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  • Stocks pared losses after the Federal Reserve said it would reinvest proceeds from maturing mortgage-backed securities into the Treasury market.

  • Halo Reach

    A new study from Economists Incorporated reports that the video game industry added $4.95 billion to the U.S. Gross Domestic Product last year—and the entertainment side of the software world is growing considerably faster than other segments of the economy.

  • Cinderella's Castle

    When Disney reports after the bell Wall Street will be looking for what the media giant can tell us about the strength of the American consumer.

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    What the Fed will say in its Tuesday statement is at the heart of a debate among Wall Street's deeply-divided economists over what steps, if any, the central bank will take.

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    A weak jobs picture is raising expectations that the Fed may take new measures to cure the economy's ills.

  • US stocks posted modest gains during the first week of August, led by the S&P 500 index with a gain of 1.82%.  Within the S&P, health care and energy companies rose the most. Pork belly future contracts jumped 18% for the week, while the dollar fell to a 15-year low against the Japanese yen.

  • New weekly claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, according to a government data Thursday. Stocks seesawed, trimmed their losses after a weak open—then slipped again. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his insights.

  • Stocks were higher Wednesday, led by consumer discretionary stocks, as encouraging reports on jobs and the services sector fueled hopes for the recovery.

  • According to CNBC’s Kate Kelly, Goldman Sachs could spin off at least part of its proprietary trading operations as early as this month. Should you buy now?

  • U.S. private employers added 42,000 jobs in July, according to a report by ADP Employer Services on Wednesday. What does this mean for the market going forward? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.

  • Stocks retreated Tuesday amid a round of disappointing earnings and economic data. Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital and Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors discussed their insights.

  • CBS

    CBS stock rose 3.5 percent Monday, a day ahead of its quarterly earnings, which are expected to be higher on rebounding ad spending. But that isn't the only good news for CBS: the company has announced that it struck a 10 year retransmission agreement with Comcast, to distribute CBS network, local stations, College Sports TV, Showtime and the Smithsonian channel.

  • FarmVille

    For the better part of the last year, game industry pundits have shouted from the rooftops that social network gaming was the next big thing – but it’s starting to look like even they underestimated just how big it would be.

  • US stocks posted their best monthly performance of the year, led by the Dow Jones Industrial Average with a gain of 7.1%.  Within the S&P 500 sectors, industrial and material companies rose the most in July. 

  • Stocks ended relatively flat Friday after a disappointing GDP report but the Dow logged its best month in a year, rising more than 7 percent.

  • Stocks see-sawed after economic readings on consumer sentiment and business activity offset disappointment with a lower-than-expected GDP report.

  • The optionMONSTER.com co-founder discusses what companies he thinks will soon pop and why.

  • The message from media and tech companies is clear: advertising is back in a big way. This week both Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP and Disney CEO Bob Iger told CNBC that the ad market has improved from last year and continues to improve. We've seen that demonstrated in results from a diverse group of industry players, from tech giants to newspapers.

  • Stocks wavered on Wednesday as investors sifted through a mixed bag of earnings and a drop in durable-goods orders. Joseph Duran, CEO and co-founder of United Capital Financial Partners, and Ron Carson, CEO of Carson Wealth Management Group, discussed their market outlooks.