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It's a time honored tradition in the investment community to tell investors to "hang in there, you're a long-term investor". While there is an element of truth to this statement, it is not particularly comforting when markets are volatile in the short term environment. The consternation that investors feel when portfolios fluctuate is palpable.
Larry Page, Google’s chief executive, so hates wasting time at meetings that he once dumped his secretary to avoid being scheduled for them. He does not much like e-mail either—even his own Gmail—saying the tedious back-and-forth takes too long to solve problems., the New York Times reports.
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You can bet a slew of Facebook employees are spending a lot of time pouring over a new bill in the Senate. The big question: will proposed legislation to amend a rule forcing companies to disclose financial data once they top 500 shareholders allow Facebook to delay its IPO? Will this remove the pressure for an IPO we've seen on startups like Zynga and Groupon? Meanwhile platforms for trading private company shares are celebrating.
Despite some headwinds, this Internet company is “impressive”, says Citigroup analyst Mark Mahaney.
CNBC's Jon Fortt explains why the battle for e-readers is heating up.
Stocks rebounded to close near session highs in a volatile session Monday, but gains were limited as investors continued to monitor headlines from the euro zone.
Nearly half of the companies in the S&P 500 raised dividend payments so far this year, a 38 percent increase from 2010. At the current level, about 77 percent of the index components, or 393, pay a dividend.
Best Buy's plan to pay $1.3 billion to buy out its British partner in a mobile phone venture and close 11 UK stores was "the right decision," JPMorgan senior retail analyst Chris Horvers told CNBC Monday.
In the battle of electronic book readers, the winner gives the most choice to consumers, Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch told CNBC Monday. That makes Nook better than Amazon's e-reader, the Kindle, he said.
Will Barnes & Noble's Nook take a bite out of the fast growing tablet market? An outlook on the competition and an overview of the new e-reader, with Brian Cooley, CNET.com.
Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage of the Internet sector and picked Google and Amazon as two stocks with "sustainable competitive advantages and strong growth potential" in a research report released on Friday.
Groupon stock may pop after the IPO, but the company faces a host of challenges beyond the accounting issues that forced the company to re-issue its S-1. Competitors, deal fatigue, customer annoyance and small business frustration are all taking their toll on the company. In the third quarter growth of the number of Groupons sold slowed to just one percent. Back in Q4 of 2010 the growth rate of Groupons sold was 97 percent, according to industry tracker Yipit.
People often joke about how much waiting for the cable guy and other service people is costing them — in time and billable hours. Well now, someone has actually done the math.
There's a lot of investor optimism as well as some "question marks" about daily deal website Groupon's initial public offering later Thursday, Evercore Partners analyst Ken Sena told CNBC.
We’ve gathered up 10 of the best apps to help you save money this holiday season. All the apps listed here are free and widely available across multiple smartphone platforms, such as iOS and Android.
Futures extended their gains in volatile pre-market trading Thursday after the ECB unexpectedly cut its interest rate and following talks the Greek government might collapse, thus avoiding a referendum on its euro zone membership and easing concerns about an imminent default.
Seventy-one percent of the 371 S&P 500 companies that reported third-quarter earnings so far this season have surpassed estimates, while nineteen percent have missed and eleven percent have matched.
Chinese Internet IPOs like to analogize themselves to successful U.S. companies, but that doesn't make it true.
Sun worshippers were miserable and snow bunnies ecstatic, but what should an investor make of the early snow storm?