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    Here’s a question: What does Main Street care more about: The stock market? Real estate? Unemployment?

  • Stocks continued to reach new highs Wednesday in an absence of economic data as trading volume continued to be light. McDonald's and Chevron rose, while P&G fell.

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    Is this the house that the housing bubble bought?

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    Facebook likes big numbers — it now has more than 500 million users, each one of whom can have as many as 5,000 friends. Yet as a privately held company, its ownership base must remain small, or it will have to disclose publicly its financial results, the New York Times reports.

  • As much as you want to know how much a particular equity will go up, you also need to know how far it will fall. Here’s how you figure it out.

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    Drinking coffee and texting are two of my favorite pastimes. On Tuesday I learned they don't mix.

  • Is recent price action in Apple a cause for concern?

  • Plus, get alls on retail, tech, chemicals and much more.

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    The Financial Times has named Apple CEO Steve Jobs as person of the year. When he first hit the headlines, he was younger even than Mark Zuckerberg is now. His formative role in popularizing the personal computer, and Apple’s initial public offering on Wall Street – which came when Mr Jobs was still only 25 – made him the tech industry’s first rock star, the paper said.

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    Google’s purchase of a Manhattan building, estimated to cost $2 billion, and the largest US real estate transaction this year for a single building is a vote of confidence in New York City, according to market watchers.

  • Stocks rallied to new highs as the S&P 500 Index reached its highest close since Lehman Brothers went bankrupt in September 2008 amid light trading and several strong earnings reports. Bank of America and JPMorgan rose, while 3M fell.

  • Stocks reached new highs on modest gains Tuesday amid light trading and a series of good earnings reports and in the absence of key economic data.  JPMorgan and Bank of America rose, while 3M fell.

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    The FCC voted to approve the first ever broad regulations of the Internet, but they were adopted reluctantly—the rules have been so adapted and compromised that people on both sides of the aisle are frustrated.

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    Signs you’re an old fogey: You still watch movies on a VCR, listen to vinyl records and shoot photos on film. And you enjoy using e-mail. The New York Times reports.

  • Plus, get calls on Google, Jabil Circuit and more.

  • The CBOE Market Volatility Index (VIX) edged upward Monday. With a new year, rising tensions on the Korean peninsula and global debt fears, should you shift your portfolio allocations? Julian Pendock, partner at Senhouse Capital, offered CNBC his insights.

  • Google TV

    Google TV has just enacted its first programming cancellation. The New York Times reports.

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    Google has just quietly introduced a paradigm shattering technology—called Ngram—that graphs how frequently words are used in books over the course of time.

  • Shares of smaller companies are on track to double the return of their bigger peers. But will they remain turbo-charged into 2011?

  • After the bell, the traders parsed through results from Oracle and RIM looking for trades. How should you position?