The retailer is struggling, but some of its suppliers are making plenty of hay from the relationship.
The company seems to be getting serious about monetization.
But markets are still watching for a possible Moody's downgrade of Spanish debt. In the US, the ISM's Chicago PMI slips and consumer spending barely rises. Facebook shares jump 7% on the site's new gift feature.
The site many people had written off as dead is mounting a comeback, and an early preview video shows some big changes.
The company is partnering with a consumer data firm to show a connection between its ads and members' buying behavior.
Barron's takes a shot at valuing the social-networking giant.
Does the publication really expect advertisers to shun a network that serves a billion users? Does it think CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his employees are idiots?
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