The 'lipstick index' is back — and retailers are trying to cash in

Target has added new brands to its beauty department. At a growing number of stores, it also has mini Ulta Beauty shops with prestige brands. Melissa Repko | CNBC As prices creep up, some people have decided against getting a new outfit, delayed big purchases like TVs or cancelled Netflix accounts. But for now, they’re …

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Peloton slashing 780 jobs, closing stores and hiking prices in push to turn profit

Peloton told employees Friday that it is slashing roughly 780 jobs, closing a significant number of its retail stores and hiking prices on some equipment in a bid to cut costs and become profitable.  The company did not specify how many of its 86 retail locations it plans to shutter, but said an “aggressive” reduction …

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4 takeaways from the Investing Club’s ‘Morning Meeting’ on Thursday

Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Thursday’s key moments. July’s soft PPI is welcome news for growth stocks Disney just crushed it Quick mentions: QCOM, AAPL, DIS, AMZN We need to be nimble in oil 1. July’s soft PPI …

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These stocks were the big winners Wednesday, jumping as much as 12%

Amid the euphoria following what appeared to be the first sign of slowing inflation, stocks staged a broad rally on Aug. 10, with dozens of large-cap stocks rising 5% or more. Those included several tech names that investors loved during the early stages of the coronvirus pandemic, along with cruise lines, credit-card lenders and chip-related …

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Deep Dive: These stocks soared up to 12% after inflation cooled

Amid the euphoria following what appeared to be the first sign of slowing inflation, stocks staged a broad rally on Aug. 10, with dozens of large-cap stocks rising 5% or more. Those included several tech names that investors loved during the early stages of the coronvirus pandemic, along with cruise lines, credit-card lenders and chip-related …

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Disney subscriber growth blows past estimates, as company beats on top and bottom line

A performer dressed as Mickey Mouse entertains guests during the reopening of the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, U.S., on Friday, April 30, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images If Disney+’s subscriber growth is any indication, the rumors that the global streaming market is nearing saturation have been proven untrue. On Wednesday, the …

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Disney's earnings could define how the media industry views streaming's future

A performer dressed as Mickey Mouse entertains guests during the reopening of the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, U.S., on Friday, April 30, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Disney will put a stamp on how the media industry views streaming’s growth potential — at least for the time being — when it …

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3 takeaways from the Investing Club’s ‘Morning Meeting’ on Monday

Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Monday’s key moments. Nvidia’s warning is a reset The bad news didn’t tank the market The Inflation Reduction Act could be bad for the market 1. Nvidia’s warning is a reset Nvidia (NVDA) …

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Why creating a horror movie haven on Netflix may be a smart move for the streaming giant

A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big money question haunting Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy, blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” …

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Netflix is expanding its push into video games, but few subscribers are playing along

Netflix is accelerating its push into video games with plans to double its catalog of offerings by the end of the year, but for now, few of the streaming giant’s subscribers are playing. Since last November, the company has been rolling out the games as a way to keep users engaged between show releases. The …

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