Tag: Amazon.com Inc

Jim Cramer: Own these stocks if the Fed leaves interest rates unchanged

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday that investors should think about buying some industrial and energy names if the Federal Reserve keeps rates unchanged at this week’s meeting. “If you think, as I do, that the Fed will keep the fires going, you’ll want to own a steel stock or a heavy machinery play or a […]

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Blue Origin auctions seat on first spaceflight with Jeff Bezos for $28 million

A New Shepard rocket launches on a test flight. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos‘ space venture Blue Origin auctioned off a seat on its upcoming first crewed spaceflight on Saturday for $28 million. The winning bidder, whose name wasn’t released, will fly to the edge of space with the Amazon founder and his brother Mark on […]

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Pros are changing up their portfolios due to the unexpected decline in rates. How they’re playing it

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE Technology and growth stocks are back in favor with some investors, and the trend has been helped by a surprise drop in bond yields. The 10-year Treasury yield was at 1.46% Friday, after touching 1.43% Thursday, its lowest level since March 3. Yields […]

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Spatial audio in Apple Music makes it sound like music is surrounding you — here’s how to try it

Apple Music with Dolby Atmos spatial audio Todd Haselton | CNBC Apple rolled out a really cool new Dolby Atmos surround sound feature to Apple Music this week that might help it attract and keep subscribers as it competes with streaming music leader Spotify. Dolby Atmos spatial audio makes it feel a bit more like […]

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Amazon health care threat? Teladoc CEO says it’s ‘overrated,’ but he should be worried

The Amazon Pharmacy home screen on a smartphone arranged in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Ask a sports star before a game whether their team is going to win and they’re likely to say yes with confidence. And then cue the […]

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Tech companies made big pledges to fight racism last year — here’s how they’re doing so far

Demonstrators gather at the Lincoln Memorial during a protest against police brutality and racism on June 6, 2020 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee Last June, social media feeds became flooded with corporate statements about how companies would promote racial equity within and beyond their workforce. The commitments came after the police murder of George Floyd […]

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A TikTok tune is becoming Sally Beauty’s new anthem as it embraces vivid hair color to fuel growth

TikTok creator and musician Hannah Chelan inspired Sally Beauty’s new marketing campaign. She shared a song about colored hair that went viral on the social media platform. Sally Beauty Holdings When Sally Beauty employees saw a viral video on TikTok in the spring, they realized they had found the right inspiration to fuel its business […]

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It’s official: Amazon Prime Day is June 21-22 globally

Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -0.14% announced its next Prime Day will be June 21-22 worldwide. The retail behemoth said members will get a $10 credit on Prime Day if they spend $10 on select small businesses from June 7-20. More than 300,000 selling partners are participating. Additionally, members with the Amazon Rewards Visa Card or Amazon […]

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Polyester is one of the biggest polluters in fashion — here’s what one CEO wants to do about it

Fashion has a polyester problem. It’s the most widely-used clothing fiber in the world, but as a synthetic material made from plastic, polyester needs a lot of energy to produce and is highly water and air polluting, according to the Council of Fashion Designers of America. The fashion industry is trying to tackle the issue, […]

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Amazon’s new $180 tablet is good, but most people should still get an iPad

Amazon Fire HD 10 Plus tablet Todd Haselton | CNBC I’ve been testing Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 Plus tablet for the past several days. It started shipping to customers earlier this week and starts at $179.99, a little more than half the price of the entry-level iPad. The Fire HD 10 Plus is Amazon’s […]

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