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  • Futures Fall on Euro Worries; M&A Heats Up Monday, 10 Jan 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were lower ahead of the open Monday in the wake of lacklustre employment data Friday and as  debt fears continued to sweep through European markets.

  • Goldman Traders to Set Up Fund in London Monday, 10 Jan 2011 | 7:04 AM ET
    NYSE Traders

    Two traders on Goldman Sachs’s proprietary trading desk are poised to set up their own fund in London, financed by a major European backer, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday, the New York Times reports.

  • Stocks Decline, but End Higher for the Week Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 4:41 PM ET

    Stocks declined as investors digested a mixed employment report and turned their attention to next week's earnings season.

  • Stocks Trim Losses Ahead of Close; Banks Slide Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 3:56 PM ET

    Stocks eased losses ahead of the close, but were on course to end a six-week winning streak, as investors digested a mixed employment report and turned their attention to next week's earnings season. JPMorgan and Travelers fell, while Pfizer rose.

  • Stocks Sink as Banks Slide; Boeing Gains Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 12:36 PM ET

    Stocks struggled for direction as investors absorbed a mixed jobs report and began to turn attention to earnings, which will begin to be reported in earnest next week. Verizon fell.

  • 3D Could Be Big in 2011 Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 12:29 PM ET

    With a slew of new product offerings, 3D will continue its assault at retail this year. LG, Samsung and Panasonic all plan to include the technology in a wider array of products— most importantly in TV sets and Blu-ray players that aren’t being aimed at the high-end, early adopter audience.

  • Futures Weak After Mixed Jobs Report Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures shaved losses after news fewer jobs were created in December than expected, but the unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent.

  • Stocks End Mixed as Retail Slides; Tech Gains Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 4:57 PM ET
    CES 2011 - Your Digital Life - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks ended mixed as the Dow's rally skidded to a halt as retailers reported weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon and Travelers slid, while Microsoft gained.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed as Tech Gains, Retail Falls Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 3:57 PM ET
    CES 2011 - Your Digital Life - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks traded mixed Thursday as technology stocks rose and retailers skidded following weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon skidded, while Microsoft gained.

  • Should Congress consider creating a legal regime to enable states to restructure their obligations? With the cacophony of alarm bells as our states sit insolvent thanks to enormous unfunded healthcare and pension liabilities and municipal bond obligations, the answer clearly is yes.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed as Retail Falls, Tech Gains Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 12:16 PM ET
    CES 2011 - Your Digital Life - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks turned mixed as retail stocks skidded on news of weaker-than-expected December sales. Verizon and AT&T fell, while Boeing rose.

  • Futures Ease Slightly After Jobless Claims Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 9:10 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures eased slightly, but remained higher, after jobless claims came in largely as expected.

  • A Goldman Unit Is Said to Have Rejected Facebook Thursday, 6 Jan 2011 | 7:35 AM ET

    Before Goldman Sachs bought a stake in Facebook and started offering shares to wealthy clients, a powerful investment group within the firm turned down the chance to buy a piece of the social networking behemoth, according to several people briefed on the internal discussions, the New York Times reports.

  • Stocks End at New Multi-Year Highs; Banks Up Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 4:21 PM ET
    CES 2011 - Your Digital Life - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks closed at new multi-year highs Wednesday to new multi-year highs as investors cheered a handful of positive economic reports about jobs and service sector growth, and commodities turned higher. AmEx and Disney rose, while Intel fell.

  • Stocks Holding Records Before Close; AmEx Up Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 3:55 PM ET
    CES 2011 - Your Digital Life - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks continued to rise in the last hour of trading to new multi-year highs on Wednesday as investors cheered a handful of positive economic reports about jobs and service sector growth, and commodities turned higher. AmEx and Disney rose, while Intel fell.

  • Stocks Turn Positive as Banks, Retail Gain Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 12:06 PM ET

    Stocks gained as investors began to take heart from a series of positive economic reports. Disney and AmEx gained, while Coca-Cola fell.

  • Futures Trim Losses After Upbeat ADP Report Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures trimmed sharp losses after news of a surge in private sector jobs.

  • Private Equity Split on Investments Valuations Wednesday, 5 Jan 2011 | 5:17 AM ET

    It is the brass-tacks question every stock investor asks: What is this company really worth? But in the rarefied realm of private equity investing, the answer to that question is often hard to find, if it can be found at all, the New York Times reports.

  • Stocks End Mixed as Dow Hits New High Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | 4:41 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed a day after hitting multiyear highs despite positive economic news and after word the Federal Reserve didn't believe the economy had improved enough by December to alter its economic stimulus program.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed Ahead of Close; Energy Falls Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011 | 3:51 PM ET

    Stocks gained some strength in the final hour of trading, but remained mixed after news the Federal Reserve didn't believe the economy had improved enough by December to alter its economic stimulus program. Alcoa and Walt Disney rose, while McDonald's fell.