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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
We sit here puzzled every day about how Nokia or Hewlett-Packard or Best Buy or Research In Motion could go up over and over again on such little news. To Jim Cramer, though, that's not the right observation.
Microsoft is rolling out its second version of its tablet called the Surface Windows 8 Pro on Feb. 9 with a starting price tag of $899.
Notice the gains in some surprising stocks? Cramer worries they're not entirely sustainable.
The International Longshoremen's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance (USMX)are racing to avert a Feb. 7th strike of 14,500 longshoremen members in 14 major East Coast ports, including hubs in New York and New Jersey.
Stocks finished largely unchanged in lackluster trading Friday as investors remained on the sidelines ahead of next week's flurry of earnings reports, but still pulled off their second-straight weekly gain.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
Rocco Pendola, TheStreet.com, weighs in on whether it is time for Apple to drop Best Buy, and why it may not be in the tech giant's best interest to produce cheaper versions of its products.
Colin McGranahan, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst, weighs in on the outlook on the giant electronic retailer.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a marginally lower open on the last trading day of the week, with Asian and European shares trading flat after a new stimulus package was unveiled in Japan.
"I think it's going to be really tough to get through this earnings season without fits or starts. There's so much riding on this earnings season because of expectations for growth going into 2013," said one analyst.
Cramer says it’s time to sell this stock. Period.
Shares of Best Buy popped ahead of its holiday sales announcement, with CNBC contributor Mike Khouw of CRT Capital Group LLC.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports American Express is cutting 5,400 jobs; and Dan Ackerman, CNET senior editor, discusses some of the hottest items at the Consumer Electronic Show this year.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:
Target is pledging to match prices of select online rivals year round. The promise began as a holiday promotion, but it will now be extended. But is this a race to the bottom for retailers?
Wal-Mart's recent price comparison advertisements may be enticing consumers, but the promotions are also angering competitors. Toys "R" Us and Best Buy are two retailers taking action.
The International Longshoremen's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance will go back to the negotiation table to try to avert a longshoreman's strike that would close 15 ports from Massachusetts to Texas.
Investors should watch a near half-year takeover drama for struggling electronics retailer Best Buy as a proxy for the M&A market headed into 2013.
The threat of a longshoremen's strike that could close 15 ports from Massachusetts to Texas has shipping industry leaders, manufacturers and retailers warning of a "devastating blow" to the supply chain.