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  • Existing U.S. home sales climbed in April as consumer confidence rose. Reports say GM is close to bankruptcy as tech stocks gain Wednesday. What does this mean for the stock market? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his Wednesday insights.

  • 2009’s Top Selling Video Games Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 11:21 AM ET
    We’re nearly at the halfway point of 2009, so it seems a good time to take a look at what’s driving sales in the video game industry.On the whole, this year hasn’t been overly kind so far. Software sales are down 6 percent compared to this point in 2008 – a $200 million shortfall. And while there have been a few solid hits, several of the year’s best selling games are over a year old. It’s important to note that the first half of last year had some blockbusters, though, including “Grand Theft Au

    While there have been a few solid hits, several of the year’s best selling games are over a year old. Check out our list of top-selling video games for 2009!

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    Today, Facebook secured a $200 million investment from Russian Digital Sky Technologies for a 1.96 percent stake in the company's preferred stock, giving the social network a $10 billion valuation.

  • Unemployment hit 8.9 percent in April and some predict that number could climb over 10 percent in 2009 as major companies further streamline operations to combat the recession.  While some industries are more labor intensive than others, employee productivity is a key measure that managers and investors look at when evaluating performance.  Take a look at which companies are squeezing the most out their shrinking workforces.

  • Your First Move For Tuesday May 26th Friday, 22 May 2009 | 6:19 PM ET
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    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you Tuesday's best trades, right now!

  • Market 360: The Week's Best & Worst Friday, 22 May 2009 | 4:54 PM ET

    On a week dominated by a new credit card bill and concerns over the US government debt AAA-credit rating, the markets end the week roughly flat to positive, following an abrupt reversal late Friday. 

  • Your Best Move Now: Bulls vs. Bear Picks Friday, 22 May 2009 | 3:43 PM ET
    Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    Craig Columbus of Advanced Equities Asset Management and Peter Boockvar at Miller Tabak discussed their outlook for the economy and shared their sector likes and dislikes.

  • Warner Brothers Bids for Midway Games Assets Thursday, 21 May 2009 | 5:47 PM ET
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    Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. has made a $33 million bid for the majority of U.S. assets held by "Mortal Kombat" video game franchise owner Midway Games Inc., which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.

  • Follow The Mutual Fund Leader Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 7:48 PM ET

    Cramer says that sometimes it’s downright simple to figure out where all that cash is headed.

  • Rallied Denied As Financials Fail Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 5:43 PM ET
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    The bears seized control of the stock market on Wednesday; and intense selling into the close left both the Dow and S&P in the red for the day.

  • Saving Hollywood Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 3:20 PM ET
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    Even with Pirate Bay convicted, the studios need to figure out a digital strategy.

  • Next Gaming Breakthrough Could be Free, Sort Of Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 1:15 PM ET

    Delivering free games on mobile platforms may not seem like a great business model, but Trip Hawkins, CEO of mobile gaming leader Digital Chocolate and founder of Electronic Arts, sees it as the next great growth opportunity in the gaming industry.

  • Dow Earnings Season Complete Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 11:47 AM ET

    Hewlett Packard reported earnings after the bell yesterday, and met analyst expectations.  All 30 Dow stocks have now reported -- here is a summary of how the season stacked up.

  • Outperforming Dow Components Since Market Low Friday, 15 May 2009 | 1:35 PM ET
    Name That Stock

    Market Trivia Question: Which four stocks have more than doubled since the market’s current low back in March? As investors debate whether the market rally still "has legs," four Dow components have more than doubled since the Dow hit a multi-year low.

  • Prep Your Portfolio for Inflation: Art Hogan Friday, 15 May 2009 | 11:14 AM ET

    We are seeing a decrease in negative [economic] news, and the markets are in a pretty good shape, said Arthur Hogan, managing director at Jeffries.

  • How To Size Up Tech Stocks Friday, 15 May 2009 | 10:36 AM ET
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    With the sector leading the stock market’s charge, it’s tempting to jump in. These tips may help you pick companies with staying power.

  • Cramer’s New Favorite Internet Stock? Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 7:54 PM ET

    The endorsement of this company might surprise you.

  • Sales of Video Games, Systems Plunged in April Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 6:48 PM ET

    Game software sales came in at just over $1 billion, a 23 percent drop compared to the 2008 numbers, according to market research firm NPD Group. The 2008 numbers were bolstered by blockbuster titles "Grand Theft Auto IV" and "Mario Kart Wii"—and a stronger economic climate.

  • Sony Hints It May Cut Prices on PS3 Game System Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 4:36 PM ET
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    With all the attention on Sony’s first net loss in 14 years Thursday, another announcement that was overlooked. Sony, while avoiding the words precisely, all but confirmed that a price cut is coming for the PlayStation 3 this year.

  • Invest in These 5-Star Picks: Strategist Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 1:39 PM ET

    How does a five-star fund manager approach investing when uncertainty is high? “Every recession we’ve had has ended and this one will end as well,” said Robert Zagunis, 5-star portfolio manager at Jensen Investment Management.