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"It's dangerous for investors merely to mimic what large investors are doing, because you're always going to be late," says one market pro. "That includes not just buying but, importantly, selling."
Amazon landed on the trader radar after Credit Suisse upgraded the e-tailer from Neutral to Outperform and set a price target of $270.
Worries about fuel prices are trumping concerns about unemployment for U.S. retailers, according to a BDO USA study. Unemployment had been a larger retailer concern since 2009.
Groupon might be up 17% today, but there are a lot of skeptics on the stock, reports CNBC's Seema Mody. Aaron Kessler, Raymond James senior internet analyst, also offers insight on the trending stock; and the FMHR crew share their trades on Amazon after Credit Suisse upgraded the stock to "outperform."
Should online retailers collect taxes from customers? Former Rep. William Delahunt, (D-MA) and Tom Stemberg, Highland Capital Partners, discuss the impact of lost revenue on local and state governments when consumers shop online.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's morning movers:
Given tech’s market leadership this year and the emerging comparisons to the crisis of several years ago, we rounded up the 10 best performance tech ETFs over the past three years.
It’s a bubble of optimism that drives innovation, creates jobs and represents everything that is right and great about America.
Pawngo is bringing the world's second-oldest profession into the future by making an online pawn shop.
AT&T dominated the social conversation at the International CTIA Wireless 2012 conference in New Orleans, according to the just-released rankings of the exclusive CNBC Social Conversation Index: Mobile Edition.
All of Rupert Murdoch’s scandals and legal woes aren’t hurting the company’s performance.
In the investing world, it's easy to think of companies — or individual stocks — rather than businesses as game changers, but a company's proprietary technology casts a big shadow, whether it is the number of outright imitators or the various subcontractors and/or partners.
Having wounded the publishing industry, slashed pricing in electronics and made the toy industry quiver, Amazon is taking on the high-end clothing business.
Here are 10 stocks that may benefit from Facebook’s IPO.
The driving force behind many of the relationships and rivalries that will play out in New Orleans? Long-Term Evolution, the 4G wireless standard. 2012 is shaping up to be the year when the carriers and smartphone makers put their best LTE efforts into the arena to triumph or fall.
When thinking of the smartphone and mobile device “ecosystem,” some of the first names that come to mind include Intel, Qualcomm, and Texas Instruments. However, one name that rarely ever gets mentioned and should be on the radar of value investors is Broadcom.
The "like" button on Facebook seems like a relatively clear way to express your support for something, but a federal judge says that doesn't mean clicking it is constitutionally protected speech.
New developments involving the Facebook IPO are triggering almost giddy excitement on the Street in anticipation of the offering.
Facebook is selling 180 million shares – the proceeds of which it will keep. Other stockholders will sell 157.4 million shares, and those proceeds will not go to Facebook.
Television used to be a fairly straightforward, one-way experience. Now technology is becoming more interactive and even making the viewer the remote.