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  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Stocks continued to stall after last week's broad market rally and closed lower across-the-board Tuesday as the dollar rose. Bank of America and Kraft fell, while Exxon rose. .

  • Stocks extended losses as the closing bell neared, pulling back from last week's rally to two-year highs, as the dollar rose.  BofA fell, while Exxon rose.

  • What does executives fleeing their own stock prices signal about future growth prospects, if anything?

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    Nearly two-thirds of consumers in Asia rely on blogs to make purchase decisions. And advertisers are paying attention.

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    Pre-orders for “Call of Duty: Black Ops” have been tracking higher than “Modern Warfare 2,” which is generally an encouraging sign. But amidst the enthusiasm surrounding the game, there is caution – as this year’s installment could be pivotal in determining the future of the video game industry’s biggest franchise.

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    Consumers may be planning to spend less on gifts overall this holiday season, but that frugality seemingly won’t apply when it comes to consumer electronics.

  • Stocks pared losses in the last few minutes of the session to end higher capping a stellar week for the markets marked by Republican gains in Congress, the Fed's decision to pump more money into the economy, and a surprising strong jobs report.  Alcoa and JPMorgan rose.

  • Stocks pared losses but remained mixed in the last minutes of Friday's session as stronger-than-expected U.S. job gains in October failed to continue a rally that led stocks to two-year highs on Thursday. Kraft and Merck fell, Alcoa rose.

  • Stocks were mixed and the dollar rose a day after the markets surged to two-year highs, as investors absorbed the meaning of a surprising surge in payrolls in the wake of the Federal Reserve plans to pump more money into the economy. Kraft fell, BofA surged.

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    In this tough economy you don't always need new skills to land a job. Some clever entrepreneurs have figured out all you need is yourself and a little creativity. Here's how they squeezed the most money — out of themselves.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Hedge fund legend and investor Julian Robertson told CNBC Thursday that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg could be following in the footsteps of Microsoft  chairman Bill Gates, who Robertson considers the “greatest American of the century.”

  • Stocks surged to two-year highs on Thursday as all the major indexes rose beyond their closing highs for the year in the wake of the Federal Reserve's decision to buy $600 billion in Treasury bonds to boost the economy and news that President Obama said he was open to extending the Bush-era tax cuts to all income levels. JPMorgan and BofA gained.

  • Stocks continued to soar to new highs for the year Thursday, with banks getting a boost from news the Fed will allow "healthy" institutions to raise their dividends. BofA and JPM gain.

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    There’s a crazy, magical, omigosh rush the first time you try the Kinect. It’s an experience you’ve never had before. CNBC Contributor David Pogue explains.

  • Stocks gained after President Barack Obama said he was open to extending the Bush-era tax cuts to all income levels.  Boeing and Caterpillar gained.

  • Kinect, the motion controller for Microsoft's Xbox 360.

    As the tech titan rolls out Kinect on Thursday, early signs are showing that the gamble was a wise one.

  • Stocks ended higher after an initial rocky response to the Federal Reserve announcement it would buy $600 billion in long-term Treasurys the middle of next year in an effort to stimulate the economy's sluggish growth. HP and Cisco rose, while AmEx and Microsoft fell.