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  • Market Insider/Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 10:53 PM ET

    Cisco's downbeat earnings comments could make a dent in stocks Thursday morning. Ahead of the opening bell, investors will also be watching rate meetings by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England.

  • Motorola Hangs Up on Handsets Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 6:22 PM ET
    Motorola, Inc.

    It is a stunning move by the pioneering name in mobile phones and the best data yet about just how deep the company's problems run: Motorola announced late Thursday that it is seeking alternatives for its handset business that likely will mean a sell-off of the division.

  • Microsoft Recession Proof? Could Be! Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 7:22 PM ET
    Microsoft

    If you believe the media -- and you should, every word ;)  -- you'd think this nation was spiraling toward recession. But it's not necessarily so. Take Microsoft as an example...

  • Hey, Wall St.: Don't Dump Intel! Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | 12:54 PM ET

    Ouch. There's really no other way to summarize Intel's earnings, and there's little question that Intel's softness took Wall Street by surprise. Just look at the shellacking these shares are taking today. But is the selloff warranted, or -- like so many other moves to the downside in recent weeks among the top names in tech -- is the Intel drubbing overdone?

  • Our Best And Worst Trades Tuesday, 15 Jan 2008 | 7:16 PM ET

    You can always count on Fast Money for smart plays on the top stories of the day. We try hard to bring you winners but nobody can be right all the time. Following are the traders' best and worst calls.

  • Wii Sets Innovation In Motion Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 4:14 PM ET

    Companies are picking up on Nintendo's motion-sensing technology, incorporating it into new electronic products, some of which go beyond the realm of video gaming.

  • Auto Industry In High Gear Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 9:14 PM ET

    In-car technology is all the rage and the major automakers are looking for the right partners to make a big splash. Forget about simple GPS. We're talking computing. (Full story)

  • Guitar Tragedy: Life Imitates Games Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 3:35 PM ET

    Games such as Activision's "Guitar Hero" are off the charts, but they have led to an odd phenomenon: Not only are real guitar players competing against fake guitar players. Real guitar companies are now making fake guitars

  • Happy 52 Week High - Archive Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 3:13 PM ET

    Why not check out our Happy 52-Week High riddles from 2007! How well you know your stocks?

  • Discounts Lure Shoppers over Weekend Monday, 24 Dec 2007 | 7:57 AM ET

    Shoppers jammed stores over the last weekend before Christmas to try to scoop up bargains. But the spending surge may not be enough to offset what is shaping up to be a mediocre December for some retailers.

  • Gadgets Galore Fuel 'Black Friday: Part II' Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | 10:58 AM ET

    Black Friday has come and gone, but you might want to call today Black Friday: Part II as we usher in the last weekend before Christmas. I'm inside a Best Buy in the heart of Silicon Valley, where business has been more than brisk these last few weeks...

  • Trading In Fed's Wake Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | 7:10 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve cut two key interest rates by a quarter point, disappointing financial markets, which were hoping for a half-point cut. Can you profit from it?

  • America on Sale Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | 7:32 PM ET

    The trade as foreign firms rush to snap up American companies. Who will be targeted next by foreign buyers with a strong currency on their side?

  • Cramer Stands Corrected: Perfect World Co. Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 10:47 AM ET

    He underestimated this Chinese gaming company from the start. Here's why he changed his mind.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • The Best Gift For Your Kids Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 10:46 AM ET

    This holiday season, buy them a single share of this stock. They’ll thank you later. Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • US Stocks Lose Ground as Blue Chips Fall Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | 5:30 PM ET

    U.S. stocks closed lower Monday as major Dow components and financials outweighed hopes for a Fed rate cut and a government plan to rescue at-risk homeowners.

  • Vivendi's World of Warcraft

    Big media is finally grasping that the sands beneath its feet are shifting; and Vivendi's bold step for Activision may be the beginnings of dramatic change for all kinds of digital entertainment. And it's about time. George Lucas (I know, major name-dropping here) told me not too long ago, that one of the key reasons for his studio's success is the seamless integration between his LucasArts video games division and LucasFilm, his studio operation.

  • Vivendi to Merge Gaming Unit with Activision Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | 2:01 PM ET
    "WoW" character - Chromie

    Vivendi strikes a deal to combine its interactive gaming business with video game publisher Activision to form a new company called Activision Blizzard.

  • Merger Monday Returns Despite Credit Concerns Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | 12:10 PM ET

    Mergers and acquisitions were back Monday as numerous high-profile companies announced plans to tie up despite recent tightness in the credit market and uncertainty over the strength of Western economies.

  • Building a Bigger Rival for Electronic Arts Sunday, 2 Dec 2007 | 3:17 PM ET

    French telecom and media group Vivendi is merging its video games unit with Activision in a $9.8 billion deal that combines the hit "Guitar Hero" and "World of Warcraft" franchises under one roof.