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  • Voters Send a Different Message as Republican Wins Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 5:14 AM ET
    Republican State Sen. Scott Brown exits the debate hall following a senatorial debate at the University of Massachusetts January 11, 2010 in Boston.

    The implications of the shock win by Republican Scott Brown in the  Massachusetts Senate election are sure to be far-reaching, and the result leaves President Obama with a long list of tough choices.

  • Sony to Microsoft: Game On! Wednesday, 20 Jan 2010 | 1:54 AM ET
    Sony Building

    In a surprise move on Wednesday, Sony  unveiled its Motion Controller technology, a direct competitive threat to Microsoft's Project Natal, and way, way ahead of schedule.

  • IBM Does Intel, and Other Tech, One Better Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 4:47 PM ET
    IBM Sign

    IBM's fourth quarter earnings are a testimony to the transformation this company has undergone over the past decade, and it seems like the strategy will continue to pay dividends.

  • Tech Is a Good Buying Opportunity: Chip Analyst Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 4:45 PM ET

    IBM, eBay and Google are a few tech companies reporting earnings this week, so what’s the outlook for the sector this quarter? Craig Berger, senior semiconductor analyst at FBR Capital Markets and Mark Demos, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management shared their insights.

  • Earnings Preview: IBM Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 1:12 PM ET

    Among the large corporations reporting quarterly results this week, International Business Machines (IBM) is expected to provide investors with a pulse on IT spending during its fourth-quarter earnings report today after the bell.  Here is a look at how IBM shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.

  • Expect a Good 2010 For IBM: Analyst Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 1:00 PM ET

    Dow component IBM is expected to report quarterly earnings after the bell on Tuesday. The firm added 55 percent to its share price over the past year. What should investors expect from the tech giant? Robert Cihra, analyst at Caris & Company shared his insight.

  • Can Big Blue Deliver? Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 12:27 PM ET
    IBM Sign

    With Intel in the books, and all indications of a tech recovery afoot, IBM's report after the bell tonight should go a long way toward keeping the tech rally alive. As long as expectations aren't exceeding reality when it comes to the company's growth and outlook.

  • Xbox Takes On Cable, Streaming TV Shows and Movies Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 10:55 AM ET

    Executives at Microsoft are fond of saying that its subscription gaming service, Xbox Live, should be thought of as a cable channel.

  • Latest Numbers: Companies Contribute to Haiti Relief Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 7:46 AM ET
    Housing is left in ruins in Morne Saint Lazare Delmas in Port-au-Prince,

    Major companies continued to pour support into the Haiti relief effort following last Tuesday's devastating earthquake, and the US Chamber of Commerce said corporate aid pledges had already exceeded $16 million by 11 am Eastern.

  • On a week where Alcoa kicked off the earnings season with a miss, oil fell back below $80 per barrel, and the equity markets hit new intraday 52-week highs before losing momentum Friday with a triple digit loss for the Dow, and ended up turning in a negative weekly performance.

  • Markets to Peak in Late January: Strategist Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | 10:48 AM ET

    Markets opened lower on Friday and Marc Pado, U.S. market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, speculated investors will be taking in profits ahead of the three-day weekend. What should we expect going forward? He shared his market insight.

  • Microsoft to Study Possible Role in China's Google Attack Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 10:06 PM ET

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told CNBC that his company will look into a report that a flaw in Microsoft's Internet software allowed China to launch a cyber attack on Google earlier this week.

  • Video Game Sales End Sluggish Year 8% Lower Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 6:45 PM ET
    Modern Warfare 2

    The video game industry was down 8 percent compared to the 2008 sales numbers, with sales of $19.7 billion. It was the first time since 2002 that video game companies as a whole have posted notable negative growth.

  • Intel Aftermath: Trading In The Chipmaker's Wake Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 5:21 PM ET

    In extended trade, shares of Intel climbed as much as 3% after the company reported earnings that blew past expectations. On these results, what’s your next move?

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently trading near 10,700, but Jeff Hirsch, editor at Stock Traders Almanac told investors that the index could reach 15,000 by 2011. He shared his insights.

  • Intel's Recovery a Sign of the Tech Times Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 12:22 PM ET

    Call it a perfect storm of economic trends for Intel, and the company is grabbing its surfboard, ready for what could be the recovery ride of its life.

  • 2 Tech Stocks That'll Make You Money: Manager Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 11:02 AM ET

    Markets closed higher on Wednesday, led by financial and technology stocks. How should investors position their portfolios for the rest of the year? Tom Forester, portfolio manager at Forester Value Fund and Dean Curnutt, president of Macro Risk Advisors shared their insights.

  • Financials Lead Market Higher Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | 5:22 PM ET

    Investors are keeping a close eye on banks stocks, which closed higher despite some tough talk from lawmakers.

  • A Punctuation Mark for Sarcasm. Isn’t That Great. Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | 12:04 PM ET

    Now, all those geniuses who don’t “get” that you were being sarcastic in that last email will have it all spelled out for them.

  • Netflix on Nintendo; New Streaming to the Wii Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | 11:48 AM ET

    Netflix has been on a run, announcing deal after deal to make digital access to its movie library available to subscribers from their televisions.