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  • IBM Sign

    IBM's fourth quarter earnings are a testimony to the transformation this company has undergone over the past decade, and it seems like the strategy will continue to pay dividends.

  • IBM Sign

    With Intel in the books, and all indications of a tech recovery afoot, IBM's report after the bell tonight should go a long way toward keeping the tech rally alive. As long as expectations aren't exceeding reality when it comes to the company's growth and outlook.

  • On a week where Alcoa kicked off the earnings season with a miss, oil fell back below $80 per barrel, and the equity markets hit new intraday 52-week highs before losing momentum Friday with a triple digit loss for the Dow, and ended up turning in a negative weekly performance.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks edged lower at the open Friday, with investors unimpressed over earnings beats from Intel and JPMorgan Chase as well as economic readings in line with expectations.

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently trading near 10,700, but Jeff Hirsch, editor at Stock Traders Almanac told investors that the index could reach 15,000 by 2011. He shared his insights.

  • Markets opened lower on Tuesday, pressured by a weak start to earnings. How should investors be positioned? Patrick Cunningham, managing director at Manning & Napier — which beat the S&P for 11 years — shared his investment outlook.

  • In today's trading session, a total of 69 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.

  • U.S. stocks finished the first trading week of 2010 on a positive note, with the Dow and S&P 500 reaching their highest level in 15-months.

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    "Maybe officially this is the end of the recession." That was the message from my cabbie tonight on my way to dinner.  He might have something there.

  • What investing theme does Cramer say is the "best" he's ever seen in his life? It's the mobile Internet theme, and it's the latest in his list of the most important investing themes of the year. The same theme he's been highlighting all week.

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    The company has been putting the pieces together for a soup-to-nuts approach to all kinds of technology, starting with the network, focused on video as an entertainment and communications medium, and offering devices up and down the food chain.

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    There's a huge trend dominating the floor at CES this year, and it's not a new gadget. It's social media.

  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics doesn't release its official jobs report until Friday but there is lots of preamble.

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    As attendnace continues to decline at the tech extravaganza, the buzz here is that the show itself is fighting for relevance and three- and four-day visits by attendees are now more likely overnight affairs. In short, attendance is no longer mandatory.

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    For many people, media is no longer about ownership, but about access. And that means a shift is in order for the next generation of consumer electronics devices.

  • Mitch Singer, chief technology officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment

    At the Consumer Electronics Show, a big high-tech gathering that will begin Wednesday in Las Vegas, Hollywood studios and consumer electronics makers plan to lay out some steps they are taking to simplify the digital future. The New York Times reports.

  • U.S. stocks finished down for the week but up for the year with the S&P and the Dow closing a wildly volatile year up 23% and 19% respectively.  The NASDAQ Composite managed a gain of 44% for the year. 

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    A popular investment strategy suggests buying the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average components with the highest yielding dividends. Here is the list going into 2010.

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    Yes, it’s that time of year again and carbon could make your New Year’s resolutions much more successful—and profitable. A new job, a new career, a new lifestyle?

  • In 2010, invest in stocks that have international exposure. That was the advice from Jeff Krumpelman, lead manager of the dividend growth team at Hillard Lyons Capital Management, and Ken Croft, CIO of Croft Value Fund. They shared their top stock picks for the new year with investors.