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  • Stocks ended modestly higher after fluctuating in the final hour of trading as investors shrugged off further evidence of a slowing economy.

  • Stocks fluctuated in the final hour of trading as the Dow and the S&P 500 trimmed gains, but the tech stocks fueled a gain in the Nasdaq.

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    Internet advertising continues to gain ground — and share of advertisers budgets. Internet ad revenues hit $7.3 billion in the first quarter — a 23 percent increase from a year ago and the highest first-quarter revenue ever, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau and Pricewaterhouse Coopers.

  • Cramer weighs in on hedge fund manager David Einhorn’s call for Ballmer’s dismissal.

  • Tech stole the spotlight Thursday with investors wondering just how rapidly new innovations, such as Google Wallet, would generate a sea change in the way people shop.

  • Google Debuts New Mobile Devices

    CNBC's Mary Thompson with a look at Google's new mobile payment device; Eric Jackson, Ironfire Capital weighs in on whether Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer should leave, and the Fast Money traders with trades you may want to make today.

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    Yesterday at the end of his Ira Sohn presentation (after telling Steve Ballmer to do the right thing and quit Microsoft), David Einhorn added “Go Mets!” with little grin on his face, like he had a secret…which apparently was that he just bought a minority stake in the team.

  • I'm shocked. I knew that there would someone who would agree to pay $200 million for a minority share of the New York Mets. I just didn't think it would David Einhorn of all people. If you don't know of Einhorn, he's not exactly a "sit back and watch" kind of guy.

  • Stocks slumped, led by materials, after an unexpected gain in jobless claims and after a second reading on first quarter economic growth was reported as unchanged.

  • Einhorn: Microsoft's Ballmer Has to Go

    David Einhorn calls on the tech company to fire its CEO, Steve Ballmer. Insight with Brendan Barnicle, Pacific Crest, and CNBC's David Faber.

  • It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or down?To answer this question, the street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen, estimating various attributes tied to stock performance in order to determine what the future holds for a company's valuation. After dissecting the data, analysts following a particular stock produce a price target of where they believe the stock is headed. With data from Thomson Reuters, CNBC.com took a look at

    From the entire S&P 500, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest pops? Find out!

  • Each quarter near the end of the earnings season, CNBC.com publishes a list of 20 stocks in the S&P 500 trading at the greatest premiums or discounts to their analysts’ consensus target prices.

  • AIG

    Forget LinkedIn (for five minutes)... it's IPO Tuesday and we're not gonna mention the social network again on this page. Time to line up for the Russian Google, a Swiss commodities giant and America's toxic assets survivor. Here's what we're watching...

  • Stocks closed sharply lower, triggered by worries over euro zone debt troubles and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.

  • Stocks pared losses but remained significantly lower on worries over euro zone debt troubles, and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.

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

  • Wii Fit

    Manufacturers are delivering an ever growing roster of exercise games and interactive fitness technology to health clubs, YMCAs, park, recreation centers and even schools.

  • Following LinkedIn's stellar debut on the New York Stock Exchange, investors are wondering about the sustainability of social-networking companies' lofty valuations.

  • These are several plays that will climb in the short- and long-run, Kevin Sanderford, principal of Colorado West Investments and James Dailey, CIO and senior portfolio manager at Team Asset Strategy Fund.

  • The Fast Money team was cleaning house at the most troubled tech companies Wednesday. So which beleaguered CEOs should go?