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As we head into the holiday shopping and entertainment season, a funny thing is happening to Hollywood and Silicon Valley heavyweights. Once rivals, they're now key partners in a new kind of "if you can't beat 'em join 'em" approach to digital entertainment.
In recent years, the biggest story of Thanksgiving week has been “Black Friday.” That’s the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season when crazy people line up at crazy hours to go into stores that open at crazy hours to take advantage of crazy discounts.
U.S. stocks finished the week mixed, after reaching new highs for the year earlier on the week.
With deep pricing discounts on many electronic products, retailers are hoping to lure in shoppers who are guarding their wallets more carefully.
Stocks opened slightly lower Wednesday as investors grew jittery over a government report showing that housing starts fell sharply in October.
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The still financially troubled airline industry is experimenting with selling more products and services to fliers, the New York Times reports.
U.S. stocks rallied for the second straight week, with all three major U.S. indices reaching a new intraday high for 2009 on Wednesday.
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Stocks advanced Friday as Disney's earnings beat and JCPenney's outlook helped offset worries about a drop in consumer sentiment. For the week, the Dow gained 2.5 percent, finishing at its highest level since Oct. 2008.
Disney's fourth quarter top and bottom line results beat Wall Street analyst expectations. Net income grew 18 percent on four percent higher revenue, despite some tough comparisons with last year's summer quarter, when the economic downturn had yet to fully hit the theme parks. Right after Disney's earnings call I sat down with CEO Bob Iger to hear about what's driving the company's growth and what's holding it back.
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Stocks clawed higher Friday as solid earnings from Disney and JCPenney helped offset worries about a drop in consumer sentiment. It was a wobbly morning but by midday, the Dow was up more than 100 points, or 1 percent.
The U.S. equity markets tend to be luckier than you might think on Friday the 13th. Historically and on average, the Dow, S&P, and Nasdaq Composite have been up about 58% of the time or more on the day of Friday the 13th.
Stocks wobbled Friday as investors juggled a drop in consumer confidence against solid earnings from Disney and JCPenney. They started the day higher, then retreated, then made another push higher.
Germany and France both saw their second straight quarter of growth in their GDP (0.7 and 0.3 percent, respectively) as it looks like the recession is over in Europe. Heck, even Italy posted a positive GDP!
Thursday's losses notwithstanding, Wall Street's major averages enter the Friday session with a chance to finish off their second consecutive week of gains.
Stocks struggled Thursday as investors juggled a weak holiday outlook from Wal-Mart and a drop in jobless claims. Techs clawed higher, with huge gains in JDS Uniphase and AMD.
In extended trade, shares of Disney surged as much as 4% after the Mouse House topped Street forecasts. What must you know before you trade this stock on Friday?
Walt Disney shares rose in after-hours trading Thursday after the company reported earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations.