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  • Weak Dollar May Help Large Cap Earnings Monday, 13 Jul 2009 | 9:12 AM ET

    As investors brace for a rollercoaster ride during the second-quarter earnings season, the dollar's weakness in the last three months could have played a key role for some multinational companies. 

  • Pops & Drops: American Express, Microsoft... Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | 6:31 PM ET

    Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amgen and American Express popped while NYSE and Microsoft dropped.

  • Worst Streak Since March Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | 6:26 PM ET

    Jittery investors sent stocks on their longest losing streak since the market's spring rally began in early March. What's the word on the Street?

  • Google's under so much scrutiny for so many reasons right now, some are saying when it comes to government investigations, it could be the new Microsoft. Eric Schmidt was impressively upfront when it comes to investigations and lawsuits.

  • Market 360: The Week's Best & Worst Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | 4:58 PM ET

    On a week where GM emerged from bankruptcy protection, oil settled below $60 per barrel, and earnings season had its unofficial kick off with Alcoa, the US markets extended their losing streak to 4 straight weeks.

  • Brandt: Google Chrome OS in the Post-PC Age Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | 4:33 PM ET
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    Google is the ultimate dot-com survivor, the one that survived the crash of 2000 and emerged like a small furry rodent that took over the earth from the age of the dinosaurs. Google is a survivor, a company adapted to the fertile environment that is the Internet. The Internet itself can be described as the Post-PC Age. And that's what the Chrome OS is all about.

  • Schmidt on Social Media, Ads and Hulu Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | 9:44 AM ET

    When Google CEO Eric Schmidt sat down to chat at Sun Valley, he couldn't avoid the most talked about startup at the Allen & Company conference: Twitter.

  • Sell Block: Insana Too Bullish? Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 7:43 PM ET

    The Wall Street vet has high hopes for housing, but Cramer isn’t so sure about the call.

  • Video Game Makers Finding Gold in Old Titles Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 5:45 PM ET
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    While video game sales top Hollywood’s annual box office receipts these days, they still have a lot to learn from the movie industry.

  • Software Giants Rush to Cash In on Carbon Counting Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 5:05 PM ET
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    As the Markey-Waxman bill on carbon emissions cap-and-trade makes it way through the Senate, a new carbon-counting reality may soon be here for American businesses.

  • Microsoft Plays a Game of Bing Pong Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 4:09 PM ET
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    Indeed Microsoft has to be emboldened with the traction this software seems to be enjoying in the market place. The company is spending over $100 million on Bing advertising and it appears to be working. The latest market research comes from Hitwise, which shows Bing enjoying some headway against Google as far as Search is concerned.

  • WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell on the Ad Recession Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 4:41 AM ET
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    Here at the Allen & Co. Conference in Sun Valley I sat down with WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell for a live on-camera interview, and we continued our conversation off camera. There's no question the ad market is suffering, this year down just over six percent globally, according to his numbers, and even more in the US. And based on Sorrell's month-to-month analysis there's no sign of a bottom just yet, though it looks like the market could turn around in the beginning of 2010.

  • Welcome To Earnings Season! Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 5:25 PM ET
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    With earnings season now officially underway, investors are sifting through Alcoa earnings trying to determine what they signal for the weeks that lie ahead.

  • Stocks Eke Out a Gain; Alcoa Rises Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 5:14 PM ET

    A late upturn pushed stocks higher Wednesday as investors rotated into defensive stocks like pharmaceuticals and Alcoa advanced ahead of earnings.

  • Stocks Retreat as Investors Get Defensive Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 3:09 PM ET

    Stocks turned lower Wednesday as investors got defensive ahead of earnings season, rotating into pharmaceuticals and out of techs.

  • Google Goes After Microsoft, Kind Of Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 12:46 PM ET

    Google's foray into the operating system business is grabbing lots of headlines this morning following last night's blog post that the company is set to unleash its Chrome OS into the market, a direct threat against Microsoft and Windows. And while the news might be intriguing, it's hardly news for a number of key reasons.

  • Stocks Bounce Back; Alcoa Leads Dow Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 9:44 AM ET

    Stocks rebounded Wednesday after a major selloff in the previous session as earnings season gets into gear.

  • Futures Rise as Earnings Season Kicks Off Wednesday, 8 Jul 2009 | 7:44 AM ET

    Futures indicated a slightly higher open for Wall Street Wednesday on profit taking after the major selloff the previous day.

  • Stocks Hit 10-Week Low; VIX Tops 30 Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 5:27 PM ET

    Stocks fell Tuesday amid growing doubts about the economic recovery. There were some pockets of gains in the banking and pharmaceutical sectors.

  • Stocks Slide as Economic Worries Rattle Market Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 2:59 PM ET

    Stocks fell Tuesday amid growing doubts about the economic recovery. There were some pockets of gains in the tech, banking and pharmaceutical sectors.