Discussions continue as to how to recapitalize Spain’s troubled banks, Fannie Mae gets a new CEO, Sprint will soon be rolling out a pay-as-you-go iPhone, Starbucks and Coinstar strike a deal.
A 275 page report sheds light on what may have happened in the last days of MF Global, airlines consider more fees, Starbucks spends $100 million on bread companies, CBS Outdoor billboards business could fetch $6 billion.
The Dow continues to have a choppy May, Kayak delays its IPO, U.S. Treasury yield hits record low, TiVO goes into the red, Lionsgate reports a loss and Virgin Galactic gets the go ahead for a test flight.
Blackberry maker Research In Motion warns of a bleak first quarter, Facebook gets word its Instagram deal may face extended review and Groupon and Salesforce.com make acquisitions, the Rockefellers and Rothchilds unite.
As the controversy around the Facebook IPO grows, regulators say they will look into it; Moody’s lifts Ford’s credit rating; Dell shares slide after earning; Yahoo charts a new direction.
Bloomingdale's is attaching chunky plastic tags to some dresses to fight "wardrobing."
McDonald's says a revamped version of its Dollar Menu that includes $5 items could be launched nationally this year.
In a move to boost its light beer brand, Heineken is tweaking the taste with a popular hops.
The battle to boost the minimum wage escalated Thursday when fast food workers in 50 cities walked off the job.
Christina Cheddar Berk is editor of CNBC.com's Consumer Nation and chief trend spotter.
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Tom is a Senior Editor and Assignment Desk Manager for CNBC TV. He also writes about the business of beer for CNBC.com.
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A shorter holiday calendar could send more shoppers to physical stores for last-minute purchases.
McDonald's has committed yet another employee advice blunder, listing pricey suggestions for holiday tipping.
Kohl's announced on Thursday that it will extend its holiday hours to 24 hours in the days leading up to Christmas.