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Consumers just got yet another option for entertaining their kids with Disney movies. Disney just agreed to rent its movies on YouTube -- it will offer hundreds of films from Disney, Pixar, and DreamWorks Studios on YouTube starting today for between $1.99 and $3.99. The studio controls pricing and will receive the majority of revenue.
While BGC’s Colin Gillis thinks Amazon’s Kindle Fire can take share from Apple’s iPad this holiday shopping season, he doesn’t think it will do the stock any good.
Amazon is taking on Apple with the new Kindle Fire. Will it eat into iPad ales for the holidays? The Kindle Fire at $199 is an attractive price point, says Colin Gillis, BGC Partners.
Innovators question the status quo, observe like anthropologists, network for new ideas, and experiment. In short, innovators consistently act differently to think differently.
Some demonstrators are planning to occupy retailers on Black Friday to protest "the business that are in the pockets of Wall Street."
Amid debt concerns in both the U.S. and Europe, Cramer explains what the bulls need to see happen for things to turn around.
One of the best ways to determine the direction of a stock is to look at the chart. And top analyst Carter Worth says Amazon doesn’t look so hot.
Wall Street suffered through another brutal selloff Monday, with investors heading for the exits ahead of Thanksgiving as both the U.S. and Europe struggled to deal with their burgeoning debt crises.
While the window for tech initial public offerings remained closed during the third quarter with just four venture-backed companies pursuing IPOs, the trend appears to have reversed in recent weeks.
Ken Hemauer, co-portfolio manager at Baird Midcap Fund, sees four stocks that will profit from Black Friday and beyond despite the expected weakness in overall retail sales.
Daily deal website LivingSocial aims to announce it has raised a new round of private capital early next week, according to sources familiar with the matter, a move that could be seen as a near-term substitute for an initial public offering.
For the first time in roughly a century — since the transition from the one-room schoolhouse to the classroom- and age-based school — a dramatic change in the basic way we structure our educational system is afoot.
With declining categories such as GPS devices and computers, no new must-have videogame console, and little buzz beyond tablets as the next big must-have gadget, consumer electronics is poised to have a blue holiday.
Retailers are counting on shoppers to return to an old holiday tradition: buying gifts for themselves.
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster considers the possibility and whether Amazon could give Apple a run for its money.
Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, discusses the lackluster performance in Amazon stock and whether its smartphone will be able to compete with Apple. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in on Hewlett-Packard's new board member, Ralph Whitworth.
Now that Amazon has launched the Kindle Fire —which is virtually assured to be the bestselling Android tablet of the year — there's a new rumor afloat: That Amazon is building a phone.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
As expected, Google unveiled its Music store and the expansion of its cloud service—it's pulling out all the stops to compete with the leader, Apple's iTunes. Google has three of the four music labels on board—Sony, Universal, and EMI—all but Warner Music. Now consumers will be able to purchase millions of songs via music.google.com and through the Android market, with 90 second free previews.
Traders have already bid Amazon higher jazzed by the potential of the Kindle Fire. But Amazon's gotta’ have it gadget could also drive another stock.