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    With gold prices nearing $1,900 and more assets flowing in, the SPDR Gold ETF has become the largest ETF in the world, surpassing the heavily-traded S&P 500 SPDR.

  • Thought about buying into a Chinese search-engine company? How about something in the consumer staples area? Here's your chance, two fund managers told CNBC Tuesday.

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    Two big deals last week — Google’s takeover bid for Motorola Mobility and Hewlett-Packard’s purchase of Autonomy — underscored the growing influence of boutique investment banks.  The New York Times reports.

  • Stocks squeezed out a small gain in thin, choppy trading Monday, erasing most of the session's earlier rally as traders were hesitant to fully jump in without any proper market conviction.

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    The White House's chief information officer is working to shrink the federal government's budget for information technology using cloud computing. His vision is being met with caution by at least a few of the technology chiefs at the federal agencies that are carrying it out, the New York Times reports.

  • Redfoo sits down with Cramer to discuss his stock portfolio and play "Am I Diversified?"

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    Hewlett-Packard's decision to surrender in smartphones and tablet computers and possibly get rid of its personal computer business underscores how Apple has transformed consumer electronics in just four years.

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    Yale University recently sent letters to alumni, faculty and staff informing them that the names and Social Security numbers of 43,000 people affiliated with Yale have been available to Google search engine users for the past 10 months.

  • Google Plus

    The broader the brand values, the more scope there is for growth, says Chief Marketing Officer Naomi Troni.

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    With no fresh U.S. economic data to rattle markets Friday, traders are bracing for another ill wind from Europe.

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    Recent blockbuster patent deals are fed largely by legal considerations, not economic ones, analysts say, the New York Times reports.

  • Does Google's $12.5 billion dollar purchase of Motorola Mobility signal the beginning of ferocious, no-holds barred, patent wars?

  • Google & the Patent Wars

    Google's purchase of Motorola Mobility gives it access to 17,000 patents. Insight on the deal and Apple's response, with Peter Misek, Jefferies.

  • Standard & Poor's downgraded Google to sell from buy with a $500 price target Tuesday, because of the web company's planned $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility.

  • In spite of Home Depot's increased earnings-per-share forecast in their quarterly earnings report this morning, depressed consumer spending could stifle the stock, one analyst said.

  • S&P Cuts Google to 'Sell'

    Will the purchase of MMI negatively impact GOOG's growth, margins & balance sheet? Making a case for downgrading the tech giant, with Scott Kessler, Standard & Poor's equity research .

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    They say nice guys finish last and, despite your mom’s protests, that may actually be true. That jerk at work may be getting paid more than you.

  • Placing a 30-percent probability on another recession occurring, one strategist said the most important issues for investors to consider are both U.S. and global economic growth and whether Europe is able to hold its debt situation together.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) is welcomed by France's President Nicolas Sarkozy as she arrives on at the Elysee Palace in Paris in this photo from March, 2011.

    European stock index futures fell in early trade on Tuesday, pointing to a drop in equities, after data showed German gross domestic product growth slowed more than expected in the second quarter. Germany's Angela Merkel meets France's Nicholas Sarkozy later on Tuesday.

  • The “Mad Money” host explains why now may be a good time to take something off the table.