RealMoney Pro contributor Chris Versace details why he expects cotton prices to fall even further and what companies stand to benefit as a result.
Facebook is said to be in talks to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace for $60 million, which would give Facebook the ability to give wireless Internet access to underdeveloped countries.
Dish Network has reached a milestone agreement with Walt Disney that will allow the company to stream Disney, ABC and ESPN shows over the Internet. The companies signed a multi-year deal that will allow Dish customers to access Disney shows over a variety of Internet-connected devices. The companies said the deal will put an end to all pending litigation over Dish offerings like AutoHop, which allows customers to skip commercials during recorded shows. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Dish Network has reached a milestone agreement with Walt Disney that will allow the company to stream Disney, ABC and ESPN shows over the Internet.
Gold prices are climbing on Monday as tensions in Ukraine drive demand for safe assets. Spot gold climbed 1.9% to $1,350.80 an ounce, its highest level since October 30, while silver rose 1.6% to $21.51 an ounce. This, after the White House said the Group of Seven industrialized nations spoke out against Russia's actions against Ukraine and suspended plans for the G8 Summit, which was set to take place in Sochi in June. Meanwhile, the escalating conflict also drove up crude oil prices.
Spot gold climbed 1.9% to $1,350.80 an ounce on Monday as tensions in Ukraine drive demand for safe assets.
The harsh winter weather continued to weigh on sales for some major automakers in February, as the nation's top two automakers both reported U.S. sales declines. General Motors and Ford both experienced a slow start to February -- a month when GM saw a 12% decline in sales of the Chevy Silverado, its top-selling vehicle and Ford saw U.S. sales fall 6% from a year ago. However, Nissan managed to post a surprising 16% increase in auto sales, while Chrysler saw a better-than-expected 11% gain.
The harsh winter weather continued to weigh on sales for some major automakers in February, as the nation's top two automakers both reported U.S. sales declines.
After halting withdrawals for a month upon discovering a security flaw in its computer systems, MtGox announced almost $425 million worth of Bitcoins are missing.
RealMoney Pro Contributor Chris Versace says a weaker-than-expected jobs number seems to be expected, so markets may shrug it off and the Federal Reserve will most likely continue to taper its bond-buying program.
Investor Carl Icahn, who owns a 2% stake in eBay, has been pushing for the company to spin off PayPal. The Deal's Lou Whiteman details Icahn's arguments and eBay's response.
Shares of Tesla are climbing on Thursday, one day after the electric car maker disclosed plans to build a new 'gigafactory' to produce batteries. Tesla said the Gigafactory will produce enough battery cells to power 500,000 vehicles every year, in addition to other batteries. According to an SEC filing, the company said 6,500 people will be employed at the 10 million-square-foot battery plant once it's fully operational in 2020. It's expected to open in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico or Texas in 2017.
Shares of Tesla are climbing on Thursday, one day after the electric car maker disclosed plans to build a new "Gigafactory" to produce batteries.
Retailers are reporting their latest quarterly results and coming in mixed after the harsh winter weather prompted a 0.4% drop in U.S. retail sales last month.
Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles released a statement saying he is working very hard to find a solution to the bitcoin exchange's recent issues.
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass + 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV