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  • Four trades to go as big earnings loom Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 2:20 PM ET

    The "Halftime Report" traders give their trades for the second half.

  • Business events scheduled for Thursday Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 1:57 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. WASHINGTON— Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Commerce Department releases new home sales for March, 10 a.m..

  • Bezos to lift veil on Amazon.com's secret sauce Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 11:48 AM ET
    Amazon's Jeff Bezos

    When Amazon.com reports earnings Thursday after the bell, investors will learn about a closely guarded secret from the company for the first time.

  • Facebook, Uber, carmakers eye Nokia's maps business Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 7:19 AM ET

    Nokia's maps business has drawn interest from at least four potential buyers including Facebook and a consortium of German carmakers.

  • NEW YORK— Angie's List swung to a first-quarter profit as it boosted membership and reaped more revenue from service providers, topping Wall Street expectations. At the end of March, Internet retailer behemoth Amazon.com Inc. said it is introducing a referral service, which would mean more competition for companies like Angie's List and Yelp.

  • FRANKFURT, April 22- Nokia's maps business has drawn interest from at least four potential buyers including Facebook and a consortium of German carmakers BMW, Audi and Daimler, a German magazine reported on Wednesday. Hellman& Friedman, BMW, Audi and Daimler were not immediately available for comment. Finland's Nokia said last week it had started a strategic...

  • Amazon starts travel service Amazon Destinations Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:57 PM ET

    The travel service offers deals on hotels and getaways in three metro areas, Los Angeles, New York and Seattle, and their surrounding regions. Some examples of hotels included are Suncadia Resort near Seattle, which has a golf course and hiking trails, or Two Bunch Palms, a hot springs spa resort in Los Angeles. It pits Amazon against travel service sites like...

  • Trades to go before the bell: Earnings edition Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 2:07 PM ET

    The "Halftime Report" traders give their trades for the second half.

  • Amazon taking on travel industry   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Amazon taking on travel industry

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on Amazon's newest booking service.

  • *Reiterates 2015 operating profit of 5.6- 5.9 bln euros. FRANKFURT, April 21- The weaker euro boosted revenue at German business software maker SAP in the first three months of the year and drove operating profit up 15 percent, although a rise in newer cloud-based software sales squeezed margins. Europe's largest software company said on Tuesday its...

  • How do cable companies make their money? Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 5:33 PM ET
    watching tv online tablet

    The economics of cable television started out fairly simply. Today, it's a lot more complicated.

  • April 20- International Business Machines Corp reported a 12 percent fall in first-quarter revenue as the technology company continues to shed unprofitable businesses to focus on cloud-computing initiatives. IBM's revenue has been shrinking for three years now as the company sheds low-profit businesses such as cash registers, low-end servers and...

  • *Hasbro reports surprise revenue rise, shares jump. *Royal Caribbean falls as strong dollar hurts onboard spending. Other corporations expected to report earnings this week include major technology names Facebook, Google, Qualcomm, Microsoft, and Amazon.com.

  • *Hasbro reports surprise revenue rise, shares jump. Royal Caribbean falls as strong dollar hurts onboard spending. *IBM to report after the bell.

  • Box-ed out? Firm faces make-or-break moment Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:51 AM ET
    CEO of Box Aaron Levie

    Box's losses are continuing to add up and revenue is not growing enough to suit Wall Street, reports the New York Times.

  • April 20- Groupon Inc said it would sell a 46 percent stake in Ticket Monster, its South Korean e-commerce business, for $360 million amid efforts to turn itself around. Shares of Groupon, which raised its current-quarter adjusted profit forecast and approved a new $300 million share repurchase program, rose 4.7 percent in early trading. Groupon will receive...

  • Oscar's Obamacare-fueled growth gets big boost Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Oscar health insurance

    A new round of funding could propel small, data-driven health insurer Oscar into a major playing field for Obamacare plans.

  • Earnings next test for stocks after market wipeout Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 5:52 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks could chop around and rack up more losses in the week ahead, with the next wave of corporate earnings reports.

  • Japan's biggest ecommerce group ventures into China Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 12:06 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk past the Rakuten Cafe, operated by Rakuten Inc., in Tokyo, Japan.

    Rakuten said on Monday it bought a stake of less than 10 percent in Chinese online discount provider Fanli, as it continues a push overseas.

  • Equities lost ground after industrials Honeywell International and General Electric took hits from the strong dollar, while concerns over new trading regulations in China and Greece's place in the euro zone dented sentiment. "Our markets will get kind of quiet again as we wait for some of those earnings and what is going to happen on the 24th with Greece," said...