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  • 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.

  • Yahoo Is Contacted by Potential Bidders: Report Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 1:42 PM ET
    The exterior of Yahoo! corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Yahoo  has been contacted by potential bidders, including private equity firm Silver Lake, for part or all of the Internet company, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, quoting unnamed sources.

  • Groupon Back on Track for Its IPO Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 12:32 PM ET
    Groupon

    Groupon is planning to put its initial public offering back on track as markets remain rocky. After postponing presentations to potential investors early this month, Groupon is now aiming to go public in late October or early November, The New York Times reports.

  • Futures Rally on New ECB Liquidity Measures Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 9:17 AM ET

    Futures jumped sharply Thursday following news that the ECB took a coordinated effort with the Federal Reserve to boost dollar liquidity.

  • Prudential CEO Denies Acquisition Chatter Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 4:07 AM ET

    Tidjane Thiam, chief executive of British insurer Prudential, has denied reports that he is in China to talk with potential buyers of the business.

  • Have We Learned From Lehman? If So, Watch Out Bears Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 2:16 AM ET

    Stock markets rallied significantly on Wednesday following a joint statement from Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy on defending Greece and such political action could pose a big threat to stock bears, according to Philippe Gijsels, the head of research at BNP Paribas Fortis Capital Markets in Brussels.

  • Britain to Sue ECB Over Threat to City Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 1:14 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Britain is to sue the European Central Bank for setting rules that allegedly handicap the City of London and would force one of the world’s largest clearing houses to decamp operations to the euro area.

  • Stocks Log 3-Day Rally Amid Greece Optimism Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 4:44 PM ET
    Delivering Alpha - presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor

    Stocks closed off their best levels but were still sharply higher Wednesday in another volatile session after Greek, French and German leaders renewed their pledges to aid Greece, soothing investor fears over recent rumors of a default.

  • Futures Hold Gains Amid Euro Zone Hopes Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 8:57 AM ET
    Delivering Alpha - presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor

    Futures were higher Wednesday as investors were encouraged by the European Commission that said it would present options for joint euro zone bonds and largely shrugged off retail sales that came in weaker than expected.

  • Stocks Log First 2-Day Rally in September Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 4:20 PM ET

    Stocks rallied to finish higher in another volatile session Tuesday, led by industrials and materials, but investors continued to remain cautious over the euro zone debt crisis and the economy.

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