Microsoft has proven its potency in the cloud, and is one of three companies with the scale, resources, and know-how to dominate the market, CEO Satya Nadella told CNBC.» Read More
Consumers embrace cloud computing, a new battle over digital content, TV and the Intranet merge, and traditional publishing makes a comeback.
Market volatility never seems to end. And that's the cold hard fact that investors need to recognize; volatility will never end and it is a permanent part of the investment landscape. So how do you invest in this new environment? Having a perspective on macro events is an important foundational step.
The service wants to be the destination for all things music, pitting it against Apple's iTunes, Google's new music store and Amazon's MP3 store.
Shoppers may be snapping up Harry Potter box sets for stocking stuffers, but that's not enough to stop the dizzying decline in DVD sales.
Elvis Costello's website describes the price of a new limited-edition box set as "either a misprint or a satire." In an unusual step, the singer recommends that shoppers buy a less expensive Louis Armstrong compilation instead.
Stocks closed mixed Tuesday, with the Nasdaq ending lower and the S&P failing to end above a key technical level despite earlier optimism over a meeting of EU finance ministers and a better-than-expected consumer confidence report.
Futures edged higher Tuesday after an Italian bond auction which saw record yields but sold close to the top end of its targeted range, and ahead of another meeting of euro zone finance ministers under pressure to solve the debt crisis.
Don’t rush out to buy Monday’s big gainers, Cramer says. You don’t need excessive risk to get excessive reward.
Largest Internet retailer's operating margins a concern despite strong Black Friday results, Fast Money pros say.
If you didn't invest in retailer stocks before Black Friday, now may be the time to jump in, Rochdale Securities Senior Equity Analyst David Abella told CNBC Monday.
Discussing the surge in Kindle sales on Black Friday and the trade on Amazon, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst. Also, the Fast Money traders with the play on Corning.
Stocks finished sharply higher Monday after some euro zone optimism helped boost investor confidence and following robust retail sales over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Amazon.com is dominating today's online "Cyber Monday" buzz, according to our exclusive CNBC Real-Time Retail Read.
Futures surged Monday amid hopes European leaders were exploring more drastic methods to bring Europe's debt crisis under control while consumers boosted retail sales over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Holiday Season 2011 got off to a roaring start with crowds of shoppers lining up at stores from Thanksgiving evening straight on through the morning on Black Friday, but retail executives remained cautious yet upbeat about the rest of the season.
At the Best Buy in Burbank, Calif., on Black Friday, TVs were certainly a hot seller but a variety of other items were also flying off the shelves, including videogame consoles and tablet computers.
Black Friday has historically been regarded as the day when retailers move from a loss into profit for the year. While the explanation no longer holds much relevance, this year the day after Thanksgiving could be critical for several major retailers.
Who has the biggest buzz this Black Friday? It looks like Wal-Mart Stores, Best Buy, Target, Amazon and Apple may have an edge, according to CNBC's Real-Time Retail Read.
A look at raising Amazon's estimates based on Kindle Fire sales and pricing, with Kerry Rice, Needham & Co.
Consumers just got yet another option for entertaining their kids with Disney movies. Disney just agreed to rent its movies on YouTube -- it will offer hundreds of films from Disney, Pixar, and DreamWorks Studios on YouTube starting today for between $1.99 and $3.99. The studio controls pricing and will receive the majority of revenue.