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  • Best Buy Still Faces Difficult Environment: Analysts Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 5:10 PM ET

    Wall Street was expecting Best Buy to do something. Now that it has announced plans to close 50 U.S. stores and open 100 small mobile locations in the U.S. in fiscal 2013, analysts wonder if it is enough.

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    Foxconn, which manufactures more than 40 percent of the world’s electronics for such companies as Apple, Dell, Amazon and others, has pledged to sharply curtail the number of working hours within its Chinese factories and significantly increase wages, a move that could improve working conditions across China.

  • Demand for Apple's iPad May Disappoint: Report Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 3:59 PM ET
    The new iPad is displayed during an Apple product launch event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 7, 2012 in San Francisco, Ca.

    Shares of Apple fell from a record after a boutique research firm said that apparently plentiful inventory and lack of positive chatter suggest that new iPad sales may fall short of Wall Street’s lofty expectations.

  • It May Be Time to Rebalance Portfolio: Fund Manager Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 3:48 PM ET

    With the current low dividend tax rates due to expire at the end of the year, think twice before you rebalance your portfolio, advises the president of investment firm Broadleaf Partners.

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    As the Blackberry maker preps for its first earnings report under new CEO Thorsten Heins, analyst Mark McKechnie of ThinkEquity expects lackluster results.

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    Smartphones now account for nearly 50 percent of all U.S. mobile subscriptions, according to a new report.

  • Stock Market Flaws Not So Rare, Data Shows Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 11:54 AM ET

    The breakdown on the BATS Global Markets exchange was stunning, but market disruptions have been common enough to rattle some investors’ confidence. A review of industry data shows that disruptions large and small are a daily occurrence. The New York Times reports.

  • Stocks to Watch: RHT, PAYX, FOSL & More Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers:

  • Will Earnings Disappointment Prompt Market Correction? Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 2:20 AM ET
    NYSE traders

    Wall Street firms have been touting the attractiveness of U.S. stocks, but one strategist says the three-year rally in U.S. equities is getting “long in the tooth” and investors will be disappointed by the earnings season, prompting a correction.

  • Cramer: ‘Hatred’ for Stocks Is Unwarranted Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 7:23 PM ET

    After all, the “Mad Money” host thinks there’s still a lot of money to be made in the market.

  • If Insiders Are Selling, Should You Sell Too? Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 5:24 PM ET

    A handful of stocks landed on the Fast Money trader radar due to unusually large amounts of insider selling. If top executives are cashing out, should you be selling too?

  • Insider Selling Bonanza & Google's New Price Target Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
    Insider Selling Bonanza & Google's New Price Target

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on executives cashing in on restricted stock, and how to play Google's new $750 price target, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup Investment Research internet analyst.

  • Stocks End Lower on Global Fears; Banks Gain Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks eased off their worst levels but still finished lower Wednesday, led by materials and energy, amid worries over weakness overseas.

  • Apple Insiders Cash In Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 3:52 PM ET

    If you’re a top executive at Apple, all that hard work is definitely paying off. In hundreds of millions of dollars worth of stock.

  • Your Questions About... Starbucks, Micron and More Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 3:29 PM ET

    On Wednesday the Fast traders tackled your questions about Starbucks and other Q1 hot stocks as well as call activity in Micron.

  • What's Up With Stocks Today? Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 2:59 PM ET

    What's up with stocks today (Wednesday)? A couple things: 1) it's the global slowdown story, again, and 2) quarterly pension rebalancing.

  • Apples Are Growing in American Homes Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 2:23 PM ET
    Apples Are Growing in American Homes

    The CNBC All-America Survey highlights just how big Apple has gotten. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the results.

  • Apple Will Hit $1,650 by the End of 2015: Analyst Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    On a day where Apple shares hit $621, yet another new high for the company, one analyst boldly predicted that shares will hit $1,650 by the end of 2015, in large part because there will soon be just as many Macs sold as PCs.

  • Apple Stock to Hit $1,650 by 2015? Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 11:47 AM ET
    Apple Stock to Hit $1,650 by 2015?

    Insight on why he is making an extremely bullish call on Apple, saying it will hit $1650 by the end of 2015, with Eric Jackson, Ironfire Capital.

  • 5 Earnings Stocks Poised to Pop Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 11:41 AM ET

    Here’s a look at several stocks that could experience big short squeezes when they report earnings this week.