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All Markets and Investing News all the time 2016-04-09T21:29:04Z http://buzz.money.cnn.com/feed/atom/ WordPress.com Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16352 2014-11-15T14:36:40Z 2014-11-15T13:00:37Z
The rift between Taylor Swift and Spotify shows just how tough the music business is right now.

Streaming songs for a small cut just isn’t as lucrative as selling an entire album.

But there’s one small record label that is still thriving in the digital world. And it’s doing so by satisfying a pretty important need for anyone with kids … making baby music that’s actually worth listening to.

Rockabye Baby takes songs MORE]]>
0 Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16338 2014-10-31T11:15:34Z 2014-10-31T11:00:57Z
The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

It’s trick or treat time … Wall Street style!

I usually use Halloween as an excuse to take a look at the year’s best and worst stocks. I already wrote about Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) on MORE]]>
0 Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16326 2014-10-24T18:36:15Z 2014-10-24T18:25:43Z
Want to make your own Sierra Mist at home? You soon may have the chance to do that.

Pepsi (PEP) said on Friday that it will be working with do-it-yourself carbonated beverage company SodaStream (SODA) on a limited test of homemade Pepsi-branded sodas later this year.

Shares of SodaStream popped more than 15% when word of the deal was first reported in the trade journal Beverage Digest. A spokesperson at Pepsi confirmed MORE]]>
0 Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16318 2014-10-13T17:16:47Z 2014-10-13T17:16:47Z
The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

Shares of big U.S. railroad CSX (CSX) surged as much as 10% Monday after the Wall Street Journal reported that Canadian Pacific (CP) offered to buy it.

According to the report, CSX turned down the takeover MORE]]>
0 Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16310 2014-10-10T17:47:00Z 2014-10-10T17:47:00Z
The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer did a lot of things that were pretty embarrassing when he was the CEO of Microsoft (MSFT). But none of them hold a candle to the ridiculous comments by MORE]]>
0 Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16299 2014-10-08T20:04:31Z 2014-10-08T20:02:28Z
The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

Sears and J.C. Penney are two iconic American retailers. Correction. They were iconic retailers. Their best days are long behind them.

Shares of both companies plunged Wednesday — a sign of just how uncertain their future is.

Sears (SHLD) MORE]]>
0 Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16291 2014-10-06T17:53:10Z 2014-10-06T17:53:10Z
The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

There are only 30 stocks in the Dow. It’s an exclusive club. So you’d think that getting kicked out of the Dow would be a bad sign for a company.

But that hasn’t been the case MORE]]>
0 Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16280 2014-09-25T22:54:52Z 2014-09-25T17:38:48Z
The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

The Nasdaq was in blood red mode Thursday. But the big drop in tech stocks didn’t hurt the performance of a red hot IPO.

No, I’m not talking about Alibaba (BABA). A company called CyberArk Software MORE]]>
0 Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16271 2014-09-25T17:42:08Z 2014-09-24T20:15:36Z
The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

More U.S. consumers have probably used or heard of Citizens Financial Group than Chinese e-commerce wunderkind Alibaba.

Does Alibaba have its name splashed across a baseball stadium in Philadelphia? No. But Citizens does.

Still, name recognition did MORE]]>
0 Paul R. La Monica http://money.cnn.com/ http://buzz.money.cnn.com/?p=16263 2014-09-23T21:05:14Z 2014-09-23T17:26:38Z
The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and AbbVie, La Monica does not own positions in any individual stocks.

Sadly, there is still no cure for Ebola. But a promising drug from a publicly traded Canadian biotech firm is being used to treat the disease in West Africa. And Wall Street has taken notice.

Tekmira MORE]]>
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