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Core membership of the American Booksellers Association grew from 1,664 companies last spring to 1,712 this year, the trade group told The Associated Press on Tuesday, the day before the BookExpo America publishing convention and trade show begins in Manhattan. Membership, which topped 5,000 a quarter century ago, had been declining sharply as thousands of...
LOS ANGELES— It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star. "A year ago, I went to New York and tried to get a book publisher to take a meeting with me," said Graham, who represents Franta and other mega-popular YouTubers. Here we are a year later at Barnes& Noble in Los Angeles with a New York Times best-selling author who is a client.
*Urban Outfitters up after results, Barnes& Noble down. Concerns over Greece's debt talks added to the day's weakness, which took the S&P 500 below its 50- day moving average, a sign of weak near-term momentum. "There's some concern about what impact this will have on corporate earnings going forward, especially for the big multi-national companies," said Nicholas...
*Qualcomm jumps in premarket, to buy back shares. NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, dropping in a broad decline amid renewed concerns about debt talks with Greece and as crude oil fell, weighing on energy shares. "There's a lot of rhetoric out there, some of which feels like name-calling, all of which makes the situation read as worse than it used to be," said...
*Qualcomm jumps in premarket, to buy back shares. *Crude oil falls; Exxon, Halliburton weaker. NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday, pressured by weaker-than-expected data out of China as well as ongoing concerns about debt talks with Greece.
Stocks enter the seventh year of the bull market Tuesday and strategists see more room to run, but the question is whether the gains can continue.
With just a few key economic reports due next week, markets could be buffeted more by expectations the Fed could move sooner on interest rates.
The proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable and AT&T-DirecTV deals will be approved, Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei tells CNBC. But he asks at what cost.
We've pulled together a list of just some of retailers that have disappeared over the last 25 years. Bring on the nostalgia.
Powerful rally, but headwinds may impact earnings.
Lower gas prices and better employment numbers could have been factors in better guidance from retailers.
Six months after the last five 50-percent drops in oil prices, the S&P 500 was up four of those times.
European debt yields keep dropping, the dollar is strengthening against the euro, and oil has not found a bottom yet.
As 2014 comes to a close, full-year Apple iPad sales are expected to decline for the first time in the tablet's five-year history.
If a dud gift isn't bad enough, some stores make it difficult to return an unwanted present—especially if you don't have a gift receipt.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
To receive your online orders in time for Christmas, most retailers' standard delivery order deadlines are Friday.
Spinoff companies tend to have decent first years, but 38 percent of them see share-price declines, a study shows.
*Microsoft rises, limiting the market's decline. NEW YORK, Dec 4- U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi brushed off pressure for more immediate monetary policy action but said the issue would be addressed early next year. "I wasn't expecting much from the ECB, which doesn't want to paint itself into a corner,...
Some of Thursday's midday movers: