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  • Considering Microsoft stock has been stuck at $30 for the better part of 5 years, how can you possibly make fast money from this name?

  • Microsoft reports earnings on April 22nd. Two weeks out, how should you be positioned?

  • Apple iPad

    Beginning this fall, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch customers will have a new operating system for their devices that features a host of improvements, the company announced Thursday.

  • Stocks rose to session highs Thursday afternoon after the 30-year Treasury auction was met with satisfactory demand and banks gained.

  • Modern Warfare 2

    When a game breaks entertainment industry sales records, there's usually not a lot of room to progress. But "Modern Warfare 2" is quickly becoming the gift that keeps giving for Activision.

  • This rally has been getting no respect from investors since the March lows of last year, said Ken Kamen, president of Mercadien Capital.

  • Crude oil will hit $100 a barrel while gold will reach $1,500 an ounce by the end of this year, said Byron Wien, vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Services.

  • Renewed worries about Greece sent the S&P lower and gold higher. Is the precious metal about to break out?

  • The Dow's ascent after the latest Fed minutes quickly petered out and the blue-chip index ended flat. Banks and some techs were higher, while retail and homebuilder stocks were weak.

  • There has been no drop-off in business since Tiger Woods’ scandal and our latest video game—Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11—will aim to draw sales from an uncommon group of audience, said Peter Moore, president of Electronic Arts Sports.

  • THe Dow turned higher Tuesday after the latest Fed minutes were released. Banks and some techs were higher, while retail and homebuilder stocks were weak.

  • Markets opened lower on Tuesday ahead of minutes from the Fed's last policy meeting. Leon Cooperman, chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors, shared his insights.

  • Stocks declined Tuesday amid buzz that Greece wants to renegotiate its bailout package and as investors await minutes from the Fed's last policy meeting.

  • Apple shares hit an all-time high Monday following news that the tech giant sold more than 300,000 iPads Saturday, in its first day available at retail. Is there more room to run for the stock? Toni Sacconaghi, senior research analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, shared his insights.

  • The Dow inched toward 11,000 Monday as investors cheered some encouraging economic news. Noah Blackstein, portfolio manager at Dynamic Mutual Funds, and John Lekas, CEO and portfolio manager at Leader Capital, discussed their market outlooks.

  • The Dow inched toward the 11,000 mark Monday as investor cheered some encouraging economic readings, including Friday's jobs report. The market was a beehive of spring activity today, buzzing about the Fed and interest rates.

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    Namco Bandai, the company behind the character, is planning a number of new Pac-Man game releases to coincide with the anniversary.

  • Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said focusing on cutting the budget deficit now would jeopardize economic growth at a time when jobs are starting to be created, but even if that occurs, the unemployment rate will stay high for "a long period of time." Bruce Kasman, chief U.S. economist at JPMorgan, discussed his views.

  • Stocks ended a strong quarter with a thud Wednesday after a disappointing report on jobs from ADP.

  • Now that the markets closed 4% or higher for the quarter, a positive first quarter is a good indication for the year where historically the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ Composite have managed to post average gains of more than 12% in the year when Q1 was a positive quarter versus average losses of -0.2% or greater when Q1 was negative.