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  • Stocks End Volatile Session Higher Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 5:47 PM ET

    Stocks made gains on Tuesday after the release of minutes from the last Fed policy meeting suggested a stimulus package would become an even greater priority.

  • Air Security Could Involve Private Jets Tuesday, 6 Jan 2009 | 9:57 AM ET

    The Department of Homeland Security is proposing to extend to private aviation many of the security rules imposed on commercial airlines. Those include requiring fingerprint-based background checks on pilots, checking passenger names against a government watch list and restricting what items may be carried onto the airplane.

  • Cramer's Top Tech Stock of 2009 Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 8:18 PM ET

    Google? No. Microsoft? Nope. Apple! Actually, no. It's Hewlett-Packard. Find out why big money managers will be buying this stock over the rest.

  • The Party's Over: Stocks Snap Winning Streak Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 4:36 PM ET

    Stocks snapped a three-day winning streak Monday as traders cashed in some of their chips from last week's rally following some dismal reports on the telecom and financial sectors.

  • Who's Getting A Bonus This Year? (Pt 3) Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 2:51 PM ET

    I'm blogging all day about www.Glassdoor.com, a site which lets users review their companies and CEO's anonymously. One of the challenges of the web site is that users are anonymous and don't have to prove what they make or whom they work for.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed, Helped by Auto Sales Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 2:16 PM ET

    Stocks turned mixed Monday, the second day of trading in the new year, as a construction report came in much better than expected, as did U.S. auto sales. Stocks started off the day sharply lower as investors cashed in some of their chips after last week's rally that pushed the Dow up more than 6 percent and past the key 9,000 mark.

  • Google Hopes to Open a Trove of Little-Seen Books Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 11:06 AM ET

    Ever since Google began scanning printed books four years ago, scholars and others with specialized interests have been able to tap a trove of information that had been locked away on the dusty shelves of libraries and in antiquarian bookstores, the New York Times reports.

  • Stocks Pare Losses After Construction Report Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 10:44 AM ET

    Stocks declined Monday, the second day of trading in the new year, after a rally last week that pushed the Dow up more than 6 percent and past the key 9,000 mark. A report that showed construction spending fell by half of what was expected helped shave some of the loss.

  • Futures Fall As Auto Sales Figures Loom Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | 9:08 AM ET

    Wall Street looked set to open lower in the second day of trading of the year after Friday's rebound, with investors expected to take some profits following the Dow's rise to more than 9,000.

  • Dow Tops 9,000 Amid New Year Optimism Friday, 2 Jan 2009 | 5:51 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded Friday as investors displayed some optimism for the new year, scooping up bargains in the consumer discretionary and energy sectors. The Dow ended above 9,000 for the first time since early November.

  • Dow Breaches 9,000 Amid New Year Optimism Friday, 2 Jan 2009 | 5:35 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded Friday, pushing the Dow above the key 9,000 mark as investors rang in the new year with optimism, scooping up bargains.

  • Fast Money’s Best And Worst Trades Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | 5:36 PM ET

    You win a few you lose few. Following are Fast Money’s best and worst trades of 2008.

  • 2009 Dogs of the Dow Wednesday, 31 Dec 2008 | 12:30 PM ET

    Now that 2008 is just about over, here's a look at the top yielding stocks in the Dow that would make up your portfolio if you followed the popular Dogs of the Dow investment strategy.

  • The New York Times recapps some of the high and low points in advertising in 2009.

  • Tech & Financials - Tough Trades Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | 5:52 PM ET

    Technology shares and the financials have been tough to trade this year. Is it time to dip a toe – or will you just get burned?

  • Predictions '09:  Game Makers Will Lead Tech Sector Friday, 26 Dec 2008 | 9:10 AM ET
    Wii Cars Video Game

    For several components of the tech sector, Wall Street analysts believe 2009 will be a year of transition. The first half will be painful, the second half slightly better, but the real recovery won’t occur until 2010.Here's the outlook for four key sectors.

  • UPDATE: Dealmaking To Return In '09? Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | 6:13 PM ET

    2008 will be remembered for many things, but the urge to merge isn't one of them. Over 1,100 deals were cancelled...

  • Stocks Fall On Brutal Housing News Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | 5:32 PM ET

    The Dow fell in thin volume on Tuesday as housing data showed a steep drop in home values...

  • Options Traders Target Microsoft Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    Traders are decidedly bullish on Microsoft options Tuesday after a positive report from Oppenheimer. The average daily volume in November for MSFT was 80,000 calls per day, but 49,000 contracts changed hands in the first hour of trading today alone.

  • Stock Pickers: Govt. Building 'Bridge' To Growth Tuesday, 23 Dec 2008 | 11:45 AM ET

    Riverfront Investment Group's Rod Smyth characterizes the current efforts of the Federal Reserve and the Treasury as "one huge bridge...trying to take us from this recession that we're in, into the next expansion."  Mike Holland of Holland & Co. agrees — and says some investment opportunities are also being built.