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  • Stocks ended the session on a high note, led by energy, tech and financials. The Dow gained more than 250 points while other major averages also finished strongly.

  • Right now, traders are focused on 1086 in the S&P, says Steve Grasso. If that level can hold the next key technical level will be...

  • Microsoft Kin

    It’s all about the app phones these days, isn’t it? All the innovation. All the big debuts. All the rumors, gossip, excitement. NYT's David Pogue explains.

  • Market opportunities are plenty but resist temptation and wait for prices to fall further, says Beat Lenherr, chief global strategist at LGT Capital Management.

  • U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a strong open on Wall Street Thursday, helped by more strength from European stock markets and China's assurance it is not planning on getting rid of European debt.

  • Think Microsoft is the world’s biggest tech company. That’s so last month.

  • Stocks ended in negative territory with Wall Street staging yet another late-day reversal on Wednesday. But this time the bears prevailed.

  • Stocks closed about a half-percent lower after a bargain-hunting rally collapsed late Wednesday, with traders booking gains from earlier in the day and refusing to give the market a vote of confidence.

  • Apple surpassed Microsoft's market cap during Wednesday's trading session, becoming the second-largest company by market value in the S&P 500.

  • As the euro took another leg down against the dollar and the yen about 3:20pm ET, we saw a volume spike in the E-mini futures and the S&P 500 ETF; they have now turned negative on the day. Also: Apple bigger than Microsoft?!

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    Apple, the maker of iPods, iPhones and iPads, overtook Microsoft, the computer software giant, on Wednesday to become the world’s most valuable technology company. The NYT reports.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • President Barack Obama

    All this week, the NBC news family is focusing attention on "A Nation Divided," and ahead of President Obama's Silicon Valley visit on Wednesday, I was asked to look at the H1-B visa issue again, especially as it relates to the tech community and a new hiring wave.

  • Chris Kelly, candidate for California Attorney General.

    Chris Kelly, candidate for California Attorney General, is finding himself in the middle of Facebook's privacy controversy.

  • Stocks erased most of their earlier losses in the final half-hour of trading Tuesday as materials and consumer discretionary stocks advanced.

  • Robbie Bach

    Microsoft is shaking up its entertainment and devices division, the group responsible for many of its most familiar consumer devices.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft announced changes in its Management team that oversees the division that develops mobile phones, videogames and other devices Tuesday.

  • Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz

    She did it again. And really, it should come as no surprise. Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz dropped the F*bomb once again, this time at a tech event in New York.

  • Since reaching their highest levels of the year on April 26, all three major averages are officially trading in correction territory, defined by a decline between 10 and 19.9 percent. Here is a look at the biggest percentage losers. 

  • Halo Reach

    If there’s one truth in the videogame world, it’s this: Never bet against the sales success of a new “Halo” or “Grand Theft Auto”. But as Microsoft prepares to launch “Halo: Reach” this fall, early evidence indicates people may not be betting heavily enough.