Some hotels are now catering to tired guests by offering services such as in-room cocktail programs; and sleep concierge programs, in an attempt to meet customers' need to relax, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.» Read More
So what do you think of the stimulus package?" I ask the fella sitting next to me at the counter. "Stimulus package? I ordered one of those once. But it didn't come with any batteries.", he answers, with just a touch of a smile.
If the entertainment and device division performance by Microsoft in its second quarter was a surprise, the company's online business growth is a stunner, especially as the company tries to chip away at Google's near total dominance.
When Microsoft's earnings came out yesterday, I had to do a double-take because it was hard for me to process just how strong these numbers truly were. I knew the company was poised for a strong quarter, but it was the breadth of its success, and optimistic guidance that took me, and so many investors, by surprise.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
If you haven't seen the video circulating the web showing Tom Cruise talking about Scientology, well, it's still on YouTube, despite reported efforts by the church to have it taken down:
I'm taking a break from the Countrywide drumbeat of doom to talk about...Chinese porn. I figured that would get your attention. Here's a ticker of news items in the Funny Business file:
So last Monday, before the Super Bowl XLII matchup was set, I predicted that a Patriots-Giants ticket would cost an average of $4,300. The average I set was the average ticket sold, according to StubHub.com, which I felt was a good metric since they sell so many tickets and release the data.
"It's recession proof. I guarantee it's recession proof!" Todd Nelson is adamant about it and who am I to doubt him? After all would you doubt a guy who is obsessed with building the largest indoor water park resort in the world?
Just as sure as it snows in Green Bay in the winter time, you knew it was coming. The "excuse" train. Why was it that a much depleted San Diego Charger team could make the "best team of all time" Patriots look so, well, not so best of all time? Because they're not.
Faster than a black jack dealer in Las Vegas, the tins are lined, the muffins are baked, and by the tens of thousands packed and shipped out of this state of the art 63,000 square foot bakery in Shirley New York. It's fun to watch, but the surprising part isn't that you can make this many muffins all at once, the surprising part is that this company is here at all.
"Go ahead, lift it's skirt, so to speak." "Okay, here we go." That's me talking to Bob Boniface, the Director of the Volt Eflex Design Studio at General Motors. He's doing the lifting. "That's it, that's all I can show you. But the future of General Motors rest right there."
Baby needs a new pair of shoes? More like baby just lost his shirt. Cramer explains why these stocks must go.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
They are the rock stars of the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Hall in Detroit. They come with loud music, fog machines, dancing girls and acrobats. One even came with it's own skating rink. "They" are the concept cars. They are the future of the automobile business. Or not.
So we're down to four. Patriots, Chargers, Packers and Giants. With the championship games coming up, let's explore the business of the Super Bowl ticketing. Here are my projections for average secondary ticket prices depending on matchup. Before I go any further, I have to just qualify what I'm telling you here.
A "clever and sharp" restaurant guide company with "telling" rankings and "a penchant for quote marks" from its thousands of "in-the-know" reviewers is "on the block."
Do I have your attention? Here's my video on why the adult video industry is keeping America great!! Really you say? Take a look.
From where I'm standing right now there must be 150 workers pounding or moving or sawing something. It is a symphony of construction that has been over 100 days in the making. The fate of some presidencies is settled in less time that it takes to build this thing.
Mobile chips, HDTV and Robot Guitar. Portfolio's Kevin Maney shares his favorite products from the show.
Since I last blogged, Countrywide shares have fallen to eye-popping lows, Roger Clemens has come out fighting, and I got interested in the Presidential race for about five minutes. Since I last blogged, tragedy has struck Pakistan and Kenya (more on Kenya in a moment).
I'm standing in line at the Starbucks at the Jackson-Evers International Airport in Jackson, Mississippi. I can see the newsstand from here, and sure enough there's a little blurb about Howard Schultz taking over the CEO spot at the 'Bucks.