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  • Tech stocks were among the worst performers this week. When will the sector see a turnaround—and should investors be buying on the dips? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and John Aiken, director of equity research at Majestic Research, shared their sector outlooks. (Part 2)

  • Tech stocks were among the worst performers this week. When will the sector see a turnaround—and should investors be buying on the dips? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, and John Aiken, director of equity research at Majestic Research, shared their sector outlooks. (Part 1)

  • Eat, Pray, Love, and BUY Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 | 4:49 PM ET
    Julia Roberts in Eat, Pray, Love.

    Hollywood loves an established fan-base, and that's exactly what the 9 million people who bought best-seller "Eat, Pray, Love" are.

  • Quick Change in Strategy for a Bookseller Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 | 8:27 AM ET
    Barnes and Nobles

    Barnes & Noble has seen e-books cut into store traffic and profits and is now pushing its own reading device, the Nook, reports The New York Times.

  • E-Book Wars: The Specialist vs. the Multitasker Sunday, 8 Aug 2010 | 9:31 AM ET

    The Kindle from Amazon.com is designed to let us do one thing very well: read.  To survive, it must excel at this, not only by jostling to stay a nose ahead of other e-readers, but also by maintaining an enormous lead over the Apple iPad and its coming competitors.

  • If you think of college students as impulsive, you may need to rethink your view, at least when it comes to making back-to-school purchases. It seems, they are doing their homework. Faced with a limited back-to-school budget, college students are putting the bulk of their dollars toward must-have electronics items, even if that means scrimping in other areas.

  • Woman using laptop in internet cafe

    Companies are trying to figure how to use technology to accelerate growth in their business. The sectors most likely to be affected include energy, health care, and consumer markets.

  • Google and Verizon Near Deal on Pay Tiers for Web Thursday, 5 Aug 2010 | 7:27 AM ET

    Google and Verizon, two leading players in Internet service and content, are nearing an agreement that could allow Verizon to speed some online content to Internet users more quickly if the content’s creators are willing to pay for the privilege.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Cramer: Even Friday's Jobs Report Can't Stop Rally Wednesday, 4 Aug 2010 | 9:16 PM ET

    The Mad Money host explains why the market is so resilient.

  • Will The Weak Consumer Put Lid On Rally? Tuesday, 3 Aug 2010 | 5:36 PM ET

    Can the market possibly continue to climb when P&G, Colgate and other giants suggest the consumer is cutting back?

  • Stocks End Lower; P&G Skids, Pfizer Jumps Tuesday, 3 Aug 2010 | 4:56 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower Tuesday, led by consumer discretionary and materials, amid disappointment in the latest round of earnings and economic reports. Pfizer rose, but P&G fell.

  • Economists Expect Slower Growth in Second Half Friday, 30 Jul 2010 | 3:26 AM ET
    Wall Street

    Amid slow job creation, reduced housing activity and a dip in retail sales, many economists have downgraded expectations for the rest of the year. The NYT reports.

  • Kindle for All Mankind Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 5:51 PM ET

    Facing fierce challenges from Apple's iPad, on Thursday Amazon made a surprise move that they say could get people to buy Kindles for the entire family!

  • Stocks Slide for 2nd Day; Merck, Sony Gain Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 5:23 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower for a second day Thursday, led by tech and consumer shares, after some disappointing outlooks. Financial and materials rose slightly.

  • Stocks Trim Losses; Banks Gain, Techs Fall Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 2:29 PM ET

    Stocks shaved some of their earlier losses as financials gained.  Sony and BP shares rose.

  • Good Environment for Stocks, Economy: Portfolio Manager Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 2:02 PM ET

    Stocks fell on Thursday, erasing their gains from a higher open, but Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, said he still see the markets as “glass half-full.”

  • Halftime Pt. 2: Will Amazon Beat Apple In E-Book Sales? Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 1:46 PM ET

    Despite the power and popularity of the iPad, one analyst thinks it's Amazon that will sell more electronic books.

  • Ebooks Are More Than Just Words Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 11:37 AM ET
    The Nook e-reader

    E-books can now take us on a digital journey enhancing the author’s story. “It’s a wide-open world” according to Molly Barton director of business development for Penguin who was interviewed for the story.

  • E-Books Fly Beyond Mere Text Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 9:44 AM ET
    Amazon Kindle

    The new multimedia books use video that is integrated with text, and they are best read — and watched — on an iPad, the tablet device that has created vast possibilities for book publishers.