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U.S. stock index futures continued to fall sharply ahead of the open Tuesday after an index of home prices fell unexpectedly and as fear of contagion from the European debt crisis continued to rattle investors.
Google is near a deal to acquire Groupon, the pioneering online discounter, for as much as $6 billion, people with direct knowledge of the matter told DealBook on Monday.
The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.
Techs or pharmeceuticals — which is the better buy for investors? Uri Landesman, president of Platinum Partners and Philip Tasho, CEO and CIO at Tamro Capital shared their insights.
The pace at a big company is far slower than at a start-up, a difference that matters to the entrepreneurial spirit, the New York Times reports.
Attention online shoppers: you really can save money on Cyber Monday. Although some have criticized the key shopping-day concept as being completely contrived—after all, the term was coined by the industry’s trade group—Cyber Monday has evolved into quite the sales event. A look at the how the deals will shake out throughout the holiday season.
This holiday season Groupon's business is set to explode. As shoppers hunt for deals, social coupon sites offer a unique appeal: fifty percent plus discounts, limited quantity and limited time offers to create an air of exclusivity and incentive to buy now.
What are you giving thanks for this year?
US stocks added to gains Wednesday after several economic reports — jobless claims and consumer sentiment — seemed to indicate an improving economy. Ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend, Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Sevices, offered CNBC his market insights.
The turducken has long been a Thanksgiving punchline, thanks to John Madden, but it's a very real, very tasty alternative to the traditional turkey. Here, all your most-pressing questions are answered about this triple threat of Thanksgiving meat.
If you're an investor in for-profit schools, note this heads-up: Profit margins are likely headed down—and not by a small amount.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, hot deals and hot gifts, those were the topics of my latest round of radio and television interviews.
Investors are wondering which retailer could be the next takeover target, given J. Crew Group said Tuesday it will be taken private. The traders weigh in.
As Viacom joins the growing ranks of content providers blocking access from the Google TV set-top box, there is now less and less programming to watch on the device ahead of the critical holiday season.
With Netflix more than 200% higher ytd, when will this trade crash and burn? Oprah Winfrey may be waving you out, right now.
Odds are you’re going to buy or receive a gadget this holiday season. Consumer electronics are always one of the top gift items in December, but the rush to get the latest gadget sometimes prevents people from thinking things through completely. Here are a few easy tricks that make electronics shopping—and the early days of owning these devices—a bit more bearable.
Insider selling has officially hit record levels, and the corporate dumping of stock isn't just in S&P 500 companies. Last week's insider selling hit an all-time weekly record of $4.5 billion, according to an insider tracking company. ...A report from TheStreet.
Stocks closed modestly higher after rising in the last minutes of trading Friday to end relatively flat for the week. Disney and Boeing fell, while HP rose.
Stocks were slightly higher heading into the close of trading Friday, but the late-session boost may not be enough to push the markets higher for the week. Disney and Boeing fell, while HP rose.
Black Friday weekend, the Super Bowl of the holiday shopping season, is upon us. But in the frenzy of the weekend, it's easy to fall into some common traps. Here’s a primer on which pitfalls to avoid and tips on how to snag the best deals.