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  • Comcast Web Unit on Target For Profit Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 11:25 AM ET
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    Comcast 's digital unit is on target to turn profitable this year as revenues from search and advertising partnerships with Google and Yahoo exceed expectations, senior executives said.

  • LG Electronics in the Lead for GE's Appliance Unit Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | 8:45 PM ET
    ** FILE ** General Electric (GE) Chairman, Jeff Immelt at Isaac Sheppard Elementary School in Philadelphia, in this file photo from April 25, 2006. General Electric Co. expects sales in China to double in the next four to five years, while its Chinese researchers should play a growing role creating products for global markets, Immelt said Monday May 29, 2006. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke,File)

    The chief executive of General Electric named several "players", including LG Electronics, when asked about the future of the company's appliance business, which the huge U.S. conglomerate recently said it may spin off.

  • Market Pros Think It's Time To Buy US Stocks Again Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | 1:48 PM ET
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    Investors who spent the past nine months avoiding the US stock market and economy by snapping up multinational companies are now coming back home.

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    For the week ending Friday, May 23, 2008, the U.S. Equity Markets ended the week down with all of the major indices off by more than 3% on continued concerns about high energy costs.  Oil and gasoline continued to hit new record highs and the dollar declined against major currencies.

  • Shinsei in Lead to Buy GE Japan Money Lender Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 12:20 AM ET

    General Electric will likely pick midsize lender Shinsei Bank to buy its Japanese consumer finance business, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday.

  • Petrobras Seeing Results in New Offshore Fields: CEO Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 4:10 PM ET

    Petrobras, the Brazilian oil producer that’s rapidly emerging as one of the world’s top companies, is “finding very good results” at its newly discovered off-shore deposits, Chief Executive Jose Sergio Gabrielli de Azevedo told CNBC in an exclusive interview.

  • Time Warner Cable Spinoff And Those NBC Universal Rumors Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 1:21 PM ET
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    This morning Time Warner revealed how it plans to spin off its 84 percent ownership stake in Time Warner Cable. As part of the deal, the cable company will pay a one-time $10 per-share dividend.

  • Energy Report Plays Havoc With Short Traders Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 12:29 PM ET

    There was an active attempt to short energy stocks going into the weekly oil inventory numbers at 10:30 ET; volume on the XLE (the S&P Energy Sector ETF) was particularly strong.

  • Netflix Drifts into the Clouds Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 7:47 PM ET
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    Today's Netflix announcement with Roku about a new way to get movies from the net directly to your TV screen and bypassing the computer screen in your home office, is cool for a number of reasons.

  • Europe Preview: German Economy Headed for Trouble? Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 5:07 PM ET
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    Europe’s first quarter GDP growth was surprisingly strong, with Germany in particular benefiting from booming exports to the emerging world.  Unfortunately it does not look like this will continue.

  • Television Cable Show's Buzz Words Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 4:10 PM ET

    Here at the National Cable Show in New Orleans there are a couple of big buzz words I'm hearing--whether I'm in the Panasonic or Google booths, or the NBC Universal booth where my coverage has been based. First, Video-on-demand is huge

  • Our AOL Deal and the Internet's Bedfellows Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 1:15 PM ET

    So have you seen the news? We've done a deal with AOL! They are going to have our content on their site! What a long, strange Internet this is.

  • The Week:  You Can Count On Oil Saturday, 17 May 2008 | 8:46 AM ET

    The week was chock full of economic angst and M&A intrigue. But one dark constant loomed over all ... rising oil prices.

  • Stocks Rally to the Finish Line; Techs Lead Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 4:38 PM ET

    Stocks rallied for a second day Thursday as traders found cause for optimism and technology stocks blazed the trail.

  • Techs Lead Stocks Higher; Oil Recedes Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 2:42 PM ET

    Stocks bounced back from a weak open after a better-than-expected report on manufacturing.

  • GE Sale of Appliance Unit May Not Help Stock Much Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 12:10 PM ET
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    General Electric planned sale of its 100-year-old appliance unit makes sense to some investors, but any deal would have only a limited effect on the conglomerate's battered share price.

  • Powering Your Portfolio With Tech, Energy Stocks Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 12:09 PM ET

    Markets aren't stagnant today, and your portfolio shouldn't be either. To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the market experts for their best stock picks now.

  • Stocks Tick Higher; Yahoo, CNET Jump Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 11:17 AM ET

    Stocks bounced back from a weak open after a better-than-expected report on manufacturing.

  • Energy, Industrials Top Analyst's List Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 10:41 AM ET

    Dan Manion of Sentinel Common Stock Fund ain't afraid of getting burned by energy or industrial stocks. See his picks here.

  • UBS Upgrades Oil; Why GE Shares Popped Thursday, 15 May 2008 | 9:16 AM ET

    1) UBS is pounding the table on oil: It upgraded oil to $115 for 2008, $120 for 2009, and intitiates coverage of the offshore drilling sector, with buy ratings on Atwood, Diamond Offshore, Ensco, Noble, Rowan, and Transocean. Here are the reasons...