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Wal-Mart announces it will start Cyber Monday two days early by offering steep website discounts two days after Thanksgiving.
TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov 22- Once he had got hold of 20 cases of San Miguel beer, Gerry Ruiz knew he had enough supplies to start serving customers again.
*Easing firewall would strengthen China: Web inventor. LONDON, Nov 22- China's rulers will ultimately take it upon themselves to dismantle the "great firewall" that limits its people's access to the Internet because doing so will boost China's economy, the inventor of the World Wide Web said.
The president of Buzzfeed says the performance of tech stocks like Twitter and Facebook should not be measured by the traditional ratios.
Spending on gift cards is expected to reach a record high this year, as shoppers search for practical gifts.
To lift overseas sales for "Catching Fire," earlier this month Lions Gate sent actress Jennifer Lawrence and her co-stars on a whirlwind tour with premieres in five European cities in five days, taking the unusual step of promoting the film in several foreign markets before the big U.S. premiere, held on Nov. 18 at the 7,000- seat Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Nov 20- Shareholders of telecom giants AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc are seeking more details related to their sharing of customer information with governments, showing investors starting to push back over the role of communications companies in spying operations.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Major shareholders like Carl Icahn who opposed Dell's $24.9 billion go-private acquisition were just trying to drive up the stock price, Michael Dell tells CNBC.
Nov 19- President Barack Obama's HealthCare. gov site is riddled with security flaws that put user data of millions of people at risk and it should be shut down until fixed, several technology experts warned lawmakers on Tuesday.
The website Poets & Quants has compiled its first list of the leading 100 companies started by MBAs in the last five years.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 19- Ford Motor Co will unveil its next-generation 2015 Mustang on Dec. 5, in the first complete overhaul of the car since 2005, the U.S. automaker said on Tuesday.
Silicon Valley's suddenly wealthy won't be doing mutual funds and muni bonds. Start-up millionaires just don't do "traditional" when it comes to investing.
Thanks to social media women all over the Middle East are finding ways to help one another start businesses. It's a movement that is about more than economics.
*China reforms help growth currencies; dollar, yen fall. NEW YORK, Nov 18- U.S. stock indices scaled record highs on the prospect of continued Federal Reserve stimulus before mostly retreating on Monday, undermined by a slide in Apple Inc., while bold economic reform plans in China pushed the dollar lower.
*Icahn cautious on stocks, but will not walk away from Apple. NEW YORK, Nov 18- The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq ended lower on Monday while the Dow failed to close above its milestone level of 16,000 as stocks sold off late in the session following Carl Icahn's cautious comments on the equities market.
An issue facing a market that is at historic highs is that it is susceptible to even modest comments from market "names."
*Carl Icahn cautious on stocks- Reuters Summit. *Social media stocks weigh on Nasdaq, Facebook off more than 6 pct. The Nasdaq fell nearly 1 percent, further pressured by social media and cloud-related stocks including Facebook, down more than 6 percent at $45.95.
NEW YORK, Nov 18- Shares of Boeing led the blue chip Dow index above the 16,000 level on Monday while the S&P 500 topped 1,800 for the first time in history. Worth about $100 billion at list prices, it is the largest combined order in Boeing's history.
Dunna nunna nunna nuh ... BatKid! The founders of Clever Girls Collective explain how they helped BatKid's Make-A-Wish dream go viral.