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  • Stocks ended relatively flat Friday after a disappointing GDP report but the Dow logged its best month in a year, rising more than 7 percent.

  • Clients have taken a point of view that said "if we invest now in a stable environment—with moderate growth as the expectation—then we are going to pick up share," the CEO of MDC Partners said.

  • Stocks see-sawed after economic readings on consumer sentiment and business activity offset disappointment with a lower-than-expected GDP report.

  • Stocks pared their losses on Friday after a better-than-expected consumer sentiment reading. They initially opened lower after US government reports that showed economic growth slowed in the second quarter. What does this mean for the markets going forward?

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    Microsoft spacer hosted its annual analyst day in Redmond yesterday, laying out its plans to dominate the consumer electronics market as well as convince investors that the company is on track to re-energize growth. But many questions remain for this technology giant.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Stocks ended lower for a second day Thursday, led by tech and consumer shares, after some disappointing outlooks. Financial and materials rose slightly.

  • Stocks shaved some of their earlier losses as financials gained.  Sony and BP shares rose.

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    Nuance, the company that makes Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows, is in a pretty sweet position: It’s essentially a monopoly.

  • Stocks rose on Thursday after a drop in jobless claims and strong earnings reports from ExxonMobil. James Dailey, CIO and senior portfolio manager at Team Asset Strategy Fund, and Mike Holland, chairman at Holland & Company, discussed their market insights.

  • The message from media and tech companies is clear: advertising is back in a big way. This week both Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP and Disney CEO Bob Iger told CNBC that the ad market has improved from last year and continues to improve. We've seen that demonstrated in results from a diverse group of industry players, from tech giants to newspapers.

  • Google

    Is Google readying another social networking push? If so, it’s going to have a hard time unseating Facebook.

  • The Dow pulled off its fourth-straight gain, led by DuPont after better-than-expected earnings from the chemicals maker. But the gain was more modest than in recent sessions as a drop in consumer confidence tempered investors' enthusiasm. Financials rose, while energy and consumer-discretionary stocks were among the weakest links.

  • Stocks struggled Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset better-than-expected result from DuPont. Energy and consumer discretionary were among the weakest sectors.

  • Stocks turned lower Tuesday as worries about a drop in consumer confidence offset better-than-expected result from DuPont.

  • U.S. stock index futures pushed higher ahead of the open Tuesday in the wake of better-than-expected result from DuPont and ahead of more corporate earnings.

  • Mad Money viewers think these two CEOs deserve the honor.

  • One word: Apple.

  • StarCraft 2

    Normally, the release of a PC game – even a highly anticipated one – wouldn’t be a particularly big deal for investors. But when that game is “Starcraft II,” all the usual rules are thrown out the window.

  • With markets higher for three straight trading sessions, is this a summer rally and should investors put their trust in it? Ned Riley, CEO of Riley Asset Management, and Jeffrey Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James, discussed their outlooks and best plays.