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  • The Middle Market Stimulus Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 1:04 PM ET

    While the country as a whole remains in the economic doldrums, a huge swath of the American economy is growing. 

  • Futures Gain Amid Euro Zone Optimism Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 8:23 AM ET

    Futures climbed Monday as stocks rebound from sharp declines last week fueled by concerns over a double-dip recession, with speculation of a rate cut by the ECB mounting in Europe.

  • Amazon's High Hopes for Its iPad Competitor Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 4:35 AM ET
    iPad

    One after another, like moths to a flame, technology companies have been seduced into entering the market for tablets. Apple made it look so irresistible, with 29 million eager and sometimes fanatical consumers snapping up an iPad in the device’s first 15 months, the NYT reports.

  • Dow Posts Worst Week Since Oct. 2008 Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 4:46 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly higher in a choppy session Friday as investors snapped up beaten-down sectors following the previous session's steep selloff, but ended sharply lower for the week amid ongoing worries over a global slowdown.

  • Lawyers to Start News Corp Case in US: Report Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    British lawyers acting for victims of phone hacking by The News of the World are planning to launch legal action in the U.S. against directors of the newspaper's parent company News Corp, according to a report on British satellite news channel Sky News.

  • Futures Slide Amid Ongoing Global Worries Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 8:33 AM ET

    Futures were lower Friday after Thursday's steep sell off amid continuing worries over a global economic slowdown and as investors cautiously waited for further developments in the euro zone.

  • Stocks End Sharply Lower on Recession Fears Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 4:26 PM ET

    Stocks came off their worst levels, but still finished sharply lower Thursday in heavy-volume trading as a gloomy outlook from the Federal Reserve in addition to ongoing economic jitters fueled concerns of a recession.

  • Retail CFOs: Sales to Gain Despite Stagnant Economy Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 1:58 PM ET
    Vannessa Obermaier helps customer Leandro Dacosta (R) as he shops at a Best Buy Inc.'s store in Miami, Florida.

    BDO polled 100 chief financial officers at leading US retailers in August and early September, and although these executives expect the economy will continue to be stagnant, they still expect to see retail sales up about 3.5 percent in the second half of this year.

  • Futures Skid Sharply on Global Economic Fears Thursday, 22 Sep 2011 | 9:13 AM ET

    Futures plunged sharply Thursday after the Federal Reserve warned of significant risks to the struggling economy and following a report that showed further contraction in China's manufacturing sector.

  • The Top Selling Video Games of 2011 — So Far Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 9:56 AM ET
    Call of Duty: Black Ops

    Perhaps more than any other entertainment field, video games are seasonal. While an occasional blockbuster is released in the first or second quarter, the Sept.-Dec. timeframe is when publishers really make their bank.

  • Futures Hover Near Flatline Ahead of Fed Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 8:54 AM ET

    Futures shaved most of their earlier losses Wednesday as investors waited for the outcome of a two-day meeting of the Fed on interest rate policy.

  • Dow Ekes Out Small Gain; S&P, Nasdaq Lower Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 4:14 PM ET

    Stocks erased most of their gains to close mixed in a thin-volume session Tuesday, following a report that no deal has yet been reached on Greece and investors waited for the outcome of a two-day meeting of the Fed on interest rate policy.

  • Futures Rise Ahead of FOMC Meeting Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 9:11 AM ET

    Futures were higher on Tuesday as investors waited for the outcome of a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee on interest rate policy.

  • Analysts See Acquisitions in Oracle's Future Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 4:02 PM ET

    With Oracle earnings expected after the bell Tuesday, two analysts told CNBC Monday they expect CEO Larry Ellison to start spending the company's $30 billion war chest on more acquisitions.

  • United Tech in Talks to Buy Goodrich: Sources Saturday, 17 Sep 2011 | 7:43 AM ET

    After a lot of market buzz about United Technologies getting ready to do a big deal, it appears that the company is in talks to buy aerospace supplier Goodrich.  Shares of Goodrich soared after-hours.

  • Stocks Close Strong on 5-Day Win Streak Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 4:02 PM ET

    US stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street Friday, after strong gains in the previous session, as investors waited nervously for news from a meeting of global finance ministers this weekend.

  • The idea that radio will suffer because of new technologies and services, such as Pandora and Clear Channel’s iHeart Radio App, is somewhat “overblown,” the CEO of Cumulus Media told CNBC Friday.

  • United Tech Seeks Financing for Big Deal: Sources Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 10:23 AM ET

    United Technologies is lining up financing in the double-digit billions of dollars to support a major acquisition in the U.S., according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter.

  • Futures Pare Losses on Hopes for Banks Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 9:05 AM ET

    US stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street Friday, after strong gains in the previous session, as investors waited nervously for news from a meeting of global finance ministers this weekend.

  • Stocks Rally for 4th Day on Europe Bank Hopes Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 4:38 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher for a fourth-consecutive session Thursday following news that major central banks across the world agreed to lend U.S. dollars to European banks, taking pressure off funding issues across European banks.

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