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  • Stocks Hold Steep Losses Into Close Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks held steep losses into the close as the unrest in Libya sent oil prices soaring and gave skittish investors a reason to sell stocks in a market that had climbed to multi-year highs. Alcoa and Bank of America fell, hwile Kraft rose.

  • Download This! New Competition For Netflix Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 3:25 PM ET

    While Netflix is the 800-pound gorilla in the online-video streaming space, competition - from Amazon.com - is about to heat up.

  • Watch out Netflix—Amazon Launches Video Streaming Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 1:38 PM ET
    Amazon.com

    After months of rumors and speculation Amazon s launching its long-anticipated instant video streaming service — a direct competitor to Netflix.

  • New Hacking Tools Pose Bigger Threats to Wi-Fi Users Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | 11:12 AM ET

    Some simple software lets just about anyone sitting next to you at your local coffee shop watch you browse the Web and even assume your identity online. Te New York Times reports.

  • Why This Year's Oscar Ceremony Could Be Biggest Yet Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 5:21 PM ET
    Oscar Awards

    There's no question, live events are in demand. There's plenty of speculation why, including bad weather this winter. But there's also plenty of talk about the "Twitter Effect."

  • Expecting an Ad Boost to CBS Earnings Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 2:30 PM ET

    On the heels of a slew of positive of earnings reports (DIS, TWX, CMCSA) on the return of the advertising market and booming political ads last quarter, we can expect CBSspacer to report more ad gains.

  • Apple Offers Subscriptions for Apps Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 10:55 AM ET
    Apple iTunes store offering subscription service

    Apple on Tuesday cleared the way for media companies to begin selling subscriptions to their magazine, newspaper, music and video content on the iPad and its other devices. The New York Times reports.

  • Stocks Close Narrowly Mixed as Energy Gains Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 4:58 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks ended narrowly mixed, which is how the market traded much of the session, amid light volume and little economic news. Wal-Mart fell, while Exxon Mobil rose.

  • Stocks Turn Higher Ahead of Close Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 3:58 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned positive in the final minutes of trading after moving in a narrow range amid very light volume for most of a session lacking in much economic news.

  • Stocks to Watch: Amazon, KB Home and More ... Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 11:01 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Greenberg: The Last Short Standing in Netflix Friday, 11 Feb 2011 | 1:41 PM ET
    Netflix

    With Whitney Tilson of T2 Partners throwing in the towel on his Netflix short and Netflix hitting another new all-time high today, Lenny Brecken of Brecken Capital really may be the last short standing.

  • Hewlett Packard's Bold New Reset Wednesday, 9 Feb 2011 | 2:15 PM ET
    HP 9.7" Touchpad

    Hewlett-Packard is expected to announce a bold reset of its mobile strategy today, unveiling phones and at least one tablet based on the webOS platform it acquired along with Palm last year.

  • For EA and THQ, Is a Turnaround in Their Future? Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | 9:53 AM ET
    Medal of Honor

    The last couple of years have been rough ones for Electronic Arts and THQ. Rapid changes in the video game landscape and an unlucky string of underperforming titles has taken its toll on both companies’ stock prices.

  • Coinstar Shares Plummet Further on a Weak Q1 Outlook Thursday, 3 Feb 2011 | 8:18 PM ET
    Redbox

    Coinstar shares fell over 8 percent after-hours, following the company's earnings announcement. The problem: a much weaker-than-expected outlook for the first quarter.

  • Stocks Close Narrowly Mixed, Near New Highs Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 6:18 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks closed narrowly mixed with the major indices ending above key thresholds as investors focused on troubles in Egypt, shrugged off good job news, and took a breather after the market posted new multi-year highs on Tuesday. Disney rose, while Home Depot fell.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed Before Close; Banks Fall Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 3:54 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks were narrowly mixed ahead of the close, but still remained within a narrow trading range, as investors focused on unrest in Egypt and took a breather after the market posted new multi-year highs on Tuesday. Disney rose, while Home Depot fell.

  • Stocks Slump After Hitting Highs; Tech Rises Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 12:13 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks struggled for direction on Wednesday as clashes between government supporters and protesters in Egypt weighed on the market amid news of a better-than-expected gain in private-sector hiring last month. Merck and BofA fell, while Disney rose.

  • Futures Slip After Job News, Egypt Clashes Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | 9:12 AM ET

    Stock index futures slid lower after initially trading flat despite a better-than-expected rise in private-sector hiring last month, but as clashes took place between governrment supporters and protesters in Egypt.

  • Roubini Economist: Egypt Poses 'This' Big Risk to US Tuesday, 1 Feb 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    "If oil prices rise far above $100 barrel," says Roubini economist Rachael Ziemba "this is the big risk we see."

  • The renown hedge fund manager is said to be considering taking a share in this retailer, thereby creating some unusual options activity, reports "DRJ."