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  • Small Retailers Open Up Storefronts on Facebook Pages Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 10:44 AM ET
    Facebook

    More businesses are turning to Facebook merchant pages to raise their profile and boost sales. Here's how to effectively use social media for your business.

  • The Next Way Facebook May Upset Wall Street Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 10:42 AM ET
    Facebook

    In the wake of Facebook’s botched initial public offering and subsequent stock decline, pressure is building for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to post solid results when the social giant reports second quarter earnings on Thursday.

  • Stocks to Watch: XOM, ZNGA, MMM & More Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 8:18 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Thursday's morning movers:

  • Jobless Claims Could Stir Up Fed Easing Talk Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 7:35 PM ET

    "Europe will drive the bus, but if we get a nasty surprise in initial claims that could have a big effect," veteran trader Art Cashin said.

  • Zynga Plunges on Poor Outlook, Facebook Down  Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 4:41 PM ET

    Zynga shares are down about 35 percent since the company reported disappointing earnings, bringing Facebook down with it, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Stocks to Watch: V, ZNGA, WFM & More Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:

  • Facebook's First Earnings as Public Company  Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 1:46 PM ET

    Facebook is set to release its first quarterly earnings as a public company tomorrow, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Mobil Ads: The Next Phase of Facebook  Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 6:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides a preview of Facebook's first quarterly results as a publicly traded company, and a look at what investors and Wall Street expect from the social media giant, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO.

  • Silicon Valley Says Step Away From the Device Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 10:17 AM ET

    Computers, smartphones and other gadgets have made life easier, but now tech firms are worried that they may be harming people.

  • Apple

    Corporate earnings reports will compete for attention with whatever Europe throws at markets Tuesday.

  • Buy Yahoo—New CEO Will Lead It Out to $20: Pro Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 1:45 PM ET
    Yahoo Screenshot

    Yahoo has flirted with a breakout above $16 in recent months, but it could never sustain anything north of that threshold for very long. That could be change with new CEO Marissa Mayer in charge.

  • Facebook's Sponsored Ads

    In the race for digital advertising dollars, Google has been the clear winner, with its ability to customize advertisements based on what you search for. But Facebook, which customizes ads based on who you and your friends are, hopes to be a contender. An important test of how it is doing will come on Thursday, when it releases its first earnings numbers since going public, the New York Times reports.

  • Europe Debt Woes Cast Shadow on Earnings, Market Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 9:49 PM ET
    Euro Casts Long Shadow

    “With a pretty surprising downturn in Europe, June was definitely a leg down for a lot of companies," one pro said. And the GDP report could be a "whack across the forehead."

  • Earnings Watch: Focus Turns to Big Consumer Brands Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 4:19 PM ET

    With the bar set so low, technology companies had an easier time beating earnings expectations this week.  But the focus now starts to shift toward the consumer.

  • Busted! Police Turn to Social Media to Fight Crime Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    Facebook isn't just for 'friending' anymore. The social network is also being used as a tool to fight crime, according to a recent survey.

  • Two ‘Lottery Tickets’ That Just Might Pay Off Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 12:14 PM ET

    There are billions of dollars to be made selling everything from lottery systems to online gaming to the casino gaming industry.

  • With Two Post-Facebook Deals, Is the IPO Market Back? Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 11:14 AM ET

    Two initial public offerings priced after market close Thursday in the busiest week for public offerings since April.

  • IPO Market Back?  Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    Kathy Smith, Renaissance Capital principal, discusses the current flow of IPOs and takes a look at other deals in the pipeline.

  • Young Entrepreneur

    The second quarter of 2012 marked the single largest period for venture capital dollars invested since the second quarter of 2001, according to new study. See which tech sectors are hot.

  • Top Tech Picks From a Hedge Fund Guru Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 9:22 AM ET
    Man vs. Machine

    Philippe Laffont of Coatue Management, offered up his top tech picks, as well as stocks to avoid in the sector.