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JCPenney's plan to take a $38.5 million stake in Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is "one of the first cards played in what will be a full hand of moves" by Chief Executive Ron Johnson, "to change the perception of the JCPenney brand," said Piper Jaffray retail analyst Jeff Klinefelter.
Consumers plan to spend considerably more this holiday, but not in the same way they have in years past, according to CNBC's survey.
The shopper of the future has arrived. Armed with a cell-phone, an internet connection and online coupons, a new class of shopper has emerged that is a political and economic breed apart from traditional shoppers.
J.C. Penney is buying a minority stake in Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia for $38.5 million, the latest move by the department store to revive its brand.
Futures were hugging the flatline Wednesday as investors took a breather following to days of gains to see if EU officials could come up with a plan to deal with the region's debt crisis during a summit at the end of the week.
Despite recession-like attitudes about the economy, the average American plans to spend more on gifts this year, up 22 percent from last year, CNBC's latest All-America Economic Survey reveals.
New data compiled by Canaccord Genuity analyst Mike Walkley suggests one smart phone may be pulling away from the pack.
Discussing Apple's positive comments on iPhone 4S sales and its impact on the stock, with Mike Walkley, Canaccord Genuity, and how to play it, with the Fast Money traders.
Apple's self checkout revolution may have seemed a bit crazy, but it's apparently working out.
If the stock market continues to climb, will gold continue to fall?
Is Microsoft beating Apple and Google to the punch in TV? Natali Morris, CNBC contributor, weighs in on the Xbox LIVE upgrade, and the Fast Money traders have the play on Microsoft, Apple, and Google.
Stocks fell from their best levels Monday following a report that all 17 euro zone nations were told their ratings will be put on downgrade watch by the S&P, but still logged a modest gain at the close.
Using research from Morningstar and S&P Capital IQ data, TheStreet.com has picked seven funds that could help investors get healthy returns with a minimal amount of risk to their capital along with a few of their top individual holdings.
There's yet another deal in cloud computing, with the Fast Money traders, and Christopher King, Stifel Nicolaus.
Isn't this press release from Microsoft the one we expected from Apple?
It can be a challenge to stay focused on work. However, it doesn’t take personal distractions to draw your attention away from what you’re supposed to be doing. The workplace has plenty of distractions of its own. Here are a few of the most common workplace distractions.
Futures jumped Monday as French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet ahead of a key summit and after Italy's new government unveiled austerity measures.
Selection to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame can be a boon for a musician’s career. But the lobbying for votes can become intense, the New York Times reports.
When virtual assistants like Apple’s Siri are used in public places, the results can be annoying, even creepy, to unwilling listeners, the New York Times reports.
Holiday sales have been a bright spot in an otherwise depressing economy. That means some stocks may outperform others when the final tally is registered at the end of this month.