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  • Morning Note: Retail Purchases — There's an App for That Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    Fast Money’s Brian Kelly focuses on the new technology turning Apple iPhones into money machines.

  • Google to Hire More Than 6,200 Workers This Year Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | 3:28 PM ET
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    Google plans to hire more than 6,200 workers this year in the biggest expansion yet by the Internet's most profitable company.

  • "DRJ" on Tuesday said someone is making a very bearish call on this prominent retail name.

  • Stocks Slump, Led by Energy; Verizon Gains Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | 11:51 AM ET

    Stocks slumped modestly despite an unexpected jump in consumer confidence, and amid a slew of big earnings releases, a day after the Dow reached new highs.

  • A Hefty Price for Entry to Davos Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | 8:33 AM ET
    Everyone gets the same color badge chain. But badge colors highlight the WEF caste system.

    Chief executives, government leaders and academics around the world are headed to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting this week — a heady power gathering that mixes business, politics and Champagne in the Swiss Alps.

  • Take Your Position: Yahoo!, Verizon Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    How should you trade Yahoo! and Verizon in the wake of their earnings reports?

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    CEO of a large entertainment company—Just call him "MAX"—in business class, en route to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, tells me "I think Eric Schmidt will be Apple's next CEO.

  • Salesforce.com, a leader in customer-relationship software, is a poster child of positioning itself as a non-GAAP company. Wall Street obliges by valuing the stock on earnings excluding options and such things as the accretion of debt. These are, after all, non-cash expenses—as if they just vanish into thin air. (Sarcasm, intended.)

  • Joe Terranova: These 3 Things Could Signal Cool-Down Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 12:01 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" trader reveals what he's watching to determine whether a correction is coming.

  • Tech Assuming A Global Shape Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 11:34 AM ET
    Chinese students play online computer games at an internet cafe in Hangzhou.

    As demand for technology rises in the larger emerging markets, U.S.-based companies will find both more opportunities and competition for their products overseas.

  • Google Awards $100 Million to Eric Schmidt Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 8:19 AM ET
    Eric Schmidt

    Google says it has awarded $100 million worth of equity to outgoing CEO Eric Schmidt.

  • Stocks Closed Mixed as Techs Fall, Banks Rise Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | 6:39 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed as strong results out of General Electric gave a lift to the broader market, while weakness among technology stocks, despite some stellar earnings reports, dragged down the Nasdaq.  GE and AmEx rose, while BofA fell.

  • Is Market Struggling or Consolidating? Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

    What should you make of the weakness in the market, especially after a slew of earnings reports that were decidedly bullish?

  • Greenberg: A Google Crackdown at Demand Media? Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | 4:49 PM ET
    Demand Media

    If it comes next week as planned, Demand may be the first $billion-plus Internet IPO since Google. But Google's crackdown on so-called content farms could affect the company.

  • SecondMarket Booms & Facebook's Hotter than Ever Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | 4:06 PM ET
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    There's no question — investors want a piece of private companies and the secondary market is booming. SecondMarket, the largest platform for trading private company shares, just released its fourth quarter 2010 numbers, and the growth is striking.

  • Stocks Mixed Ahead of Close; Industrials Gain Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | 3:59 PM ET

    Stocks continued to trade mixed as strong results out of General Electric gave a lift to the broader market, while weakness among technology stocks, despite some stellar earnings reports, dragged down the Nasdaq.  GE and Disney rose, while BofA fell.

  • A Robot – Gasp!—Who’s Also a Stand-Up Comedian Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | 3:38 PM ET
    Stand-up sketch comedy from an aspiring actor robot!

    It's a stand-up comedian's worst nightmare: A robot that tells jokes!

  • Is ‘Google Offers’ A Groupon Killer? Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | 12:52 PM ET
    Google

    Google tried to buy Groupon for $6 billion, and Groupon turned the search giant down. So now Google's moving forward with its own rival service, called "Google Offers," which would offer consumers deals from local merchants.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed as Tech Slips; GE Gains Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | 11:53 AM ET

    Stocks turned mixed as losses in technology stocks dragged down the Nasdaq, although the broader market remained higher folllowing two days of losses after a handful of companies reported better-than-expected earnings.

  • Futures Remain Higher After Earnings Friday, 21 Jan 2011 | 8:10 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a higher open after a handful of companies reported better-than-expected earnings.