How will Raj Rajaratnam's defense team counter all those undercover recordings of the hedge fund mogul receiving inside stock tips? By showing that the tipsters weren't telling him anything he didn't already know.
Welcome to my Business of The Masters live blog. Throughout the day, I'll be providing you with all sorts of nuggets about the golf world's first major taking place in Augusta, Ga. Check back here periodically for updates.
E-tickets have long been integrated into the world of air travel. It was first done in 1996 as a more convenient way to travel. For the airlines, it also reduced printing costs. But the move to electronic tickets didn't impose new terms on the consumer, which is not the case in the world of concert and sports tickets. Companies that have encouraged teams and artists to use their digital platforms have a further, more dangerous pitch from the fan's standpoint: With digital, you can better control the flow of who gets what ticket, what they can do with it and whether you can make money off the transfer.
Emerging markets had underpeformed U.S. stocks for most of the first quarter. but they surged ahead in the final month to close the gap. Also Finerman's fine print.
Etsy is like eBay, but for a niche market — handmade goods. If you've not one of the site's eight million shoppers, imagine a hipster's DIY dream of handicrafts and art. Instead of buying something mass-produced from a giant corporation, you get to browse for a unique gem.
Fund manager Raj Rajaratnam made $1 million in two minutes of frantic calls after receiving an inside tip about a big investment in Goldman Sachs at the height of the financial crisis, prosecutors said this week at the Galleon founder's insider trading trial.
Is the market really marching higher? Or are recent gains all about window dressing into the end of the quarter?
Again, investors were not willing to put money to work in the financials. In fact, Bank of America and Morgan Stanley are near their 2011 lows.
On Monday eBay said it had inked a $2.4 billion deal to acquire GSI Commerce. What should you make of it?
Stocks turned negative in the final hour of trading to close lower Monday amid light volume, as techs and worries over geopolitical turmoil weighed.
Stocks turned lower ahead of the close Monday as techs and industrials weighed in addition to worries over geopolitical turmoil.
EBay CEO John Donahoe discusses his company's plans to buy GSI for $1.96 billion cash.
Worried that you missed the big-cap rally? Want to get in on some small-cap stock action? Mark Travis, chief executive of Intrepid Capital Funds, has a pick for you.
Stocks rose modestly Monday, led by a handful of positive economic news, but tech stocks and geopolitical developments limited gains.
Secretly-recorded audio played by prosecutors reveals a phone conversation between hedge fund executive Raj Rajaratnam and his brother Rengan in which Rengan was concerned that the media had picked up on the deal.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
The cellphone has been more than a cellphone for years, but soon it could take on an entirely new role — standing in for all of the credit and debit cards crammed into wallets. Instead of swiping a plastic card at the checkout counter, consumers would merely wave their phones, the New York Times reports.
Last year Chinese consumers bought $9 billion of luxury items, the 2nd highest in the world. Overall, retail sales there soared 18 percent and firms like Apple and YUM generated billions in revenue. Nike earned around $800 million in profits there in 2010 on nearly $2 billion in revenue.
The dollar's dominance in the world will diminish, due to increased pressure from emerging markets to slow their economies over the next 18 months, Ray Dalio, founder & CIO of Bridgewater Associates told CNBC.
Expect to see billowy silhouettes, ethnic prints, '40s and '70s looks, longer hemlines and utilitarian-style outerwear when you shop for clothes this fall. That was the word from merchants ranging from mid-range department store Macy’s to tony Saks Fifth Avenue and online marketplace eBay, summing up the key themes that emerged during Fashion Week earlier this month.