Retailers including Ulta and Ross Stores are planning significant expansions in 2018 and beyond.
Women are paid less on average at jobs all across America, but not at Starbucks, and not at these four companies, either.
The pay gap between Buffett and his employees is much slimmer than that of many CEOs at other major companies.
"Being uncomfortable sometimes leads to the best outcomes," says Williams-Sonoma CEO Laura Alber.
Barclays Private Bank and Overseas Services CEO Karen Frank and Mouhammed Choukeir, chief investment officer at Kleinwort Hambros, speak about the gender pay gap.
BIS found China's debt — measured by credit-to-GDP gap — surpassing an amount that could lead to a system fallout. The country also has a high level of debt servicing ratio, which made its banking system more vulnerable.
"When we think back over the centuries that Lloyd's has been doing business, of course we understand that women weren't even in the workplace for several hundred years."
Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevest CEO, speaks with CNBC about getting women to investment to close the gap between male investors.
The fast-food company is changing its logo in "celebration of women everywhere."
CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on the pay gap still plaguing professional women athletes, including those at the top of their game like the Williams sisters.