Jordan Crook, writer at TechCrunch, says shareholders should remain patient with Amazon as it's "making a land-grab" to bring in future yields.» Read More
The "Fast Money" team digs into Amazon’s latest move in its battle over sales tax and how the consumer and other retailers may be affected.
Amazon.com wants to make a deal with Texas- the proposed offer would let customers in Texas off the hook of paying sales tax for the next 4.5 years and in exchange the company would bring 5,000 jobs, with David Strasser, Janney Montgomery Scott.
Amazon is offering to bring jobs to Texas but the state must promise not to charge a 6.25 percent sales tax, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Netflix just can't stay out of the spotlight-such is the plight of a company whose stock is up 106 percent in the past 12 months and whose technology could pose a major threat to satellite and cable TV operators, not to mention TV networks.
As we hit the road for family vacations this summer to reunite with relatives and old friends, we brace ourselves. There's always someone we're forced to see whom we can't stand. Maybe it's their politics, religion, lifestyle or hairstyle, but, inevitably, a heated debate blows up like lighter fluid around the backyard bbq.
As an individual company Dangdang is strong and "having very fast growth," Peggy Yu Yu, co-founder and executive chairwoman of E-Commerce China Dangdang, told CNBC Monday.
The “Mad Money” host reveals his “Game Plan” for the days to come.
Two tech initial public offerings that you may not have heard much about are now actively underway.
Adam Mansbach's "children's" book called "Go the F*** to Sleep" (without the asterisks) is #1 on Amazon. Now comes the audio version, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson.
Online-radio service Pandora priced its IPO at $16 a share, far higher than the expected range, as this latest round of Internet IPO mania continues.
Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a choppy session Monday, after another downgrade of Greece's credit rating offset gains from a flurry of M&A activity and as investors continued to worry over a slowing global recovery ahead of a handful of key economic news throughout the week.
US stock index futures signaled a largely flat open for stocks on Monday, after Wall Street ended down for the sixth week on Friday.
Amazon and Ebay, two of the biggest names in online retail, have staked out contrary positions in a debate over the taxation of US internet shopping, which enables many buyers to escape paying sales tax, reported the FT.
Calls outnumbered puts by more than 2 to 1 yesterday, another indication that the sentiment remains bullish.
“Groupon and the rest of the industry has grown so rapidly because, for the first time in history, merchants can leverage the Internet in scale,” says one analyst. “The deal commerce space is going to be massive.”
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today in San Francisco at the Moscone center. Chief Executive Steve Jobs is expected to deliver the keynote address at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET), and is expected to announce several new software offerings.
Some people will tell you that because the oddsmakers aren't expecting a new iPhone from Apple today, this Steve Jobs keynote isn't a very big deal. They're wrong. This is the most important Apple announcement in recent memory.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The most surprising thing about Groupon is not how much money it has lost. It’s that it expects investors to ignore the losses.