Fighting for freight, retailers are outbidding each other to score scarce cargo space on ships, paying two to three times last year’s freight rates — in some cases, the highest rates in five years. And still, many are getting merchandise weeks late. The NYT reports.
Fresh off its $4.2-billion acquisition of Marvel, Walt Disney has a lot riding on this year's trip to the Comic-Con International Convention. Although the acquisition brought perennial favorites like Iron Man and Spider-Man into its fold, one of Disney's biggest bets this year is on "Tron: Legacy," which will hit movie theaters in December.
Stocks ended the week down 1% as disappointment in earnings and economic news snapped the market's recent winning streak. Bank of America lost 9%. Goldman Sachs rose.
Stocks tumbled Friday, with the Dow down over 200 points, after a report showed consumer sentiment dropped to its lowest level in nearly a year. Goldman Sachs and Apple rose.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks tumbled Friday, with the Dow down over 100 points, after a report showed consumer sentiment dropped to its lowest level in nearly a year. Goldman Sachs shares jumped.
Bank earnings reports are more complicated than any other sector report, simply because there are more places money can be moved, lost or taxed. Look at Bank of America, which reported earnings of $0.27, above expectations of $0.22. Here's why traders and analysts are unhappy with the report...
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, July 16.
U.S. stock index futures reversed earlier loses ahead of the open Friday after Dow components Bank of America and General Electric beat estimates with their quarterly earnings.
The CEO of this giant toy maker discusses his company's outlook with the Fast Money traders. Should you 'play games' with your portfolio?
Welcome back, Woody and Buzz. After a decade-plus absence from theaters, the animated heroes of "Toy Story 3" sold $153.8 million worth of tickets during their opening weekend at the worldwide box office, according to estimates issued Sunday by distributor Walt Disney.
Morgan Joseph's research department released the third edition of their Stellar Six Stock Picks on Wednesday. David Kestenbaum, managing director at the firm shared his insights on some of this year's picks with CNBC.
Get ready for the comeback of remote-control toys, as both legacy brands and new players see slumping sales in the category and cheap technology as an opportunity to relaunch the remote-control category.
Stocks pared their losses Friday as some traders saw the selloff that resulted from SEC charges against Goldman Sachs for securities fraud as a buying opportunity.
Stocks skidded Friday, snapping a six-day winning streak, after the SEC shocked the market, charging Goldman Sachs with fraud over its handling of subprime mortgages.
U.S. stock index futures struggled to find direction Friday ahead of earnings from Bank of America, despite better-than-expected results from General Electric.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, April 16.
Companies are increasingly sharing their record cash hoard with investors, and that trend should accelerate with a new wave of increased dividends and buybacks this quarter, according to a report from an investment bank.
Hasbro has pushed back near an all-time high, and one trader is positioning for a correction in the next two months.
After three seasons, “Mad Men,” the television series about advertising in the 1960s, has attained a level of popular-culture cachet. There have been magazine cover articles, calendars and an episode of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” all devoted to it, spoofs on “The Simpsons” and “Saturday Night Live,” and even a “Mad Men” category on “Jeopardy.” Soon, the show will enter a realm of the pop-culture pantheon that its creator, Matthew Weiner, says has surprised even him: Mattel plans to bring out versions of Barbie and Ken styled after four “Mad Men” characters.