With the surge of growth in SXSW, though, large companies have invaded the show, looking to capitalize on that same audience, to build awareness for their new products or try to woo some of those evangelists to sing their praises when they return home. Some, though, just want to cash in on the crowd.
Several equities listed on the NYSE had rapid increases in short interest during the last half of February, some by as much as 50%. Short interest is one indicator that long investors in these stocks could be in for painful declines. ...A report from TheStreet.
Cramer has always been a believer in the power of stock picking, but after the last six years of hosting Mad Money, especially with the crash in 2008 and the massive rally over the last two years, knowing how to pick winners is more important than ever.
Software sales came in slightly better than analysts were expecting, while hardware sales shattered expectations. For the month, game sales fell 5 percent versus a year ago, according to the NPD.
Millionaires are more optimistic about the economy but unlike the rest of us, they don’t blow their whole paycheck on videogames and Little Debbie snack cakes. If you want to get rich, you're going to have to get off the couch.
Chris Liddell wants a new challenge. At the end of the day, that's the reason GM's CFO is leaving the automaker just 15 months after he stepped into job.
With a weak slate of titles, February is shaping up to be another negative month for the video game industry.
The hundreds of venture capitalists and investors here at the Montgomery Tech Conference taking meetings and watching presentations would love to buy a stake in the next "Angry Birds" or "Farmville." So what's the next social or mobile gaming leader?
The explosion in cheap and free apps and social network games has devalued game development and could put the industry at risk.
Digging into company’s dirty laundry was a job once left primarily to news media and a handful of muckrakers. But now, sites like Twitter, the stock-information network StockTwits, and other online bulletin boards are becoming virtual newsrooms where valuable information about earnings and corporate events are increasingly likely to break first.
Thesis Flexible Fund manager Stephen Roseman keeps his options open. The mutual fund has returned 3.4% over the past year, putting it in Morningstar's 69th percentile for long-short funds, which can bet on declines in share prices. ...A report from TheStreet.
China may be the world’s biggest- and fastest-growing consumer market, but a handful of overseas retailers have continued to struggle in the market.
It's a big week for big media companies — Wall Street analysts are heading down to Florida for two high-profile conferences — Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse's.
Troubled sitcom actor Charlie Sheen stands to earn $1 million this year endorsing products on such social media sites as Twitter, Arnie Gullov-Singh, CEO of Ad.ly, a website that links celebrities with companies and brands online, told CNBC Monday.
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You might think that after creating a title that has over 12 million customers happily paying a monthly subscription fee, Blizzard Entertainment would be immune to some of the fears circling the video game industry.
Spring is just around the corner and Wall Street is in for a bit of Spring Cleaning. It's the all important proxy season. This year it will have an added dash of flare with the introduction of Dodd-Frank. How will financial regulation influence this year's proxies? I asked Clarke Murphy , Global Leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' CEO and Board Services.
This week Google declared a war for display ads, the next online goldmine. Neal Mohan, VP for product management said the company has 1,000 engineers around the world working to make the display ad market simple and easy, to draw more ad dollars.
Are catalysts starting to line up in favor of the bulls?
Chatter on the Street Thursday left investors wondering if we're on the brink of a major momentum shift, in favor of the bulls.