About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre» Read More
First there was the dot-com boom — now there’s the cloud explosion.
Sales are down 8 percent year-to-date from 2009’s disappointing numbers. Even the most optimistic analysts are now saying that the best investors can hope for is a flat year.
Much has been said and written recently about how to jump-start small businesses in the US, but the wildly popular e-commerce site Groupon seems to doing just that while giving consumers exactly what they want—discounts.
Happiness for me often comes in a box from Zappos. And like so many others who love shoes, Zappos the online retailer delivers my happiness in their distinct white boxes. Now the CEO of that company, Tony Hsieh is telling his, and his company’s, story in DELIVERING HAPPINESS: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose.
Cramer debunks a recent popular Wall Street Journal article.
Businesses are watching you—more than ever before. Newly-armed with analytics technology, retailers, search engines and social networks are all eager to turn data into profits.
The Mad Money host on Monday begged Washington to be more creative with the company’s coming IPO.
Tech stocks were among the worst performers this week. When will the sector see a turnaround—and should investors be buying on the dips? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and John Aiken, director of equity research at Majestic Research, shared their sector outlooks. (Part 2)
Tech stocks were among the worst performers this week. When will the sector see a turnaround—and should investors be buying on the dips? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and John Aiken, director of equity research at Majestic Research, shared their sector outlooks. (Part 1)
Hollywood loves an established fan-base, and that's exactly what the 9 million people who bought best-seller "Eat, Pray, Love" are.
Barnes & Noble has seen e-books cut into store traffic and profits and is now pushing its own reading device, the Nook, reports The New York Times.
The Kindle from Amazon.com is designed to let us do one thing very well: read. To survive, it must excel at this, not only by jostling to stay a nose ahead of other e-readers, but also by maintaining an enormous lead over the Apple iPad and its coming competitors.
If you think of college students as impulsive, you may need to rethink your view, at least when it comes to making back-to-school purchases. It seems, they are doing their homework. Faced with a limited back-to-school budget, college students are putting the bulk of their dollars toward must-have electronics items, even if that means scrimping in other areas.
Companies are trying to figure how to use technology to accelerate growth in their business. The sectors most likely to be affected include energy, health care, and consumer markets.
Google and Verizon, two leading players in Internet service and content, are nearing an agreement that could allow Verizon to speed some online content to Internet users more quickly if the content’s creators are willing to pay for the privilege.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The Mad Money host explains why the market is so resilient.
Can the market possibly continue to climb when P&G, Colgate and other giants suggest the consumer is cutting back?
Stocks ended lower Tuesday, led by consumer discretionary and materials, amid disappointment in the latest round of earnings and economic reports. Pfizer rose, but P&G fell.
Amid slow job creation, reduced housing activity and a dip in retail sales, many economists have downgraded expectations for the rest of the year. The NYT reports.