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  • Stocks Land Lower to Close Wild Trading Day Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 4:08 PM ET

    Stocks whipped back to positive territory on a seesaw day for Wall Street, which was dominated by a large dumping of financial shares and a drop in oil that staggered large energy producers.

  • Five Stocks to Watch Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 11:39 AM ET

    Jon Hilsenrath, money and investing news editor at the The Wall Street Journal, offered CNBC his "5 for 5": the five stocks you must watch this week.

  • Wall Street Beats Back Bears; Yahoo Gains 10% Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 10:12 AM ET

    Stocks moved out of bear territory Monday as oil retreated more than $4 a barrel, easing inflation fears, and technology got a boost from two of its largest companies.

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    It was a busy holiday weekend for NBC Universal, CNBC's parent company. Along with private equity groups Bain Capital and Blackstone, it was finalizing its acquisition of the Weather Channel. The three are paying Landmark Communications a reported $3.5 billion, more than half in equity, split between the three.

  • Zucker: Weather Channel Boosts NBC Cable Strength Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 8:32 AM ET

    NBC's acquisition of The Weather Channel will help the company expand its burgeoning and critical cable news presence, company President and CEO Jeff Zucker said Monday.

  • NBC Universal to Buy The Weather Channel Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 4:32 AM ET
    Deal, Handshake

    NBC Universal, along with investment firms Blackstone Group and Bain Capital, will acquire The Weather Channel properties.

  • For Stocks, Escaping Bear Hinges on Oil, GE Sunday, 6 Jul 2008 | 8:34 AM ET

    It will be tough for Wall Street to shake off the bear market blues next week if the price of oil keeps rising and the earnings season kick-off from Alcoa and General Electric disappoints investors.

  • Market Insider: The Week Ahead Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 5:22 PM ET

    Stocks are likely to remain hobbled by gushing oil prices in the week ahead, but it's also the start of the earnings season, and that will ultimately influence direction.

  • Dow Gains but Ends in Bear Territory Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 3:42 PM ET

    Stocks enjoyed an upbeat session after a not-horrible jobs report but both the Dow and Nasdaq ended the holiday-shortened week in bear-market territory.

  • Earnings Season Kicks Off with Little Hope Ahead Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 2:06 PM ET

    Wall Street is bracing for a big round of second-quarter earnings reports that few expect to deliver good news for the state of corporate America.

  • Stocks End First Half With a Whimper Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 6:18 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed Monday, capping a dismal quarter and first half marked by rocketing oil prices and battered financials. The Dow is down 14 percent since the beginning of the year and ended the first half about 20 points from bear-market territory.

  • Dow Ticks Higher but Banks, Techs Skid Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 2:55 PM ET

    The Dow industrials moved higher, backing away from bear-market territory, as oil prices pulled back.

  • A Hurry-Up Offense for the Second Half Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 1:24 PM ET

    It was an ugly first half for the stock market and now that the goal posts have been moved for the economic recovery, expect a rough game in the second half.

  • Dow Moves Away From Bear as Oil Retreats Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 12:13 PM ET

    The Dow industrials moved higher, backing away from bear-market territory, as oil prices pulled back.

  • Dow Touches Bear-Market Territory Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 12:03 PM ET

    Stocks opened mixed Monday but momentum quickly faded and within the first 30 minutes, the Dow industrials were dancing in and out of bear-market territory.

  • Traders Seek Positives In New Quarter Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 9:29 AM ET

    Traders are again seeking some short-term catalyst out of the stock market doldrums. It's likely we will get a one or two-day bounce as the new quarter begins tomorrow, but with oil remaining at a record and the dollar rally falling apart last week, that hope is thin gruel indeed.

  • WALL-E Cleans Up at Box Office Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 8:33 AM ET

    Animation giant Pixar scored its ninth consecutive No. 1 Sunday with its robot love story "WALL-E," while Angelina Jolie achieved a personal best with her violent assassination thriller "Wanted." "WALL-E," bolstered by near-unanimous critical praise, sold an estimated $62.5 million of tickets in its first three days, said Pixar's Walt Disney Co parent..

  • Best Trades Now: Telecom, Growth Plays & More Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | 2:57 PM ET

    To help investors through this volatile market environment, CNBC asked the experts for their best trades now.

  • Newspapers' Record-Breaking Bad News Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 8:19 PM ET

    Newspapers are breaking records -- and it's not a good thing. A double-digit drop in newspaper ad revenue, the third consecutive year of declines, and record margin contraction makes this the industry's worst year ever. The newspaper industry's ad revenue is down 12 percent this year, on top of last year's already dismal 8 percent drop.

  • Dow Hits 3-Month Low, Sheds 4% for Week Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 5:39 PM ET

    Stocks fell sharply Friday as oil prices climbed about $3 and a concoction of rumors and bad news shook up the banking sector. Rounding the bend toward the closing bell, the Dow was off nearly 4 percent for the week, the S&P off 3 percent and the Nasdaq off 2 percent.