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March's payrolls were respectable, but not enough to support the robust growth the market wants, or frothy valuations.
Why investors can expect profits from Pandora, and what consumers will think of increased advertising, with Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Traders are watching to see if once high-flying Internet, social media and biotech names can stabilize or whether they will ensnare the broader market in a bigger downdraft.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
The market loves Pandora's growth story but it doesn't make money, says Dennis Berman Wall Street Journal business editor & columnist, weighing in on Pandora's market share, as consumer usage ticks up from a year ago. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.
Rocco Pendola, TheStreet.com columnist, looks at reasons Apple would buy music-streaming service Pandora.
Betting on technology companies proved to be a dangerous game in March as sharp stock declines burned some prominent hedge fund investors.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
A group of 24 such companies compiled by Credit Suisse has lost $63 billion in market value, or almost 19 percent, so far in March.
Emerging markets storm higher while small- and mid-cap stocks fall behind. Russell 2000 and Nasdaq at six-week lows.
The music-streaming service Spotify may file for an IPO this fall, Quartz reported.
Stocks could continue to be rocked as negative undercurrents converge ahead of quarter-end, and a decline in momentum names looks set to spread to the broader market.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
But don't be quick to invest in these newly public companies, Eric Jackson, founder of Ironfire Capital, told CNBC.
Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets lead internet analyst, says Facebook's management team is more proven and the valuations are a lot easier, although Twitter's business margins are already proven.
A growing number of Internet companies are set to raise prices to help offset rising costs. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, provides analysis on pricing power within the industry.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 20- A new smarpthone app developed by the Tribune Co will read aloud a personalized "playlist" of news articles along with weather and traffic updates, as the media organization looks for new ways to reach consumers.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 18- Pandora Media Inc will increase fees for its ad-free service by $1 a month to almost $5 a month in May, a move to cover the rising cost of licensing tunes that may annoy some longtime fans of the popular music-streaming service.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Apple is asking record labels for exclusive iTunes releases. The "Fast Money" traders take their positions.