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  • Stocks turned lower on Thursday, led by energy and financials, amid the strengthening dollar and a pair of credit downgrades on BP. Techs were among the best performers. 

  • On Thursday, Gary Kaminsky's call to action focused on five ways a company can spend its cash.

  • Stocks pared their gains Thursday after a report showed the services sector grew for a fifth straight month but wasn't a blowout number. Stocks had opened higher after a pair of encouraging employment reports.

  • Microsoft Office 2010

    Certain landmark events come around every few years, giving some reassuring structure to our lives. You know: Presidential elections. Summer Olympics. Remakes of “A Christmas Carol.”

  • Stocks logged their third best day of the year Wednesday, led by energy and financials, as investors grabbed bargain shares beaten down in the prior session's selloff. A report showing pending-home sales hit a six-month high gave the market an extra boost.

  • Stocks remained higher Wednesday, led by energy and financials, as investors grabbed bargain shares beaten down in the prior session's selloff.  A report showing pending-home sales hit a six-month high gave the market an extra boost.

  • Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs took the stage at the All Things Digital conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., and said Apple's $237 billion market cap, $11 billion bigger than rival Microsoft's, is "surreal," but also "that it doesn't matter very much."

  • The Dow shed over 100 points, or 1 percent, after a late selloff Tuesday. It was a see-saw session as investors cheered a pair of encouraging U.S. manufacturing reports but many worries still nagged at the market.

  • Stocks struggled to hold onto gains in a see-saw session Tuesday as investors cheered a pair of encouraging U.S. manufacturing reports but many worries still nagged at the market.

  • With the Dow Jones Industrial Average posting its worst May since 1940, where will the stock market head for the rest of the year? Steven Stahler, president of Stahler Investment Group, and Harry Clark, president and CEO of Clark Capital Management, shared their insights with CNBC.

  • GM Headquarters

    A year ago, who would have thought GM would be where it is today? A year ago, as then GM CEO Fritz Henderson walked into bankruptcy court, who thought GM would be profitable, and still #1 in the U.S. in the middle of 2010? A year ago, who figured the people guiding GM would be a former analyst on Wall Street and the former CFO of Microsoft?

  • Stocks erased their losses Tuesday after a pair of encouraging U.S. manufacturing reports.

  • Sex And The City 2

    The huge expectations for "Sex & The City 2" are truly a testament to the power of the female consumer. And that means a range of consumer product companies are waiting to cash in on the film's debut this weekend.

  • It looked like a hot trade. So how is Tim Seymour playing Microsoft now that he’s been burned.

  • On a week that saw Apple surpass Microsoft in market cap, the BP oil spill continue to impact the ecosystem and drillers, Spain lose its AAA rating, and the worst May performance for the Dow since 1940, and the S&P since 1962, the major indexes managed to end the week on a positive note, except for the Dow which closed down slightly.

  • The euro fell sharply against the U.S. dollar Friday after Fitch downgraded Spain's credit rating. Which way will it go next? Boris Schlossberg, director of currency research at GFT Forex, discussed his outlook.

  • There are tons of stocks you should have sold into Thursday’s rally. This isn’t one of them.

  • The Fast Money traders are taking a hard look at Microsoft after FBR Capital suggested buying the recent weakness.

  • 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...