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Futures surged Monday amid hopes European leaders were exploring more drastic methods to bring Europe's debt crisis under control while consumers boosted retail sales over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Holiday Season 2011 got off to a roaring start with crowds of shoppers lining up at stores from Thanksgiving evening straight on through the morning on Black Friday, but retail executives remained cautious yet upbeat about the rest of the season.
At the Best Buy in Burbank, Calif., on Black Friday, TVs were certainly a hot seller but a variety of other items were also flying off the shelves, including videogame consoles and tablet computers.
Black Friday has historically been regarded as the day when retailers move from a loss into profit for the year. While the explanation no longer holds much relevance, this year the day after Thanksgiving could be critical for several major retailers.
Who has the biggest buzz this Black Friday? It looks like Wal-Mart Stores, Best Buy, Target, Amazon and Apple may have an edge, according to CNBC's Real-Time Retail Read.
Consumers just got yet another option for entertaining their kids with Disney movies. Disney just agreed to rent its movies on YouTube -- it will offer hundreds of films from Disney, Pixar, and DreamWorks Studios on YouTube starting today for between $1.99 and $3.99. The studio controls pricing and will receive the majority of revenue.
While BGC’s Colin Gillis thinks Amazon’s Kindle Fire can take share from Apple’s iPad this holiday shopping season, he doesn’t think it will do the stock any good.
Amazon is taking on Apple with the new Kindle Fire. Will it eat into iPad ales for the holidays? The Kindle Fire at $199 is an attractive price point, says Colin Gillis, BGC Partners.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has historically given investors something to be thankful for during the Thanksgiving week: money. Buying into what is known as the Thanksgiving Rally could earn you profits that make up for Black Friday shopping, according to TheStreet.
Despite the miserable headlines trader Joe Terranova says now's the time to increase positions in the stock market. How come?
Being young on Wall Street once meant having it all: style, smarts and too much money to spend wisely. Now, twenty-somethings in the finance industry are losing both cash and cachet, the New York Times reports.
Amid debt concerns in both the U.S. and Europe, Cramer explains what the bulls need to see happen for things to turn around.
One of the best ways to determine the direction of a stock is to look at the chart. And top analyst Carter Worth says Amazon doesn’t look so hot.
While the window for tech initial public offerings remained closed during the third quarter with just four venture-backed companies pursuing IPOs, the trend appears to have reversed in recent weeks.
Top Citi analyst Deb Wienswig says this retailer should definitely be on your radar as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing.
Research In Motion confirmed that it has received complaints from some users about new BlackBerry Bold models not turning on. The company said it's working on a software fix.
With declining categories such as GPS devices and computers, no new must-have videogame console, and little buzz beyond tablets as the next big must-have gadget, consumer electronics is poised to have a blue holiday.
Retailers are counting on shoppers to return to an old holiday tradition: buying gifts for themselves.
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster considers the possibility and whether Amazon could give Apple a run for its money.
Stocks eased off their worst levels, but still finished lower in another thin, volatile session Thursday as investors sifted through a handful of headlines from the euro zone and after the S&P breached a key technical level.