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  • Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook, the social network service that started in a Harvard dorm room just six years ago, is growing at a dizzying rate around the globe, surging to nearly 500 million users, from 200 million users just 15 months ago. The New York Times reports.

  • It isn’t all about up, up, up, Cramer says.

  • Wall Street sign

    Some traders were encouraged by Wall Street's gains but also cautious that the third up move in a 12-day stretch was the result of an oversold bounce that could quickly evaporate in the next volatile session

  • In anticipation of a snapback, Doug Kass returns to Fast and reveals three favorite bullish trades.

  • Once again the traders are closely watching 1040 as a key level on the S&P. If the market closes above it, should you start buying?

  • Stocks rose Wednesday as gains in financials and energy helped offset concerns about the economy. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market outlook.

  • David Kelly, chief market strategist at JPMorgan Funds, doesn't believe the U.S. economy is facing a double-dip recession.

  • Stocks pulled off a gain Tuesday after a late rally as investors scooped up some bargains. Energy, techs and financials gained, while retail stocks were one of the weakest links after a downgrade on the sector.

  • Stocks pared their gains Tuesday as retail stocks weakened following a downgrade on the sector. Financials and techs advanced.

  • Sun Valley, Idaho

    The G4s are landing in Idaho and the Sun Valley resort is rolling out the red carpet for the biggest names in media, technology and private equity. Boutique investment bank Allen & Co is readying for its annual conference, nicknamed "summer camp for moguls." Media and tech titans and the private equity players drawn to them will arrive this afternoon for a week of activities and networking.

  • A triple digit gain in the Dow couldn't ignite bullish sentiment on the Fast Money desk. The traders remained skeptical of Tuesday’s rally.

  • Stocks opened higher Tuesday, rebounding off of their worst week in a couple of months, led by financials and techs.

  • U.S. stock index futures were higher ahead of the open Tuesday in the wake of sharp declines for the major indexes in the previous week as investors returned from an extended weekend.

  • If a deal can’t pass Cramer’s test, then it’s not worth buying.

  • There’s a new way to manage your portfolio, Cramer says.

  • Following a dismal second quarter, with all three major US indices posting their worst decline since Q2 2002, the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ Composite finished the week in the red, with their worst weekly performance since May 7. 

  • Following a poor quarterly performance for most of the major averages, investors seeking opportunities for the rest of the year may want to look at companies with the potential to weather any potential "double dips". One of the metrics that is closely watched by Wall Street is the amount of cash available. 

  • Google

    With the ruling, Google may begin to feel the sclerosis that sets in when the antitrust lawyers arrive.

  • Airplane

    Shares of online travel sites Expedia and Priceline.com fell in after-hours trading Thursday on word that internet giant Google will purchase ITA Software, a flight information software company.

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    Companies with high valuations share an attribute: Investors expect them to beat analysts' expectations. The following 10 stocks are, by definition, expensive. If they exceed earnings estimates, the shares will retain momentum. If they miss, look out below.