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  • The Dow fell more than 2 percent Thursday, it's largest one-day loss since right before the summer rally began, as a weak ISM reading rattled confidence in the recovery. Shares of both GE and Comcast fell amid buzz that the two are in talks about GE's NBC Universal unit.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Constellation Brands and Time Warner popped while Smithfield Foods and Morgan Stanley dropped.

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    Cisco's play for Tandberg is a real sign of the times for cash rich tech companies. Here's a company trading at or near its 52-week high, and yet dips into its swollen coffers and pays for the $3 billion deal all in cash. And why not, with $35 billion in cash on the balance sheet, Cisco can certainly afford it.

  • Cramer wants to recommend the stock, but he can't – yet.

  • Find out why Cramer says it’s a buy, buy, buy.

  • GTA: San Andreas

    The issue of whether minors should be legally prohibited from buying violent video games may soon be settled – once and for all.

  • The Dow and S&P rallied on Monday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as a string of corporate takeovers fueled optimism that value remained in the market.

  • Stocks opened higher on Monday after a wave of merger-and-acquisition activity. Are the markets positioned to head higher or should investors remain cautious? Market strategists Phil Orlando at Federated Investors and Stephen Wood at Russell Investments shared their insights.

  • U.S. stocks broke two weeks of consecutive gains to finish in the red Friday.  Despite of the pullback this week, all major indices remain on track to finish the quarter up 13% or greater.

  • The falling US dollar is expected to get even weaker, moving to the center of a carry trade and encouraging global investors to borrow more dollars to fund higher-yielding currencies and assets. Is this necessarily a bad thing and does this mean the dollar will become the new yen? Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital shared his thoughts.

  • Twitter

    Twitter is on track to raise $100 Million dollars in financing, which would make the micro-blogging site, which currently doesn't have much of a revenue stream, valued at $1 Billion.

  • Microsoft Windows party

    Microsoft, in its latest attempt at a campy viral marketing campaign, is trying to get everyday users to throw a "House Party" (think Tupperware party) to spread the word to their friends about the upcoming Windows 7. Yeah, never put the geeks in charge of the party.

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  • Stocks fell for a second day Thursday after the Federal Reserve announced plans to start unwinding some stimulus measures and a report showed existing-home sales fell last month.

  • Richard Brandt

    I don't know if you can actually pity the Google Guys - especially after Jim Cramer said he thinks the stock is "too cheap" and says it should skyrocket another $100 to become a $600 a share company - but the guys who promised to "do no evil' are coming under fire from all sides: authors, publishers, the Justice Department and now fellow C-Suiters are throwing in some grenades.

  • Stocks retreated Thursday after the Federal Reserve announced plans to start unwinding some stimulus measures and a report showed existing-home sales fell last month.

  • An opening pop fizzled Thursday after the Federal Reserve announced plans to start unwinding some stimulus measures and a report showed existing-home sales fell last month. Stocks had opened higher after a report showed an unexpected drop in jobless claims last week.

  • Image of the PSP Go by Sony

    Unlike its predecessors, the new portable gaming system from Sony does not run on traditional packaged software. Any game or movie the user wants has to be downloaded — and that leaves retailers out of the loop on the most profitable part of any gaming system.

  • Wii

    Following price cuts by its two rivals, Nintendoreduced the price of its Wii video game system by $50 later this week. The widely expected move could help the company reverse slowing momentum as it heads into the holiday sales period.

  • Wednesday's sudden late reversal on Wall Street highlights just how conflicted investors are: on one hand, they want to see signs of an economic recovery. On the other, they're somewhat disturbed by the idea that the phasing out of easy money policies by the Federal Reserve might be sooner rather than later.