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Across the country, state officials struggling with big budget shortfalls are trying to get Amazon.com to take on a role it does not want: tax collector, the New York Times reports.
Investors and startups here can't stop talking about cloud computing. With the explosion of the amount of data out there and growing demand to access that, both companies and consumers are turning to the cloud, an opportunity for a number of fast-growing startups.
If the world view changes (largely because of this) from deflation to inflation the logical reaction is to take money out of cash and bonds and put it to work in more risky assets like stocks, commodities and emerging markets.
Last night I went on Facebook, clicked to the "Dark Knight" fan page, and a few seconds and $3 worth of Facebook credits later I was watching the film, crisp and clear on my laptop. It was easy, and inherently social — I could share the experience with my friends or follow their suggestions to immediately watch the film.
A new series of “magical realms” stamps on sale from Tuesday features Harry Potter's main villain, Lord Voldemort, as well as the headmaster of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Albus Dumbledore. But are these just ways to squeeze a last drop of blood from the Philisopher's Stone?
On Thursday the S&P 500 sees it’s biggest percentage and point jump since December 1, 2010 and yet the stock that is its best performer (+202 percent!) over the last 52 weeks, does not participate in the rally: Netflix spacer (NFLX). It closed down half of a percent, adding to the steady, quiet decline that has chopped $40 (18 percent) off Netflix’s stock price in 12 trading days.
Cash-strapped states combined with the rapid advancement of e-books could spell the end to the public library over the next 10 years.
Investors can benefit from playing these contrarian plays, also known as "out on a limb" stocks, said Jeff Utz, managing director and U.S. equity products manager at Credit Suisse.
The oil markets seem to be calling the shots now, after investors on Tuesday shrugged off Bernanke's comments and a blow-out ISM manufacturing report.
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Stocks closed February on a strong note, leading to three consecutive months of gains, as all the major indices gained in the final minutes of trading. J&J and Verizon rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks traded mixed Monday, as blue chips advanced and small stocks slumped, yet the market was still on track to start the year with two straight months of gains. Johnson & Johnson and HP gained, while Intel fell.
The "Mad Money" host also suggests a derivatives play on the Nationwide deal.
Stocks pared gains but remained solidly higher after a mixed batch of economic news, and as oil prices eased from recent highs. 3M and Pfizer rose, while Intel fell.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Craig Berger, an analyst at FBR Capital Markets, reveals his best second-derivative plays on Apple.
On a day that saw red across the major U.S. indices, none was harder hit than the Nasdaq and it's no surprise tech high-flyers were among the biggest causalities.
Stocks tumbled as the unrest in Libya—and the cut-off in Libyan oil supplies—sent oil prices soaring and gave skittish investors a reason to sell stocks in a market that had climbed to multi-year highs. Alcoa and JPMorgan fell, while Kraft gained.
Stocks held steep losses into the close as the unrest in Libya sent oil prices soaring and gave skittish investors a reason to sell stocks in a market that had climbed to multi-year highs. Alcoa and Bank of America fell, hwile Kraft rose.
While Netflix is the 800-pound gorilla in the online-video streaming space, competition - from Amazon.com - is about to heat up.