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  • Stocks extended modest gains as tech stocks rose and lifted the Nasdaq for the first time in several sessions. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.

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    Stocks are seeing some of their loftiest gains deflate, and that could continue as investors weigh dozens of major earnings reports and a fresh series of economic news in the week ahead.

  • Stocks closed mixed as strong results out of General Electric gave a lift to the broader market, while weakness among technology stocks, despite some stellar earnings reports, dragged down the Nasdaq.  GE and AmEx rose, while BofA fell.

  • We’ve pitted a top trader against an esteemed analyst in a no holds barred battle for your capital. The topic: Microsoft

  • Stocks continued to trade mixed as strong results out of General Electric gave a lift to the broader market, while weakness among technology stocks, despite some stellar earnings reports, dragged down the Nasdaq.  GE and Disney rose, while BofA fell.

  • Call of Duty Black Ops

    The war of words between Activision-Blizzard and Electronic Arts has moved to a new plateau. Activision has added the rival publisher to its $400 countersuit against the creators of the “Call of Duty” franchise.

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  • Although it is still a tentative environment for the economy, it's clear that investors are now rewarding growth," Aryeh Bourkoff, vice chairman of Joint Global Head of TMT Investment Banking UBS, told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Stocks closed lower Wednesday following a handful of weak earnings results in the financial sector and strong results from tech giants IBM and Apple, although the iPad maker's shares slipped in afternoon trading. Bank of America and AmEx fell, while IBM rose.

  • Stocks extended losses Wednesday following a handful of weak earnings results in the financial sector and strong reports from tech giants IBM and Apple, although the iPad maker's shares slipped in afternoon trading.  BofA and AmEx fell, while IBM rose.

  • Nintendo 3DS

    The device will be the first mass market consumer device to offer stereoscopic 3D images without the need for special glasses – something analysts see as critical to the success of 3D in the market.

  • With the Nasdaq making its comeback since the March 2009 lows, here are the top names to check out within the tech stock index, said Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management, and John Merrill, founder and CIO of Tanglewood Wealth Management.

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    For investors looking to reallocate their tech portfolio for long-term growth, it’s all about the network. Still in its early stages, it could provide a boost to several sectors.

  • uP CHART

    Big is better this year, especially multinationals in energy, health care , tech  and industrials. "Don’t be underweight in global gorillas that are under loved,” says one strategist.

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    Apple is down around 3 percent to 4 percent today on the news of a health-related leave of absence for Steve Jobs. There has been much discussion in the media and among analysts about the "Steve Jobs Premium" and what his day-to-day presence is truly worth in terms of market cap and shareholder value.

  • News of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' medical leave of absence pushed the firm's stock lower on Tuesday. But David Garrity, principal at GVA Research, said the news won’t stop the shares from trading higher than $400 over the next 12 months.

  • OVERCONNECTED: The Promise and Threat of the Internet

    "I cannot imagine Google vanishing but I can easily envision their high profit business model getting broken and there invincible position substantially weakening. The risk is they will become boring, writes the author of "Overconnected."

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