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Gerald Storch, Storch Advisors, discusses the major shift between traditional retailers and Internet sales. And Storch weighs in on the state of consumer spending. The shift towards value continues, says Storch.
Kenneth Feld, Feld Entertainment CEO, discusses the launch of Marvel's superheroes show and the big business of the big top. The beauty of the tour is you can see these characters near your hometown, say Feld.
Anthony Chan, Chase chief economist, and Julian Emanuel, UBS U.S. equity strategist, discuss how geopolitical risks are impacting European and Japanese markets. I have faith Japan will do better in the second half, predicts Chan.
Wal-Mart reported a 2.8 percent rise in sales, but U.S. same-store sales failed to show growth again.
Ukraine has called Russia's dispatch of an aid convoy a "cynical act designed to fan a pro-Russian rebellion. David Adesnik, American Enterprise Institute, talks about Putin's likely next move.
Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners shares his outlook on retail earnings and explains why he expects lower profits in the retail space. The consumer is still pretty scarred from the last recession, say McKeever.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at what analysts are expecting when some of the world's biggest retailers report earnings on Thursday.
There's decent economic data, but a number of companies are still not getting much traction. Macy's is a good example of this.
The role of broker-dealers in short term lending may exacerbate strains in times of turmoil, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says.
CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on Macy's earnings miss and the outlook on the retail space.
Mitch Daniels, Purdue University president, discusses a new joint effort between Amazon and Purdue University that aims to make it easier for college students to stock up on materials without breaking the bank.
Consumers are really being cautious, says Paul Swinand, Morningstar equity analyst, weighing in on the latest retail data and Macy's earnings miss.
The seemingly "unlimited ability" of colleges to increase costs has "run its course" as a business model for higher education, Purdue's Mitch Daniels tells CNBC.
The Postal Service needs help from Congress to stop the red ink, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe tells CNBC.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on consumer spending. This number pretty much misses on all fronts, says Santelli.
Patriots owner Bob Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick answer the challenge to raise ALS awareness.
Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (retired), shares his thoughts on the growing political unrest in Iraq and the likelihood of the U.S. "sending boots on the ground" to quell the unrest.
NBC's Duncan Golestani, reports Kurdish forces and ISIS militants continue to fight in northern Iraq and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is sending new assessment team members there to see where the U.S. can help Iraqis.
David Tice, Tice Capital president, explains why he thinks the market is headed for a correction and says he sees problems looming in the gold market.
"Squawk Box's" Joe Kernen is bugging out when a fly lands on his forehead during the show. It looks like it's stuck on my toupee, quips Joe.
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