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  • Square Enix Launches its First iPod Game Tuesday, 8 Jul 2008 | 5:45 AM ET

    Japanese videogame maker Square Enix said on Tuesday it had launched its first game for Apple’s iPod, broadening its target hardware to the top-selling media player.

  • On The Brink Of A Bear Market Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 5:52 PM ET

    The S&P 500 finished within 1 point of the level that would confirm it is in a bear market. The Dow and Nasdaq are already trading in bear territory. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Microsoft Backs Icahn Bid to Oust Yahoo Board Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 5:43 PM ET

    Microsoft threw its weight behind investor Carl Icahn's effort to dump Yahoo's board, saying Monday that a successful shareholder rebellion would encourage the software maker to renew its bid to buy Yahoo's Internet search engine or possibly the entire company.

  • Stocks Land Lower to Close Wild Trading Day Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 4:08 PM ET

    Stocks whipped back to positive territory on a seesaw day for Wall Street, which was dominated by a large dumping of financial shares and a drop in oil that staggered large energy producers.

  • Deal Between Yahoo, AOL Unlikely Before August Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 3:44 PM ET

    A potential deal between Yahoo and Time Warner's AOL division is unlikely before Yahoo's annual meeting on Aug. 1, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday.

  • Microsoft said Monday it would be willing to reopen talks to buy all or part of Yahoo!, but only if a new...

  • Google, Zen Master of the Market Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 10:26 AM ET

    In the early years of the 21st century, Google is the company prompting a rethinking of assumptions on what technological monopoly might mean, the New York Times reports.

  • Wall Street Beats Back Bears; Yahoo Gains 10% Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 10:12 AM ET

    Stocks moved out of bear territory Monday as oil retreated more than $4 a barrel, easing inflation fears, and technology got a boost from two of its largest companies.

  • The plot thickens, the noose tightens, and when it comes to Yahoo and Microsoft, the "Little Merger That Couldn't," shareholders this morning, trying to climb this hill, are probably saying "I think 'I-cahn, I think 'I-cahn.'"

  • During the short holiday week, volatility ruled the markets, impacted by record oil prices, economic data, the auto industry and financials.  How did the markets stack up?

  • Earnings Season Kicks Off with Little Hope Ahead Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 2:06 PM ET

    Wall Street is bracing for a big round of second-quarter earnings reports that few expect to deliver good news for the state of corporate America.

  • Nvidia Shares Tumble After Profit Warning Thursday, 3 Jul 2008 | 8:34 AM ET

    Shares for graphics chipmaker Nvidia will be under pressure after the company warned on Wednesday that revenues and gross margin would miss analysts' estimates due in part to weak demand.

  • Blockbuster’s Keyes Redeems Himself Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 7:13 PM ET

    Withdrawing his bid for Circuit City gets the CEO out of Cramer’s Hall of Shame.

  • Tech’s Pam & Tommy Lee Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 6:12 PM ET

    Is Yahoo a buy on optimism that it might get back together with Microsoft?

  • Dow, Nasdaq End on Bear Turf; Oil Tops $143 Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 5:56 PM ET

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 1.5 percent, ending the day firmly in bear-market territory. GM took a hit as one analyst raised the prospect of bankruptcy. Lehman Brothers rose.

  • Dow Drops Into Bear Embrace Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 5:47 PM ET

    Stocks tumbled Wednesday with the Dow closing in bear market territory. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Let's Twist Again! Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 3:48 PM ET

    There's a new twist in the Microsoft Yahoo saga and it sent shares of the Internet firm soaring. Should you hop on?

  • Stocks Slide as Oil Settles Above $143 Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 3:31 PM ET

    Stocks were back on the see-saw Wednesday, rising and falling with each new report or flinch in oil prices.

  • Microsoft Seeking Allies for New Move on Yahoo Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 2:55 PM ET
    Yahoo Headquarters

    Yahoo shares rose more than 6 percent Wednesday as The Wall Street Journal reported Microsoft has talked to other media companies about teaming up to buy Yahoo’s search business.

  • Stocks Slide as Oil Rises, GM Skids Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | 12:42 PM ET

    Stocks were back on the see-saw Wednesday, rising and falling with each new report or flinch in oil prices.