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On a short holiday week where the Dow started off at a new 2009 high before losing ground Friday on concerns over Dubai's debt standing, the markets managed a mixed to flat performance for the week.
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Facebook is getting ready to connect powerful brands and the customers who love them for Black Friday. Facebook has 300 million plus users, and they're all potential customers for the hundreds of thousands of retailers and brands with a presence on the Facebook site.
As we head into the holiday shopping and entertainment season, a funny thing is happening to Hollywood and Silicon Valley heavyweights. Once rivals, they're now key partners in a new kind of "if you can't beat 'em join 'em" approach to digital entertainment.
Stocks slid Tuesday morning, after soaring to new 2009 highs on Monday, as a report showed the economy grew less than expected in the third quarter. Douglas Roberts, founder and chief investment strategist at Channel Capital Research.com, and Dean Barber, founder and president of Barber Financial Group, shared their views.
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U.S. stocks finished the week mixed, after reaching new highs for the year earlier on the week.
Stocks finished lower Friday, despite a last-ditch attempt to rally, as technology shares took yet another hit — this time it was weak earnings from PC maker Dell. Still , for the week, the Dow gained about 50 points.
Stocks declined Friday as technology shares took yet another hit — this time it was weak earnings from PC maker Dell. Merck was among the few gainers today as investors moved into classically safe bets like health care, consumer staples and utilities.
Stocks opened lower Friday as technology shares took yet another hit — this time it was weak earnings from PC maker Dell.
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Technology stocks drove the broad-based sell-off Thursday after BofA-Merrill cut its 2010 growth outlook for chip stocks. What's the trade?
Stocks tumbled Thursday after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector and gains in the dollar. Intel, Alcoa and GE were the Dow's biggest losers.
Stocks fell sharply Thursday as a jobless-claims report did little to assuage economic worries and investors pushed the dollar higher.
The Dow dropped over 100 points Thursday, led by Intel, after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector. A stronger dollar also weighed on the market.
With record high foreclosure rates triggering new fears about the pace of the recovery, are stocks way ahead of where they should be?
Maybe Bernanke really does have some clout: ever since Monday, when Bernanke engaged in unusual jawboning in support of the dollar, the dollar has stabilized and is even in a mild uptrend.
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