Apple built a name for itself railing against Big Brother....Flash forward 30 years and near death experiences by both the company and the CEO who co-founded it have spawned a competitive urgency that has at once transformed Apple into one of business history's all-time success stories, and maybe into the corporate monolith it originally tried to displace.
Rave reviews for the iPad's e-reader are quite promising for book publishers. Now a whole slew of gadget-owners who might not have bought a dedicated eReader like the Kindle, could be the new market for eReader apps and eBooks.
For small start-ups and big Internet and media companies alike, the Apple iPad, and tablet computers in general, beckon as the next wide open technology frontier.
Stock markets are on the longest winning streak since August 2009—will they keep climbing today or will we see some profit taking by market close? Alan Knuckman, senior market analyst at Agora Financial and Phil Dow, managing director at RBC Wealth Management shared their views.
Just hours after the announcement was made public that he will lead the nation's largest bookstore chain, Barnes & Noble's new CEO William Lynch sat down for an exclusive interview with Maria Bartiromo on CNBC's Closing Bell.
The Dow rose Thursday as jobless claims beat and the CPI report showed little sign of inflation. How should investors be positioned in this environment? Christian Thwaites, president and CEO of Sentinel Asset Management, and Jason Trennert, chief investment strategist and managing partner at Strategas Research Partners, shared their insights.
Here's a glimpse into the future of publishing. In a surprise move Barnes and Noble named a new chief executive - someone who, until a year ago, had no experience in the book business.
Barnes & Noble is moving the president of its Web site into the CEO position, replacing Steve Riggio.
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A very disappointing consumer confidence report weighed on stocks this morning. The Conference Board revealed its consumer confidence index hit a 10-month low, falling to 46 in February — much lower than the 55 level economists had been expecting. Additionally, consumers’ 6-month outlook on business and employment conditions worsened.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Earnings strength and an improving economy could propel stocks 10 to 15 percent in another burst higher, yet that gain is unlikely to be sustained through the balance of the year, according to Citigroup chief equities strategist Tobias Levkovich.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Manpower and Barnes & Noble popped while TD Ameritrade dropped.
Comments made by billionaire investor Bill Ackman on Fast Money, moved Borders substantially in the aftermarket. But he gave us more to trade than just that.
Stocks kicked off February with a rally, after a dismal January, energized by an earnings beat from ExxonMobil and a strong manufacturing report. Alcoa and Exxon led the Dow. Apple gave the Nasdaq a boost but Amazon took a hit.
The bulls are hoping that Monday's stock market action kick-started a rally after the S&P 500 made gains following a terrible January.
Investors snapped up bank stocks on Monday after published reports suggested the Obama bank plan to crack down on Wall Street may be in serious jeopardy.
Steve Jobs revolutionized the music business, creating a new way for consumers to listen to music on the go, and buy songs.
For many people, media is no longer about ownership, but about access. And that means a shift is in order for the next generation of consumer electronics devices.
Retailers are celebrating their first real mobile marketing holiday this year with smartphone applications that they hope will help them ring in the New Year with a stronger mobile presence, but as this retail segment matures, apps might not be the best approach.