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  • For the week ending Friday, June 13, 2008, the markets were mixed on varied economic news, renewed credit concerns from Lehman and the financial sector, and of course, oil.  A surprise increase in retail sales gave hope for economic growth and a rising CPI suggested a potential rate move on the horizon that could strengthen the dollar and begin to tame inflation. 

  • Stocks Hold Ground as Financials, Tech Soar Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 3:17 PM ET

    Stocks regained lost ground heading into the final hour of trade, with lower oil boosting financials and a host of other beaten-down sectors as Wall Street bid to finish a seesaw week slightly higher.

  • Stocks Higher as Oil Slides, Financials Gain Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 11:45 AM ET

    Stocks continued a solid rally Friday, boosted by falling oil prices and investors who swooped in to snatch up battered financial stocks.

  • Friday the 13th: Not So Scary for the Markets Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 11:04 AM ET

    With the CPI numbers coming in higher than expected and consumer sentiment coming in lower than expected, why are the markets up today?  Maybe Friday the 13th has something to do with it...

  • Google Snags More Of The Internet Ad Gold Mine Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 9:34 AM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    After Microsoft and Yahoo's drawn-out acquisition dance officially ended Thursday, Yahoo partnered with Google. Yahoo lost out on Microsoft's $47 billion dollar offer and instead made a more modest deal with the online ad behemoth.

  • Fashion Model

    Anthony Weiner is sponsoring a bill that gives models “of distinguished merit and ability” their own visa classification (P-4 status) which would group them with entertainers and athletes.

  • US Video Game Sales Up 37% in May Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 12:37 AM ET
    Xbox 360

    U.S. sales of video game hardware and software were $1.12 billion in May, up 37 percent from a year earlier, with Take-Two Interactive's "Grand Theft Audio 4" the best-selling title for the month, market researcher NPD said in a report on Thursday.

  • Your First Move For Friday June 13 Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 11:50 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Life After Microsoft-Yahoo Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 9:56 PM ET

    According to Jeffrey Lindsay, Senior Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, Yahoo  is the big loser in the following period of uncertainty.

  • "Biggest Tech Deal Ever" Falls Apart Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 9:15 PM ET

    After another volatile Wall Street session, Dylan labels Thursday "a big fiasco," with the lion's share of the blame going to the Microsoft-Yahoo crash-and-burn. Any possible deal has been aborted for the second and -- very likely -- last time.

  • Yahoo's Back to the Future Deal with Google Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 8:34 PM ET
    Yahoo Center

    I can only imagine the number of bloody scalps on Wall Street tonight as investors scratch their heads over Yahoo's decision to align with Google.

  • Cramer: Buy More Yahoo! Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 7:21 PM ET

    Carl Icahn holds the key to a Microsoft buyout.

  • Yahoo, Google Strike Ad Deal; Microsoft Ends Talks Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 6:59 PM ET

    Google announced a non-exclusive advertising services agreement with Yahoo, only hours after a decision by Microsoft to walk away from talks to acquire Yahoo.

  • CNBC Top Videos of the Day Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 6:54 PM ET

    The markets seesawed amid mixed economic and financial news on Thursday.

  • Stocks Close Higher; Yahoo Tumbles Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 4:43 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back following news that the Microsoft-Yahoo deal is off. Earlier, the market had rallied as oil prices receded, retail sales came in better than expected and merger in the beverage industry got investors jazzed up.

  • Yahoo and Microsoft Part Company--For Real This Time Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | 4:03 PM ET

    It is shaping up to be another rough day for Yahoo shareholders, now that we have confirmation that all discussions with Microsoft have come to an end with no deal of any kind being forged.

  • New Web Startup Makes Salaries Transparent Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 4:23 PM ET

    In this era of web 2.0 nothing is sacred, EVERYTHING is public, and pretty much anyone can be a laptop voyeur into everything from your neighbor's tax bill to your friend's holiday bonus. Zillow.com transformed the way people think about real estate...

  • Harsh Words for Microsoft Technology Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 11:41 AM ET

    The European Union’s competition commissioner, Neelie Kroes, delivered an unusually blunt rebuke to Microsoft on Tuesday by recommending that businesses and governments use software based on open standards.

  • Fast Message - We Answer Your Questions Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 6:47 PM ET

    Lou from New Jersey writes, "Do you guys have any investment ideas that won’t make me worry myself sick on a daily basis?"

  • HP Aims to Transform Market with Touchy-Feely PCs Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 2:56 PM ET
    Hewlett-Packard

    Hewlett-Packard, the world's biggest computer maker, launched a new generation of PCs on Tuesday that respond to users tapping or stroking the screen, potentially bringing user-friendly computing to the masses.