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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.
A new company, ReDigi, has opened a secondhand marketplace for digital music. But the site has attracted critics, the New York Times reports.
Stocks came off their worst levels Monday, but still ended lower in extremely thin trading as investors remained nervous that the euro zone's debt problems may spread to other regions.
On Wednesday afternoon Google will finally launch its long-awaited music store at an event in Los Angeles.
Don't look now, but Amazon is stealing Android from Google. Exhibit A: Amazon's Kindle Fire.
The scene could have been mistaken for the company's flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City as fans lined up in droves at Apple’s retail store in Hong Kong, gobbling up the store’s supply of the new iPhone 4S in three hours, according to a Chinese tech site and confirmed by an analyst.
Dee Kong will not step foot in one store this year. He's planning to spend his entire holiday budget of $2000 online.
Apple shares broke below the 50-day moving average on Thursday, leading the "Fast Money" traders to debate whether this stock is a buy or sell.
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.