimer feels optimistic about some hotel stocks.
Two pieces of positive news this morning: 1) Wal-Mart sales better than expected and raising guidance, and 2) Dow Chemicalspacer buying Rohm and Haas. Jobless claims lower than expected is also a help.
Jon Hilsenrath, money and investing news editor at the The Wall Street Journal, offered CNBC his "5 for 5": the five stocks you must watch this week.
Wall Street is bracing for a big round of second-quarter earnings reports that few expect to deliver good news for the state of corporate America.
With the credit crunch weighing on consumers' wallets, tap water is making a comeback.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Wal-Mart and National Semiconductor popped while Wachovia and AT&T dropped.
Unusual options action caught our attention on Wednesday. Find out what’s moving and how you should trade!
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Quicksilver and Jabil Circuit popped while TiVo and Marriott dropped.
As downgrades to Wall Street banks sent the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P into negative territory, CNBC asked the experts for investing advice.
The housing crisis and soaring energy prices are a concern for the hotel and restaurant industries, and CEOs are already feeling the effects.