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  • Dow Extends Winning Streak; Techs Rally Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 4:55 PM ET

    Blue chips finished higher for a third straight session after an unexpected increase in January retail sales. Technology stocks rallied after chip-equipment maker Applied Materials beat earnings forecasts.

  • Tech Stock Renaissance: What to Buy Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 3:43 PM ET

    The Nasdaq Composite, the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (PHILX) and the Morgan Stanley Technology index all saw gains on Wednesday. Is the tech sector coming back? Tara Hedlund, portfolio manager at Turner Investment Partners, and Roger Kay, president of Endpoint Technologies, think so -- and they told CNBC which stocks will enjoy the tech renaissance.

  • News Corp: Serious Suitor For Yahoo Or Just Speculation? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 10:53 AM ET

    What a week-and-a-half for Yahoo it has been: a $44.6 billion hostile bid for the company, a whopping 62 percent premium, then rumors of multiple suitors chomping at the bit to snap up this company, rumors of a remarkable plan to make this company into an independent money-machine--secret plans that'll turn Yahoo into the greatest name online.

  • Stocks Close Mixed as Buffett Rally Fades Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 4:54 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed  Tuesday after an earlier rally inspired by Warren Buffett swooping into the situation with bond insurers and banks teaming up to stop foreclosures.

  • Most Dow Stocks Up After Buffett 'Band-Aid' Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 2:46 PM ET

    Most of the 30 stocks in the Dow were higher Tuesday after billionaire investor Warren Buffett offered a reinsurance plan to troubled bond insurers and top mortgage lenders unveiled a plan aimed at freezing foreclosures.

  • Most Dow Stocks Up After Buffett 'Band-Aid' Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 12:20 PM ET

    Most of the 30 stocks in the Dow were higher Tuesday after billionaire investor Warren Buffett offered a reinsurance plan to troubled bond insurers and top mortgage lenders unveiled a plan aimed at freezing foreclosures.

  • Besieged Yahoo's Plan: AOL and Layoffs? Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 10:53 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Facing the prospect of a takeover battle with Microsoft, Internet giant Yahoo is reportedly looking to do a deal with AOL while slimming down its ranks.

  • Handsets Rule Mobile World Congress Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 6:44 AM ET

    In the past, there has been an almost even split between handsets and operators at the annual Barcelona event. But maybe because of the much-needed upgrades from the operators, handsets rule this year -- with only Apple absent.

  • Mobile Industry Has an Innovation Emergency Tuesday, 12 Feb 2008 | 3:34 AM ET

    The World Mobile Congress will be concentrating on how to combat slowing growth in the sector.

  • GM Drives Dow Higher; AIG Curbs Gains Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 4:51 PM ET

    Stocks advanced Monday amid bargain hunting, with tech and energy shares posting some of the biggest gains. In the Dow, it was the battle of the blue chips as a strong gain in General Motors helped buoy the index and offset the drag of AIG.

  • GM Leads Dow Rebound; AIG Slides Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 1:54 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded Monday, led by General Motors, amid bargain hunting and strength in the tech sector. Dow component AIG tumbled after the insurer revealed that the impact of the credit crisis was more than three times greater than the firm had previously disclosed.

  • AIG Gives Dow a Black Eye; Techs Gain Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 12:09 PM ET

    Stocks opened mixed Monday as tech-deal news put the sector front and center.

  • Microsoft: Takeover Offer in Yahoo's Best Interest Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 10:57 AM ET
    Microsoft

    Microsoft says Yahoo's rejection of its multibillion dollar buyout offer is "unfortunate," and that moving forward on a deal is in both companies' best interest.

  • Stocks Decline; Techs Take Focus Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 10:34 AM ET

    Stocks opened mixed Monday as tech-deal news put the sector front and center.

  • Yahoo: Just "Sober Up" And Take The Money Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 10:31 AM ET
    Yahoo

    There's that old saying that if six people say you're drunk, you can argue and argue and argue--slurring your words along the way--that you're not. But if everyone thinks you're drunk and you're the only one who disagrees, chances are you're drunk.

  • Dow Jones just announced a change in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Chevron and Bank of America will replace Altria and Honeywell. Chevron is making a second tour; it came out in 1999. Last time there were changes in the Dow was April, 2004, when AIG, Pfizer and Verizon replaced the old AT&T, Eastman Kodak, and International Paper.

  • Sound Off: Is the Yahoo Bid All about Ego? Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 9:13 AM ET

    Would Microsoft walk away from a Yahoo takeover? Would Yahoo run into the arms of Google to fend Microsoft off?

  • Mobile Industry Has an Innovation Emergency Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 3:12 AM ET

    The World Mobile Congress will be concentrating on how to combat slowing growth in the sector.

  • Yahoo Set to Reject Microsoft, But Should It? Sunday, 10 Feb 2008 | 1:55 PM ET
    Yahoo

    Yahoo will make public a letter from its board of directors Monday morning before the US stock market opens rejecting Microsoft's $31 hostile bid for the company as "massively undervalued," sources tell me.

  • Yahoo to Gamble on Spurning Microsoft Offer Sunday, 10 Feb 2008 | 9:10 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Unshaken by a two-year losing streak, Yahoo is poised to take its biggest gamble yet by rejecting Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid.