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  • Let's Make a Deal: New Signs of Merger Activity Tuesday, 8 Sep 2009 | 10:30 AM ET

    Merger mania may not be quite in full swing. But the pace of deal-making is showing signs of rousing back to life after nearly a year.

  • Stocks Kick Off September With a Thud Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 5:22 PM ET

    Stocks started September, a typically bad month for the market, with a sharp selloff amid worries about more bank failures and the fact that the market may have gotten ahead of the recovery.

  • Buy on Dips—Dow Will Fall Near 8,800: Strategist Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 1:21 PM ET

    Stocks fell Tuesday and investors wonder if the decline will continue. So are markets in for the much-expected pullback? William Greiner, CIO of Scout Investment Advisors and Scott Redler, chief strategic officer at shared their insights.

  • Stocks Slide as Ford Sales Miss Target Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 12:16 PM ET

    Stocks resumed their descent Tuesday after a brief pop from a better-than-expected ISM report on manufacturing.

  • GE's Stock Climb Will Continue: Analyst Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 12:09 PM ET

    General Electric shares have risen more than 85 percent since hitting their March bottom, and Steven Winoker of Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. said he thinks the stock's upward trend will continue.

  • Wal-Mart's Online Presence Will Need Time: Analyst Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 11:02 AM ET
    Walmart Store

    Wal-Mart's presence in the online marketplace will add competition for sites such as Amazon and eBay, but it's too soon to say whether it will significantly impact the established online retailers, said Imran Khan, Internet analyst at JPMorgan.

  • Stocks Bounce Back After ISM Report Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 10:25 AM ET

    Stocks rebounded from a lower start Tuesday after the ISM reported manufacturing moved into expansion mode for the first time since January 2008.

  • A September Slowdown? Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 9:24 AM ET

    Talk of a September downturn is all over the Street, but that was the way it was at the start of August too: Bulls and Bears were expecting a pullback, and despite several weak intraday sessions in the beginning of the month, and one weak close in mid-August, it never happened.

  • EBay Is Said to Have Deal to Sell Skype Tuesday, 1 Sep 2009 | 6:06 AM ET
    An Ebay sign is shown at Ebay offices in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, July 20, 2005. The San Jose-based company said Wednesday that it earned $291.6 million, or 21 cents per share, for the three months ended in June, a 53 percent increase from $190.4 million, or 14 cents per share at the same time last year. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

    EBay plans to announce on Tuesday a deal to sell its Skype Internet calling division to a group of private investors, according to two people briefed on the company’s plans, the New York Times reported.

  • Vintage Cars: Wheels of Fortune or Road To Ruin? Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | 2:22 PM ET
    1936 Cadillac Aero

    With Americans curbing luxury spending, the vintage car market has taken a hit, which means it’s a great time to enter. But buyer beware. Cars require maintenance that can add up to thousands of dollars a year, eclipsing any appreciation.

  • Eight Rules To Remember About Memorabilia Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | 2:22 PM ET

    Some love Mickey--Mouse that is. Others worship Mickey-- as in Mantle. But to make a profit off of your passion, you have to know what you’re doing.

  • Antiques Can Make Your Portfolio Young Again Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | 2:22 PM ET
    Louis XV-style, bedroom set by François Linke circa 1870

    If you're thinking of abandoning the stock market and putting your money under a mattress, it may not be a bad idea. That is, if your resting place is part of an exceptional Louis XV-style bedroom suite by François Linke, one of the great French furniture makers of the late 19th century.

  • Vonage Shares Surge On Hopes for VoIP Growth Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 6:30 PM ET

    Vonage Holdings Corp.  shares surged more than 35 percent Wednesday on growing views the company would survive despite skepticism over its business model. The stock has climbed more than 300 percent in the last week, a rally that has surprised analysts.

  • Winner Panics Over $4.6 Million for Crypt Above Marilyn Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 12:17 PM ET
    Marilyn Monroe

    Remember the widow who was selling her husband's crypt, which just happened to be above Marilyn Monroe's? It sold on eBay for a cool $4.6 million. Then the winning bidder panicked when he saw the bill!

  • What would you do to pay off your mortgage? One woman in Beverly Hills is selling her husband's crypt, which just so happens to  be above Marilyn Monroe's, on eBay.

  • Favre Makes Vikings "Deals" Vanish Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009 | 3:31 PM ET

    Call his act what you want. Old. Tired. Comical. But the bottom line for Brett Favre and the Vikings will be the bottom line. And it's looking pretty green right now.

  • The Vick Ticket In Demand Friday, 14 Aug 2009 | 1:40 PM ET

    Maybe the Atlanta Falcons should have thought about bringing Michael Vick back. Both dollar volume sales and number of tickets purchased on secondary ticketing site StubHub have tripled in the last 24 hours for the Eagles-Falcons game in Atlanta on Dec. 6. StubHub spokesperson Joellen Ferrer said that the game will soon overtake the Falcons’ home opener against the Dolphins on Sept. 13 as the highest grossing Falcons game of the season for the eBay-owned site.

  • What Are Big Money Managers Doing? Thursday, 13 Aug 2009 | 7:10 PM ET

    Big money managers can instill confidence in individual stocks and you may be able to profit off their moves. Karen Finerman breaks down the holdings of the major money managers.

  • Where is the $1.1M Sarah Palin XBox? Wednesday, 12 Aug 2009 | 4:53 PM ET
    Palin XBox

    It was the talk of the web. Even the Atlantic weighed in. Somebody claiming to have a Microsoft Xbox360 autographed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin two days before she left office put it up for auction on Ebay...for $1.1 million.

  • Stocks End Lower Amid Profit-Taking Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after a four-week rally, capped by a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday.