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Mark McKechnie, analyst at ThinkEquity LLC, discusses whether Amazon can take a bite out of Apple with its new tablet.
Gold has lost 10% of its value in the past month. Fund manager and market bear Marc Faber tells CNBC prices are headed lower, with James Altucher, Formula Capital; Matt Shapiro, MWS Capital; and Daniel Dicker, TheStreet.com.
One after another, like moths to a flame, technology companies have been seduced into entering the market for tablets. Apple made it look so irresistible, with 29 million eager and sometimes fanatical consumers snapping up an iPad in the device’s first 15 months, the NYT reports.
Stocks closed modestly higher in a choppy session Friday as investors snapped up beaten-down sectors following the previous session's steep selloff, but ended sharply lower for the week amid ongoing worries over a global slowdown.
It’s a classic case of the pot calling the kettle black. Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, has been attacking Amazon very openly for not collecting state sales taxes. But it turns out that they too are not collecting sales tax on hundreds of thousands of items sold online.
"Moneyball" is not just a baseball story. It is a fascinating look at how breaking old thinking and applying new metrics can improve efficiency and generate better results. Some have called this the best book on marketing that’s not about marketing.
The Greek debt crisis had investors selling Tuesday, but the defensive stocks were working.
Last week’s moves in technology names told two strikingly different stories.
In keeping with the spirit of the CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge, the Fast traders reveal their fantasy trades – very high risk and very high reward plays.
Customers are ready for smart in-store shopping experiences aided by mobile technology. I’m talking about a future where “smart” shopping apps will thoroughly understand every product on a store’s shelf; they will deeply understand each individual customer: their wants, needs and interest.
It's been a tough and volatile road to be short Netflix (as we have been since the first quarter of 2011); our thesis then was that Netflix was getting into what we considered "the perfect storm".
On Friday the Fast traders were looking at the rapidly changing tech landscape after RIM sorely disappointed the Street. Who wins and who loses? You may be surprised!
Is the electronics retailer's stock a buy before it reports earnings Tuesday? The traders debate.
Stocks rallied in the final hour to finish near session highs Monday, erasing their earlier losses in choppy trading, following an FT report that China was in talks with Italy to purchase its bonds.
Stocks opened lower Monday amid heightened concerns that Greece is not doing enough to avoid default grow and as European banks hit their lowest level since March 2009.
Beleaguered HP landed on the Fast Money trader radar largely due to chatter that Oracle might be looking to make an offer.
Wal-Mart’s been seen sniffing around some deals here in the U.S.—which makes sense, as same-store U.S. sales, down nine consecutive quarters, seem to be the gaping growth hole.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story on Wal-Mart Stores eyeing growth through acquisition, with Asher Edelman, Edelman Arts, who also discusses the business of art.
Amazon.com is in a deal with legislators to avoid a ballot battle over the state's insistence that the online retailer collect state sales tax on purchases by Californians, the LA Times said.
Companies that have dominated the toy market have sometimes rolled out products that may have seemed like a joke to potential buyers. Here are a few examples.