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  • Undercover Shopping: Testing Holiday Promises

    Every year it seems the holiday season gets more competitive for retailers. First it was free shipping, now it’s free layaway and price-matching in guaranteed, speedy in-store pickup. Promises, promises. But do the programs really work?

  • Will It Be 'Game Over' for Videogame Makers This Holiday?

    Microsoft’s "Halo 4" sold $220 million worth of games in the first 24 hours. That beats the record "Halo 3" set in 2007.

  • 'Skyfall' On Track to Break Bond Records

    According to Sony, "Skyfall" is off to an amazing start, with, Paul Dergarabedian, Hollywood.com president of the box office division.

  • Is James Bond Going Corporate?

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin explains why the sky could be the limit for the latest installment of the James Bond series, "Skyfall."

  • Will It Be 'Game Over' for Videogame Makers This Holiday?

    While the videogame industry relies heavily on the holiday period to help boost publisher profits, some companies may find coal in their stocking this year.

  • Blodget: One ‘Tremendously Good’ Factor for US

    Although capital gains taxes could rise following President Barack Obama’s re-election, something else signals a positive factor for the U.S. economy, Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget said Wednesday on CNBC.

  • Title of Hong Kong’s Favorite Brand Goes to…

    Hong Kong may be synonymous with designer boutiques and luxury retail outlets, with names such as Louis Vuitton and Prada crowding the city, but local consumers appear to be far less image conscious, if their favorite brands are any indication.

  • *Fitch joins Moody's, S&P in cutting Sharp rating to junk. TOKYO/ HONG KONG, Nov 2- Shares of Japan's Sharp Corp fell and Fitch Ratings downgraded its debt to junk status on Friday, a day after it warned of a $5.6 billion net loss for the year and said it might not be able to survive on its own.

  • *Weak yen boosts exporters, with Honda up 3.3 pct. TOKYO, Nov 2- Japan's Nikkei share average climbed to a one-week high Friday as global cyclical shares such as carmakers rose on improved U.S. economic data. Honda Motor Co climbed 3.3 percent to 2,467 yen and Nissan Motor Co gained 2.1 percent.

  • *Sony shares gain 3 pct after rise in quarterly profit. TOKYO/ HONG KONG, Nov 2- Shares of Japan's Sharp Corp fell on Friday as worries about the TV and display maker's future deepened a day after it warned of a $5.6 billion net loss for this year and said it might not be able to survive on its own.

  • *Jobless claims and ADP jobs growth stronger than expected. NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. stocks climbed 1 percent on Thursday after both weekly jobless claims and data on growth in private-sector jobs pointed to improving labor market conditions a day before the government's closely watched monthly jobs report.

  • *Jobless claims and ADP jobs growth stronger than expected. NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. stocks climbed 1 percent on Thursday after both weekly jobless claims and data on growth in private-sector jobs pointed to improving labor market conditions a day before the government's closely watched monthly jobs report.

  • *Jobless claims, ADP both stronger than expected. NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. stocks rallied in morning trading on Thursday after a pair of positive signs about the labor market pointed to improving conditions a day before the U.S. nonfarm payroll report.

  • *Jobless claims, rescheduled ADP report on tap. NEW YORK, Nov 1- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday as investors looked ahead to data that could give a clue into the strength of the economy a day before the crucial payroll report.

  • *Sony Q2 oper profit 30.3 bln yen; keeps FY fcast for 130 bln yen profit. TOKYO, Nov 1- Struggling Japanese TV maker Sharp Corp warned it might not be able to survive on its own, as it almost doubled its full-year net loss forecast to $5.6 billion, and said it was considering alliances with other companies.

  • *Sony Q2 operating profit 30.3 bln yen. *Sony keeps FY fcast for 130 bln yen oper profit. Bigger Japanese rival Sony Corp, which blazed a trail in the early 1980 s with its Walkman portable music players, made a small operating profit in July-September and kept its forecast for a full-year profit of $1.63 billion.

  • TOKYO, Nov 1- Japan's Sony Corp booked a small operating profit in the second quarter, after a loss a year ago, helped by the sale of a chemicals business that offset weak demand for its TVs and other devices, and it kept its full-year profit guidance.

  • TOKYO, Nov 1- Japan's Sony Corp returned to an operating profit in the second quarter after a loss a year ago, helped by the sale of a chemicals business that offset weak demand for its TVs and other devices, and it kept its full-year profit guidance.

  • History Comes Back to Haunt Japan Electronics Makers

    History is repeating itself in the global consumer electronics space, with newer players threatening the dominance of older established brands -  that is Japanese electronics makers.

  • *Net income forecast Y765 bln loss vs prior Y50 bln profit. *To write off Y238 bln goodwill, Y356 bln restructuring.