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  • What’s the centerpiece of Google’s 2010 strategy. CEO Eric Schmidt revealed the details and much more in a first on CNBC interview!

  • In today's trading session, a total of 50 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.

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    A brewing price war over video games is taking its toll on the industry’s top specialty retailer.

  • Stocks turned mixed on Wednesday, with the Dow retreating, after the S&P broke through a key level. Barbara Marcin, portfolio manager at Gabelli Blue Chip Value Fund, shared her investment strategies.

  • An unlikely leader has set the tone for the whole sector.

  • What’s the next hot personal gadget play? Find out who will make it and how you can trade it today!

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    A break-out year for digital books and 3-D TV, a big comeback for Microsoft and a fall from grace for netbooks and Twitter.

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    We asked you to vote on the big winners and losers of 2009.  In the results of our poll—100,000 votes were cast—there were a few close votes, some decidedly one-sided ones and a couple surprise outcomes. And, there were a handful of big losers and big winners.

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    With Microsoft in striking distance of its 52-week high, how should you trade this stock?

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks rallied at the beginning of the week, then sold off on Dubai worries Friday, leaving the Dow within 10 points of where it started the week.

  • In a shorter holiday week, U.S. stocks ended flat Friday, as positives struggled with the Dubai debt news. Alan Valdes at Kabrik Trading and Doug Kreps at Fort Pitt Capital Group offered CNBC their portfolio advice.

  • On a short holiday week where the Dow started off at a new 2009 high before losing ground Friday on concerns over Dubai's debt standing, the markets managed a mixed to flat performance for the week.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks pared their losses Friday, after a sharp drop at the open amid worries about Dubai defaulting on its debt.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks posted modest gains Wednesday, but it was enough to propel the Dow and S&P to new 13-month closing highs, as economic data buoyed recovery hopes.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks clawed higher Wednesday after a report showed new-home sales rose more than expected.

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    To say “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” is a hit is akin to calling the Atlantic Ocean a bit humid. The video game has shattered sales records throughout the entertainment industry – besting other games, films and books.

  • Today’s gains have pushed the Dow Industrials to a new 52-week high.  At these levels, the Dow has soared 60% and the S&P has surged 64% from their March closing lows.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks clawed higher Wednesday after a report showed new-home sales rose more than expected.

  • Markets zigzagged at the open on Wednesday after a mixed bag of economic data—jobless claims and personal spending rose above expectations but durable goods fell below forecasts. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the data and what investors should watch for in the markets.