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  • Stocks Snap 3-Day Streak; Techs Skid Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 5:41 PM ET

    Stocks snapped a three-day winning streak on Wednesday after a report showed housing starts fell sharply in October. Techs took a hit after weak outlooks from two software firms.

  • Social media platforms Facebook and Twitter have no doubt revolutionized the way people communicate in social settings, and now Salesforce is trying to bring those same tools into the workforce.

  • Stocks Slide as Tech Takes a Hit Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 2:11 PM ET

    Stocks opened slightly lower Wednesday as investors grew jittery over a government report showing that housing starts fell sharply in October.

  • Microsoft Store Employees Bust Out the Electric Cringe Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 1:18 PM ET

    A video making the rounds online shows employees at a Microsoft store in California busting out a lame version of the electric slide set to the Black-Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling.” It makes you wonder: If Apple's won the cool game, is Microsoft trying to corner the market on cringe?!

  • Art Cashin: Housing Data Better Than it Looks? Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 10:50 AM ET

    Construction of new homes in the United States fell sharply last month to the lowest level since April, showing potential weakness in the economy's recovery. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the housing data and what investors should watch for in the markets.

  • Modern Warfare 2 Grosses $550 Million in Five Days Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | 9:59 AM ET
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    Sales of Activision Blizzard's latest game is breaking gaming records and giving Hollywood a run for its money, literally.

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    The Fast Money gang is keeping a close eye on the latest 13F filings, which show the top holdings of billionaire investors. Should you follow these whales into a trade?

  • Best Sector Plays for 2010: Citi's Levkovich Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 5:52 PM ET

    As the year draws closer to an end, investors are looking ahead to new investment strategies for 2010. Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup, shared his outlook.

  • Dow Ekes Out a Gain, Led by Microsoft Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 5:38 PM ET
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    Stocks declined Tuesday, led by retailers, after weak outlooks from Home Depot and Target. Plus, investors were parsing a slew of Fed comments.

  • Stocks Fight To Close At Fresh 13-Month Highs Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks rose to fresh 13-month highs on Tuesday as upbeat broker views trumped some negative retail forecasts.

  • Markets declined on Tuesday, led by retailers. Where should investors be putting their money? Robert Carey, CIO of First Trust Advisors shared his market insight and favorite sector plays.

  • Dow Claws Higher, Led by Microsoft Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 1:50 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks declined Tuesday, led by retailers, after weak outlooks from Home Depot and Target. Plus, investors were parsing a slew of Fed comments.

  • Halftime Report: Are Retailers Sandbagging The Street? Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 1:24 PM ET

    Investors are wondering if Target and Home Depot are 'playing mind games' after both warned on their outlooks yet posted quarterly profits that handily topped estimates.

  • Core Inflation to Drift Lower: JPMorgan's Kasman Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 1:11 PM ET

    U.S. producer prices rose more slowly than expected in October despite a rebound in food and energy costs, according to a report on Tuesday. Bruce Kasman, chief U.S. economist at JPMorgan, shared his view.

  • S&P Stocks Trading at New 52-Week Highs Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 10:23 AM ET

    In today's trading session, a total of 50 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.

  • Microsoft Co-founder Allen Diagnosed with Cancer Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 12:18 AM ET
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    Microsoft  co-founder Paul Allen has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and has begun treatment, a spokesman for his investment company said on Monday.

  • Stocks Gain Over 1%; S&P Closes Above 1,100 Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | 5:21 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow pared its gains in the final hour of trading after banking analyst Meredith Whitney said the recent market rally is not rooted in fundamentals and the U.S. economy is likely to fall back into a recession next year.

  • Cramer: Retail Investors Returning to Market? Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | 3:34 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on tech, pharma and more.

  • Dow Soars Over 100 Points; Wal-Mart Skids Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | 3:31 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened higher Monday, building on two weeks of gains, as a weak dollar boosted commodity stocks and a government report showed retail sales rose in October.

  • Dipping Into Green Investing Sunday, 15 Nov 2009 | 6:16 PM ET

    Green exchange traded funds, ETFs, and mutual funds  provide the average investor an easy entrée into the nascent and sometimes volatile world of carbon conscious investing.