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  • Google shares are on the verge of breaking a key technical support level, which could mean at least a 6 percent drop from current levels, according to traders.

  • Pete Carroll

    Over the years, teams — in search of more and more revenue — have continued to push the boundaries of what they’re willing to sell.

  • Traders were snapping up calls in McAfee yesterday ahead of its earnings report this week amid rumors that the company might be a takeover target.

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    The spectacle of Goldman Sachs executives being grilled before a Senate committee—and the potential bite of regulatory reform—could keep pressure on financial stocks.

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    Better corporate profits and economic news could keep the market humming, as long as the slow fuse on the Greek debt situation doesn't end with a bang.

  • The NASDAQ Composite and Dow rose for the eighth consecutive week, with the Dow marking its longest winning streak since January 2004. Energy and consumer discretionary stocks led the gains in the S&P 500 this week. 

  • The Dow pulled off an eighth straight week of gains. It was a straight flush this week, with the Dow ending higher in five of five sessions this week, for a total gain of 1.7 percent.

  • We asked the Fast Money traders for their favorite stock going into next week. Are the names on their collective radar also on yours?

  • Stocks erased their gains Friday as Microsoft, Travelers and Verizon weighed on the Dow after disappointing investors with their latest results.

  • Stocks bounced back Friday morning after a report showed new-home sales soared last month. David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments, and Doug Sandler, co-founder of Riverfront Investment Group, discussed their market insights.

  • At the annual dinner of the Securities Traders Association of New York (STANY) last night, the two main topics were: 1) why business is so awful, and 2) why the market does not go down. Like I've been saying: this is the most unloved rally of modern times...

  • U.S. stock index futures turned slightly lower before the open Friday as the Greek Prime Minister requested aid from the International Monetary Fund and European Union.

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    Twin disappointments from Amazon.com and Microsoft could put a dent in tech Friday. Markets will monitor Greece, which continues to deteriorate.

  • The bulls may have a battle on their hands Friday, after Microsoft and Amazon shares slipped in extended trade after earnings. What must you know?

  • Stocks pulled off a gain Thursday as comments from a European official offered some relief on the Greece front. Consumer-discretionary stocks were the day's best performer, along with materials and industrials.

  • Microsoft Earnings

    Microsoft's earnings come at a rare time for this company: A stuffed product pipeline, dual upgrade cycles for both consumers and the enterprise, and a general feeling that innovation is alive and well in Redmond.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 22.

  • For everyone who thinks Greece is not a factor in the market's weakness today, consider this: U.S. stocks rallied about 1pm ET as the EU's Olli Rehn, European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, said Greece was a special case—and that Spain, Portugal and Italy would avoid a debt crisis. Why Greece again?

  • PlayStation 3

    The service is a strategic expansion for both parties. MLB hopes to dramatically grow the number of subscribers to its online service, while Sony continues to grow the PS3 beyond its gaming roots.

  • Considering the President just scolded the Street for pushing the nation into recession, why are financials inching higher?