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Whole Foods delivered a disappointing 2013 outlook as far as investors are concerned but the company's co-chief executive told CNBC on Friday that they recognize consumers are focused on value right now.
M&A activity could be up as much as 50 percent this year, and analysts point to energy, tech, consumer goods and chemicals as the sectors to watch.
Interest rates pose the single biggest risk to the bond market, and one top bond fund manager said long bonds will be hardest hit.
Matt Fabian, sr. analyst, Municipal Market Advisors, talks about the risk of a state like Illinois defaulting and the benefits of the muni trades.
CNBC's Gary Kaminsky talks about the Herbalife short squeeze by looking at "Hamburger Hamlet," an over-leveraged private-equity LBO, that went bankrupt. When you're on the wrong side of a short, he says, it doesn't matter what the fundamentals are. There's no way Icahn is doing this as a vendetta, adds Kaminsky. Making money is all that matters.
Howard Lutnick, chairman & CEO, Cantor Fitzgerald/BGC Partners, discusses recent movement in the financial sector. Volume is picking up very nicely, he says, and volume feels ordinary again.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a look at the G20 currency discussions taking place.
Kevin Plank, chairman, president, & CEO of Under Armour, discusses a new standalone store in Baltimore that has a section dedicated solely to women, with CNBC's Brian Shactman. Plank refers to it as a "lab store."
American Airlines CEO Tom Horton's $19.875 million exit package will be split in cash and stock. He will also get lifetime flight and travel benefits, and will be chairman of the board of the new AMR through spring or summer of 2014.
A preview of billionaire investor Carl Icahn's appearance on Fast Money Halftime Report today, and a discussion about what could be motivating both Icahn and Ackman regarding their positions of Herbalife.
Tiffany is suing Costco, claiming trademark infringement, and claims Costco had in-store signage promoting "Tiffany" rings. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports.
Our numbers are getting better, says CNBC's Rick Santelli, but we can do better than our current European-style growth rates. In fact, he says, a slowing global picture is really bad news for the U.S., particularly when you look at how much overseas sales contribute to our economy.
Gold is at a 6-month low as there appears to be a clearing of the decks in the precious metals market, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Frank Homes, U.S. Global Investors, weighs in on how much gold investors should have in a portfolio, as well as the metal's next move.
How does it look to have the owner of Carnival, Micky Arison, sitting courtside at a Miami Heat game while one of his ships flounders in the Gulf of Mexico? Sydney Finkelstein, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University, and Allen Adamson, Brand Simple Author, discuss what Arison can do to make it up to customers and get past this PR disaster.
CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses the scale of cyber attacks on the U.S. The country is moving up the threat spectrum to a point where there could be destructive impact. Meanwhile, the White House says it wants to cooperate on security with the private sector. Jon Fortt looks at the biggest targets of hackers.
Apple was the battleground stock of the month, says CNBC's Kayla Tausche, reporting on the Apple trades of big investors. George Soros and David Einhorn were among the whales who upped their share in the Cupertino tech giant, she says.
More capacity and bigger ships can mean bigger problems, like those experienced by the Carnival Triumph this week, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera. James Walker, maritime lawyer with Walker & O'Neill, weighs in on legal options the passengers have after being stuck on the ship for a week with no power.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the preliminary University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment number of 76.3 for February is the best since November.
Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, talks about the economy in light of his company's less-than-rosy outlook. The company reaffirmed guidance but he says uncertainty in the economy is likely to moderate sales.
Oil and gold both fall below key levels while the spring gasoline rally is in high gear, and that means consumers will pay more at the pump, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Jim Cramer is host of CNBC's "Mad Money" and co-anchor of the 9 a.m. ET hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
Carl Quintanilla is an Emmy-winning reporter and co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," broadcast live from the NYSE.
“Squawk on the Street” Co-Anchor
Simon Hobbs co-anchors the 10 a.m. hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" live from the New York Stock Exchange.
Rick Santelli joined CNBC Business News as an on-air editor in 1999, reporting live from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade.
Sara Eisen is a correspondent for CNBC, focusing on currencies and the global consumer.