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  • FedEx details major cost-cutting plan Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 4:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- FedEx Corp., the world's second-largest package delivery company, on Wednesday detailed its plan to boost profit by $1.7 billion annually by shedding jobs, aircraft and underused assets. FedEx aims to reach that goal within three years through cost cuts and efficiency improvements.

  • S&P Logs 4-Day Loss on Global Growth Fears Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 4:20 PM ET
    NYSE traders

    Stocks finished near session lows Wednesday, with the Dow logging another triple-digit loss, pressured by a tepid start to earnings season and worries over the sluggish global economic growth.

  • Teens Lovin' Apple Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 2:30 PM ET
    Teens Lovin' Apple

    If you didn't already know that Apple products were popular among teens, now we have numbers to prove it. Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, weighs in.

  • Correction: iTunes-Music-Top 10 story Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 2:08 PM ET

    In a story Oct. 9 about the iTunes-Music-Top 10 list, The Associated Press reported erroneously the No. 3 song. iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Oct. 8, 2012. 6. "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," Taylor Swift.

  • How Much For a Mini iPad? Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 1:58 PM ET
    iPad Mini

    If we do get an iPad mini from Apple later this month, how much should it cost? CNBC's Jon Fortt explores what price point makes the most sense.

  • Microsoft: More Like Apple? Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 1:05 PM ET
    Microsoft: More Like Apple?

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told shareholders he wants to pivot the company into being more like Apple. Spencer Ante, The Wall Street Journal, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss.

  • Do Too Many People Own Too Much Apple Stock? Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:48 PM ET
    Apple

    Ignoring time-tested financial advice to diversify, many investors figure Apple is their ticket to a fortune. So far, so good, but many past hopefuls have failed. USA Today reports.

  • 15 Surprising Global Technology Cities Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:33 PM ET
    Founder's House, an invitation-only incubator that opened in Copenhagen last year, is the stuff of entrepreneur dreams. Funding isn't required, but drive is. In return, founders get a startup-friendly environment where they can mingle with other entrepreneurs, each learning from the other's skills. The chief hurdles for the city are a general lack of venture capital and a lack of tax incentives like some other cities.

    As technology becomes more ubiquitous, more countries are wooing tech companies and startups to set up shop in their burgeoning tech centers.

  • E-Commerce War: Amazon vs. Wal-Mart Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:15 PM ET
    E-Commerce War: Amazon vs. Wal-Mart

    Wal-Mart takes on Amazon in online same-day delivery, with the FMHR traders. Meanwhile Jeff Sonnenfeld, former professor at Harvard Business School, grades Apple CEO Tim Cook.

  • Can Wal-Mart Take on Amazon? Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:44 AM ET
    Walmart

    Joe Feldman of the Telsey Advisory Group came away from Wal-Mart’s annual analyst and investor meeting enthusiastic about the stock and its plans to offer same-day shipping.

  • Closet Indexing & Apple Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:34 AM ET
    Closet Indexing & Apple

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky explains how most growth funds are now index-weighted in the tech giant.

  • iPad Mini: Friend or Foe For Investors? Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:16 AM ET
    iPad Mini: Friend or Foe For Investors?

    Debating whether Apple's new tablet will negatively impact the stock, with Lance Ulanoff, Mashable editor-in-chief, and Rocco Pendola, TheStreet.com contributor.

  • Microsoft Trims Ballmer's Bonus Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 11:02 AM ET
    Microsoft Trims Ballmer's Bonus

    Discussing the culture of Microsoft and whether the tech giant is becoming more like Apple, with Robert Kaplan, Harvard Business School professor.

  • Why Apple's Stock Is Dropping Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 10:39 AM ET

    Suddenly, you don't hear everyone agreeing that Apple's obviously going to $1,000 or on its way to becoming the first $1 trillion company anymore. So, what's going on?

  • Investors get 1st look at big FedEx cost cut plan Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 8:46 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- Investors are driving up shares of FedEx Corp. after the world's second-largest package delivery company promised to boost profits by shedding jobs, aircraft and underused assets. FedEx plans to boost profit by $1.7 billion within three years. Express is where FedEx got its start in 1971, and is still the company's biggest segment by far.

  • Groupon eyes restaurants with nationwide POS offering Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 7:15 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10- Groupon Inc launched a point-of-sale service called Breadcrumb across the United States on Wednesday as the world's largest daily deal company tries to win more restaurants as clients. Groupon acquired the business in May. Groupon is a pioneer in daily deals, which are heavily discounted online offers for local services.

  • Samsung says to launch Galaxy S Mini phone in Europe Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 5:55 AM ET

    SEOUL, Oct 10- Samsung Electronics Co plans to unveil a smaller version of its popular Galaxy S III flagship smartphone in Europe on Thursday, the head of Samsung's mobile business said, raising competition against Apple Inc's.

  • *SK Hynix slides after peer Intel's downgrade. SEOUL, Oct 10- South Korean shares retreated, led by a slump for Samsung Electronics following brokerage downgrades of Intel that sparked a sell-off of U.S. technology firms overnight.

  • White, silver are top vehicle colors in 2012 Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:02 AM ET

    White is the most popular color for the second year in a row after overtaking silver in 2011. The annual rankings are compiled by automotive paint supplier PPG Industries Inc., a Pittsburgh- based company that provides paints to General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co., BMW AG and others. By comparison, 19 percent of midsize cars made in North America are white.

  • US Is an Investor's Paradise: Pro Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:50 PM ET
    US Is an Investor's Paradise: Pro

    Bill Smead, CEO & CIO, Smead Capital Management explains why his fund focuses on domestically oriented companies & what stocks are resilient to the deceleration in China's economy.