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Futures pointed to a flat open following three days of gains Monday, though developments in Japan, Libya and the Middle East kept alive the potential for volatile trading.
Traders certainly believed the $2 billion to $12 billion the Fed has been pumping in every day for months has made some kind of difference. That's why the comment from St. Louis Fed President James Bullard over the weekend got passed around a lot over the weekend...
The bulls were in charge last week, taking advantage of a big drop in volatility to stealthily sprint ahead. Stocks will try to keep the momentum going Monday, despite geopolitical risk and more potentially horrid housing data.
Shares of Eastman Kodak surged 20 percent in late trading on Friday after the International Trade Commission said that it would review the camera maker's loss in a patent battle with Research in Motion and Apple.
Stocks snapped a two-week losing streak to post gains after several days of quiet trading in which stocks steadily rose higher despite despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, a continuing nuclear disaster in Japan and mixed economic news in the U.S. IBM and Chevron gained, while HP fell.
Ronald McDonald looked like a contender but after this round of Fast Money Madness, the only place he's going is back to clown college!
That's what I'm seeing. Look at the performance of some of the large financials this week, vs. large commodity and industrial stocks.
iPhone 5 – the next-generation Apple iPhone – may get NFC technology for credit card-like in-store payments, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
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Despite the ongoing crisis in Japan and Portugal's pending implosion, there's the iPad to look forward to.
With increasing competition from Apple, and a customer base that's more price-conscious than ever, Nintendo has a lot riding on its new handheld device.
The first day of 'Sweet 16' play ended with Mr. Softy in a puddle and sidelined for the season. Which stocks advanced and which others went down?
Stocks closed higher Thursday as investors appeared to shrug off persistent global concerns and focus on strong earnings and growth prospects in the U.S. HP and Home Depot led Dow gainers, while BofA fell.
Stocks held strong gains in the final hours of trading Thursday as investors appeared to shrug off persistent global concerns and focus on growth prospects in the U.S. economy. HP and Home Depot rose, while Bank of America fell.
A new social networking app called "Color" launches today, but it's not trying to compete with Facebook.
The cellphone has been more than a cellphone for years, but soon it could take on an entirely new role — standing in for all of the credit and debit cards crammed into wallets. Instead of swiping a plastic card at the checkout counter, consumers would merely wave their phones, the New York Times reports.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Mobile phone dead zones could be a thing of the past, if a new company called LightSquared lives up to its claims.
"Only 10 percent of the market's value [now] is based on expectations about the future. That contrasts with the normal of about 30 percent," said Bill Miller, chairman, CIO and portfolio manager of Legg Mason Capital Management.
Stocks are cheap, investor Leon Cooperman told CNBC Wednesday, and he offered a list of 17 stocks he likes to underscore the point.