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    As Matt Nesto reported, there is a new Industrial Revolution underway, particularly in areas affected by global demand.  Here is a list of those winning the revolution...

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  • A Holiday Loved By All (Advertisers) Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 1:54 PM ET

    Partly because of the deteriorating economy, more companies than usual are participating in the annual blizzard of holiday promotions, but skeptics still warn about advertising overkill and the risks of marginal or tacky campaigns.

  • Stocks Had Bad January--So Is It Time to Buy? Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 5:30 PM ET

    While many market pros think stocks may be in for a rough ride for several more months, there still are buying opportunities you can take advantage of now.

  • Stocks to Get You Through This Volatile Market Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 4:42 PM ET

    Just one day after the Fed cut interest rates by a half-point, stocks are up -- after dropping -- and economic uncertainty is resurging.  CNBC asked market experts where investors should put their money in this environment.

  • Airline Stocks: How to Fly Safely Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | 1:44 PM ET
    Airplane Takeoff

    Airline stocks have lost a lot of altitude in the last few months, but Raymond James airline analyst James Parker sees some of them getting a lot of lift.

  • Don't Wait for the Fed: Where to Invest Now Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 4:03 PM ET
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    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.

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  • Market Insider/Wednesday Look Ahead Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 12:45 AM ET

    Now that the Fed has acted, earnings news comes back to the fore as investors look ahead to Wednesday's Wall Street open.

  • These Airline Stocks Will Take Off Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    Jamie Baker thinks airline stocks are ready to take off.  "We do see significant potential upside from here," the JP Morgan senior airline analyst told CNBC. He offered investors his top stock picks.

  • Why Airline Mergers Never Add Up Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 9:44 AM ET

    Airline stocks rallied last week on news that Delta Air Lines was mulling a takeover of either United Airlines or Northwest Airlines, suggesting that many investors think airline mergers are a brilliant idea.

  • OK, ok, ok: I know I said I was going to stop with the Southwest Airlines boarding system e-mails, but I can't help myself. I have rarely gotten so much response (other than my Ann Coulter rant and the Xbox 360's problems!). Don't miss the last e-mail on this page -- my fave!

  • Luddite Jane Update (Second Thoughts on Southwest) Thursday, 27 Dec 2007 | 3:43 PM ET
    Southwest Airlines.

    Flying Southwest Airlines again today. Getting the hang of the new boarding system. Maybe it's not so stupid. Maybe I'm not so stupid. I'm flying to Sacramento and driving to Stockton to check in again on America's Foreclosure Capital.

  • Readers Ain't LUV-ing My Southwest Blog Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | 4:19 PM ET

    More responses to my comments on Southwest's new boarding policy. Here's a painful sample: "I think what Jane is saying is -- basically people are too stupid to learn to stand in line if they have to learn to count above the number 10 without removing their shoes?" Ow.

  • WGA West Talks to Me -- Totally Unscripted Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | 4:06 PM ET
    Patric Verrone

    Patric Verrone, President of the Writers Guild of America West, appears live today during "Street Signs" to be interviewed by yours truly. In a strange way, I have the AMPTP to thank...

  • I fly Southwest a lot. I like it. Very low expectations, just cheap, reliable service. But they have a new boarding system which is supposed to be an improvement over the one that's worked fine for decades.

  • New York to Limit Flights During Holidays to Cut Delays Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 3:21 PM ET
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    Fewer flights will go in and out of New York City airports at the busiest times to try to ease chronic nationwide air travel delays, the government said.

  • Bank of America, Wachovia: A Down (Grade) Day Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | 9:12 AM ET

    Bank of America says their fourth quarter results will be "disappointing" and there are more write-downs coming due to exposure to collateralized debt obligations (CDOs). They will likely not be buying back stock until 2009. Down 2 percent pre-open.

  • Stocks Close Lower on More Credit Worries Tuesday, 4 Dec 2007 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower as investors worried about the impact of the credit crisis on the financial sector and on the wider economy.