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Shares of the following companies are showing unusual moves in Wednesday's trading session.
Insight on why he cut his price target for Amazon after the online retailer's Q4 results, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst.
The online retail giant reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations, but its revenue fell short of forecasts, sending its shares lower.
US stock index futures indicated a sharply higher open for Wall Street, with spirits lifted by a possible announcement of an IPO by Facebook and ahead of various data on unemployment.
Take a look at some of Wednesday morning's early movers:
Insight on why Amazon's estimates fell short of Street expectations, with Anthony DiClemente, Barclays Capital internet/media analyst, who also discusses that Amazon's guidance for Q1 is below consensus. DiClemente says Amazon's customer service and loyalty moves may be hurting its bottom line.
European stocks were called to open higher on Wednesday tracking Asia overnight where shares rose on better-than-expected manufacturing data out of China.
Karen Finerman thinks a shift is underway in the market. And Amazon's lofty P/E is about to become a big problem.
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Breaking down the numbers on Amazon's Q4 earnings, and how to trade it, with the Fast Money traders.
Stocks came off their worst levels but still finished narrowly mixed Tuesday, after a handful of disappointing economic news weighed on the market. Despite the session's lackluster performance, the Dow and S&P are still posted their best January since 1997. In addition, all three major averages logged their best monthly gains since October.
Why the Kindle won't fire up profits at Amazon, at least not in the near term, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Stocks cut most of their earlier losses, but still finished in negative territory Monday as ongoing worries over the euro zone debt crisis kept investors from fully jumping in.
Two momentum names. Two key earnings events. But that’s where the similarities end from last Friday’s Options Action.
Inside the great publishing houses — grand names like Macmillan, Penguin and Random House — there is a sense of unease about the long-term fate of Barnes & Noble, the last major bookstore chain standing, the New York Times reports.
The "Mad Money" host outlines his "Game Plan.'
Shareholders big and small may cheer the flurry of recent spin-offs, but in some cases divestitures can be a sugar high that comes at the expense of long-term earnings.
Residents are supposed to declare and pay sales tax on goods they buy from out-of-state retailers, but few do, which deprives states of tax revenue and gives Internet retailers an advantage over physical stores. Caught in the crossfire of the nationwide fight are a large but rarely examined part of the Internet economy, affiliate marketers.
The Internet is more resilient to the economic downturn than other industries, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google told CNBC in Davos on Thursday, and it will continue to create opportunities for “alarmingly interesting” things1st paragraph of story should go here
In the last decade, Apple has become one of the mightiest, richest and most successful companies in the world, in part by mastering global manufacturing. However, the workers assembling iPhones, iPads and other devices often labor in onerous work environments, with serious — sometimes deadly — safety problems. The NYT reports.