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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has added a new stake in NRG Energy, according to a just-released portfolio 'snapshot' of its holdings in U.S. publicly-traded stocks as of June 30. A sharply reduced stake in Anheuser-Busch may have been a bet that InBev's initially unsolicited offer for the U.S. brewer would prove to be unsuccessful. Conoco-Phillips data is kept "confidential."
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Big retailers are not only putting solar energy systems are the roofs of their stores, they're getting in the residential solar panel business. But don’t expect an install-it-yourself kit any time soon.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Schlumberger and Longs Drug Stores popped while Home Depot and Liz Claiborne dropped.
It's not quite the Olympics, but retail earnings this week could also be pretty exciting. Here's why...
The Dow made gains on Monday with investors believing the current down trend in oil improves prospects for consumer and business spending.
Stocks finished with modest gains as oil dropped modestly, continuing their almost-perfect inverse relationship on a day that also saw the further resurgence of the dollar and solid gains in technology.
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What can be expected as earnings season begins for the retailers? It was a rough start, with lower-than-expected numbers released yesterday. But with the downward movement of oil and the strengthening US dollar, retail may see an upswing.
Stocks rallied Friday as a more than $4 a barrel drop in oil prices offset the drag of Fannie Mae's earnings miss. It's going to be the same story next week: Energy prices. Even if there are disappointments in CPI or Wal-Mart's earnings, investors are expected to overlook them as the drop in gas prices puts more money in consumers' pockets.
Today's government data showed pending home sales on the rise. Does this indicate that housing is finally bottoming? The numbers were up 5.3%, edging street expectations by 1%.
Foreign companies are buying American companies and the CEO of Home Depot comments on the economy. Following are today's top videos:
Home Depot wouldn't exist if it had to be started in today's economic and regulatory climate, two founders of the national home-improvement chain told CNBC Tuesday.
CNBC asked the smartest people in the room for their thoughts on the markets and the economy.
So word is that NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is leaving Gibbs Racing and moving to Haas Racing, where he will be part owner. The NASCAR community is buzzing that Stewart would go from a "have" team to a relative "have not." You know what I'm buzzing about?
Until these companies start closing down stores, Cramer says sell, sell, sell.
GM's shares have plummeted to less than $12, the lowest level since 1955. That means the world's largest auto maker has a stock market value of only about $7 billion.
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Home Depot, the nation’s second-largest retailer, will announce on Tuesday that it will take back old compact fluorescents in all 1,973 of its stores in the United States, creating the nation’s most widespread recycling program for the bulbs.
It was a low volatility, low volume day, but regardless: there was a lot of damage done.