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Black Friday retail sales may have been more sizzle than steak. Traffic was up, but spending was down.
Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell.
At the end of the day, says former Secretary of Health & Human Services Michael Leavitt, "people will have purchased their insurance or not." He discusses the need for the administration to find a solution to the glitches on Healthcare.gov, and give confidence to insurers and Americans.
Stella Service co-founder and CEO Jordy Leiser discusses the online shopping experience, and how retailers are trying to compete with Amazon. "We track companies whether the pay us or not," he says.
How higher interest rates are concerning investors, with Richard Bernstein, CEO Richard Bernstein Advisors, and CNBC contributor Peter Boockvar.
The White House needs to devise an Obamacare workaround that demonstrates to insurers that they're going to get paid, Republican Mike Leavitt says.
Discussing current market conditions amid QE, and what economic indicators are showing improving sentiment, with Richard Bernstein, CEO Richard Bernstein Advisors.
Apple devices generated 3 times more the sales than Android devices, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn says this "tighter shopping season" might produce a big rush right before Christmas.
Discussing the global shift to e-commerce, and how the shorter shopping season will impact deliveries, with UPS CFO Kurt Kuehn.
The Minerva Project founder Ben Nelson provides insight on the curriculum for the Minerva Project, which re-imagines the college education. Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, weighs in.
The Minerva Project offers 4 years of free tuition for its first matriculating class. Its founder Ben Nelson, and former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, discuss what the project offers compared to a traditional liberal arts education.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports a train engineer and 60 others were injured when a train derailed in New York. 4 people are dead from the accident.
Dow Chemical announced its intention to sell parts of its commodity chemicals business. The company's Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris, explains why this is the necessary move right now.
Discussing why college tuition has skyrocketed, with former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship. "It's time for the regional creditors to grant now," he says.
FedEx forecasts a record 22 million packages will be in the system today, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Iran says it wants stronger cooperation with Saudi Arabia. "This is a modest loosening of the sanctions," explains Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D).
"Lots of businesses have had a longer runway to recover," says AlixPartners CEO Fred Crawford, in discussing corporate America's health amid "easy money."
It looks like online shoppers got a big jump on Cyber Monday this weekend. But overall, the holiday buying season got off to a rather tepid start.
Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets internet analyst, explains why he thinks eBay is headed higher.