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  • Techonomy Takeaways: Big Ideas from Innovators Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | 11:41 AM ET
    Bill Gates at the Techonomy Conference.

    Six innovators and thought leaders, including Bill Gates and Larry Page, share thoughts and ideas about privacy, social media and the American dream.

  • Dollar Will Weaken, 3 Sectors Will Rule: Strategists Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | 11:15 AM ET

    Stocks slipped Friday after the US government report showed more jobs were lost last month than expected. Quincy Krosby, chief market strategist at Prudential Financial, and David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds, discussed their insights.

  • Coughlin: Boomers Driving and Demanding Innovation Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | 10:38 AM ET
    Retired couple

    Baby Boomers want to live longer and to live better. The convergence of Boomer expectations and technology is forging a disruptive force that will improve life tomorrow for everyone.

  • The global nature of today's infrastructure has enabled European firms to make tremendous inroads. European banks might have it right this time, and here's why.

  • Jobs Concerns Dominate Techonomy Conference Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | 8:49 AM ET

    This is a jobless recovery. That's the consensus among the executives and entrepreneurs here, who say improving employment is their #1 priority.

  • Analyst Watch: Carry Killer Small-Caps Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | 8:36 AM ET

    Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Friday.

  • What's On: Employment, Small But Feisty Stocks Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | 8:08 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Traders Turn Bearish on Annaly Capital Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | 8:04 AM ET

    Annaly Capital Management reported earnings last week, and the bears have been running the show ever since.

  • Would more people be working if they didn't get them? Share your opinion.

  • Forgotten Indicators Are Flashing Danger: Economist Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | 6:23 AM ET

    Despite statements from officials and analysts that a double-dip recession will not hit the US, there are some little-watched indicators that are pointing to a downturn in the economy, David Rosenberg, chief economist and strategist at Gluskin Sheff, said in a market commentary note.

  • Reforming the way governments spend money could unleash a second wave of disinflation that will boost the private sector, according to Nick Carn, global investment strategist at Odey Asset Management.

  • Out of Work

    Economists expect the July employment report to show a loss of 65,000 jobs and a slightly higher unemployment rate of 9.6 percent.

  • Woman using laptop in internet cafe

    Companies are trying to figure how to use technology to accelerate growth in their business. The sectors most likely to be affected include energy, health care, and consumer markets.

  • Markets are bracing for a not-so-good July jobs report, which should show a continued sluggish recovery in private sector payrolls.

  • Goldman Faces Technology Issue With Spinoff Thursday, 5 Aug 2010 | 9:19 PM ET
    The Goldman Sachs booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Goldman Sachs' plan to spin off its proprietary trading business has run into an expected technology glitch that has sent the Wall Street firm scrambling to hire computer programers and project managers.

  • Alcoa boasts to be one of the most sustainable miners in the industry. Today at Techonomy the Technology/Economy Conference in Lake Tahoe, Alcoa CTO, Mohammad Zaidi, believes that technology is essential to the overall growth of the individual’s quality of life.

  • Putting Technology to Work Thursday, 5 Aug 2010 | 5:42 PM ET

    The founder of Sun Microsystems Bill Joy sat down with Maria Bartiromo at the Techonomy Conference in Lake Tahoe. Joy says a main focus is to use innovation to create jobs.

  • Data could be pointing to a rally ahead for consumer discretionary stocks according to Brian Belski, chief market strategist with Oppenheimer.

  • Stocks Fall Ahead of Jobs Report Thursday, 5 Aug 2010 | 5:02 PM ET

    Stocks ended modestly lower after an unexpected rise in initial jobless claims and disappointing July retail sales, as the market awaited the critical July employment report.

  • A wave of innovation is redefining what’s possible. From nano-scale sensors to intuitive mobile devices, we can transform the noise of the information explosion into knowledge. Information technology will be the key to harnessing and democratizing the power of information.

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