CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports Amazon is preparing to roll out its own mobile credit card reader in the next few weeks to compete against Square and PayPal. The "Squawk Alley" team provides insight.» Read More
Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve kept its federal funds rate unchanged in a range of zero to 0.25 percent, and said the economy "continued to pick up" since its last meeting. Robert Barbera, chief economist at ITG shared his insights on how this impacts the financials and the economy.
Wal-Mart Stores is upping the ante heading into the holiday season, trimming the online preorder prices of some upcoming DVDs following last month's price cut on books.
There's little doubt about what investors are focused on this morning: the October employment report, set for release at 8:30 am New York time.
Strong sales of disinfecting products spurred by swine flu fears helped Clorox post a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit. Who else might benefit?
Plus, find out why retailers are practically giving away their merchandise and shipping it for free.
Viacom and its Paramount studio, Lionsgate and MGM broke off from CBS' Showtime last spring when they couldn't strike new distribution deals, so they decided to launch their own premium movie channel.
Despite a weak start to the last week of October, the Dow and S&P are now both up 2.58% and 0.85% for the month as of Thursday's closing session. Even though October ranks as a slightly positive month historically on average, up more than 53% of the time for all three major U.S. Indexes, the Nasdaq Composite has trailed behind, currently down 1.2% month to date.
Sears took "Christmas creep" one step further Wednesday, pitching its weekly sales as "Black Friday doorbuster" deals before Halloween.
Google on Wednesday announced its much-anticipated new music search, which will allow users to quickly find songs, sample them and buy them. The big surprise is who is NOT featured: Apple's iTunes.
“I can’t fight this unkillable stock,” he says.
Yes, you should be scared, sorta.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of RadioShack and Amazon popped while Tellabs and Legg Mason dropped.
Plus, get calls on earnings, retail, health care and more.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
We've seen these tales of two companies before: one competitor begins pulling away from another, and like a raging brush fire, generates its own momentum, makes its own wind, and just keeps growing. And growing. Devouring everything in its path.
Stocks relinquished earlier gains Friday as investors began to lock in some profits after an earnings-fueled rally this week.
Stocks slipped on Friday with the Dow closing below the psychologically important 10,000 mark after a stronger dollar hit commodity prices and dragged down the energy names.
In an effort to help investors spot trends, CNBC's By The Numbers will provide you with a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual trading volume.
So far in today's trading session, a total of 34 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Tech giants Amazon.com, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Apple reported earnings in the last week, each posting stronger than expected results. Does this signal the beginning of a recovery—and will tech stocks continue to rise? Gene Munster at Piper Jaffray and Dan Morgan at Synovus Securities shared their insights.