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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the rundown on Friday's market activity, and discussing if this is the end of a bear market run, and whether stocks are set to soar, with James Bianco, Bianco Research; Steven Cortes, Veracruz; and Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington.
U.S. stocks posted their biggest weekly gains since July 2009, with the S&P 500 rising 6 percent. Energy, technology and material companies were among the best performers.
Stocks rallied in the final hour of trading to close at their highest levels Friday, with all three major indexes logging a 10-week high, amid optimism the euro zone would find a solution to its debt crisis.
Within the new iPhone lies a very special element that heralds the next generation in smartphones. This element could have a titanic effect on mobile commerce in the months to come and, overall, points to a much larger trend for which few can even begin to fully define its future business impact.
Here's a headline bound to stir debate: "EU said to see EFSF first-loss bond insurance is top option."
There may be analysts concerned about Google's strategy and what it plans to do with its cash hoard, but Barclays Capital Internet and media analyst Anthony DiClemente isn't one of them.
Insight on the tech names to buy, sell or hold, with Youssef Squali, Jefferies & Company managing director/senior analyst.
Google trades higher after Q3 results blew past Wall Street estimates. A look at whether it will continue to rise, with Anthony Diclemente, Barclays Capital internet and media analyst, who has an outperform rating on Google.
A look at the long lines at Apple retail stores now that the iPhone 4S is on sale and a look at how the stock is performing, with Brian Marshall, ISI Group and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Futures added to their gains Friday following a handful of positive economic news in addition to a strong earnings report from Google and continued optimism over the euro zone will find a solution to its debt crisis.
CNBC's Jon Fortt has the story behind Apple's biggest launch of the year and how consumers as well as investors are reacting to the iPhone 4S.
Fresh news about the U.S. consumer and spending are expected Friday, as anxiety again builds about the health of Europe's banks.
Google shares surged after the company blew past earnings expectations. "Christmas came early for Google shareholders," one analyst said.
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While a days-long outage of email service for BlackBerry users should not have a direct financial impact on Research in Motion, it could have subsequent ripple effects, a managing director at RBC Capital Markets said.
After Google trounced Wall Street expectations with solid fundamentals, trader Joe Terranova suggests turning to technicals for insights on how to trade the results!
The Fast Money traders with the trade on Google, and breaking down its blowout Q3 earnings, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, and Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst.
Stocks came off their worst levels in a volatile session Thursday, but still closed mixed as investors remained cautious following JPMorgan earnings and a tepid Chinese economic report.
A Group of 20 nations ministerial meeting in Paris gets underway with much talk of an expanded role for the International Monetary Fund. A Financial Times story late Thursday said several emerging market countries, including China and Brazil, wanted to contribute to the IMF to buy special bonds or invest directly in sovereign debt.
Colin Gillis, BGC Financial sr. tech analyst, and Lou Kerner, Wedbush Securities social media analyst, weigh in on Google numbers, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.