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  • With the advertising industry feeling the crunch of the economic downturn and with more demands for accountability, there's no question that digital advertising is where money is going.

  • Five Things We've Learned From Earnings Season Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 1:07 PM ET
    Traders buy and sell crude oil futures contracts at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    Wall Street so far has not merely survived earnings season, but has thrived as banks mostly lived up to lowered expectations.

  • Sue Decker Sounds Off on Yahoo, Icahn, Microsoft Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 10:08 AM ET
    Sue Decker, Yahoo President

    It was a rare opportunity indeed, and a classy, stand-up decision by Yahoo President Sue Decker to sit down with me and answer some tough questions following months of wrangling, first with Microsoft, and then Carl Icahn.

  • Fortune Brainstorm: News Corp's Chernin On Evolving Media Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 8:43 AM ET

    There's been a ton of buzz about Facebook here at Brainstorm:Tech, so MySpace is a natural topic. News Corp bought MySpace for a steal, a mere $580 million, making NewsCorp seem quite forward thinking (Facbook's value is some $15 billion based on a Microsoft investment).

  • Yahoo Stays On Message, Earnings Change For The Worse Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 6:33 PM ET

    The company holds to its 2008 outlook, despite a drop in second-quarter earnings. and says it is will continue to look at possible transactions, says CEO Jerry Yang.

  • Yahoo Underwhelms; Ready to Deal? Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 5:06 PM ET

    Yahoo's numbers don't do much to re-assure investors that this executive team is executing on the strategies CEO Jerry Yang has talked about to improve Yahoo's fundamentals. Add today's earnings to the shareholder agenda at the meeting next week. Investors simply cannot be happy with today's performance.

  • Earnings Preview: Yahoo's Future Hangs In The Balance Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 1:08 PM ET

    Yahoo may have doused one raging fire this week, settling with Carl Icahn, but there's still another blaze burning: the company's underlying business, and that may take far more effort to put out.

  • Earnings: Glass Half Empty Or Half Full? Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 9:12 AM ET

    A very mixed earnings picture in the last twelve hours. Yes, AmEx, Apple, and Merck and Texas Instruments disappointed. But DuPont, Suntrust and Packaging Corp. were better than expected.

  • Logitech Quarterly Net Profit Rises 11.5% Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 4:32 AM ET

    Logitech International, the world's largest maker of computer mice, posted an 11.5 percent rise in first-quarter net profit on Monday, boosted by the strong performance of Harmony-brand remotes.

  • As Travel Costs Rise, More Meetings Go Virtual Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 3:15 AM ET

    Jill Smart, an Accenture executive, was skeptical the first time she stepped into her firm’s new videoconferencing room in Chicago for a meeting with a group of colleagues in London. But the videoconferencing technology, known as telepresence, delivered an experience so lifelike, Ms. Smart recalled, that “10 minutes into it, you forget you are not in the room with them,” The New York Times reported.

  • Yahoo!: Icahn Inside Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 6:23 PM ET

    Now that Carl Icahn is on the board what’s the trade ahead of Yahoo! earnings Tuesday after the bell?

  • Oil Rebounds Off 6-Week Low Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 6:11 PM ET

    With so much news Monday we need two "Word on the Street" posts. Find out what the traders are saying about oil, the financials and more!

  • Banks Snap Winning Streak, Stocks Slide Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 5:22 PM ET

    Stocks slipped as the bank rally that has stretched four sessions appeared to run out of steam ahead of Wachovia's report. Merck fell following disappointing results from a cholesterol-drug study.

  • Bank Rally Fizzles; Merck Shares Fall Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 3:29 PM ET

    Stocks slipped as the morning bank rally fizzled. Merck fell following disappointing results from a cholesterol-drug study.

  • Bank Rally Loses Steam; Merck Skids Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 2:37 PM ET

    Stocks slipped as the bank rally that has stretched four sessions appeared to fizzle ahead of Wachovia's report. Merck fell following disappointing results from a cholesterol-drug study.

  • See What People Are Saying About... Icahn's Yahoo Play Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 12:59 PM ET

    Yahoo is relinquishing three seats on its board of directors to activist investor Carl Icahn, while still leaving the door open for a possible sale to Microsoft...

  • Banks Log 4th Straight Rally; Dow Wobbles Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 11:55 AM ET

    Stocks advanced, led by a fourth straight rally in bank stocks after Bank of America beat expectations. News of a potential pharma deal also gave the market a boost.

  • Icahn Is In, Microsoft Is Not Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 11:17 AM ET

    The analysts I'm talking to this morning seem to indicate that Yang really had no choice but to get this ugliness with Icahn settled prior to the shareholder meeting. If there's frustration out there, it's that Yahoo's board couldn't come up with a way to get this settled earlier than two weeks before the meeting.

  • Yahoo Reaches Deal with Icahn, Ending Proxy Contest Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 9:13 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Yahoo has reached a settlement with activist investor Carl Icahn to avoid a battle for control of the company.

  • Market Insider: The Week Ahead Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 6:35 PM ET
    Specialist Gregory Zenna, right, directs trading in shares of Verizon on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday Feb. 14, 2005.  Stocks were narrowly mixed Monday in quiet trading as Wall Street greeted Verizon Communications' $6.7 billion takeover of MCI Corp. with indifference. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Stocks are casting a wary eye on oil and, lacking any dramatic events, earnings news could steer the market.