With no fanfare, Amazon has released its own mobile payments app, called Amazon Wallet.» Read More
The economy had a modest recovery and Wal-Mart made some missteps. Now, the message from its investor meeting on Wednesday was clear: things are changing and things are getting better.
Two key trends have dominated the retail sector this year: the robust growth of online shopping and the shift to cash payments from credit. The two may seem in opposition as online shoppers often use credit to pay for their purchases, but more often online retailers are trying to woo the cash-only customer by providing alternative payment methods.
The Dow closed above 11,000 for the first time since early May on hopes the Federal Reserve would step in to spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Bank of America and Kraft fell.
Stocks added to gains as the close neared, with the Dow rising above the 11,000 mark, as investors anticipated the weak jobs report would prompt the Federal Reserve to step in and spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Bank of America and Kraft fell.
The Dow crossed the psychologically important 11,000 mark as investors anticipated the weak jobs report will prompt the Federal Reserve to spur economic growth. Alcoa and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.
Stock index futures initially fell on the disappointing jobs report for September but then quickly recovered, but were still headed for a lower open.
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The battle for your living room is heating up—tomorrow Logitech will unveil its Google TV box and next week Sony unveils its GoogleTV-enabled sets.
Today's NY Times article, "2 E-Books Cost More Than Amazon Hardcovers" has readers wondering - is this the beginning of the end for buying cheap ebooks?
Plus, get the “Mad Money” host’s economic outlook and calls on aerospace, the banks and more.
Readers of e-books may not be able to turn paper pages, lend their copies to friends or file them away on living room bookshelves. But they do have the comfort of knowing that they paid less for them than for hardcovers.
With new media grabbling greater market share, how will big media be affected?
Apple's approach to $300 brings it close to a $274 billion market cap, second only to Exxon Mobil's $315 billion value as the largest U.S. companies by stock value. Apple sits high atop the tech sector, with Microsoft now a distant second. But even as Apple continues to climb to all-time highs, some analysts see reason to point even higher. ...A report from TheStreet.
For two-thirds of the year, oil prices have vacillated between $70 and $80 per barrel but on Friday they broke higher. What should you make of the move?
Stocks ended modestly higher for the first trading session of the fourth quarter despite a volatile start as investors digested a spate of economic reports giving conflicting accounts of the U.S. economy's health. JP Morgan and Bank of America rose.
Stocks held gains for the first trading session of the fourth quarter despite a volatile start as investors digested a spate of economic reports giving conflicting accounts of the U.S. economy's health. JP Morgan and Bank of America rose.