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A holiday-shortened trading week begun with all signs pointing to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday, with the dollar weakening and gold hitting a new record high above $1,167 an ounce.
Battered by the recession, families are scaling back their holiday plans. Here’s why that’s a good thing.
The corporate glass ceiling remains firmly in place at companies based in California, according to a study released Wednesday.
Glyde, a start-up based in Palo Alto, Calif., will introduce a Web site intended to make it simple for people to buy and sell used media products, the New York Times reports.
On the surface, a video game opening a virtual pet store doesn’t sound like something investors should care too much about. But when that game is “World of Warcraft,” the stakes change.
Today, we have a new kind of craze, courtesy of Apple, its iPhone, and that incredible engine-that-could, the App Store. Look no further than Radio Shack this morning.
What's in a name? They found out in Proctor, Minn., this week when the motorized chair, formerly known as La-Z-Boy, sold for just a fraction of what it was going for before La-Z-Boy made them stop using their name.
Apple's not-so-secret weapon in its war for mobile dominance reached a stunning plateau this morning: 100,000 apps are now available on the Apple App Store, even as rivals try desperately to play catch-up.
EBay removed an auction for a "Motorized La-Z-Boy Chair" after La-Z-Boy complained that it didnt' want its name associated with a police auction. There's a new auction up, but once you take out the La-Z-Boy, it's now just a "DWI Chair"—a nod to why it was confiscated. Gentlemen, start your bids!
I need your help. I'm looking for high-intensity shoppers demanding the absolute lowest prices this holiday season.
How much would you pay for a motorized La-Z-Boy? Try OVER $40,000. That's how much a homemade vehicle is going for on eBay right now after it was confiscated from its owner, who admits to driving it drunk.
We've seen these tales of two companies before: one competitor begins pulling away from another, and like a raging brush fire, generates its own momentum, makes its own wind, and just keeps growing. And growing. Devouring everything in its path.
Tech giants Amazon.com, Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Apple reported earnings in the last week, each posting stronger than expected results. Does this signal the beginning of a recovery—and will tech stocks continue to rise? Gene Munster at Piper Jaffray and Dan Morgan at Synovus Securities shared their insights.
Stocks advanced Thursday as investors seemed to focus more on some big-name earnings beats and a rise in leading indicators instead of a disappointing jobless report. Travelers and MMM led the Dow.
After hours, shares of Amazon surged as much as 11% after the company released earnings. Even at these levels, Joe Terranova says it's a stock to own going forward!
Stocks advanced Thursday as investors seemed to focus more on some big-name earnings beats and a rise in leading indicators instead of a disappointing jobless report.
Stocks slipped Thursday as investors weighed a disappointing jobless-claims report and some encouraging earnings reports.
Earnings continue to come in largely above expectations, but other factors are waylaying the stock market's recent advances - ranging from Walmart's price cuts to analyst Richard Bove's downgrade of Wells Fargo to rising oil prices.
In after hours trade, shares of Ebay slipped as much as 7% even though the company slightly beat its forecast. Why did investors turn on this stock?
EBay turned in a fourth quarter outlook that disappointed investors on Wednesday, pummeling shares in afternoon trading, even though the company slightly beat its third quarter earnings forecast.