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NEW YORK-- "12 Years a Slave" is getting a post-Oscar bump _ for the book it was based on. The 19th- century memoir by ex-slave Solomon Northup jumped from No. 326 on Amazon.com before Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony to No. 19 on Monday afternoon. The film was directed by Steve McQueen and stars Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Investors looking to catch a ride with companies that have high-flying earnings projections should be wary before hopping aboard.
March 3- Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could determine whether workers should be paid for time spent waiting for company security checks.
Even if it isn't a bubble, the tech sector has had a pretty big run, and it might be time to look at some cautious ways to target tech-stock returns.
Paying for a company's annual membership may not save you much money. How to make memberships pay for warehouse clubs, theme parks, Amazon and more.
Who makes more money, a median American household or an intern at Facebook? If you guessed the latter, the tech company, you’re right. NYT explains.
Amazon may be considering a move into the streaming music business. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets managing director, discusses the competition in the music streaming space.
An experimental feature from Netflix uses your fitness tracker to tell if you've fallen asleep, so you can pick up where you left off later. NBC News reports.
Amazon gives away movies and TV shows to people who join its Amazon Prime subscription service. Will it start giving away music, too?
Traders are about to enter initial public offering offering heaven. Over the next two months, dozens of tech companies will float stock.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Feb 27- U.S. retailer Best Buy Co Inc reported a better-than-expected profit in the quarter covering the holiday season and said it would more aggressively cut costs this year to fund its turnaround efforts, sending shares higher in midday trading.
Feb 27- U.S. retailer Best Buy Co Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday and announced more aggressive cost cuts this year, sending its shares up nearly 6 percent in morning trading.
In his book "Get Rich Carefully," CNBC's "Mad Money" host explains how spotting long-term megatrends can help investors surf the wave of profitability.
The world of mobile advertising can be a tricky one to crack, yet one emerging Android app believes it has the perfect plan.
Feb 26- Barnes& Noble Inc reported a profit for the holiday quarter after it scaled back its money-losing Nook digital business and its core bookselling business stabilized.
CHICAGO, Feb 26- As an Amazon Prime customer since December 2012, Michelle Huffman of Milwaukee has gladly paid the annual $79 fee for the perk of free two-day shipping on items ranging from tea and cookbooks to DVDs and Nestle Smarties.
NEW YORK, Feb 26- Apple Inc urged a U.S. appeals court to throw out a judge's "radical" finding that it violated antitrust law by manipulating electronic book prices, and blamed publishers for running a conspiracy it claimed to know nothing about.
Feb 26- Barnes& Noble Inc returned to profitability during the holiday quarter after it scaled back its money-losing Nook tablets business and its core bookselling business stabilized. Barnes& Noble has repeatedly said it is not abandoning its Nook business, whose sales fell 50.4 percent in the third quarter ended Jan. 25.