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  • Best Buy

    Is it time for Best Buy to rethink the superstore? A least one analyst thinks so.

  • Brick-and-mortar retailers can't compete with Internet stores that charge no sales tax, analyst David Strasser said. He thinks that should change.

  • Why Did Best Buy Open Higher? Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 10:49 AM ET

    Best Buy reported earnings above expectations, but most of the gain was due to a better tax situation. 2012 guidance was at the low end of expectations.

  • Judge Rejects Google’s Deal to Digitize Books Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 7:12 AM ET
    Google

    Google’s ambition to create the world’s largest digital library and bookstore has run into the reality of a 300-year-old legal concept: copyright, the New York Times reports.

  • Stocks End Slightly Lower as Oil Prices Gain Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 4:48 PM ET
    CNBC - Ctia Wireless 2011- The Wireless Connection

    Stocks ended down, after trading in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally amid rising oil prices and ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East. Bank of America and GE fell, while Verizon rose.

  • Netflix to Become Cable Company to the World? Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 4:38 PM ET
    Netflix

    International growth may triple the number of subscribers in the next six years, giving Netflix  more paying customers than all U.S. cable companies combined.

  • Stocks Fall Slightly in Quiet Trading; Oil Gains Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 3:59 PM ET
    CNBC - Ctia Wireless 2011- The Wireless Connection

    Stocks traded slightly lower, and in a narrow range throughout much of the session Tuesday, as investors took a breather from a three-day rally as oil prices rose amid ongoing turmoil in Libya and the Middle East.  GE and Bank of America fell, while Verizon gained.

  • Stocks Turn Lower; Industrials, Materials Fall Tuesday, 22 Mar 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    Stocks turned lower as oil prices gained amid continuing unrest in the Middle East and North Africa. Verizon and Boeing rose, w hile Bank of America fell.

  • Cramer's Road Map for Next Week Friday, 18 Mar 2011 | 6:58 PM ET

    Don't get lost on the highways of investing. Here's how Cramer plans to navigate the days to come.

  • New York Times Launches Long-Awaited Pay Model Friday, 18 Mar 2011 | 4:04 PM ET
    The New York Times building.

    The three subscription options are designed to create a new revenue stream while protecting the websites traffic and ad revenue. The new pay model gives NYTimes.com readers 20 free articles a month before asking them to pick a subscription plan.

  • Greenberg: Will Sales Taxes Hurt Amazon? Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 1:12 PM ET
    Amazon.com

    What will happen to Amazon if it’s forced to collect taxes on all of its sales?

  • FM Madness Results Day 2: March 15th Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 5:57 PM ET

    Already the competition is heating up, and its only Day 2 of Fast Money Madness, our annual tournament to determine the best stock of the year.

  • Why Netflix Is Surging While the Market Tanks Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 5:37 PM ET
    Netflix

    As the markets plummet Netflix is a rare bright spot in a sea of red — the subscription movie service is now trading up more than 7.5 percent. Netflix is bucking the trend thanks to an upgrade from Goldman Sachs, which raised its rating from 'buy' to 'neutral,' and lifted its price target to $300. That's still a good $50 more than where it's trading now.

  • Amazon Pressured on Sales Tax Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 7:46 AM ET
    Amazon.com's fulfillment center in Fernley, Nevada.

    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.

  • Montgomery Tech: Cashing In on the Cloud Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 9:56 AM ET

    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.

  • Commentary: Revisiting the Bull Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 12:21 AM ET

    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.

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Austerity Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 7:04 AM ET

    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?

  • The Quiet, Frightening Decline of Netflix Friday, 4 Mar 2011 | 10:18 AM ET

    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.