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  • Stocks on Track to Snap 6-Day Losing Streak Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 3:30 PM ET

    Stocks rallied to session highs in the final hour of trading Thursday as investors snapped up beaten-down stocks following the international trade report and after the Greek Cabinet supported a new round of austerity measures for the debt-ridden nation.

  • Stocks Extend Gains, Led by Materials Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 11:46 AM ET

    Stocks advanced Thursday, buoyed by banks and energy, seeking to reverse a six-day losing streak as investors were encouraged report showing that exports hit a record high in April, narrowing the U.S. trade deficit.

  • Futures Extend Gains After Economic Reports Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 8:51 AM ET

    Futures added to gains Thursday even after new claims for unemployment benefits gained last week, and following news the U.S. trade deficit fell unexpectedly.

  • Nokia Misery Continues With Departure and Downgrade Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 5:05 AM ET

    The woes of Nokia, the world’s largest phone maker, took another turn Thursday with the departure of a key executive and further falls in its share price.

  • Biotech Likely to Grow Over Long Term: Polaris Exec Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 4:33 PM ET

    Biotech will grow over the long-term as more companies start-up in an attempt to solve diseases and other human conditions, Terry McGuire, co-founder and general partner of Polaris Venture Partners, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Stocks End Lower for Sixth Straight Session Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks finished lower for the sixth-consecutive session Wednesday as investors worried over a slowing recovery following Ben Bernanke's grim outlook and after the Fed's latest Beige Book, which showed signs of a slowdown in several regions.

  • Merger Activity to Accelerate Through 2011—Report Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 3:40 PM ET

    Merger and acquisition activity will continue to accelerate in the second half of 2011 with deal sizes increasing, according to the report by advisory firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

  • Stocks Slide Ahead of Close; Energy Gains Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 3:29 PM ET

    Stocks were poised to close lower for the sixth-straight session Wednesday amid concerns over the recovery following Ben Bernanke's grim economic outlook and after the Fed's latest Beige Book stated that several regions showed signs of a slowdown.

  • Stocks Zig-Zag; Energy Rises, Techs Slip Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 11:17 AM ET

    Stocks fluctuated in a narrow range Wednesday amid concerns over a grim economic outlook, while oil prices advanced after OPEC failed to reach an agrreement on hiking production.

  • Sberbank Not Bidding for Raiffeisen: CEO Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 9:09 AM ET
    Negotiating Pay

    Russian state-owned bank Sberbank is not looking to buy the Eastern European assets of Austrian bank Raiffeisen and it is still in talks to buy the Eastern European branches of Volksbank, Sberbank CEO Herman Gref told reporters on Wednesday.

  • Futures Point to Lower Open After Bernanke Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 8:37 AM ET

    Futures fell Wednesday as investors worried over Fed chairman Bernanke's view of the economy and technical market indicators that point to more weakness ahead.

  • Next Big DotCom Trend: Helping People Make Cash? Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 8:27 AM ET
    Twitter

    Helping individuals to make money is the next big trend for investing in online companies, according to one of the early investors in TweetDeck.

  • The Road to Recovery Gets Steeper Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 5:20 AM ET

    What is one to make of recent economic data, particularly in the advanced countries? Is the world economy slowing? If so, should policy do anything about it and, if so, what might the alternatives be? The FT reports.

  • Stocks End Down for Fifth Day After Bernanke Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks gave up all of the day's earlier gains Tuesday to close lower for a fifth straight session, after Fed chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged the economic slowdown, but didn't imply any further monetary stimulus ahead.

  • Stocks Climb Ahead of Bernanke Speech Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 3:06 PM ET

    Stocks remained higher in the final hour of trading Tuesday amid light volume, ahead of Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's speech on the economic outlook.

  • Stocks Rise Amid Thin Trading; Dollar Slips Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 11:40 AM ET

    Stocks gained Tuesday amid a low-volume session, led by gains in energy, as the dollar declined to a one-month low.

  • Novartis To Buy Gen-Probe? Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 7:25 AM ET

    Novartis has won the auction for medical testing company Gen-Probe, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.

  • BP to Restart Talks on TNK-BP Stake Sale: Report Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 3:05 AM ET
    BP headquarters in London.

    BP is to restart stalled talks with Russian state oil company Rosneft to sell part of its stake in TNK-BP, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the situation.

  • Stocks End Lower for Fourth Straight Session Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 4:28 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower for the fourth-consecutive trading session Monday, led by weakness in banks and energy, as investors turned cautious over a slowdown in the recovery.

  • Stocks Fall Sharply Ahead of Close; Dell Rises Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 3:27 PM ET

    Stocks extended their losses in the final hour of trading Monday, led by banks and energy, as investors turned cautious amid signs of an economic slowdown.

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