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  • Here's how people watched the World Cup at work

    At least 1.7 million people watched the U.S. soccer team play Germany in the World Cup this afternoon, according to ESPN.

    Many of them were watching at work, according to Twitter.

    On board Air Force One, President Obama took time out from running the country to cheer on the home team. He could hardly contain his enthusiasm.

    President Obama watches the USA vs Germany World Cup game aboard Air Force One enroute to MORE

    - Jun 26, 2014 4:01 PM ET
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  • Excited for iPhone 6? Check out this stock

    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.

    When a stock goes up 188% in a year, many investors probably wish they had bought it. They also probably think it's too late to get in after such a huge surge.

    But what should investors MORE

    - Jun 26, 2014 12:59 PM ET
  • Where's the drama on Wall Street?

    The Dow may have fallen more than 100 points on Tuesday, but don't let that minor selloff fool you. The stock market is enjoying its longest stretch of calm since Mel Gibson battled the Brits as William Wallace in the blockbuster film "Braveheart."

    During the turbulent days of 2008-2011, Wall Street experienced 1% moves almost regularly amid deep disagreement over the state of the global economy.

    But the S&P 500 has gone 47 MORE

    - Jun 25, 2014 12:30 PM ET
  • The 6 best World Cup ads

    By Ben Brody

    Sure, companies unleash a lot of money -- and creativity (sometimes) -- for Super Bowl ads. But it's World Cup spots that get the eyeballs, at least on the web. Since April, viewers spent 1.2 billion minutes on YouTube watching World Cup ads, according to the video-sharing service. That's about four times what they spent viewing Super Bowl ads this year. What's everyone watching? These:

    1. "Winner Stays," Nike

    With nearly 82 million MORE

    Jun 25, 2014 8:11 AM ET
  • U.S. companies should pay U.S. taxes

    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.

    Dear AbbVie CEO Richard Gonzalez,

    I am a shareholder of your company. I am pretty happy with how the stock has done since it was spun-off from Abbott Laboratories (ABT) last year. (I own that too.) MORE

    - Jun 24, 2014 1:04 PM ET
  • Amazon stock: Look out below?

    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.

    Amazon was the anti-Apple ... for one day at least. Amazon unveiled a new product on Wednesday that wasn't a surprise to anybody, and the stock went up!

    But Amazon gave up much of those gains MORE

    - Jun 19, 2014 1:53 PM ET
  • T-Mobile CEO blasts AT&T and Amazon on Twitter

    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.

    Tell us how you really feel about AT&T, John Legere.

    The enigmatic T-Mobile (TMUS) CEO, whose Twitter profile picture makes him look more like an 80s hair metal icon than a corporate suit, has often had MORE

    - Jun 17, 2014 3:38 PM ET
  • BlackBerry running out of lives

    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.

    Does BlackBerry have more lives than a cat?

    Every time the company's stock hurtles from a stunningly great height, it somehow seems -- in cat-like fashion -- to land on its feet.

    (Rumor has it that the MORE

    - Jun 17, 2014 12:52 PM ET
  • The most important stock in the Dow is ...

    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.

    Stocks have pulled back a bit from their all-time highs lately.  It makes sense. The bull needs a rest. He needs to nap every now and then.

    But there is one reason why I think that MORE

    - Jun 12, 2014 1:18 PM ET
  • Just 27% of investors bother to vote

    If retail investors received a "participation" grade, they'd definitely be flunking.

    A key benefit of owning shares in a company -- besides the gains or losses as the stock moves -- is the ability to vote in corporate elections. Shareholders get a voice in many key decisions, including the approval of members on the company's board of directors.

    It's a lot of power, but average Joe's who own stock rarely bother to exercise MORE

    - Jun 12, 2014 8:30 AM ET
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