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  • Stocks ended modestly higher for the first trading session of the fourth quarter despite a volatile start as investors digested a spate of economic reports giving conflicting accounts of the U.S. economy's health. JP Morgan and Bank of America rose.

  • Stocks held gains for the first trading session of the fourth quarter despite a volatile start as investors digested a spate of economic reports giving conflicting accounts of the U.S. economy's health. JP Morgan and Bank of America rose.

  • Jeb Goldman checking out Black Friday deals

    Armed with an account on Facebook, Twitter or any other social media site out there - an unhappy customer can savage a company's good name and reputation. One bad experience with the service call center can become the focus of an emergency Board of Directors meeting.

  • Stocks turned higher as investors absorbed a spate of economic reports giving a conflicting accounts of the U.S. economy's health.  Alcoa and IBM rose, while HP and Caterpillar fell.

  • Medal of Honor: Taliban

    Bowing to pressure from consumers, the military and retailers, Electronic Arts has made a last minute change to its upcoming “Medal of Honor” video game and will no longer allow players to play as the Taliban in the game’s multiplayer mode.

  • Futures pointed to higher open the first day of October after news that consumer spending in the U.S. rose a little more than expected in August, but inflation remained modest.

  • Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz

    Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz has got a full-blown crisis on her hands, as three key executives are headed for the door.

  • The dollar hit a new 8-month low this week. As we head into the fourth quarter, which companies stand to benefit the most if the greenback continues to slide? Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, shared his best plays.

  • Cramer tapped the CEO for an answer. Check out his interview.

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    “Medal of Honor,” the revival of one of Electronic Arts biggest franchises, has been taking a lot of fire lately. But now the publisher is ready to go on the offensive.

  • Given some of the data getting less bad, mid-terms coming up and the possibility of more equity-friendly policies, stocks should be able to grind higher, said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock. He shared his market outlook.

  • Seattle Seahawks

    Sponsor redemptions have been going on for years, the most famous of which — at least in pro sports — is the Taco Bell Chalupa promotion when a basketball team scores more than 100 points.

  • Stocks edged lower Monday, following a four-week winning streak for the markets. Where should investors look to put their money? Patrick Becker, principal at Becker Capital Management and Bob Auer, portfolio manager at Auer Growth Fund discussed their insights.

  • Nouriel Roubini

    We are in an age where risk has now caught up to optimism. A generation of investors have been burned and abused and simply can't take more empty promises and hopes of untold riches based on the next great investment idea.

  • Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's backing gave Chinese battery and automaking tycoon Wang Chuanfu a huge boost, and on paper represents at least a six-fold return on the investment.

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    The technology industry is being rattled by a quiet and sophisticated malicious software program that has infiltrated factory computers, the New York Times reports.

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    "Ultimately, the big deal is going to be whether the economic growth rate is really accelerating in the fourth quarter or whether it doesn't," said James Paulsen, chief strategist at Wells Capital Management.

  • The S&P and Dow are currently on track for their best September since 1939, when they rose 14.4% and 11.7%, respectively.

  • Cisco Systems chairman and CEO John Chambers speaks during a press event at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Cisco chief executive John Chambers has a new stimulus plan for America—one guaranteed to create hundreds of billions of dollars in cash flow without costing the taxpayer a single dollar in new spending.

  • Playstation Move

    While Nintendo kicked off the motion control revolution four years ago and quickly dominated the field, Microsoft and Sony are betting there’s a lot of life – and money – left in the category.