NEW YORK— Emerson Electric plans to spin off its network power business as a separate publicly-traded company, and will consider options for several other businesses. Emerson Electric is planning a tax-free spinoff of the network power business, which provides thermal management, power, transfer switches, services and infrastructure management for the...» Read More
As stocks ended mixed ahead of the Christmas holiday, the "Fast Money" traders discuss the market movers they were most interested in.
Plus, get alls on retail, tech, chemicals and much more.
Many apps are available to entertain every moment, wherever you are. You don’t have to be sitting on the dock of the bay, the New York Times reports.
The Financial Times has named Apple CEO Steve Jobs as person of the year. When he first hit the headlines, he was younger even than Mark Zuckerberg is now. His formative role in popularizing the personal computer, and Apple’s initial public offering on Wall Street – which came when Mr Jobs was still only 25 – made him the tech industry’s first rock star, the paper said.
Facebook will go the IPO route when it “makes the most sense,” Chris Hughes, its co-founder told CNBC Wednesday.
One investment research firm thinks so. With strong options activity and shares surging, the "Fast Money" team weighs in.
It’s certainly up there these days. Cramer goes one-on-one with Jabil Circuit CEO Tim Main.
Adobe CFO Mark Garrett told CNBC Wednesday that Apple’s ban of the Adobe Flash player from its products doesn’t impact Adobe's revenue.
Signs you’re an old fogey: You still watch movies on a VCR, listen to vinyl records and shoot photos on film. And you enjoy using e-mail. The New York Times reports.
Cramer explains how the bears griping could actually help your portfolio in the long run.
Google TV has just enacted its first programming cancellation. The New York Times reports.
None of the big firms are following this dividend-paying stock, but Cramer thinks it's worth a look.
Whether it's restaurants, software, retail or autos, these are the quarters to watch.
The U.S. Navy's intranet is a massive network, second in size only to the internet itself. It serves 700,000 sailors, Marines, and civilians on 400,000 computers in 620 locations. But critics say the system, called the Navy Marine Corps Intranet is slow and expensive.
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With backings by Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres and just about every gift guide the media has written, Kinect for the Xbox 360 has become the “must have” gift of the 2010 holiday season.
Guidance is the ultimate game of connecting the dots to get the real picture. Just look at Best Buy. The company cut guidance for fiscal 2011 to a range of $3.20 to $3.40 a share. Very important to note: That includes 12 cents from year-to-date share repurchases.
A hacker attack on a company’s Web site can be costly, but exactly how much money it takes to repel and recover from a malicious strike is rarely disclosed by besieged companies. The New York Times reports.
This morning I got an interesting reply tweet from a friend: “Can you imagine someone saying in ’07, “In 3 years nobody will care about iPod sales.” And I realized that in some important ways, he has a point. Three years ago, when the iPhone was young, all eyes were on the iPod and the Mac. But here I’d like to make the case that investors should still care quite a bit about iPod sales.
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Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
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