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Which Bookseller Is A Better Buy: Barnes & Noble or Amazon.com?

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Barnes & Noble rewriting the book on how it runs its retail business?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Barnes & Noble is reducing the number of titles that it carries in stores and is clearing floor space for board games and display tables for its e-book reader, the Nook.

Some fear that could drive more readers to Amazon to buy good, old-fashion hardcovers and paperbacks online. Barnes & Noble is already waging an uphill battle against Amazon in the e-book space.

It has been a tough week for shares of Barnes & Noble. What does the new chapter hold for the bookseller?

On CNBC's Closing Bell's Talking Numbers segment, Richard Ross, Global Technical Strategist at Auerbach Grayson examines the tehcnicals while Steve Cortes, Founder of Veracruz TJM, looks at the fundamentals.

To hear Ross and Cortes analyze the future of Barnes & Noble and Amazon, watch the video above.

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