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  • Apple's iBooks 2 Revolution - Not What You Think Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 4:41 PM ET
    Apple introduces the iBook2

    Apple has not revolutionized the textbook. They have revolutionized the textbook distribution model.

  • Stocks End Sharply Lower Amid Debt Fears Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 4:05 PM ET

    Wall Street suffered through another brutal selloff Monday, with investors heading for the exits ahead of Thanksgiving as both the U.S. and Europe struggled to deal with their burgeoning debt crises.

  • Black and white versions of the new iPad 2.

    Interactive textbooks on tablet devices, including Apple's iPad, are changing the way students learn and the way educators teach. The technology could revolutionize colleges, universities, and schools of all kinds.

  • Royal Wedding Guest List: What Stocks Get An Invite? Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 10:08 PM ET

    If stocks could attend William and Kate's wedding, Cramer thinks these names would be on the list.

  • Google Unveils Web Bookstore in Challenge to Amazon Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | 2:21 PM ET
    Google

    Google is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to Amazon.com Inc. and its Kindle electronic reader.

  • Companies May Fail, but Directors Are in Demand Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | 10:06 AM ET
    Richard Fuld

    For 16 years, Marshall A. Cohen served as a director of the American International Group, stepping down just months before the company’s near-collapse in 2008. Several months later, Mr. Cohen was again in demand, joining the board of Gleacher & Company, a New York investment bank.

  • Lightning Round: Valero, Pearson, US Steel and More Tuesday, 3 Aug 2010 | 8:14 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Private Equity Leverage Ratios Rising Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 12:18 PM ET

    A $3.4 billion acquisition by two private equity firms reflects the increasing momentum in leverage ratios.

  • What Does Apple's iPad's Mean for Media? Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 5:00 PM ET
    Apple iPad

    The news is out, Apple's iPad will compete with e-Readers, portable game devices, and it will create a whole new category of portable video players. The good news for content creators is the fact that it'll sell for $499.

  • Apple's iPad: Live Blog Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 3:11 PM ET
    Apple iPad

    This is a live blog from Jim Goldman who is in San Francisco attending an event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts where it is expected Apple will unveil and share details of its newest product, The iPad.

  • London Movers: Pearson, Lloyds Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | 5:13 AM ET

    Shares in publishing group Pearson surged by nearly 10 percent, topping the FTSE, after it reported strong earnings due to a rise in its educational publications business, the largest in the world.

  • It Doesn't Pay to Be a Hero in This Recession Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 1:24 PM ET

    Apparently Tina Turner was right: We don't need another hero. That ship captain who was held hostage by Somali pirates got a book deal that was just a fraction of the deal that other hero, the pilot who landed a jetliner safely in the Hudson, got. What's the matter — do we have "hero fatigue?!"

  • Where to Make Money Now: Bull vs Bear Picks Friday, 8 May 2009 | 1:53 PM ET

    Two experts, Stephen Mauzy at S.P. Mauzy & Associates and Mike Rubino of Rubino Financial shared their outlook on the economy and where investors should put their money.

  • Britain By The Numbers Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 9:07 AM ET

    Although a longshot in winning the gold in our World Markets Challenge, the UK's FTSE 100 is now less than 1% behind the S&P 500 on the leaderboard.  Here are some key stats on Britain's economy and markets.

  • Murdoch's Wall Street Journal to be Printed in London Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 9:53 AM ET

    Rupert Murdoch's recently acquired Dow Jones publishing business will start printing the Wall Street Journal in London this month, raising the competitive threat to rivals like Pearson's Financial Times.

  • Pearson Says Trading Strong, All Units Doing Well Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 3:09 AM ET

    Educational publisher Pearson said on Monday trading was strong in the third quarter and that underlying sales and operating profit rose 6 and 20 percent respectively over the first nine months of the year.

  • Spiegel Eyes Pearson Stake in FT Deutschland Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | 7:30 AM ET

    Germany's Spiegel magazine group is in talks to acquire British publisher Pearson's 50% stake in German financial daily Financial Times Deutschland (FTD), a source familiar with the situation said.

  • Anglo-Dutch publisher Reed Elsevier is close to a deal to sell its U.S. education arm Harcourt to rival Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep for about $4 billion, people familiar with the situation said on Monday.

  • French Business Reporters Stage Historic Protest Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | 4:23 PM ET

    For the first time in French media history, the country's top two business newspapers La Tribune and Les Echos will not be published on Monday.

  • Stocks ended broadly lower as Wall Street pondered the fate of two Bear Stearns mortgage debt funds. Losses were compounded by adjustments in several key indexes.