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  • Whew.. what a morning. I've been reporting on Blockbuster's surprise $1 billion surprise offer for Circuit City. A lot of interesting questions to ponder here, including: Why would Carl Icahn choose to finance the $1 billion Blockbuster bid? Why wouldn't Blockbuster just join in a partnership with Circuit City in order to gain access to the customer list?

  • Stock fell sharply Friday, led by industrials and techs, as General Electric's earnings miss cast a gloomy haze over earnings season. The Dow finished down 2.3 percent for the week, while the S&P shed 2.7 percent and the Nasdaq lost 3.4 percent.

  • Stock fell sharply Friday after General Electric missed earnings expectations, consumer confidence hit a 26-year low and U.S. import prices rose more than expected.

  • Stock fell sharply Friday after General Electric missed earnings expectations, consumer confidence hit a 26-year low and U.S. import prices rose more than expected.

  • Like an early warning system, retailers Thursday could reveal how much pain the consumer has been feeling from rising energy costs and the slowing economy.

  • A shopper leaves the Bed Bath & Beyond store in Ellisville, Mo.

    U.S. home goods retailer Bed Bath & Beyond posted quarterly net profit  on Wednesday that fell 16 percent and gave a first-quarter earnings outlook well below Wall Street expectations, as the nationwide housing slump weighed on sales.

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    Also, Boeing's 'dream' stays alive, Yahoo and Google's new ad deal and more.

  • Huh, what happened to our rally last week? Same thing that happened to the rallies in November, January, and March. It's not the point moves that're troublesome, it's the news flow and the direction of trading. The only good news is the very light volume on the down days. Want the rationale I am hearing from the trading community?

  • U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday after UPS projected an earnings shortfall and oil prices surged.

  • There are few names in the sector he'll recommend. Here are three.

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    Is Dan Genter playing with fire?  The president, chief executive and chief investment officer of RNC Genter Capital Management finds promising stocks -- in the financial and consumer discretionary sectors.

  • Alcoa

    Earnings season kicked off Monday, and investors are bracing for some fairly ugly results, especially in the beaten-down financial sector.

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    As investors come to terms with the fact that the U.S. economy is either in or heading toward a recession, Wall Street is bracing for earnings season, which kicks off Monday with Alcoa.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • A music fan downloads files from a computer to an iPod in Paris, Tuesday, May 9, 2006. Apple Computer Inc. could negotiate new deals with record labels and artists to sidestep French government plans to open its exclusive iTunes music download format to rivals, under a draft Senate amendment to be voted on this week. (AP PHOTO/Jacques Brinon)

    Apple's iTunes online music store has surpassed Wal-Mart Stores to become the largest music retailer in the United States, the company said on Thursday, citing industry data.

  • Some of us knew it was going to happen; it was just a matter of when. Over the last few Apple events, it seemed as if Steve Jobs would always throw a graphic up on the big screen behind him to show the progress iTunes had been making against the traditional music retailers. Today, Apple finally lays claim to the industry's top spot: No. 1 music retailer -- surpassing Wal-Mart.

  • Stocks finished slight lower Wednesday as the financial-driven rally that kicked off the quarter Tuesday lost steam. Energy, retail and chips finished mostly higher.

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    Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy reported better-than-expected quarterly profit Wednesday as it held down costs to cope with slowing US demand.

  • Stocks wobbled at the open Wednesday as the market looked to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifying on Capitol Hill today and tomorrow, for direction.

  • Stocks wobbled at the open Wednesday as the market looked to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, testifying on Capitol Hill today and tomorrow, for direction.