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Stocks were heading to the best results for a week before Labor day since 2006 after a series of economic reports gave investors reason to think the U.S. economy is beginning to turn around. JP Morgan rose and McDonald's fell.
Apple might have shined its spotlight Wednesday on Apple TV and the new iPods, but at the same time, it had a clear message for the video game industry: We’re coming for you.
Stocks held gains after investors digested August jobs data that was largely better than expected, but still offered reason for concern, and news that service sector activity grew less than forecast. Verizon and AT&T fell, Caterpillar rose.
U.S. employment fell in August, but the decline was far less than expected and private payrolls growth surprised on the upside, easing pressure on the Federal Reserve to prop up growth. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his insights on the report. (UPDATED)
I've covering the growing business of tribute bands this week, as musicians who cover classic rock 'n' roll songs discover how to fill the void on iTunes for acts who don't allow digital downloads of their music. Is it legal?
Go to almost any park this Labor Day weekend and you might run into a band covering some of the most famous songs in rock 'n' roll. Tribute bands have multiplied, as original bands have stopped touring, or started charging too much for tickets.
I have signed up for Apple's new music social network, Ping. And I am officially unimpressed.
The two companies describe the deal as "long term" and wide ranging," which means more content on more platforms. It also means more money for Disney, which for the first time secured payment from Time Warner Cable for its owned and operated local broadcast channels.
For shareholders anyway. Cramer explains why you can’t expect a cool gadget to translate into investment returns.
Why settle for $5 when you could earn $50?
Stocks ended higher for a third session a day before investors get a better glimpse of the economy's health in the August jobs report. Alcoa rose, Merck fell.
Stocks extended gains Thursday afternoon, although were still up modestly, amid subdued trading ahead of the August jobs report on Friday. Home Depot rose, American Express fell.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
The "Fast Money" traders offered even more plays on Apple after the tech giant revealed a successor to Apple TV and new line of iPods Wednesday.
She is a highly regarded analyst on Wall Street. What Heather Bellini now sees in Microsoft.
Both the Dow and S&P surged higher Wednesday with chatter on Wall Street suggesting stocks may have put in a bottom. How should you position, now?
Stocks began September by soaring more than 2.5 percent after strong U.S. and Chinese manufacturing reports relieved some of the mounting worries over the global economy. Bank of America and Caterpillar rose.
Steve Jobs announcements today about Apple's new iPods and streaming TV rentals through a new Apple TV will have ripples throughout the entertainment industry.
This is a live blog from the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, CA, where Apple's CEO Steve Jobs and his team are readying for what has become an annual fall event – Apple's September briefing.
Apple is hosting a music-themed event that is likely to yield updated iPods, though the event is in the very early going and the company has revealed little yet.