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Investors needed to get a sign from eBay that business may in fact be bottoming, and that message was delivered pretty clearly with the company's second quarter earnings report. While the company isn't quite out of the woods, there are pretty good signs that it continues to work its way through them.
Amazon.com says it is buying Zappos.com, an online shoe store, in a deal worth about $850 million.
For all the big changes, for all the big economic challenges facing the nation, for all the big bargain hunting going on both in stores and on the web, you'd think eBay would finally be breaking out of the doldrums that have faced this company for the past couple of years.
There was a time when most aspiring musicians had the same dream: to sign a deal with a major record label. Now, with the structure of the music business shifting radically, some industry iconoclasts are sidestepping the music giants and inventing new ways for artists to make and market their music — without ever signing a traditional recording contract.
It appears that Barnes & Noble has stepped up its fight in the small but highly competitive market for electronic books. Karen Finerman explains how to trade the sea change.
As many companies report better-than-expected second-quarter earnings, investors ask if the economy is finally on its way to a recovery. David Goerz, CIO of Highmark Capital and Ken Shreve, market commentator at Investor’s Business Daily shared their insights.
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Stock and options trading turned bullish on Netflix Monday, as investors positioned for the movie-rental company to rally this week.
I just landed in Sun Valley for the annual Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley. There are only a handful of private jets in the airport right now, but in just a few hours it'll be packed with jets whose tail numbers tell the story of some of the richest men in America.
Sales of new video game software are down 7 percent compared to 2008, according to the NPD Group. But a new study by Nielsen finds that used game sales are at an all time high.
The tiny town of Los Olivos, California is expecting a huge crush of visitors this holiday weekend as Michael Jackson's body is returned to Neverland. By one local estimate, 200,000 people could show up to try to make their way up the windy two-lane road to Jackson's estate.
The idea to scan books and make them available online is intriguing, and it seems could ultimately help a struggling industry. But the question remains whether it's dangerous to put one company in control of so much information.
How are the Fast Money traders gaming this market into the close? Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play today's market moving events.
Earlier this morning, the NASDAQ was up over 17% YTD, well ahead of the Dow (down ~3% YTD) and the S&P (up ~2% YTD). The relative value of the NASDAQ to the S&P 500 is now over 2.0 and has been hovering around 2.0 for the past couple of days. It actually closed a fraction above 2.0 on Friday for the first time since February 2001.
Yes, it's totally gruesome to think about how Michael Jackson's estate and others will benefit from the King of Pop's death, but it's inevitable.
As the world mourns Michael Jackson, the Fast Money team remembers the King of Pop as a businessman.
The web has become much more than merely a place to post feelings; it's an international global marketplace, and with social networking one of the hottest things going, we're seeing a convergence of financial and personal exchanges on an incredible level in the wake of Michael Jackson's death.
Best Buy has launched a trial program allowing video gamers to trade in their old titles for store credit. The big box retailer is the latest in a string of companies that is exploring ways to tap into the growing used game market, which currently is valued at between $2 billion to $3 billion annually.
Investors appear keen on remaining nimble during the last hours of Friday's trade. Will quadruple witching trigger a wild close?
The Nasdaq has just had one of its best starts to a year in the last decade. Need we say more? If so, here you go.