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  • Stocks Have a Super Week Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher as investors appeared more enthused about Microsoft's bid for Yahoo! than they were concerned about the latest signs of economic weakness. The three major indexes each gained about 3-4 percent for the week, but the market still has a way to go to recover from January's rout.

  • GE Vice Chairman Wright to Retire Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 11:01 AM ET

    General Electric said Friday that vice chairman Bob Wright, former head of the company's NBC arm, will retire on May 1.

  • Stocks Close Lower After Fed Rally Fizzles Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | 3:28 PM ET

    A stock rally fueled by the Fed's latest interest rate cut lost momentum in the final hour after CNBC reported that two big bond insurers could be downgraded as early as today.

  • Diller And Malone: A True Clash Of Media Titans Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 4:46 PM ET
    John Malone

    John Malone, Chairman of Liberty Media and Barry Diller, Chariman and CEO of Interactive Corp are both powerful billionaires who are used to getting their way. They've been close business partners until just recently. Now Malone is trying to get Diller ousted from his very own company.

  • Don't Wait for the Fed: Where to Invest Now Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 4:03 PM ET
  • Bargain-Hunting In a Wild Stock Market Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 2:17 PM ET

    Volatile markets can eat a portfolio alive, but they can also create real bargains for investors, according to senior editor Jeffrey Kosnett of Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

  • Lilly & Amylin's Byetta Ad Buys Don't Pay Off Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 10:27 AM ET
    Byetta Needle

    Direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising is everywhere in American media because it works. Generally speaking, it drives patients to ask/tell their doctors to prescribe a particular medication.

  • Stocks Post Big Gains on Hopes for Rate Cut Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 2:43 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher as investors snapped up financial and homebuilder stocks on hopes that the Federal Reserve would keep cutting interest rates to prevent a recession.

  • The Big (Show) Biz of Scientology Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | 1:47 PM ET

    If you're an entertainment buff, you can't miss the significant presence of Scientology. Over the past few weeks, dozens of people have e-mailed me links to Tom Cruise's Scientology rant -- more accurately, it's his acceptance of a Scientology award -- and it's so bizarre...

  • Spartans Conquer Rambo at Weekend Box Office Sunday, 27 Jan 2008 | 5:41 PM ET

    The epic spoof "Meet the Spartans" narrowly beat out "Rambo" to nab the top spot in the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.

  • For decades, TV ad time has been sold the very same way: In May, the networks present their new pilots to advertisers, who buy "upfront" ad time, months in advance of the new TV season. And the new TV season always started in the fall, because that's when car advertisers wanted to push their new products.

  • Highest Yielding Stocks On The Dow Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 6:55 PM ET

    As the markets continue to swing up and down, some of the biggest names in the Dow Industrials  can be snapped up with fairly sizable yields.

  • The Strike and NBC: Less Pilots, More Guts Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 1:15 PM ET

    There's a silver lining in any cloud and NBC Universal is finding one in the writer's strike, according to Jeff Zucker, the company's president and CEO.

  • Siemens Posts Stronger-than-Expected Earnings Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 12:12 PM ET

    Germany's Siemens delivered stronger-than-expected first-quarter results thanks to growth in most of its units and the sale of a subsidiary and set new targets for its divisions.

  • Jack Welch Grills Obama, Romney on Policy Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 3:33 PM ET

    Jack Welch, former chairman and chief executive of General Electric, grilled presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney about their economic and business policies. The author of "Winning" and "Straight from the Gut," also offered his own "checklist" for America's next chief executive.

  • 'No Country', 'Blood' Lead Oscar Nominations Tuesday, 22 Jan 2008 | 9:23 AM ET

    "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" led with eight Academy Awards nominations each Tuesday, among them best picture and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis and Javier Bardem -- but it remained in doubt whether any stars would cross striking writers' picket lines to attend the ceremony.

  • Futures Point to Sharply Lower Open Tuesday Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | 4:31 PM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were sharply lower Monday, as fears of a U.S. recession grippedinvestors, suggesting Wall Street will join a global equity markets plunge when they resume trading Tuesday.

  • Movies Vie for Oscar Nod And Box-Office Gold Sunday, 20 Jan 2008 | 4:27 PM ET

    The creature-feature "Cloverfield" became the first monster hit released in 2008, debuting with $41 million, a record opening for January, according to studio estimates Sunday.

  • 'Cloverfield' Sets Record for January Movie Release Sunday, 20 Jan 2008 | 2:50 PM ET

    The creature-feature "Cloverfield" became the first monster hit released in 2008, debuting with $41 million, a record opening for January, according to studio estimates Sunday.

  • Stocks End Another Bad Week Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | 3:01 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower Friday, ending one of the market's worst weeks in years.