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  • Apple vs. Tuition, Home, Gasoline & Gold     Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 5:19 PM ET

    Fast Money's Jon Najarian crunches the numbers to find out what your return on Apple stock would be compared to buying a home, tuition, gasoline or gold. Also, a preview of Apple's expected announcement of its new iPad tomorrow and its impact on Amazon, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup analyst. And low beta, high return picks, with Karen Finerman, Fast Money trader.

  • Apple's Next iPad May Be a 4G Game Changer Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 11:32 AM ET
    Boxes of the new Apple iPad 2 are stacked as it goes on sale at Apple Store

    Apple is betting a 4G-equipped iPad will tempt more U.S. consumers to pay extra to watch high-quality video on the go, and in turn, give Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc a revenue boost.

  • As New iPad Debut Nears, Some See Decline of PCs Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 7:07 PM ET
    Visitors try out various ebook readers on display.

    Apple CEO Timothy Cook predicts the day will come when tablet devices outsell traditional PCs. His forecast has backing from a growing number of analysts and veteran technology industry executives — making a changing of the guard a question of when, not if. The NYT reports.

  • The Wide Lens by Ron Adner

    In his new book, "The Wide lens", award winning Dartmouth professor Ron Adner argues that we’re blind to how vulnerable a great innovation is to other players in its ecosystem. He says we need to widen our lens to see the big picture to see how the rules of innovation success change. In this excerpt Adner takes a look at Sony's eReader.

  • We Want Yelp to Be the Amazon of Local: CEO Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 11:49 AM ET
    Yelp Inc., the site that lets users review everything from diners to dentists.

    Yelp CEO and co-founder Jeremy Stoppelman told CNBC he has a "grand vision" for his newly public company: to be the "Amazon of local" advertising and information.

  • Why Yahoo is the Dark Horse of Mobile Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 4:07 PM ET
    Yahoo Center

    You've probably heard that Yahoo's toast because it's nowhere in Mobile and Cloud, the two defining buzzwords in tech today.

  • Why Amazon Stock Should Fall 50 Percent: Greenberg Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 2:38 PM ET
    Amazon.com

    If Bob Olstein is right, within three years Amazon.com will trade at half its current price of $179.

  • MSFT Still Feels Cheap: Analyst     Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 12:08 PM ET

    Microsoft stock still has room to run, says Colin Gillis, analyst at BGC Financial, who has a "buy" rating on the stock with a $34 price target.

  • 10 Cash Rich Companies Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 4:26 PM ET
    Corporations hold cash for a variety of reasons, including timing the price of growth-related assets, running day-to-day operations, conducting acquisitions, holding for future investment or acting as a precaution against market uncertainty. If a company holds more cash or highly liquid assets as a large proportion of its total assets - and relative to its peers - investors may draw insight into the size and scope of a company’s future investments. To get an idea of the companies that are holdin

    To get an idea of the companies that are holding the most cash, the CNBC analytics team looked at cash and short term investments held by S&P 500 companies. Here's the list.

  • 4 Sectors Likely to Thrive With an Improving Economy Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 12:52 PM ET
    The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, Orlando, FL

    Just how strong is the U.S. economy right now? Good question.  Tough answer. We picked four specific segments of the consumer economy and are taking a look inside the stocks to find some answers. Hotels. Restaurants. Theme parks. Appliances.

  • S&P 500 Earnings: Financials Outperform Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 3:11 PM ET

    Compared to the same period a year ago, financial and utility companies have taken the lead, showing EPS growth above 17 percent, respectively.

  • HP, Dell Watch Rising China Labor Costs for Apple Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 11:29 PM ET
    Employees work on the assembly line at Hon Hai Group's Foxconn plant in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China.

    Hewlett-Packard and Dell are keeping a close eye on a big jump in wages for workers that assemble Apple's iPhone in China, and could be forced to nudge up prices for their own products if labor costs keep rising.

  • First Music, Now Films Caught in End of Obsolescence Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012 | 1:20 PM ET
    Box office

    It seems that the end of obsolescence is back for more blood. This time its unwary victim is the film industry.

  • Trademarks Take On New Importance in Internet Era Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012 | 12:02 PM ET
    Pretzel Crisps

    Brand experts and trademark lawyers say the value of simple, easily understood brand names has escalated in the Internet era because consumers are more likely to find such products while doing searches on the Web.

  • A number of hedge funds reported their holdings as of the end of the fourth quarter in 13F filings last week. Some stocks became battlefields as management judgment and oversight of accounting requirements came into question. TheStreet.com details some of these battleground stocks.

  • Retail's Changing. So Should You. Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012 | 10:15 AM ET
    retail sales

    Small retailers are in serious trouble. All over America, they have been pushed to the brink of extinction. The assault began with mall stores and continued with big-box super stores, but the final blow may come from aggressive Internet merchants.

  • Apple's Legal Woes in China Offer Hope to Rivals Monday, 20 Feb 2012 | 6:09 PM ET
    Apple iPad

    Apple's legal row over its iPad trademark in China creates a window of opportunity for rivals such as Lenovo Group and Samsung Electronics as they try to chip away at the U.S. firm's dominance of the potentially vast Chinese tablet market.

  • Amazon Stock Price Still Cheap, Steve Grasso Says Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 7:33 PM ET

    Amazon stock lagged Thursday, but trader Steve Grasso remained bullish on the online retail giant.

  • Amazon, The Laggard: Buy, Sell, or Hold?     Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 5:23 PM ET

    Amazon shares fell 5% on the heels of a Morgan Stanley downgrade. Is this a buying opportunity for investors? The Fast Money crew has the trade on the tech giant.

  • Dow, Nasdaq Finish at Multi-Year Highs Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 4:39 PM ET

    Stocks ended near session highs Thursday, with the Dow and Nasdaq logging multi-year highs, fueled by robust economic news and as the euro rebounded against the dollar following reports the euro zone central banks agreed to exchange their existing Greek bonds for new ones.