Insider selling has officially hit record levels, and the corporate dumping of stock isn't just in S&P 500 companies. Last week's insider selling hit an all-time weekly record of $4.5 billion, according to an insider tracking company. ...A report from TheStreet.
Black Friday weekend, the Super Bowl of the holiday shopping season, is upon us. But in the frenzy of the weekend, it's easy to fall into some common traps. Here’s a primer on which pitfalls to avoid and tips on how to snag the best deals.
Stocks were higher Thursday as GM shares surged in their trading debut and optimism grew for a deal to ease Ireland’s debt crisis. Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane & Associates and Patrick Becker, principal at Becker Capital Management shared their best value plays.
Activision’s latest “Call of Duty” game continues to set records for the company. The video game publisher announced Thursday that in its first five days on store shelves, “Call of Duty: Black Ops” has generated sales of $650 million.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.
Despite Cisco CEO John Chambers' dim outlook last week, executives from both Microsoft and VMware said they're not seeing public sector weakness.
Microsoft Business Division President Kurt DelBene told CNBC on Wednesday that he has not seen a significant slowdown in government spending on technology.
The securities members of Congress held in their personal portfolio in 2009 are some of the biggest companies in the world, ranging from banks to pharmaceuticals to oil giants.
Despite a devastating recession, the collective personal wealth of congressional members increased by more than 16 percent between 2008 and 2009, according to study released Wednesday by the Center for Responsive Politics.
Stocks struggled for direction Wednesday following a handful of economic data that confirmed slow growth in the economy. Susan Fulton, president and co-founder of FBB Capital Partners and Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company shared their best plays.
Microsoft's Bing is hosting a lengthy scavenger hunt built around the book and its spending a million dollars on ads to promote the partnership.
The book isn't quite tailored for the CNBC audience, is that it doesn't talk much about his varied businesses: running Def Jam or striking a $150 million deal with Live Nation. But if the book mirrors his music's success atop the Billboard charts, then Jay-Z stands to cash in.
Buoyed by strong performances by “NBA 2K11” and “Fallout: New Vegas,” the software side of the video game industry managed to push out of its slump in October, but the good fortune did not extend to the rest of the industry.
Cable companies need to adapt to the ever-changing needs of its customers or risk losing them for good.
After being severely disappointed in September, the video game industry is warily eyeing October’s retail sales numbers.
Investors look to giants like Google and Cisco for clues to where the market is headed, but where do the giants themselves look when it comes to discovering the next big thing? In many cases it's small tech startups. ...A report from TheStreet.
Carter Worth has been poring over charts looking for bullish technicals and he's found some patterns you should know about.
As Nintendo experiences falling sales of its Wii products and competition from other producers, including Microsoft, Nintendo of America’s president and COO told CNBC Thursday that the company’s installed base works in its favor.
Stocks closed down Thursday soon after Walt Disney released worse-than-expected results into a market already weakened by disappointing results from Cisco and a rise in the dollar as European debt troubles continued to roil currency markets. Cisco and Disney fell, Chevron rose.
Stocks declined ahead of the close Thursday, as Walt Disney released worse-than-expected results into a market already weakened by disappointing results from Cisco and a rise in the dollar as European debt troubles continued to roil currency markets. Cisco and Disney fell.