Elizabeth Schulze, NBR, CNBC.com’s Posts

France’s Senate approved a tax on the revenues of tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook on Thursday, defying a warning from the President Donald Trump administration that it “unfairly targets American companies.”

Uber and Lyft drivers are logging off ride-hailing apps and taking to the streets in cities around the world Wednesday to protest against working conditions and wages.

The bank posted earnings of 41 cents a share on revenue of $21.64 billion.

“Buy the dip.” It’s a market cliche and has been since the depths of the financial crisis, proving to be especially true over the past couple of years. The market’s most recent dip transpired earlier this summer when the Dow industrials dropped roughly 4 percent between July 22 and Aug. 7. Since then, stocks have recovered their …

For the last five or six years, shareholders could sit back and watch their stock valuations climb with the rising tide—but they can’t do that now. With large discrepancies in the performance of stocks within the same sectors so far this year, many investors are finding themselves in the epicenter of a stock picker’s market. …

Sony, Google and Yahoo have generated plenty of headlines at this year’s Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. But some of the stocks seeing big momentum from this year’s expo are more under the radar. Take iRobot, the technology company behind home-cleaning robots. The company unveiled its newest cleaning machine at CES on Tuesday—the Scooba 450 floor scrubber. At a …