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  • You’ve probably heard 99 reasons why Facebook is ahead of the pack. But top money pro Roger McNamee tells us you only need to know about one.

  • As the JPMorgan Chase trading loss and European debt mess rekindle memories of the financial crisis of 2008-2009, it’s easy to forget how much U.S. stocks have bounced back since then. Until the recent turbulence, the major indices were at notable level. Specifically, the tech sector was at its highest level since the bubble days of a decade ago. And despite all the hand wringing of late, the Nasdaq Composite is still only off some 5 percent from its April peak. Given tech’s market leadership th

    Given tech’s market leadership this year and the emerging comparisons to the crisis of several years ago, we rounded up the 10 best performance tech ETFs over the past three years.

  • Scott Thompson, CEO of Yahoo

    The outgoing chief executive of Yahoo told the board of directors and colleagues that he had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer days before quitting the post, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Monday.

  • Scott Thompson, CEO of Yahoo

    Following the resignation of Yahoo Chief Executive Scott Thompson under the ‘Resume-gate’ pressure applied by Dan Loeb, investors see a share buyback in short order and then a more difficult value-creation process ending in the sale of its Asian assets & an eventual merger, possibly by former suitor Microsoft.

  • Scott Thompson

    Yahoo‘s embattled chief executive, Scott Thompson, will leave his post after a controversy over his embellished academic credentials embroiled the Web company, the New York Times reports.

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    Pawngo is bringing the world's second-oldest profession into the future by making an online pawn shop.

  • The "Mad Money" host reexamines the "hospitality index."

  • EBay subsidiary PayPal and Japanese telecom SoftBank will each invest $12.5 million in a joint venture to introduce PayPal’s mobile payments service to Japan.

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    Here are 10 stocks that may benefit from Facebook’s IPO.

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    The driving force behind many of the relationships and rivalries that will play out in New Orleans?  Long-Term Evolution, the 4G wireless standard. 2012 is shaping up to be the year when the carriers and smartphone makers put their best LTE efforts into the arena to triumph or fall.

  • Paul Tudor Jones (L) and Laura Arrillaga Andreesen (R)

    The two groups donate substantially, and look to support for non-profits that are as inventive and different as they are.

  • Scott Thompson, CEO of Yahoo

    Yahoo, embroiled in a battle for control with activist shareholder Daniel Loeb, acknowledged Thursday it had overstated the educational background of its new CEO, Scott Thompson.

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    If you like doing business online, have a knack for sites like Facebook, and want to meet new people, sharing-for-money may be an intriguing part of your retirement plan.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his son Tagg Romney

    Tagg Romney, Mitt Romney’s eldest son, and Spencer Zwick, a Romney campaign fund-raiser, turned to wealthy campaign donors for investments in their firm after 2008, The New York Times reports.

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    E-commerce website, etsy.com, tries to maintain its image as a distributor of handcrafted goods, while users of the online merchant are starting to outgrow it.

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    He’s not a household name like Gates, Jobs, or Zuckerberg. His face isn’t known to millions. But during his remarkable 20-year career, no one has done more to change the way we communicate.

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    Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at the read from industrials that suggests we're moving into later cycle categories.

  • SpaceX

    Elon Musk's SpaceX is scheduled to launch a rocket and space capsule filled with supplies bound for the International Space Station on May 7. If the launch is successful, it will be the first time a private company, not a government agency, has accomplished such a feat.

  • Who Will Amazon Take Down Next?

    Amazon's blowout quarter sent shares soaring 14%, helped by strong demand for its Kindle devices. The Wall Street Journal's Dennis Berman discusses which companies are vulnerable to Amazon's dominance.

  • Stocks eased off their worst levels but still finished lower Thursday, following a volatile start, as investors remained on edge after some disappointing economic reports and amid jitters in the euro zone.