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  • Video Game Maker EA to Cut 1,000 Jobs Friday, 19 Dec 2008 | 1:07 PM ET

    Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. said on Friday it will cut 1,000 jobs, or 10 percent of its work force, as part of a restructuring plan that will save around $120 million a year.

  • Stocks Rally On Historic Fed Policy Shift Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 | 6:03 PM ET

    The Dow soared higher on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve rewrote its playbook by slashing borrowing costs to a record low, even zero...

  • Four Stock Picks From a 5-Star Survivor Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 | 11:39 AM ET

    We know all too well about the victims of the market's recent misfortunes, but what about those who have survived — and even thrived?  Count Tom Forester and his five-star Forester Value Fund among those. 

  • Quick Market Stats: Week Ending 12/12 Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    As the use of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) looks like a possibility to help prevent the collapse of the auto industry, the markets end the week roughly flat, led by technology and the NASDAQ up about 2% for the week.

  • Americans Glum on Crisis, Hopeful on Obama: Poll Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 6:34 PM ET
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    Americans remain downbeat about the economy, corporate America and the government's handling of the financial crisis, but optimistic about Barack Obama's ability to turn things around, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

  • Hedge Fund's Puzzling Payments to Former S.E.C. Target Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 3:52 PM ET

    Documents in a divorce case show that Pequot Capital Management or its C.E.O., Arthur Samberg, is paying millions to a figure in a notorious S.E.C. probe. But why?

  • Yahoo Holder to Push for Microsoft Search Deal Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 10:10 AM ET

    A major Yahoo shareholder, Ivory Investment Management, plans to push Yahoo to forge a search deal with Microsoft.

  • Analysts:  Here Comes Santa Claus ... Briefly Tuesday, 9 Dec 2008 | 10:46 AM ET

    Santa Claus is coming to town.  So say Jeffery Saut of Raymond James and wave theorist Steve Hochberg of Elliott Wave International.  But, they quickly add, he won't stick around.

  • Constrcution Worker

    With President-elect Obama pledging to rebuild the economy from the inside out, infrastructure stocks could be big winners.

  • Pros Say: Oil Price Plunge = Huge Tax Cut Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 12:49 PM ET

    Blacker Friday? Job losses in November were the worst since 1974, as U.S. employers cut payrolls by 533,000. Mortgage loan delinquencies and foreclosures hit record highs in the third quarter — though one economist likes falling mortgage rates. Merrill Lynch cut its oil forecast, saying a temporary downspike of $25 is even possible. But one analyst praised the oil plunge as the equivalent of a "huge tax cut."

  • Lightning Round: Microsoft, Motorola, NYSE and More Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 7:15 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Microsoft-Yahoo Deal Not Imminent: Sources Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 2:54 PM ET

    Trusted sources inside both Microsoft and Yahoo say a multi-billion dollar partnership between the two is not imminent.

  • Ex-AOL Boss Seeks Funds for Firm, Not Yahoo: Report Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 10:44 AM ET

    Former AOL Chief Executive Jonathan Miller is trying to raise capital for Velocity Interactive Group, an investment firm focused on digital media where he is a partner, and not for buying Yahoo Inc, the New York Post reported.

  • Pops & Drops: Microsoft, Staples... Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 6:33 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Microsoft and Staples popped while Mosaic and Beazer dropped.

  • Highest Dividend Yields of the Dow Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    General Electric announced that it will maintain its dividend for 2009, giving it an 8.6% yield, based on yesterday's close.  See how this compares to the other 29 companies in the Dow.

  • Microsoft's Xbox Sees Big Green on Black Friday Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 8:20 PM ET

    I've been covering the massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas for longer than I care to remember. Before that, it was Comdex. I've been doing this for the better part of 15 years, and I've seen my fair share of stunning developments at the show.

  • Dow Sheds Nearly 700 Points, Snapping Streak Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 5:15 PM ET

    Stocks snapped their best five-day winning streak in 75 years with a resounding crack, giving back more than half the gains in one session.

  • Stocks Pull Back Amid Economic Worries Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

  • Stocks Slide as Gauge of Manufacturing Tumbles Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 12:36 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

  • Forget Seasonal Trends And Santa Claus Effect Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 9:14 AM ET

    As December begins, the stock market remains perched precariously between horrible economic news and continued announcements of more loan facilities and an expanding Fed balance sheet.