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  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.6 percent to $99.23 with 34,057,600 shares traded. BlackBerry Ltd. rose 6.8 percent to $10.14 with 18,185,800 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell 1.9 percent to $22.81 with 18,560,800 shares traded.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- Corporate America's cash stockpile increased to a record $1.65 trillion in mid-2014 from $1.64 trillion at the end of 2013, although the pace of growth has slowed sharply, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday. "U.S. corporate cash balances continue to grow on the back of modest economic expansion," Richard Lane, Moody's senior vice president,...

  • Earnings top the list of what could rock the market Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 17, 2014.

    After the most turbulent market week in years, some strategists are ready to call the all clear. But others say stocks could test the lows of the past week.

  • Microsoft CEO on the cloud, inequality & spinoff Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:21 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corp.

    Microsoft has proven its potency in the cloud, and is one of three companies with the scale, resources, and know-how to dominate the market, CEO Satya Nadella told CNBC.

  • Microsoft's Cloud dreams     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:02 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corp.

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talk about the cost of building out Microsoft's cloud computing business, including providing services in China.

  • Early Movers: IBM, VFC, HAL, VRX & more Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 7:43 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Freezing women out of work     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:48 AM ET

    Sallie Krawcheck, Elevate chair, discusses inequality in the workplace and how high-powered women can achieve balance in their work and personal life.

  • IBM to pay $1.5B to shed its costly chip division Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— IBM will pay $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division. It also gets IBM's semiconductor manufacturing operations and plants in East Fishkill, New York and Essex Junction, Vermont, as well as access to thousands of patents and IBM's commercial microelectronics business. Globalfoundries said that it plans to employ...

  • Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corp.
  • Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corp.

    CNBC's Jon Fortt talks with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about equality for women in the workplace.

  • Get ready for another blast of stock volatility Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:53 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 17, 2014.

    After the most turbulent market week in years, some strategists are ready to call the all clear. But others say stocks could test the lows of the past week.

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 20- China shares rose on Monday on speculation of further policy easing after news that the country's central bank was set to inject funds into to several banks, while Hong Kong's market gained on positive U.S. data. The People's Bank of China is set to inject about 200 billion yuan worth of three-month loans into five or six listed banks to keep...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 19- Microsoft Corp. is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks that will passively track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms, Forbes reported on Sunday. The wearable gadget's battery life will exceed two days of regular use, Forbes reported, citing unnamed sources close to the project.

  • Untying the knot after 50 may shrink your nest egg Sunday, 19 Oct 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Divorce after 50 gets more financially complicated if couples are close to retirement. Here's why.

  • Apple, IBM, Yahoo! How to play tech earnings Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 7:13 PM ET
    Apple store in New York.

    The "Fast Money" traders shared their playbooks for tech earnings next week.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Apple Inc. rose 1.5 percent to $97.67 with 66,421,100 shares traded. Applied Materials Inc. rose. 1 percent to $19.88 with 17,244,200 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose 1.9 percent to $23.25 with 28,038,300 shares traded.

  • Microsoft CEO launches diversity training effort Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Still working to repair damage caused by his gaffe about women seeking pay raises, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has again apologized to employees and announced in a company-wide memo that all workers will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture. Microsoft's female employees in the United States earn 99.7 percent of what...

  • NBA's Bucks add third hedge fund owner in Dinan Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 11:39 AM ET
    Jamie Dinan

    The big "bucks" keep flowing from Manhattan to Milwaukee with Jamie Dinan joining Marc Lasry and Wes Edens as an owner of the NBA's Bucks.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- U.S. stocks were higher at the open on Friday, following a batch of solid earnings reports that eased concerns about the impact of weak global demand on U.S. growth and businesses. General Electric shares rose 2.8 percent to $24.94 after the company reported third-quarter earnings that topped analyst expectations, pushing the S&P industrial...

  • A watch for tracking your fitness routine—in style Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 9:04 AM ET
    A Wellograph watch and activity tracker is displayed at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2014 International CES on January 5, 2014 in Las Vegas.

    Another fitness watch is out on the market and this one aims to help users easily keep tabs on their vital statistics.