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The video game industry was down 8 percent compared to the 2008 sales numbers, with sales of $19.7 billion. It was the first time since 2002 that video game companies as a whole have posted notable negative growth.
The move will put the manufacturer of products such as Tide detergent, Pampers diapers and Gillette shavers in direct competition with the some of its biggest customers, traditional retailers.
There’s a lot of value in the overall markets right now, said Bill Miller, chairman, CIO and portfolio manager at Legg Mason Capital Management. He shared his market strategy and stock picks with investors.
Following six days of consecutive gains since the start of 2010, stocks in the S&P 500 have posted an average gain of 3.6%. Here is a look at the best and worst performing stocks so far this year.
The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at fresh 15-month highs as shares of big manufacturers advanced on strong Chinese economic data, but the Nasdaq fell as tech shares succumbed to profit-taking.
Stocks are poised for solid gains at the start of trading Monday, following rallies in major markets in Asia and Europe.
A weaker-than expected jobs report spooked investors however it failed to send stocks tumbling. Instead money rotated into tech. Should you scoop up tech, too?
What investing theme does Cramer say is the "best" he's ever seen in his life? It's the mobile Internet theme, and it's the latest in his list of the most important investing themes of the year. The same theme he's been highlighting all week.
On Thursday the traders were closely watching the weakness in Google. If it breaks a critical level, they say, it could spark broad tech selling.
Stocks traded sideways on Wednesday as investors sought new trading opportunities. Where should you be putting money to work?
Seems like all things wireless will own CES this year - for example: Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard will unveil a tablet PC during tonight's keynote, and the race is on to release this device before Apple's tablet hits the market.
Now that Goldman Sachs has added 3M to its Conviction Buy list, where's the next opportunity in metals and miners?
For many people, media is no longer about ownership, but about access. And that means a shift is in order for the next generation of consumer electronics devices.
Imagine being able to access your library of all the movies and TV shows you've purchased from any platform or gadget. That's exactly what Disney wants its "Keychest" technology to do: to make a virtual library that you can access from anywhere, a reality.
Google’s expected unveiling on Tuesday of a rival to the iPhone is part of its careful plan to try to do what few other technology companies have done before: retain its leadership as computing shifts from one generation to the next. The New York Times reports.
The best sector of 2009 was technology, surging 70% since the March bottom, led by triple-digit gains out of companies like Apple, Google and Amazon.
Stocks looks set to start the last day of 2009 with a slight gain, although volume could be thin with many investors looking to pop the champagne corks early.
Experts on the street are looking ahead to 2010, with the big question looming of whether 2009's market rally can be replicated, or whether a major pullback is on the horizon.
These days, the studios are exploring a variety of burgeoning technologies – each with its pros and cons.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Texas Instruments and Sunoco popped while Aetna and Amazon dropped.