Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is giving a 12-month notice of his retirement, and the FDA is considering a ban on online sales of e-cigarettes. CNBC's John Carney and Simon Hobbs discuss.
New home sales are down 13.4 percent in July, plunging to the lowest rate in 9 months. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the primary catalyst is higher mortgage rates.
A rare 1967 Ferrari was sold for a record setting $27.5 million at an auction. The car was owned by the late Eddie Smith.
Tesla has sold more than 10,000 Model S cars this year, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. The buyer is predominately male.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on a worldwide surge for the auto industry. The S&P auto parts index is up 52 percent in the last year, and the UK and Russia are leading the sales rebound overseas.
Ajay Sunder, senior director, ICT Practice for Asia at Frost & Sullivan, discusses the impact the ITC ban will have on Samsung.
NeverWet is a liquid repelling treatment currently only sold at Home Depot. CNBC's Amanda Drury speaks with Ed Voorhees, Rust-Oleum North America, and Ronald Rice, RPM International president and CEO, about how it works, and the demand for the product. The product will be available everywhere after August 15.
New York City tutors charge $450 an hour to help prepare 4-year olds for kindergarten, and celebrity fragrance sales are declining. CNBC's Cindy Perman and Robert Frank, discuss.
The world's biggest tire maker Bridgestone reported its earnings today, setting a record profit for the first half. Sachiko Kishida reportd
July auto sales saw a 14 percent increase compared to last July. Michelle Krebs, Edmunds.com senior analyst, shares her estimate for total vehicle sales of the year. "We expect pick-up truck sales to continue to grow," she says.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports auto sales numbers for the month of July are 15.67 million vehicles.
U.S. sales from the car makers are reporting double digit gains in July, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. And Erich Merkle, Ford Motor analyst, shares his trade.
The weakening yen and recovering sales in the US lifted Japanese auto makers' earnings to record highs in the first quarter through June. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono reports.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Porsche sales to women doubled in the last 2 years.
CNBC's Andrea Day reports that luxury-goods companies spend millions of dollars every year on global investigators to fight counterfeiting. A look at how the knockoff sellers are adapting to increased pressure from law enforcement.
While sales slowed in China, a good performance in the US saw Nissan Motor's operating profit grow 23% year-on-year in its first quarter earnings through June. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono has more.
Peter Saleh, director and senior research analyst at Telsey Advisory Group, comments on YUM earnings and explains why - despite Chinese negative same-store sales - it remains his top restaurant pick.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the rebound in the high-end boat market. Viking Yachts CEO Patrick Healey says his business' sales are back to about 75 percent of their peak.
The yacht business took a hit during the recession but sales have rebounded and Viking Yacht executive Patrick Healey sees "tremendous growth" heading into next year. Here's why.
Sales of high-end boats jumped 7 percent in May from over a year ago. CNBC's Mary Thompson speaks to Patrick Healey, Viking Yachts COO, about growth in the industry as well as how unrest in Egypt is affecting business.