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  • Fed Speaks; Millionaires Hoard; Gang of Eight Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 4:32 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    The Fed sends the markets a mixed message about the end of quantitative easing; US millionaires aren't investing; immigration reform inches ahead.

  • Sex or Smartphone? Women Prefer the Gadgets Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    More women in the U.S. would rather give up sex than their mobile device for a week, according to a recent survey.

  • Bernanke...Pre-Empted by Dudley Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 9:57 AM ET
    The Dow closed above 15,000 for the first time ever, hitting 15,056.

    Bernanke pre-empted by Dudley: Will he throw it back into Congress' lap?

  • Is Facebook Losing Its 'Cool' Factor?     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 8:25 AM ET

    A new study shows teens are flocking to Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and SnapChat because too many adults are using Facebook, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • The Moat of Social Networks Is Dry: Economist     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 2:44 AM ET

    Blu Putnam, chief economist at CME Group, talks to CNBC about how defensible or otherwise social network business models are.

  • Kids Turn to Twitter, Shun Facebook 'Drama' Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 2:29 AM ET

    Teen use of Twitter has grown significantly, a new report into social media networks shows, while Facebook is losing market share to its quick-messaging rival.

  • Squawk Box Europe discusses a new survey which suggests that Facebook is not so cool with the kids anymore. Could this impact its growth?

  • Why Facebook Didn't Buy Tumblr: Op-Ed Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    David Karp, founder and CEO of Tumblr.

    If Facebook wanted to buy Tumblr, it would have bought Tumblr. But Tumblr has a mobile problem.

  • Hey, Don't Blame Us for Apple's Tax Rate: Ireland Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 8:38 AM ET
    Apple's flagship New York store.

    Ireland said on Tuesday it was not to blame for Apple's low global tax payments after the U.S. Senate said the company paid little or nothing on tens of billions of dollars in profits.

  • Wait. Didn’t Yahoo Try a Deal Like This Before? Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 4:20 AM ET
    Tumblr

    As investors and analysts size up Yahoo's latest $1.1 billion acquisition, it is worth reflecting on the GeoCities deal, which has many similarities, the NYT reports.

  • Investors are asking how Yahoo plans to make money off Tumblr's users—who want reassurance the grown-ups won't spoil the fun.

  • After Tumblr, 8 Potential Takeover Targets Monday, 20 May 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    In the wake of Yahoo's announcement on Monday that it's snapping up Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the attention has shifted to which companies could be next.

  • Yahoo's Tumblr Gamble, Fisher on Fed, SAC Subpoena Monday, 20 May 2013 | 4:44 PM ET
    Tumblr-founder David Karp

    Yahoo's bold bet on blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher gives CNBC his views on easing, SAC Capital talks with government fall apart.

  • Stocks End Lower; Dow, S&P Briefly Hit New Highs Monday, 20 May 2013 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks closed slightly lower in choppy trading Monday, pulling back after the Dow and S&P 500 hit fresh all-time highs and amid ongoing worries that the Federal Reserve may taper its bond-purchase program.

  • Nine outrageous small business publicity stunts Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    For many small businesses, publicity is a luxury. So we thought it'd be fun to reflect on businesses that have made clever plays for publicity, sometimes on small budgets.

  • Midday Movers: CAT, RHT, JASO & More Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

  • Cramer: Yahoo's Tumblr Acquisition 'Works' Monday, 20 May 2013 | 10:56 AM ET

    Yahoo's acquisition of blogging website Tumblr makes sense, Cramer said Monday, and many in the market may not be young enough to realize it.

  • Futures Slide Amid Fed Easing Fears Monday, 20 May 2013 | 8:48 AM ET

    U.S. stock market index futures were slightly lower Monday, after major averages finished higher for the fourth-consecutive week, amid ongoing concerns the Federal Reserve may begin to taper off its quantitative easing program sooner than expected.

  • Yahoo Board Agrees to Buy Tumblr for $1.1 Billion Monday, 20 May 2013 | 4:48 AM ET
    Yahoo to purchase Tumblr for $1 billion.

    The board of Yahoo agreed on Sunday to buy the popular blogging service Tumblr for about $1.1 billion in cash, a signal of how the company plans to reposition, the NYT reports.

  • These Tech Giants Covered by the Cloud, Too: Pros Sunday, 19 May 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Cloud computing remains a major secular trend in technology, but investors may not fully appreciate the benefits for Amazon and Google.