'Experiences are really becoming the final differentiator between one brand and another,' retail expert Doug Stephens said.
University of Michigan consumer sentiment hit a seven-month high in December.
On one hand, the economy is booming. On the other hand, Washington is divided, said Stuart Varney.
Uber shares were down about 1 percent ahead of Friday's opening bell.
The Canada-based actor played the role of the husband in the widely criticized commercial.
Peloton is on track for its second-worst weekly performance since going public on Sept. 26.
While Europe has followed America's example and embraced competition, the U.S. is becoming less competitive.
Revenue from federal lands is going back to the states for use on roads and schools.
Exxon shares have been a laggard in 2019 as low oil prices have been a headwind amid increasing production.
A phase one deal could still be done before the Dec. 15 tariffs go into effect.
Apple CEO Tim Cook, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Indiana Gov. Kim Reynolds will also be in attendance.
Peloton shares have gained 23.2 percent since debuting on the Nasdaq on Sept. 26.
Talks are centering on the amount of tariffs that will be rolled back, according to a report.
Short sellers currently have a $9.5 billion bet against Tesla.
The mining giant is extending its commitment in Utah and the US.
"[Trump] doesn't back off. And our competitors, rivals and enemies are feeling the heat," said Stuart Varney.
The U.S. is scheduled to slap fresh tariffs on Chinese goods on Dec. 15.
"Your money is doing fine but Congress is a mess and doing nothing," said Stuart Varney.
Roku shares were up 423 percent this year.
Tariffs are set to increase on Dec. 15.