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  • Stocks slumped across the board Friday, as uncertainty over the passage of a Greek austerity plan in addition to worries over Italian banks overshadowed a better-than-expected durable goods report. 

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    In Thursday's trading, the market will focus on weekly jobless claims and fully digest the Fed news. But buckle up: With earnings season around the corner, some pros say it's going to be a bumpy ride.

  • The “Mad Money” host reveals his “Game Plan” for the days to come.

  • Ever since Bruce Jenner appeared on a Wheaties box in 1977, companies have used endorsements by top athletes to boost their sales. As a result, major sports stars routinely receive multimillion-dollar paydays for lending their names to products, and the practice has become so competitive that a player’s endorsement income can sometimes dwarf his or her salary or winnings.Click ahead to see top athletes who supplement their income with lucrative endorsement deals.

    Ever since Bruce Jenner appeared on a Wheaties box, companies have used top athletes to boost sales. Check out our list of top athletes with lucrative endorsement deals.

  • Linkedin CEO Jeff Weiner (C) walks to the trading post after the ringing of the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange May 19, 2011 during the initial public offering of the company.

    When I interviewed Jeff Weiner last summer on my show, it was the first time he was on CNBC. It obviously wasn’t about the massive IPO that’s all the buzz today. It was the first Friday in June, so I asked him on to get his insight about hiring ahead of the jobs report that month.

  • The "Mad Money" host reveals which stock goes on the "Sell Block" while the other remains a "buy, buy, buy."

  • Stocks snapped a two-week losing streak to post gains after several days of quiet trading in which stocks steadily rose higher despite despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, a continuing nuclear disaster in Japan and mixed economic news in the U.S. IBM and Chevron gained, while HP fell.

  • Stocks pared gains in the final hour of trading another session of quiet trading despite unrest in the Middle East and Libya, debt troubles in Europe, and mixed economic news in the U.S. Chevron and IBM gained, while HP fell.

  • Stocks gained amid mixed economic news, and as investors focused on a handful of strong earnings reports.  IBM and DuPont rose, while HP fell.

  • The good news: both Oracle (ORCL) and Accenture (ACN, the world's biggest consulting firm) are up on strong earnings — ORCL had strong sales, and raised its dividend (to $0.06 from $0.05) while ACN raised its current year forecast. ACN up 8 percent pre-open. The bad news: I'm not sure how representative tech and consulting companies are of the earnings commentary we will be seeing for Q1.

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    The level of bullish commentary seemed to rise with the stock market Wednesday, though trader focus remains centered on global events.

  • Monster.com

    Is social networking about to do to Monster Worldwide spacer what Monster did to newspapers? For several years Monster.com, the biggest job recruitment site has listed social networks among the risks in its regulatory filings.

  • Cramer goes “Off the Charts” to show viewers the tradable shifts taking place in this sector.

  • Stocks closed narrowly mixed, as technology and bank stocks gained strength and drug stocks fell, amid more evidence of a recovering economy in the U.S. and passage of a bill extending Bush-era tax cuts. American Express fell, while Boeing rose.

  • Stocks continued to trade mixed despite further evidence of a recovering economy and passage of a bill extending Bush-era tax cuts, as strong earnings by tech leaders nudged the Nasdaq slightly higher.  Merck fell, while Boeing rose.

  • Ben Bernanke takes the stage once again. Plus, earnings reports, economic data and much more.

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    I spoke to a couple people yesterday who were surprised that Brett Favre’s Wrangler jeans spots were still running. Surprised that he was still on their Web site. They were surprised that Wrangler  had no comment. Well, I’m not.

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    There continues to be a great deal of debate regarding the importance of the Black Friday shopping day. It seems no sooner does someone say it's significant, another bit of evidence comes along to say there is a rise in consumer apathy for the event, which occurs the day after Thanksgiving. But there's one thing no one is debating: consumers will be driven by promotions this holiday season.

  • President Barack Obama

    Intending to talk about colleges and worker training, President Barack Obama on Monday suddenly found himself in a spirited, election-year debate with a business advisory group about whose tax cuts should be extended and for how long.

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    Another flash crash could happen now, but it’s less likely than it was on May 6, when it took place, Bart Chilton, commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), told CNBC Friday.