If you want to avoid falling prey to someone like Bernie Madoff, the first and most surprising rule you should adopt: Don't trust your neighbors' referral, or your friends'.
Technological advances can "empower some evil people," Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt told CNBC. But digital mistakes will make it "possible to track them down."
A young company called Upstart makes it possible to buy a share of someone's future income.
Forget Apple or Samsung. As the smartphone market continues to expand, the arms dealers that supply chips to the industry should win out.
On Wednesday, Microsoft confirmed the worst-kept secret in the video game world: It plans to unveil its next generation console on May 21.
CNBC's Stock Draft team shares its no. 1 pick.
Do Google searches translate into market predictions, with CNBC's Jane Wells and Bob Pisani.
Searches of financial terms on Google can be used to predict the direction of the stock market, according to an analysis of search engine behavior.
If you're young and not buying stocks, Cramer thinks you'll regret it.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Amazon.com's TV set-top box is a nonstarter, but the e-commerce story remains compelling, Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster says.
Not too long ago, Wall Street analysts were leapfrogging each other with lofty price forecasts for the stock. On Wednesday, those same analysts did an about face.
Amazon is known in the ad industry as the "sleeping giant" because it harbors a trove of unused consumer-spending data, but now it's awakening to the potential.
Apple may finally have Wall Street off its back, but now the question lingers, just what exactly is the company planning to do with its $145 billion cash hoard?
Steve Jobs' death, competition from Samsung, and failure to innovate have been blamed for Apple's stock plunge. The real reason may be much less obvious.
In at least a roundabout way, Apple's precipitous and rapid fall has been the stock market's gain.
In the latest sign that Twitter's advertising business is coming of age, it inked its first multi-year upfront ad commitment with ad giant Publicis' Starcom Media Vest.
Though the next 5 billion people who connect to the Internet will experience a better quality of life, technological advances can also "empower some evil people," Google's Eric Schmidt told CNBC.
Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, and Jared Cohen, the company's ideas director, discuss their new book on how technology will affect people's lives in the future, from terrorism and privacy to business security.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.