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Best Buy's plan to pay $1.3 billion to buy out its British partner in a mobile phone venture and close 11 UK stores was "the right decision," JPMorgan senior retail analyst Chris Horvers told CNBC Monday.
In the battle of electronic book readers, the winner gives the most choice to consumers, Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch told CNBC Monday. That makes Nook better than Amazon's e-reader, the Kindle, he said.
Will Barnes & Noble's Nook take a bite out of the fast growing tablet market? An outlook on the competition and an overview of the new e-reader, with Brian Cooley, CNET.com.
Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage of the Internet sector and picked Google and Amazon as two stocks with "sustainable competitive advantages and strong growth potential" in a research report released on Friday.
Groupon stock may pop after the IPO, but the company faces a host of challenges beyond the accounting issues that forced the company to re-issue its S-1. Competitors, deal fatigue, customer annoyance and small business frustration are all taking their toll on the company. In the third quarter growth of the number of Groupons sold slowed to just one percent. Back in Q4 of 2010 the growth rate of Groupons sold was 97 percent, according to industry tracker Yipit.
People often joke about how much waiting for the cable guy and other service people is costing them — in time and billable hours. Well now, someone has actually done the math.
There's a lot of investor optimism as well as some "question marks" about daily deal website Groupon's initial public offering later Thursday, Evercore Partners analyst Ken Sena told CNBC.
We’ve gathered up 10 of the best apps to help you save money this holiday season. All the apps listed here are free and widely available across multiple smartphone platforms, such as iOS and Android.
Futures extended their gains in volatile pre-market trading Thursday after the ECB unexpectedly cut its interest rate and following talks the Greek government might collapse, thus avoiding a referendum on its euro zone membership and easing concerns about an imminent default.
Seventy-one percent of the 371 S&P 500 companies that reported third-quarter earnings so far this season have surpassed estimates, while nineteen percent have missed and eleven percent have matched.
Chinese Internet IPOs like to analogize themselves to successful U.S. companies, but that doesn't make it true.
Sun worshippers were miserable and snow bunnies ecstatic, but what should an investor make of the early snow storm?
Rather than rejoicing the profit windfall, analysts and companies are predicting less ebullient times ahead. USA Today reports.
The recent global market stock rally has brought on plenty of skeptics, who remain unconvinced the uptrend is here to stay and have cautioned investors to stay away. Still, there are a number of analysts in the bullish camp who say markets have been overly negative and are forecasting better times ahead
Cramer breaks down the competition between tech companies.
Netflix and Amazon.com are two good examples as to why you should be cautious about investing in a highly valued stock. Shares of both companies fell significantly earlier this week after disappointing investors.
With a week left before pricing its long-watched initial public offering, Groupon executives, led by CEO Andrew Mason, will round out the first leg of road show presentations in front of an estimated 300 investors at Manhattan’s St. Regis hotel Friday.
The stock market's sharp gains since early October came as investors let go of their worst fears, but it now needs a fresh catalyst to get back to its highs
Given the weak earnings showings from these tech favorites, investors may be wary of taking steps into this sector. Shunning technology, however, is not the best strategy going forward. This is especially true now that the holiday season is nearly upon us.
Stocks rebounded in volatile trading Wednesday to close near session highs as investors were encouraged over several reports that pointed to a progress in the European debt talks.