Some of Friday's midday movers:
With stocks near all-time highs, short interest reached the highest level in 20 months, but some investors are seeing the trend as a bullish sign.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin of UBS discuss what's likely causing the markets to slowly melt up in morning trading.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the phenomenal year for Greece, Ireland and Portugal.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest read on how consumers feel about the economy.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why the Nasdaq is up big, including a look at OmniVision Technologies, Medivation and InterMune.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on Midwest manufacturing.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the yield curve and the jump in the euro.
Men's Wearhouse welcomes Jos. A. Bank's invitation to conduct due diligence, reports CNBC's David Faber, with a look at what it will likely take to get a deal done.
Jim Cramer discusses the retail sector and how to play Deckers.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss expectations for Apple shareholder meeting and its plans for stock repurchase and capital allocation.
CNBC's David Faber reports investor Carl Icahn is repeating his attack on Marc Andreessen and calling into question eBay's corporate governance.
Citigroup has adjusted its Q4, 2013 results after discovering fraud in a Mexican subsidiary. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the significance of the incident.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is keeping an eye on Citigroup.
Mark Mobius, Templeton Emerging Markets Group, discusses why he thinks there are investment opportunities in Brazil, and why he expects to hear a lot of "bad news" about China but still sees profit opportunities in private companies there.
Despite the unrest in Ukraine, this could be a good entry point for investing, says Michael Bleyzer, Sigma Bleyzer president and CEO, weighing in on the risks and potential rewards of investing in Ukraine and the surrounding region.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Tom Forte, Telsey Advisory Group, discusses what he expects to hear today at the tech giant's annual meeting. Management could likely reiterate its comments about new products which could include a watch and television, says Forte.
Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Co. chairman & CEO, reveals where he is seeing the best investment opportunities in Europe and weighs in on comments written by Kevin Roose, New York Magazine, about the "one percent."
Henrik Cronqvist, professor of finance at the China Europe International Business School, discusses how investors' genes can determine their investment style.