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  • Stocks finished lower Thursday for the fourth session in five after Bernanke said the Fed is not prepared to take further action and amid ongoing concerns about the U.S. debt ceiling, erasing earlier gains fueled by encouraging economic news as well as strong earnings from JPMorgan.

  • Stocks declined Thursday after Bernanke said the Federal Reserve is not prepared to take further action on the economy and amid ongoing concerns about the U.S. debt ceiling.

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    Google, the most popular Web site on earth, is worried about the second-most popular site. That, of course, would be Facebook. CNBC Contributor David Pogue reports.

  • Find out why Fast trader Guy Adami thinks Google's next leg is lower.

  • Google Preview and Pops & Drops

    Analysis of the tech giant ahead of earnings, with Ben Schachter, Macquarie Capital, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on stocks set to pop today.

  • Stocks came off their session highs Thursday after news Bernanke said the Federal Reserve is not prepared to take further action on the economy, but were still buoyed from positive economic news as well as stronger-than-expected earnings results from bank titan JPMorgan.

  • Futures held their gains Thursday after news weekly jobless claims fell last week, adding to optimism following stronger-than-expected profit from bank titan JPMorgan.

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    Sovereign debt issues on both sides of the Atlantic could be what drives markets Thursday, as traders also get another dose of testimony from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

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    Find out why one analyst says the tech giant needs to be broken into two companies in order to get stronger.

  • Stocks closed lower for the third session Tuesday after shrugging off the latest Fed minutes even as some officials raised the possibility of further easing and following news that Moody's downgraded Ireland's rating, raising more contagion fears.

  • Stocks shaved their gains Tuesday after Fed officials raised the possibility of further easing if economic growth continues to slow and following news that Moody's downgraded Ireland's rating.

  • President Barack Obama signs the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on July 21, 2010.

    Obama is looking to close tax loopholes as one way to counter rising debt and reduce the deficit, and he's previously mentioned hedge fund managers in his tirades against tax breaks for the rich, as well as oil companies and corporate jet owners.

  • Stocks wavered in a tight range Tuesday as investors continued to worry over the ongoing euro zone debt crisis and the struggle to break the impasse over a reduction in the U.S. deficit.

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    Aryeh Bourkoff, head of investment banking for the Americas at UBS on why the real winner in the battle between media content and distribution is likely a third, completely different competitor.

  • Google Plus a Real Threat

    A look at the latest craze in social media and whether Facebook and Twitter should be worried, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Steve Ballmer

    Microsoft kicked off its annual event Monday to 15,000 people integral to its business—the partners who sell its products and build software on top of them.

  • Eric Schmidt

    The picture was dismal in Washington Friday, after non-farm payrolls were announced. In Sun Valley, Idaho, it wasn’t much different.

  • Alcoa’s quarterly results may beat Wall Street expectations, but don’t expect a positive market reaction, according to David Silver, equity research analyst at Wall Street Strategies.

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    Second-quarter earnings season kicks off next week and the market will be looking for signs from corporate America about the state of the economy. Plus the Fed, debt talks, consumer sentiment and more.

  • Stocks ended lower Friday following a dismal government employment report, but still closed higher for the second week ahead of the widely-anticipated earnings season.