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  • Egyptian Stocks Face Another 10% Plunge Monday, 31 Jan 2011 | 8:44 AM ET

    The Egyptian stock market will likely tumble another 10 percent before investors put some cash in and try to stage a rally, after which the benchmark index could regain a third of its losses, according to historical trends, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.

  • At Flickr, Fending Off Rumors and Facebook Monday, 31 Jan 2011 | 7:39 AM ET

    A pioneer in combining photos with social networking features, Flickr is facing a stiff challenge from newer services.

  • Europe’s Banks Hint at Return to Health Monday, 31 Jan 2011 | 4:59 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Europe’s banking system is returning to health amid signs that financial institutions are no longer hoarding cash, according to key indicators, reports the Financial Times.

  • Stocks End Down More than 1% on Egypt Woes Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 5:01 PM ET
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    Stocks closed near session lows as civil unrest in Egypt sparked widespread selling that pushed the S&P 500 down nearly 2 percent and broke an eight-week winning streak for the Dow. Microsoft and Home Depot sank.

  • Stocks Tumble More than 1%; Microsoft Falls Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 3:54 PM ET
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    Stocks extended steep losses, as the S&P 500 slid nearly 2 percent, as civil unrest in Egypt sparked widespread selling despite decent economic numbers. Microsoft and Home Depot fell, while Kraft rose.

  • Stocks Sink Amid Egyptian Unrest; BofA Rises Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 11:52 AM ET
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    Stocks sank despite a reading on consumer sentiment that was better-than-expected, and after the government reported a gain in gross domestic product for the fourth quarter of 2010, as traders feared the outcome of the escalating protests in Egypt. Microsoft and Home Depot fell, while Coca-Cola rose.

  • Futures Slightly Higher on Growth in GDP Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 9:18 AM ET
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    Stock index futures traded flat to mixed Friday on a gain in gross domestic product for the fourth quarter of 2010, even though the 3.2 percent increase missed analyst expectations.

  • ETFs That Turn Off 'Autopilot' Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 8:24 AM ET

    Sorry money managers, but there’s another reason to hate ETFs: they’re getting smart. Which isn’t to say that the ETFs you love and trade now are 'dumb'—but they are passive.

  • Stocks Up Modestly, but End Shy of Benchmarks Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 4:43 PM ET
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    Stocks ended up slightly as the major indices failed to close above significant benchmarks soon after Microsoft, in a surprise move, released earnings before the bell.  GE and Home Depot rose, while P&G fell.

  • Stocks Slip From Major Benchmarks Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 3:58 PM ET
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    Stocks fell back after trading above significant benchmarks just before the close amid mixed economic and earnings news and light trading as the Northeast dug out from another major snowstorm. GE and United Technologies rose, while P&G fell.

  • Stocks Turn Positive; Telecom Falls; CAT Rises Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 12:46 PM ET
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    Stocks turned slightly positive in the wake of both positive and negative economic and earnings news, after the major indices hit psychologically important benchmarks earlier in the session.

  • Futures Flat After Claims News; CAT Gains Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 9:18 AM ET
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    Stock index futures traded essentially flat after an unexpected surge in jobless claims took the wind out of the market, which had risen higher after Caterpillar easily beat both profit and revenue expectations.

  • A Little Less Drama at NBC Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 8:01 AM ET
    Steve Burke, Comcast's Chief Operating Officer

    NBC Universal’s chief executive will try to revive the NBC lineup and end the public discord that was often more interesting than the network’s shows, .the New York Times reports.

  • Stocks End Up; Dow Misses 12,000 Mark Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 4:49 PM ET
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    Stocks closed modestly higher, but the Dow lost ground in the final minutes of trading to close below 12,000 after rising above and below that level much of the session. DuPont and Alcoa rose, while Boeing fell.

  • US Must Grow Out of Deficit, Not Cut: AFL-CIO President Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 2:55 PM ET
    Richard Trumka in Davos

    President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night highlighted the need for common or shared sacrifice. One of the ways American workers may be asked to share in on there sacrifices is perhaps to cut back on some of there benefits.

  • Bid for Sara Lee Could Come as Early as Friday Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 2:46 PM ET
    Sara Lee

    Sara Lee may be pushing for a quicker deal than expected, after months of buyout rumors, people familiar with the matter told CNBC. The Downers Grove, Illinois-based packaged food company appears to be weighing bids from two suitors.

  • Futures Gain on Obama Speech, Boeing Weighs Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 8:09 AM ET
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    Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday as investors gear up for the Federal Reserve’s policy statement and turn more bullish on remarks made by President Obama in his State of the Union address.

  • Stocks Shave Losses in Final Minutes to End Flat Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | 5:07 PM ET

    Stocks trimmed losses in the final hour of trading to end flat amid mixed earnings and economic news, and ahead of the President's State of the Union speech tonight.  AmEx and Bank of America fell, while Wal-Mart rose.

  • Post Strategy: Intensity of Competition Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | 5:06 PM ET

    "The intensity of the competition is still as fierce as its every been, there's more of an oligopoly [when a market or industry is dominated by a small number of sellers] that's formed, there's more of a critical mass that's in the business," Cummings said.

  • Stocks Ease Losses Before Close; Techs Rise Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | 4:33 PM ET

    Stocks trimmed losses but remained down as technology stocks turned around following a handful of weak earnings reports from major Dow components and on the heels of mixed economic news, and ahead of the President's State of the Union speech tonight.

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