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  • Debate on Violent Video Games May Finally Get Settled Tuesday, 29 Sep 2009 | 3:48 PM ET
    GTA: San Andreas

    The issue of whether minors should be legally prohibited from buying violent video games may soon be settled – once and for all.

  • Stocks Surge On Mega-Deal Monday Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | 5:23 PM ET

    The Dow and S&P rallied on Monday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as a string of corporate takeovers fueled optimism that value remained in the market.

  • S&P to Hit 1,200 in 3-6 Months: Strategist Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | 12:17 PM ET

    Stocks opened higher on Monday after a wave of merger-and-acquisition activity. Are the markets positioned to head higher or should investors remain cautious? Market strategists Phil Orlando at Federated Investors and Stephen Wood at Russell Investments shared their insights.

  • Market 360: The Week's Best & Worst Friday, 25 Sep 2009 | 5:39 PM ET

    U.S. stocks broke two weeks of consecutive gains to finish in the red Friday.  Despite of the pullback this week, all major indices remain on track to finish the quarter up 13% or greater.

  • The falling US dollar is expected to get even weaker, moving to the center of a carry trade and encouraging global investors to borrow more dollars to fund higher-yielding currencies and assets. Is this necessarily a bad thing and does this mean the dollar will become the new yen? Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital shared his thoughts.

  • Is Twitter Worth $1 Billion? Friday, 25 Sep 2009 | 11:38 AM ET
    Twitter

    Twitter is on track to raise $100 Million dollars in financing, which would make the micro-blogging site, which currently doesn't have much of a revenue stream, valued at $1 Billion.

  • Microsoft Windows party

    Microsoft, in its latest attempt at a campy viral marketing campaign, is trying to get everyday users to throw a "House Party" (think Tupperware party) to spread the word to their friends about the upcoming Windows 7. Yeah, never put the geeks in charge of the party.

  • Cramer’s Calls: DuPont Fabros Tech, NVE and A123 Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | 9:08 PM ET

    Get the Mad Money host’s opinion on these three names.

  • Stocks Slide as Fed, Home Sales Rattle Market Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | 6:24 PM ET

    Stocks fell for a second day Thursday after the Federal Reserve announced plans to start unwinding some stimulus measures and a report showed existing-home sales fell last month.

  • Richard Brandt

    I don't know if you can actually pity the Google Guys - especially after Jim Cramer said he thinks the stock is "too cheap" and says it should skyrocket another $100 to become a $600 a share company - but the guys who promised to "do no evil' are coming under fire from all sides: authors, publishers, the Justice Department and now fellow C-Suiters are throwing in some grenades.

  • Stocks Slide After Fed News; A123 Soars Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | 11:47 AM ET

    Stocks retreated Thursday after the Federal Reserve announced plans to start unwinding some stimulus measures and a report showed existing-home sales fell last month.

  • Stocks Relinquish Gains After Fed News Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | 11:09 AM ET

    An opening pop fizzled Thursday after the Federal Reserve announced plans to start unwinding some stimulus measures and a report showed existing-home sales fell last month. Stocks had opened higher after a report showed an unexpected drop in jobless claims last week.

  • Sony's Latest Gaming Device Cuts Out Retailers Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | 10:27 AM ET
    Image of the PSP Go by Sony

    Unlike its predecessors, the new portable gaming system from Sony does not run on traditional packaged software. Any game or movie the user wants has to be downloaded — and that leaves retailers out of the loop on the most profitable part of any gaming system.

  • Nintendo's Holiday Gambit: A Wii Price Cut Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | 7:43 AM ET
    Wii

    Following price cuts by its two rivals, Nintendoreduced the price of its Wii video game system by $50 later this week. The widely expected move could help the company reverse slowing momentum as it heads into the holiday sales period.

  • Futures Edge Higher Ahead of Jobless Claims Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | 7:25 AM ET

    Wednesday's sudden late reversal on Wall Street highlights just how conflicted investors are: on one hand, they want to see signs of an economic recovery. On the other, they're somewhat disturbed by the idea that the phasing out of easy money policies by the Federal Reserve might be sooner rather than later. 

  • Stocks End Lower After Pop Above 9,900 Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 5:51 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower Wednesday as the rally after the Federal Reserve's statement faded and investors began to worry that the central bank is inching closer to withdrawing stimulus measures that have propped up the economy. The Dow had briefly popped above 9,900.

  • Behind Wednesday’s Fed Decision Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 5:24 PM ET

    Both the S&P and Dow sold-off Wednesday as comments from the Federal Reserve reminded investors that at some point the economy will have to stand-up on its own.

  • Nintendo Expected to Cut Wii Price by $50 Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 5:14 PM ET
    Wii

    Following price cuts by its two rivals, Nintendo is expected to reduce the price of its Wii video game system by $50 later this week. The widely expected move could help the company reverse the company’s slowing momentum as it heads into the holiday sales period.

  • Dow Breaks 9,900 After Fed Statement Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 2:48 PM ET

    Stocks advanced after the Federal Reserve delivered one of its most optimistic statements in the past few years. The Dow more than doubled its gains after the announcement, sending the blue-chip index through 9,900 for the first time since last fall.

  • Stocks Advance After Treasury Auction Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 1:13 PM ET

    Stocks bounced around at the open Wednesday as the dollar slipped and investors remained a little jittery ahead of the Fed statement.