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  • After today's disappointing results from Morgan Stanley and other banks, should you prepare for a pullback.

  • Yahoo

    Carol Bartz is worth every penny. In a very short period of time, she has re-engineered a sagging shell of its former self into something compelling for Yahoo investors again. And as the company prepares to release its earnings tonight after the bell, I'm not ready to proclaim "game-over," but I am willing to bet "Yahoo's finally in the game again."

  • In the short term, probably nothing could give Yahoo stock a bigger jolt than if CEO Carol Bartz forged a partnership with Microsoft. Is a deal secretly in the works?

  • That cool wind blowing through hell? That'd be Toshiba's confirmation over the weekend that it would be building Blu-ray, next-generation DVD players before the end of the year. Tantamount to an Apple spokesman announcing that the Windows platform has somehow become "compelling."

  • One of the few shining stars in the recession has been tech ETFs. The Nasdaq 100 index is up 26 percent year-to-date, and was the first major index to turn positive this year. But we’re now in the thick of the real test for technology: earnings season...

  • This is nothing but a relief rally in a secular bear market and we’ll be in a secular bear market for another 10 to 15 years, said David Hefty, principal of Cornerstone Wealth Management.

  • Stocks opened higher Monday as investors were cheered by news of a deal that will avoid bankruptcy for commercial lender CIT Group and a better-than-expected start the earnings season.

  • Though the S&P 500 and Dow ended Friday little changed, the move for the week was anything but small with both indexes holding onto enormous rallies.

  • On a week where earnings dominated headlines with a strong performance by tech, the US markets rallied for the week, led by the Nasdaq Composite, up 7.44%.  The NASDAQ pulled out 8-straight days of gains, for a gain of 8.04% in the past eight trading sessions.

  • A copy of the hot selling video game, Grand Theft Auto-San Andreas, is shown with other video games at the home of Coleman Garrett in Palo Alto, Calif., Wednesday, July 20, 2005. The video game industry bowed to pressure from politicians Wednesday and changed the rating for the sex-infused game Grand Theft Auto-San Andreas. The company says it's working on a version of the game with enhanced security to prevent modifications that allow access to sexual content. Rockstar Games says it's stopped m

    Video game sales in June posted the biggest year-over-year decline in nine years, rounding out a very weak first half for the industry.

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    How are the Fast Money traders gaming this market into the close? Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play today's market moving events.

  • The stock market decided it loved Intel's earnings report more than it loved my guess that we had to correct a bit more of the rally from the March lows. Intel's very solid earnings, and more important its outlook for the next quarter, caused the shorts to run for cover and the market averages rose about 3% across the board.

  • Mike Williams of Genesis Asset Management and Douglas Roberts of ChannelCapitalResearch.com shared their investment strategies. (Part One)

  • Mike Williams of Genesis Asset Management and Douglas Roberts of ChannelCapitalResearch.com shared their investment strategies. (Part Two)

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    Google continues to be an enigma, making more money than anyone else as a tech company, a media company, a company generating enormous cash flow yet holding onto its wallet in a cost-control way this company has really never seen before.

  • The Consumer Price Index was up .7% last month, while the core CPI rate, excluding energy and food, rose 0.2%.  The consumer price index fell 1.19% in June from a year earlier.

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    I spoke with Intel CFO Stacy Smith moments after the company released its second quarter earnings report and he sounded an optimistic tune, to say the least

  • Call it Schadenfreude, tech style. Dell shares are off about 8% today after CEO Michael Dell announced yesterday that rising costs were weighing on margins. But could Dell's pain be Intel's gain?

  • Take Two Interactive

    Investors are predictably slamming shares of Take Two Interactive Software after Monday’s downwardly revised revenue guidance, with the focus primarily on the financial impact.