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With a crucial holiday approaching for video game makers, Reggie Fils-Aime, President and COO of Nintendo America, said he expects the close release dates of big-name titles "Call of Duty" and "Super Mario Bros. Wii," out Sunday, to revive the industry from its sales lag.
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This is the unofficial transcript of the CNBC Town Hall event Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great, taped Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Columbia University in New York City.
Microsoft's Bill Gates had some words of praise today for Steve Jobs, the CEO of arch-rival Apple, despite the blistering "Mac and PC" television ads that sharply, and humorously, criticize the new Windows 7 operating system. Here's another highlight from today's taping of CNBC's Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates answered questions from more than 700 cheering Columbia University students gathered in a campus auditorium for a 90-minute CNBC Town Hall event that will air at 9p ET tonight. Speaking of the severe problems last fall at the height of the crisis, Buffett said, "Our economy was sputtering" and "is still sputtering some."
Markets zigzagged on Thursday after a weak holiday outlook from Wal-Mart, a drop in jobless claims and big tech news. How should investors be positioned? Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, shared his market insight.
Apple Inc. has opened lots of stores over the past couple of years, but today's New York City event is a little different than most. That's because senior vice president Ron Johnson, Apple's retail guru, had some comments to share about the company's upcoming retail plans for 2010.
Weekly jobless claims are a big item for markets Thursday, but the earnings of retailers could ring up some early signals about the holiday season. Wal-Mart, the largest U.S. retailer, reports third quarter earnings ahead of the opening bell, as does department store chain Kohl's.
In its opening weekend, the Droid — Motorola's new smart phone — has sold nearly 100,000 units, and demand seems to be holding fairly steady.
Stocks are moving higher for the sixth day in a row and many investors are asking if is this rally is for real and does this market have legs? Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors and JJ Burns, president of JJ Burns & Company shared their market outlooks.
Markets opened higher on Wednesday as the dollar hit a new 15-month low after Federal Reserve reinforced the view that rates will remain low for some time. How should investors be positioned? Kevin Rendino, portfolio manager at BlackRock shared his market insights.
Different sectors are taking turns pushing stocks higher. Find out who’s waiting around the bend.
"There are no fundamentals right now that drive the market," says Joe Terranova, "It's all about technicals."
A weird thing is happening right now, and it borders on the dangerous. Companies want to merge, and partner, and collaborate, and they have lots of cash on the balance sheet, ready to do deals that may help jumpstart their businesses, light a fire under sluggish markets, increase efficiencies, and generate nice returns for their investors. Yet federal agencies in this country and abroad aren't merely getting more active when it comes to scrutinizing the deals, they're getting activist.
Nokia attracted upside options activity yesterday after industry figures showed that its smartphones are gaining international market share.
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