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  • As of earlier today, over 70% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings.  Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

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    Holiday cheer may be in short supply for the video game industry this year. While there are bound to be some hot titles and big sellers, it will take a true Christmas miracle for the industry to see retail sales hit positive territory in 2010.

  • Retail sales might be in the tank, but that doesn’t mean 2010 has been a year of bad video games. It’s quite the opposite, in fact. While shoppers have been more picky about what they buy – and spending more time with games that have extensive multiplayer elements – there are a lot of highly-rated titles on shelves and others coming soon. The good news? That makes it easy for gift-buyers to find something for everyone. Here are some suggestions that can't be overlooked.

    Retail sales might be in the tank, but that doesn’t mean 2010 has been a year of bad video games. It’s quite the opposite, in fact. Here are some suggestions that can't be overlooked.

  • Your Money Your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks ended mixed after a choppy session as investors hesitated to commit to the market ahead of Tuesday’s mid-term election and the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy.  Intel and Pzifer rose, while Kraft fell.

  • Your Money Your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks pared losses, although remained lower, after rallying for most of the session as investors hesitated to commit to the market ahead of Tuesday’s mid-term election and the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy.  Kraft and Chevron fell, while Intel rose.

  • With several turbo-charged catalysts hitting the market in a short period, how should you position?

  • Stocks had one of their best October performances, despite a choppy day that ended with the major indexes largely flat, as investors prepare for a busy week that includes the mid-term election, the Fed's policy setting meeting, and more earnings releases. Chevron and Intel declined, while Alcoa rose.

  • Stocks were set to the end the session largely flat, although the market was still on pace for strong monthly gains, as investors await a busy week that includes the mid-term election, the Fed's policy setting meeting, and more earnings releases. Chevron and Merck declined, while Alcoa rose.

  • Are you properly positioned for the 3 major catalyst about to rock the market next week?

  • Stocks turned mixed after a mixed batch of economic and earnings news, and as investors continued to weigh the next steps from the Federal Reserve. Alcoa rose, while  Chevron fell.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Stocks closed mixed Thursday after shaving deeper losses from earlier in the day in the last half hour of trading as investors considered a mixed batch of earnings and the Fed's next steps to stimulate the economy. 3M and Caterpillar fell, while Pfizer and Walt Disney rose.

  • Microsoft

    Shares of the world's biggest software company popped in late trading Thursday as it turned in a profit and revenue that topped Street targets.

  • With Microsoft easily beating Street estimates, how should you game this stock in the wake of earrings?

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Oct. 28.

  • Stocks trimmed earlier losses in the last half hour of trading Thursday as investors considered a mixed batch of earnings and the Fed's next steps to stimulate the economy. 3M and Caterpillar fell, while AmEx and Pfizer rose.

  • Plus, get calls on tech, biotech, the rails and more.

  • With the NASDAQ 100 is slowly approaching its highest levels since December 2007, how should you trade tech now?

  • Microsoft Windows Phone 7

    And does Microsoft really think that the world needs yet another black rectangular multitouch app phone design? David Pogue looks at Microsoft's new phone.

  • US stocks continued to trend higher in October, following a strong performance in September.  In the past two months, all three major averages are up more than 10 percent.