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It's a big week for big media companies — Wall Street analysts are heading down to Florida for two high-profile conferences — Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse's.
Facebook, the social networking giant, is now valued at $65 billion and moving up 30 percent in the last six weeks, making it one of the most highly valued private companies out there today. This high valuation is a function of scarcity of shares that has created a supply, demand imbalance, according to one venture capitalist.
On Thursday the S&P 500 sees it’s biggest percentage and point jump since December 1, 2010 and yet the stock that is its best performer (+202 percent!) over the last 52 weeks, does not participate in the rally: Netflix spacer (NFLX). It closed down half of a percent, adding to the steady, quiet decline that has chopped $40 (18 percent) off Netflix’s stock price in 12 trading days.
This week Google declared a war for display ads, the next online goldmine. Neal Mohan, VP for product management said the company has 1,000 engineers around the world working to make the display ad market simple and easy, to draw more ad dollars.
Smartphones have absolutely crashed the mobile gaming industry party since the iPhone came onto the scene in 2007 – can Nintendo answer?
The dollar's dominance in the world will diminish, due to increased pressure from emerging markets to slow their economies over the next 18 months, Ray Dalio, founder & CIO of Bridgewater Associates told CNBC.
Apple is expected to unveil the next-generation iPad in San Francisco today – a thinner, lighter device with cameras for videoconferencing and possibly a faster Apple-designed A5 chip.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
The oil markets seem to be calling the shots now, after investors on Tuesday shrugged off Bernanke's comments and a blow-out ISM manufacturing report.
Despite the recent correction, markets will still end the year higher, said Art Nunes, CIO at Northwest Asset Management and Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at T3live.com.
Stocks closed February on a strong note, leading to three consecutive months of gains, as all the major indices gained in the final minutes of trading. J&J and Verizon rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks traded mixed Monday, as blue chips advanced and small stocks slumped, yet the market was still on track to start the year with two straight months of gains. Johnson & Johnson and HP gained, while Intel fell.
Stocks pared gains but remained solidly higher after a mixed batch of economic news, and as oil prices eased from recent highs. 3M and Pfizer rose, while Intel fell.
A purchase would give Activision a wider collection of hits, while Take-Two would benefit from Activision's deep pockets. But there are hitches.
Forget Twitter and Facebook. Forget outspoken Google spacer Exec Wael Ghonim. If you want to know who should get credit for the sudden surge towards democracy in the Middle East, send a ‘Thank You’ note to Ben Bernanke.
It’s an old pattern by now. Phase 1: Apple introduces some new gadget. The bloggers and the industry tell us why it’ll fail. Phase 2: It goes on sale. The public goes nuts for it. Phase 3: Every company and its brother gets to work on a copycat.
Beijing’s push for innovation have encouraged the rise of domestic players, arguably at the expense of foreign ones. A CNBC contributor tells us what China needs to do to retain foreign investment.
A new report out of Goldman Sachs reveals the top holdings of top hedgies. If the smart money plays these names, shouldn't you?
The company reported revenue that was lower than expected and trimmed its full-year outlook, and its shares dropped sharply in late trading Tuesday.
For many sporting and music fans, live events are a must. But rising ticket prices and a fragile economic recovery have made attending live events prohibitively expensive for some. Saturday is NASCAR's coveted Daytona 500 but if you want to go, the access comes at a hefty price.