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  • Sun Microsystems Sees Rough Year, Shares Fall Friday, 1 Aug 2008 | 8:13 AM ET
    Sun Microsystems's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Sun Microsystems, the world's No 4 business computer maker, reported lower quarterly profit Friday, as it took restructuring charges in the face of a weak U.S. economy.

  • Lightning Round OT: IBM, Blockbuster, Oracle and More Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | 6:32 PM ET

    The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Apple No Longer Intel-Inside Only? Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | 2:02 PM ET

    The Apple switch from IBM's spacerPowerPC microprocessors to Intel's chips made big headlines a couple of years ago, and the relationship by all accounts, has been incredibly beneficial for both.

  • Stocks Stall This Week Friday, 25 Jul 2008 | 6:35 PM ET

    The Dow finished only modestly higher on Friday after better-than-expected consumer sentiment and falling oil prices failed to really ignite investor optimism.

  • Seven Blasts Hit Indian IT City of Bangalore Friday, 25 Jul 2008 | 6:12 AM ET
    India, India Flag

    Seven low-intensity bombs exploded across the Indian IT city of Bangalore on Friday, killing one person and wounding at least 15, police said.

  • As Travel Costs Rise, More Meetings Go Virtual Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 3:15 AM ET

    Jill Smart, an Accenture executive, was skeptical the first time she stepped into her firm’s new videoconferencing room in Chicago for a meeting with a group of colleagues in London. But the videoconferencing technology, known as telepresence, delivered an experience so lifelike, Ms. Smart recalled, that “10 minutes into it, you forget you are not in the room with them,” The New York Times reported.

  • Happy Anniversary Dow 14000! Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 7:41 AM ET

    This past Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of the Dow Industrials’ first close above 14,000. Needless to say, it has been quite a ride for the Dow since it first reached that milestone; the Dow continued to establish new all-time highs into October before falling to 2-year lows this month.

  • Market Insider: The Week Ahead Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 6:35 PM ET
    Specialist Gregory Zenna, right, directs trading in shares of Verizon on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday Feb. 14, 2005.  Stocks were narrowly mixed Monday in quiet trading as Wall Street greeted Verizon Communications' $6.7 billion takeover of MCI Corp. with indifference. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Stocks are casting a wary eye on oil and, lacking any dramatic events, earnings news could steer the market.

  • Bank Rally Helps Stocks Snap Losing Streak Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 6:11 PM ET

    Stocks finished the day mixed, as disappointing earnings from Microsoft and Google dragged down techs, but gained 3.6 percent for the week, helped by a rally in bank stocks and a sharp drop in oil prices.  Oil ended the week down 11 percent at $128.88 a barrel.

  • Dow Jumps Over 3% On The Week Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 5:50 PM ET

    The Dow closed with fresh gains Friday due to a smaller-than-expected loss from Citigroup and the biggest weekly dollar drop ever in oil prices. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Quick Market Stats: Week of 7/14 Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 4:40 PM ET

    Volatility reigned as the Dow closed below 11,000 for the first time since July, 2006 on Tuesday, followed by a market rally and the biggest 3-day gain of the Dow since March, 2003.

  • Stocks Wobble as Rally Can't Find Legs Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 3:18 PM ET

    Stocks turned mixed Friday as banks rebounded and Google and Microsoft slammed techs.

  • If IBM Were Priced Like Google... Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 2:29 PM ET

    Sure Google's sales and earnings grew -- are growing -- much faster than IBM's. But aside from the two tech bellwethers having comparable market caps of about $170 billion, that's about where the comparisons end.

  • Stocks Mixed as Banks Bounce, Oil Recedes Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 1:24 PM ET

    Stocks turned mixed Friday as banks rebounded and Google and Microsoft slammed techs.

  • Earnings reports from Google and Microsoft are casting doubts on the assumption that these tech giants are immune to the recent economic downturn.

  • Market Insider: Friday Look Ahead Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 9:36 PM ET

    Citigroup's better-than-expected earnings report turned the tide ahead of the open.

  • IBM Profit Rises 22%, Topping Expectations Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 6:09 PM ET

    International Business Machines's profit leaped 22 percent, blowing past Wall Street's estimates as its bread-and-butter services division continued to thrive despite economic malaise in the United States.

  • Oil Plunge Sparks Rally Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 6:02 PM ET

    The Dow and broader stock market jumped on Thursday as oil prices dropped sharply for a third day. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Farrell: Earnings Surprises (MER/MSFT vs. JPM/IBM) Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 5:24 PM ET
    Vince Farrell

    Just when it looked safe to get back into the water, sharks were sighted. Merrill Lynch showed a bigger loss than expected (a much bigger loss), Microsoft was indeed soft and Google could have done better. On the other hand, JP Morgan surprised us as did United Technologies and IBM. So maybe you pay your money and you take your chances.

  • IBM "Feels Goods" - The Rest of the Techs Do Not Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 5:15 PM ET

    As for techs, traders note that there has been less focus on that sector, because everyone is still in the process of unwinding the Long Energy/Short Financials trade. These numbers will reinforce the bear position that we are in a poor market for tech.