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  • Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    It hasn’t been a good week to be an Electronic Arts shareholder. The company’s stock fell nearly 10 percent Tuesday after it gave a dire forecast for the coming quarter. Activision, meanwhile, thrilled its shareholders with better-than-expected quarterly numbers.

  • Stocks opened lower Thursday as investors shrugged off an encouraging jobless report and news of a bailout for Greece. Financials took a hit, with JPMorgan leading the Dow's decline, as investors worry that debt problems in Europe could spread

  • Blockbuster games boosted Activision Blizzard despite a rough video game market. The game maker beat expectations thanks to strong sales of "Call of Duty" and "World of Warcraft."

  • Stock futures, already in positive territory on an apparent deal to rescue Greece, added to gains on good news from the labor market.

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    Stocks struggled — and lost — Wednesday as traders mulled a possible bailout of Greece and the Fed's exit strategy after comments from Bernanke.

  • Ben Bernanke said the Fed could begin pulling back stimulus by removing some cash from the financial system and then raising interest rates. What does this mean for markets? Joseph Balestrino, senior VP and fixed income market strategist at Federated Investors, discussed his insights.

  • Futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday but pared gains after a report showed the US trade gap widened more than expected.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 10.

  • GTA: San Andreas

    The  success of Lara Croft and the “Tomb Raider” franchise is a cautionary tale for the video game industry—one that Take Two Interactive Software could learn from.

  • Apple iPad

    The news is out, Apple's iPad will compete with e-Readers, portable game devices, and it will create a whole new category of portable video players. The good news for content creators is the fact that it'll sell for $499.

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    As the iPhone has become a more powerful force in the video game industry, it's not just customers that Apple is stealing away. More and more developers are switching allegiances as well.

  • Modern Warfare 2

    The video game industry was down 8 percent compared to the 2008 sales numbers, with sales of $19.7 billion. It was the first time since 2002 that video game companies as a whole have posted notable negative growth.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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    It’s obvious that the company is never going to earn its letterman’s jacket, so perhaps the time has come for it to walk away from the sports category.

  • Carl Icahn

    Carl Icahn and Take Two Interactive Software are hardly strangers.  The investor raised eyebrows Thursday after reporting an 11.3 percent stake in the video game publisher. Given his activist shareholder history, some took that as a sign that Take Two would soon be back on the sales block.

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    Here we are a week before Christmas, the last night of Hanukkah, and it's the perfect opportunity to find out what's selling, what's not, and what investors ought to be paying attention to.

  • Wii

    A list of the year’s 10 best selling games through the end of November shows titles for the Nintendo Wii and DS filling six slots— with 15.5 million units sold. That’s over 58 percent of the list’s total sales.

  • Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of US Steel and Sprint popped while Kroger and Eli Lilly dropped.