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The “Mad Money” host opens his “Mad Mail” and answers some of your questions.
Thursday’s recovery from EU debt crisis puts focus back on fundamentals
Aw, yeah, a day after Rick Perry’s big gaffe on the CNBC GOP debate, some YouTube mix master has already uploaded a remix!
Moibile payment companies such as Square are creating new opportunities for small businesses. The field is growing rapidly, as players such as Google get into the mix.
Larry Page, Google’s chief executive, so hates wasting time at meetings that he once dumped his secretary to avoid being scheduled for them. He does not much like e-mail either—even his own Gmail—saying the tedious back-and-forth takes too long to solve problems., the New York Times reports.
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You can bet a slew of Facebook employees are spending a lot of time pouring over a new bill in the Senate. The big question: will proposed legislation to amend a rule forcing companies to disclose financial data once they top 500 shareholders allow Facebook to delay its IPO? Will this remove the pressure for an IPO we've seen on startups like Zynga and Groupon? Meanwhile platforms for trading private company shares are celebrating.
Jim Cramer looks at Google's charts to find out.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer turns a technical eye on Google, with a look at the charts, as interpreted by Tim Collins, TheStreet.com technician.
Scores of CEOs depart the corner office with huge exit packages. But recent big-dollar deals are raising eyebrows even among those accustomed to oversized payouts, USA Today reports.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Nearly half of the companies in the S&P 500 raised dividend payments so far this year, a 38 percent increase from 2010. At the current level, about 77 percent of the index components, or 393, pay a dividend.
Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage of the Internet sector and picked Google and Amazon as two stocks with "sustainable competitive advantages and strong growth potential" in a research report released on Friday.
the New York Times reports.
Never before has there been a time in American history when consumers have demanded that brands be aligned with their values and ideals.
Groupon stock may pop after the IPO, but the company faces a host of challenges beyond the accounting issues that forced the company to re-issue its S-1. Competitors, deal fatigue, customer annoyance and small business frustration are all taking their toll on the company. In the third quarter growth of the number of Groupons sold slowed to just one percent. Back in Q4 of 2010 the growth rate of Groupons sold was 97 percent, according to industry tracker Yipit.
According to the latest IPO valuation, online coupon purveyor Groupon is worth more than half the S&P 500 index, which one trader called "ludicrous."
People often joke about how much waiting for the cable guy and other service people is costing them — in time and billable hours. Well now, someone has actually done the math.
There's a lot of investor optimism as well as some "question marks" about daily deal website Groupon's initial public offering later Thursday, Evercore Partners analyst Ken Sena told CNBC.
AOL stock is flying higher today on stronger-than-expected 8 percent global advertising growth. I snagged CEO Tim Armstrong in a 'First on CNBC" interview to hear his strategy to turn the company around.