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Stocks cut most of their earlier losses, but still finished in negative territory Monday as ongoing worries over the euro zone debt crisis kept investors from fully jumping in.
Two momentum names. Two key earnings events. But that’s where the similarities end from last Friday’s Options Action.
Inside the great publishing houses — grand names like Macmillan, Penguin and Random House — there is a sense of unease about the long-term fate of Barnes & Noble, the last major bookstore chain standing, the New York Times reports.
The "Mad Money" host outlines his "Game Plan.'
Shareholders big and small may cheer the flurry of recent spin-offs, but in some cases divestitures can be a sugar high that comes at the expense of long-term earnings.
Residents are supposed to declare and pay sales tax on goods they buy from out-of-state retailers, but few do, which deprives states of tax revenue and gives Internet retailers an advantage over physical stores. Caught in the crossfire of the nationwide fight are a large but rarely examined part of the Internet economy, affiliate marketers.
The Internet is more resilient to the economic downturn than other industries, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google told CNBC in Davos on Thursday, and it will continue to create opportunities for “alarmingly interesting” things1st paragraph of story should go here
In the last decade, Apple has become one of the mightiest, richest and most successful companies in the world, in part by mastering global manufacturing. However, the workers assembling iPhones, iPads and other devices often labor in onerous work environments, with serious — sometimes deadly — safety problems. The NYT reports.
It’s been a roller coaster ride for Netflix and now the stock is speeding north after hours on better-than expected fourth quarter results.
Throughout the financial crisis, large debt loads weighed on company balance sheets and had serious implications for many firms. Others are debt free and cash rich...like these 15 companies.
Europe is considering a sweeping new law that would force Internet companies like Amazon.com and Facebook to obtain explicit consent from consumers about the use of their personal data, delete that data forever at the consumer’s request and face fines for failing to comply. The New York Times reports
On the eve of Apple’s fiscal first quarter earnings release, to be delivered on Tuesday, one analyst is bullish on the tech company’s stock and anticipates further growth from its iPad and iPhone products.
In the Age of the Platform, companies that constantly reinvent themselves lead the pack. Here are six things to learn from the big guys.
RIM's falling stock shows that investors are realizing "this is a bit of shuffling the chairs on the Titanic," Robert W. Baird senior analyst William Power told CNBC Monday, the day the company announced changes in the C-Suite.
With the new year we thought it might make sense to outline our major themes for 2012.
Apple once bragged that its products were made in America. But it has since moved most its massive manufacturing operation overseas, raising questions about what corporate America owes Americans.
If one technology strategist is correct, IBM, Intel and Microsoft will be the leaders of a new economy 10 years from now.
The software giant reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue that met forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares higher in extended trading.
The word "multichannel" is tied to a concept of retailers operating in multiple channels. But one message ran loud and clear at the National Retail Federation Conference in New York this week — that's not enough.
SecondMarket gave CNBC a first look at its 2011 trading results of private company shares and social media continues to be hotter than ever.