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  • 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.

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    Facebook is slowly inching its way to an IPO. CEO Marc Zuckerberg has long said that the company wants to stay independent, rather than be acquired, and he wants to stay at its helm.

  • Stocks slid Tuesday morning, after soaring to new 2009 highs on Monday, as a report showed the economy grew less than expected in the third quarter. Douglas Roberts, founder and chief investment strategist at Channel Capital Research.com, and Dean Barber, founder and president of Barber Financial Group, shared their views.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Monday after an encouraging report on existing-home sales and a pullback in the dollar.

  • Monday’s gains in the market come as no surprise to Pete Najarian. He’s spotted an interesting trend and you should probably know about it before next Monday.

  • Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch's latest gambit has the potential to have huge impact on the value of content industry wide; he could also risk losing a huge chunk of News Corp's readership.

  • Hewlett Packard

    Hewlett-Packard let the wind out of its sails a couple of weeks ago when it essentially pre-announced earnings with news of the 3Com acquisition. But with Dell's lousy financial report last week, there was still a healthy amount of interest in how each HP unit performed, and whether guidance would hold up.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks rallied Monday after an encouraging report on existing-home sales and a pullback in the dollar.

  • Hewlett-Packard is due to report its fourth quarter results after the bell on Monday. Mark Stahlman, partner at Signal Lake Ventures, and Jayson Noland, IT hardware senior analyst at Robert W. Baird, told investors what to expect for HP and the tech sector.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened higher Monday as the dollar pullled back and gold hit a new record above $1,170 an ounce. The Dow was up more than 100 points at the open and continued higher after a report showed a sharp jump in existing-home sales.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    A holiday-shortened trading week begun with all signs pointing to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday, with the dollar weakening and gold hitting a new record high above $1,167 an ounce.

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    It was an extraordinary sight: Warren Buffett and Bill Gates walking around the Columbia University campus in Manhattan with CNBC's Becky Quick, and three TV cameras.  During the tour, Buffett and Gates answered Becky's questions on a wide variety of topics.  Here, for the first time in a CNBC.com exclusive, is the complete Buffett-Gates 'Columbia Walk and Talk.'

  • U.S. stocks finished the week mixed, after reaching new highs for the year earlier on the week.

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    The television industry has known for years that video games are a threat to viewership, but a new pilot program might finally give some insight into exactly how big that threat is.

  • Apple iPhone 3G S

    I have posted in the past just how compelling a platform iPhone has become for mobile gaming development and gamers themselves, posing a pretty significant competitive threat to the likes of Nintendo and Sony.

  • Even though the economy’s in the dumps, consumer electronics will still top many gift lists this holiday season. If you’re shopping for a gadget hound, the thousands of choices can be downright baffling. Here are a few that should make you a hit with friends and family.

    If you’re shopping for a gadget hound, the thousands of choices can be downright baffling. Here are a few that should make you a hit with friends and family.

  • Now that the S&P has broken below 1100 should you harvest profits? Or bet the chase for performance will lift stocks through the end of the year?

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    Dell reported earnings results that were worse than last year and also fell short of Wall Street expectations, punishing the company's shares. Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Broadpoint AmTech shared his analysis and insight on the firm.

  • Investors are closely watching the action in Microsoft Thursday after the company held its annual shareholder meeting.