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  • Driven by soothing words from the Fed Chairman and the market's own mania for deals, stocks closed out last week on a high note. This week, traders will be ready to pounce on any news that will reinforce the view that the Fed might cut rates this year after all.

  • Rethinking CEO Pay Thursday, 8 Feb 2007 | 9:42 AM ET

    What many see as outrageous or obscene compensation for chief executive officers is back in the limelight after some high profile pay packages lately. The WEF meeting is tackling the issue by asking basic questions: What’s an appropriate level for top managers? Who defines “appropriate” and how?  Should a CEO’s pay be linked to the company’s performance? The contrarian view is that there is little or no direct link between pay and performance and coupling the two might be detrimental because CEOs would cut corners to boost their pay, eroding the company’s long-term prospects. (More)

  • Will Cisco Offer Techs Support? Wednesday, 7 Feb 2007 | 12:37 PM ET

    As Cisco Systems rides the wave of surging demand for increased bandwidth as consumers digest more and more video online, some are wondering if the networking giant will tug the rest of the tech industry in the same direction. But as interviews with analysts this morning on CNBC showed, the so-called “Cisco Effect” is up for debate.

  • Stocks End with Slight Gain as Tech Takes Focus Tuesday, 6 Feb 2007 | 6:03 PM ET

    Stocks inched their way to a positive close after a sharp reversal in oil eased selling pressure and a late buying spree broke out in internet stocks.

  • Eastman Kodak is introducing a line of desktop printers and low cost replacement inks on Tuesday, as the photography company takes on a market dominated by Hewlett-Packard.

  • Stocks Close Mixed After Sluggish Trading Day Monday, 5 Feb 2007 | 6:50 PM ET

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed fractionally higher,  helped by strength in Wal-Mart and Boeing, but the broader market failed to gain traction.

  • Michael Dell to Cut Costs, Management at PC Maker Monday, 5 Feb 2007 | 5:20 PM ET
    Michael Dell, Chairman & CEO, Dell

    In a memo to Dell employees days after returning as chief executive officer, Michael Dell said the beleaguered computer maker is quashing bonuses for 2006 and reducing managers to help cut costs and steer the company back toward dominance.

  • Michael Dell, Chairman & CEO, Dell

    Dell, who takes over as CEO for ousted Kevin Rollins, ends a four-year hiatus during which the company issued the largest consumer electronics recall ever, found itself the subject of a formal investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and lost its position as the world's largest PC maker to a rejuvenated Hewlett-Packard

  • Shakeup At The Top: Dell Pins Hopes On Founder Wednesday, 31 Jan 2007 | 10:36 PM ET
    Michael Dell, Chairman & CEO, Dell

    Dell  announced that Michael Dell will assume the duties of chief executive officer, replacing Kevin Rollins, who resigned.  Dell will remain chairman of the troubled computer maker.

  • Vista Not "Playing Along" With Online Games Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | 3:29 PM ET

    Microsoft’s Vista operating system has barely been on store shelves for a few hours and online gamers, a potentially big faction of Vista users, already have cause for concern. CNBC’s Jim Goldman had the story from Silicon Valley.

  • Markets End Mixed As Investors Focus On Fed Monday, 29 Jan 2007 | 5:47 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed on Monday as investors cast a wary eye on rising interest rates ahead of the Fed's two day meeting this week.

  • Rethinking CEO Pay Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | 4:17 PM ET

    What many see as outrageous or obscene compensation for chief executive officers is back in the limelight after some high profile pay packages lately. The WEF meeting is tackling the issue by asking basic questions: What’s an appropriate level for top managers? Who defines “appropriate” and how?  Should a CEO’s pay be linked to the company’s performance? The contrarian view is that there is little or no direct link between pay and performance and coupling the two might be detrimental because CEOs would cut corners to boost their pay, eroding the company’s long-term prospects. (More)

  • EMC Profit More Than Doubles On Tax Gain, Higher Sales Tuesday, 23 Jan 2007 | 10:57 AM ET

    EMC, the world's largest maker of data storage gear, said on Tuesday its quarterly profit more than doubled, boosted by a tax gain and higher software and systems sales.

  • Sun Microsystems tapped semiconductor maker Intel to supply it with chips for servers and workstations, and the chief executive officers of both companies told CNBC they'll work together to develop future products and promote one another's technology.

  • Hewlett-Packard extended its lead over Dell in the worldwide personal-computer market in the fourth quarter, according to reports released Wednesday by two top technology research firms.

  • Analyst: Vista To Boost PC Makers' Bottom Lines Wednesday, 17 Jan 2007 | 11:07 AM ET

    Microsoft shares have been on a run in the last six months – moving up almost 58 percent. That, of course, is due in part to the impending release of the company’s most important product in years – Vista.

  • Hewlett-Packard Announces Advance in Chip Research Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | 11:23 AM ET

    Hewlett-Packard announced research that could help create chips up to eight times denser than integrated circuits currently being produced, while using less energy.

  • Day Ahead: Earnings, OPEC and BP Safety Report Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | 8:22 AM ET

    Lots of corporate headlines are already getting attention ahead of the open. Stocks in the U.S. are lining up to open higher at this point, and earnings will be the big focus. After making gains yesterday, European stocks are mixed with a flattish performance, and Japanese stocks were little changed to the downside.

  • Dow Sets Record as Investors Buy Tech, Energy Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | 6:15 PM ET

    The Dow scored its second record close in a row and the Nasdaq had its best week in four months as buyers snapped up oil, financial and technology stocks ahead of next week's earnings reports.

  • Investigator in H-P Probe to Plead Guilty Friday, 12 Jan 2007 | 5:20 AM ET

    Federal prosecutors are poised to score their first victory in their investigation of Hewlett-Packard's ill-fated boardroom spying probe, after a private investigator agreed to plead guilty to identity theft and conspiracy charges.