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Mark Griffiths, professor of gambling studies at Nottingham Trent University, told a few hundred participants at a conference sponsored by the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling that technology will make gambling more accessible as gamblers turn to online sites and avoid casinos.
The Barneys display puts Disney characters on the runway in front of animated versions of industry bigwigs in a short film that features Minnie's daydream sequence strutting her stuff in Paris in a hot-pink, ruffle-covered Lanvin dress. Daisy Duck, Cruella De Vil and Goofy get similar insta-slim treatments.
Warren Buffett appeared live on CNBC's Squawk Box for a two-hour interview with Becky Quick. During their conversation, Buffett said there's "no question" the global economy is slowing and he's "salivating" for Berkshire Hathaway to make a "big acquisition." Here's a transcript of their complete conversation, along with video clips.
After the social-networking giant reported its revenue surged, the market got a big boost, Jim Cramer said.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer takes a close look at Facebook's Q3 earnings.
Zynga hit analysts' targets with its latest quarterly results and announced a $200 million stock buyback. Shares jumped after-hours.
The Fast Money traders round up all the action in today's trading; and Apple announced it sold 100 million iPads since its release in 2010. CNBC's Jon Fortt takes a closer look ahead of the company's earnings report.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday.
STOCK SURGE: Facebook's stock gained the most in a single day since its May IPO, closing up 19 percent, or $3.73, at $23.23 Wednesday. MOBILE RELIEF: Several analysts upgraded the social network after its third-quarter results were posted Tuesday, which detailed for the first time how much money it makes from mobile ads.
Shares of Facebook are having their best day ever, with Lou Kerner, Social Internet Fund, and Mark Newton, Greywolf Execution Partners.
Facebook shares are on track for their largest percentage gain ever, with Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird & Co.
Facebook got three upgrades on the back of its earnings beat, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Facebook shares stand to gain as Apple and Google stocks appear to stall, Stifel Nicolaus Managing Director Jordan Rohan said Wednesday on CNBC.
A cloud of uncertainty in the market ahead of the U.S. presidential election doesn’t bode well for stocks, Joe Terranova of Virtus Investment Partners said Wednesday on CNBC.
Facebook got a slew of upgrades on the company's Q3 report, with Jordan Rohan, Stifel Nicolaus.
Facebook dispelled fears Tuesday that its mobile advertising business was failing.
Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities analyst, discusses Facebook's earnings beat, and explains why he put a "buy" rating on the stock, even before it went public.
Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee & Leach analyst, weighs in on Facebook's revenue boost from mobile advertising.
NEW YORK-- The steep losses stopped Wednesday as the stock market turned calm, a day after one of its biggest sell-offs of the year. "Today we're assessing the damage," said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott. " DuPont, 3 M, UPS and Xerox all reported lower sales than a year ago.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Facebook surged in premarket trading Wednesday, as analysts praised the social media company's third-quarter results, including its first quarter of advertising to mobile device users.