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  • Stay In May? Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 6:17 PM ET

    You’ve probably heard the expression, sell in May and go away! But if you do it this year, could you end up missing the best stock market summer party, ever?

  • Investors Second Guess Fed Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 6:09 PM ET

    A triple digit rally dissolves after the Fed cuts rates as expected, a Microsoft announcement on Yahoo appears imminent, and GM shares surge. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Exclusive Interview With Google's Eric Schmidt Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 1:58 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    In a wide-ranging interview, Google CEO Eric Schmidt discusses Google's growth, the US slowdown, the possibility of a Microsoft acquisition of Yahoo!, online advertising growth rates, and Google's stock.

  • Tech Gains Boost Nasdaq; Airlines Rise Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 5:04 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed in thin trading Tuesday as the tide turned in technology's favor. Airline stocks rose as oil prices receded. Merck skidded after an FDA rejection.

  • Yahoo Investors See Imminent Microsoft Proxy Fight Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 3:53 PM ET

    Shares of Yahoo recovered from a Tuesday morning drop as investors speculated that Microsoft will launch a proxy fight for the Web search and advertising giant on Wednesday, CNBC has learned.

  • Grand Theft Auto: More Sex, More Sales? Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 7:30 AM ET
    Grand Theft Auto IV on Sale

    "Grand Theft Auto 4" went on sale Tuesday, with fans lining up at midnight to grab the first copies of the criminal action game hailed as a brutal and satirical masterpiece equal to films like "The Godfather."

  • Big Merger Monday Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 6:18 PM ET

    The Dow ended marginally lower ahead of a two-day Fed meeting. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Stocks End Flat Amid Fed Jitters Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 4:58 PM ET

    Stocks finished flat Monday as concerns about the Federal Reserve's rate decision in a couple of days kept a lid on activity generated by merger buzz.

  • Merger Monday: M&A as Survival Strategy Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 4:31 PM ET

    It's been awhile since we've had a good merger Monday, and this one delivered the food industry's second biggest deal ever -- and put April on track to be the busiest month for deal-making this year.

  • Fed Jitters Keep a Lid on Index Gains Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 3:28 PM ET

    Stocks ticked higher Monday amid merger buzz but index gains were modest as the market awaits the Federal Reserve's rate decision later this week.

  • Microsoft Left With "Hostility" In Yahoo Bid? Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 2:12 PM ET
    Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer.

    Steve Ballmer has plenty of options of what to do next in his brewing battle for Yahoo, but experts and sources within the company are telling me he'll go hostile. At least until Yahoo spacer comes to its senses and comes to the table with a realistic counter.

  • Visa, Yahoo, Oil: What Options are Saying Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 11:17 AM ET

    Heavy betting on Visa, churn in Yahoo, and perhaps some misguided faith in oil majors ... that's the trend in options, says Rebecca Darst of Interactive Brokers.

  • Financials Skid After 'Sell' Note; Wrigley Rises Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 11:16 AM ET

    Stocks retreated after an early pop Monday as the early market buzz was all about deals and deal makers.

  • Microsoft Expected to Make Hostile Bid for Yahoo Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 10:48 AM ET

    An overwhelming majority of Wall Street analysts see Microsoft Corp preparing shortly to launch a hostile bid at its current price of $31 per share in cash and stock, a Reuters poll found.

  • Mars Acquisition of Wrigley: 3rd Biggest Deal of 2008 Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | 10:09 AM ET

    Mars confirmed that it is buying Wrigley's for $23B in partnership with Warren Buffett.  The deal would rank as the third biggest deal of the year.  Here are the top deals of year to date...

  • For this Green Week ending, April 25, 2008 the US Markets ended the week slightly to the upside driven by a comeback in the dollar, a streak of records for crude oil, better than expected jobless claims,  26-year low consumer sentiment, surprise earnings, and a 10 point victory for Hillary Clinton in the Pennsylvania Democratic primary.

  • Yahoo

    A Microsoft deadline for Internet service company Yahoo to accept its $44.6 billion acquisition offer expired at midnight Saturday, setting the stage for a hostile takeover bid by the software giant.

  • Interest Rates Uncertainty Hangs Over US Stocks Sunday, 27 Apr 2008 | 6:37 PM ET

    The stock market will likely start the week on a hesitant note with Wall Street facing the first Federal Reserve interest-rate decision in many months not knowing that a cut is likely guaranteed.

  • The Week:  Trading By the Numbers Saturday, 26 Apr 2008 | 11:42 AM ET

    Earnings Season shifted into high gear, both corporate results and economic statistics were all over the proverbial map, and investors and traders found opportunities in some unlikely places.

  • Lightning Round: Apple, Conoco, JPMorgan and More Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | 7:17 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.