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    A piece of highly sophisticated malicious software that has infected an unknown number of power plants, pipelines and factories over the past year is the first program designed to cause serious damage in the physical world, security experts are warning.

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    Is Corporate America about to put in a massive buy order and gobble up shares of their own stocks?

  • Again, traders have their plates full with two new developments that could change the tech landscape. What must you know?

  • Stocks fell Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq and financials as the Dow broke a five-day winning streak.  Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.

  • Stocks were lower ahead of the close Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq as the Dow appeared ready to break a five-day winning streak.   Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.

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    It's easier to bankrupt yourself than you think. “People think it will all just work out somehow. They think: ‘I’ll get a raise. I’ll get a good tax refund,’” one pro said. "I think that’s what gets people into trouble.” Here are five quick ways to bankrupt yourself. You're welcome.

  • Headwinds appear to be gusting down Wall Street. Do the bulls have enough power to keep running?

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    Four years ago, Nintendo could do no wrong in the video game world. The Wii was beginning a triumphant run at retail and the handheld DS unit had been flying off of store shelves for the past 24 months.

  • Gold hit record highs for a fifth consecutive session after the Fed implied it is ready to inject more cash into the economy, knocking the dollar. And the Dow is creeping up near the 11,000 level. So where should investors be putting their money?

  • Stocks added to losses on Wednesday, as stumbling technology stocks offset gains in energy and materials.  Alcoa rose and Microsoft fell.

  • The market’s performance this September has belied all the pessimism from investors getting into the month. Is it time to get out of bonds and into equities? James Altucher, managing director of Formula Capital shared his insights.

  • U.S. stock index futures are pointing to a lower open for the marekts as investors continue to digest the Federal Reserve's statment Tuesday that it is willing to provide support to the economy.

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    Each year, Oracle’s presence looms over this city for a week, during the company’s Open World customer conference. About 41,000 people arrived this week to discuss business software in fine detail and talk over beers, reports the New York Times.

  • How should investors play this seesaw market? Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, and John Lekas, CEO and portfolio manager at Leader Capital, shared their insights.

  • Stocks were lower Tuesday as investors waited to see if the Fed would take new actions to stimulate the economy. Jason Trennert, chief investment strategist at Strategas Research Partners, and Frederic Dickson, CIS and SVP at D.A. Davidson & Co., shared their outlooks.

  • Fewer companies are offering retirement benefits these days – and for the ones that do, many are scaling back their plans. “The old, traditionally-defined benefit-pension plan is pretty much gone,” said Milton Moskowitz, who’s been compiling an annual list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” for more than 25 years. “Employees don’t seem to stay with companies a very long time. So companies don’t feel the need to offer the security to keep them there.” But even in this era of cost-cutting, th

    Even in this era of cost-cutting, there are still some companies offering great retirement plans. To give you a leg up on your research, here are 10 of the best.

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    China's success as an economy and the strength of its manufacturing sector has not translated into success of a homegrown brand into the global arena.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.

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    It may be too early to tell which toys parents will be hunting for this holiday season, but with Christmas just months away, there is already buzz building around Mattel's harmonizing plush characters, the Sing-a-ma-jigs. These critters and 14 other toys have made Toys 'R Us' "Fabulous 15."

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    And its stocks. 5 points on how stocks could double from here.