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  • Stocks were jittery following the Fed’s announcement that it is raising the discount rate — the rate that the Fed charges banks for loans. However, this move was expected following indications of a pending move by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke during his Congressional testimony last week.

  • The Dow rebounded after a lower open Friday as investors settled down after the initial shock of the Fed's surprise move to raise the discount rate.

  • Stock index futures are pointing to a lower open on Wall Street but were well off their lows as investors reacted to a surprise move by the Federal Reserve to hike its discount lending rate to banks.

  • Stocks rose for a third straight day Thursday as an encouraging manufacturing report helped fuel investor optimism about the recovery.

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    CBS is more reliant on ads than any of the other media giants: the good news is that its results show a gradual ongoing recovery in the ad market.

  • That got your attention, didn't it? Buxom gals showing off their assets is a sure way to get people (men) to stop in their tracks and pay attention.

  • Stocks rebounded off a weak open Thursday after a report showed manufacturing in the Philadelphia region improved in February.

  • Stock index futures slipped after higher readings in weekly jobless claims and inflation pointed to more headwinds for the economic recovery.

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Feb. 18.

  • View of the BC Place Stadium which will host the Winter Olympics opening and closing ceremonies in downtown Vancouver.

    Major events like the Olympics and Oscars offer a rare opportunity for marketers in this changing media landscape.

  • The morning after the big game the New Orleans Saints weren't the only big winners: advertisers cashed in on the biggest audience for any program and TV history. So who won?

  • Before his untimely death, aspiring but unsuccessful screenwriter Ken McDavid strikes seeming gold when Helen Golay befriends him. She takes him off the streets, pays for rent, food and clothes. But, it’s a set-up. Helen and her friend Olga Rutterschmidt are ruthless con artists who take out life insurance policies on unsuspecting men and kill them in hit-and-run "accidents."Click ahead to find out how these "black widows" ultimately get trapped in their own web of lies and deceit.

    Helen and her friend Olga Rutterschmidt are ruthless con artists who take out life insurance policies on unsuspecting men and kill them in hit-and-run "accidents."

  • Since the early 1970s, law enforcement authorities have noted a significant increase in the number of women convicted of murder. Their victims are typically close to them — quite frequently family members or close acquaintances. And the motive? It often involves personal gain — most often, life insurance policies naming the suspected murderess as the benefactor.Here, we take a look at some of the most notorious murder cases committed by women over the last century that involve their families and

    Here, we take a look at some of the most notorious murder cases over the last century committed by women and involving their families and friends as victims.

  • The Super Bowl on CBS isn't just about TV. Advertisers who hell out millions for a 30-second spot are working hard to maximize their return on investment, so they're going online.

  • The Super Bowl isn't just the biggest game of the year; it's the biggest annual forum for advertisers.

  • From bookmakers to "Super Bowl Squares", gambling on the outcome of the Super Bowl is big business.Here's a look at some of the more unusual proposition bets (wagers on a very specific outcome) that are being taken on the "big game" by one of the premier online gambling sites,  this year for the Indianapolis Colts vs. New Orleans Saints matchup in Miami, FL on Sunday, February 7th.By , Senior Producer for CNBC.com

    Here's a look at some of the more unusual proposition bets that are being taken on the "big game" by one of the premier online gambling sites, Bodog.com this year.

  • The week started out with nothing but good looking news. Overseas a bunch of countries reported their Purchasing Managers surveys (PMI) and they were almost uniformly good.

  • Grammy Award Trophy

    While singers brought home plenty of awards from the Grammys last night, the biggest winner was CBS. The network scored its highest ratings in six years — preliminary Nielsen ratings show a 35 percent increase in viewers to 25.8 million viewers.

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    CBS has sold all the advertising spots for the television broadcast of the National Football League's Super Bowl championship game this coming Sunday, the television network said Monday

  • Microphone and Record

    The Grammy Awards are shaping up to be a showdown between four powerful women -- Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, and Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas.