Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) -- David Strasser, an analyst at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, talks about Home Depot Inc.'s third-quarter profit reported yesterday and growth outlook. Home Depot, the largest U.S. home-improvement retailer, said net income rose 1.4 percent to $947 million, or 63 cents a share. Strasser speaks with Tom Keene and Sara Eisen on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Samsung Electronics Co., stepping up a battle with Apple Inc., will staff mini-stores at Best Buy Co.’s U.S. locations to showcase how its tablets, smartphones and televisions work together. Best Buy shares surged.
Barnes & Noble Inc. gained after Chairman Leonard Riggio said he will offer to buy the stores and website of the chain he founded more than 40 years ago as it struggles to navigate the rising popularity of digital books.