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  • NASDAQ MarketSite Tower, Times Square, New York, NY

    Traders expect a short and sweet Thanksgiving week, where investors will be reluctant to make new bets and markets could actually trade quietly.

  • 8 Stocks with Big Insider Buying, Selling Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 5:54 PM ET
    Coca-Cola bottles

    Insider selling has officially hit record levels, and the corporate dumping of stock isn't just in S&P 500 companies. Last week's insider selling hit an all-time weekly record of $4.5 billion, according to an insider tracking company. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • How Warren Buffett Gained from Bank Bailout Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 5:43 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Market commentators and Warren Buffett followers have been buzzing after seeing the Oracle of Omaha's op-ed piece featured in The New York Times. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks Reverse to End Higher; Flat for the Week Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 4:36 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly higher after rising in the last minutes of trading Friday to end relatively flat for the week. Disney and Boeing fell, while HP rose.

  • Stocks Turn Higher Ahead of the Close Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 3:59 PM ET

    Stocks were slightly higher heading into the close of trading Friday, but the late-session boost may not be enough to push the markets higher for the week. Disney and Boeing fell, while HP rose.

  • Acquisition, Share Buyback Possible: NetApp CEO Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 2:28 PM ET

    This week, NetApp shares were nearly as volatile as an action adventure thriller, after the firm's third-quarter earnings results were accidentally released before markets closed on Wednesday.

  • More Volatility Ahead, but You Can Invest Here: Pros Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 12:17 PM ET

    Stocks were lower on Friday, following news that China would take a second step to tighten monetary conditions. How should investors be positioned? Zahid Siddique, associate portfolio manager at Gabelli Equity Trust, and Bob Phillips, senior partner at Spectrum Management Group, shared their outlooks.

  • Stocks Fall Slightly; GE Rises, Disney Declines Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 11:53 AM ET

    Stocks declined, although prices were off their lows of the session, on news that China would take a second step to tighten monetary conditions.  Disney and BofA fell, while GE rose.

  • Stocks to Watch: Broadcom, Google and More ... Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • M&A Transforming Cleantech Sector Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 9:22 AM ET

    Whether it's a startup in need of capital to power growth or a bigger company looking for a new source of growth through an emerging sector, more deals are being done.

  • Futures Fall After China Tightens; Cisco Rises Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 9:17 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures fell ahead of the open Friday after China announced a second measure to tighten monetary conditions in two weeks. China's decision was released at the same time Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke was speaking in defense a Federal Reserve policy to stimulate the economy.

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

  • Meredith Whitney Plans to Launch Rival Rating Agency Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 7:36 AM ET
    Meredith Whitney

    Wall Street analyst Meredith Whitney plans to set up a credit-rating agency to go head to head with Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s. The Financial Times reports.

  • Japan: From Laggard to Outperformer Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | 2:15 AM ET

    With the reversal in the dollar-yen downtrend, Ron Napier, head of Napier Investment Advisors, says it’s a good time for investors to put some money back into the Japanese equity market.

  • Global investors should place their bets on Asia as the region will dominate growth in the next decade, said Don Gimbel, senior MD & CIO of Carret Asset Management on CNBC.

  • IPO Gamble: Harrah's Offering Likely Delayed Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 8:03 PM ET

    At this point it's far from clear that Harrah's Entertainment, a 2006 $28 billion leveraged buyout, will make its way back to the public markets.

  • Opportunities Abound in These Emerging Markets Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 7:17 PM ET

    US markets may be a little flat this month, but that doesn't mean there aren't growing investment opportunities in emerging markets. Here, our traders detail some of their favorites.

  • New York Stock Exchange

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to restate the Fed's case for its controversial quantitative easing policy in an early morning speech Friday, but he may not take on his most vocal critics.

  • Bernanke Has Done 'Fantastic Job': UBS Exec Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 | 5:33 PM ET

    The CEO of UBS Americas told CNBC Thursday that Federal Reserve President Ben Bernanke has “done a fantastic job” and that quantitative easing may be good for the country after all.

  • The impact from slowing government spending might be felt for quarters to come in the tech sector, said Maria Grant, head of Americas cross-product research team at Goldman Sachs. So how should investors be positioned? She shared her best investment ideas.