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  • What Should Buffett Buy? Friday, 2 May 2008 | 6:24 PM ET

    Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting on Saturday puts Warren Buffett center stage for the third time this week. With more than $40 billion in cash, where will the Oracle of Omaha turn next?

  • First 3 Week Advance Since October Friday, 2 May 2008 | 6:12 PM ET

    The Dow finished a strong week only marginally higher as enthusiasm over a stronger-than-expected jobs report dissipated. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • For the week ending Friday, May 9, 2008, the U.S. Markets were negative for the week, with the Dow falling more than 200 points on Wednesday, making it the biggest point drop since 4/11/08. 

  • Stellar Week for Stocks; Buzz Boosts Yahoo Friday, 2 May 2008 | 5:20 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed as profit-taking, oil's resurgence and downgrades on Sun put a lid on the post-jobs report rally.

  • Apple iPhone

    BusinessWeek is finally subscribing to the thought process I, and others who follow Apple, put forth months ago: that as Apple opens development for the iPhone, and more enterprises start adopting it as a worthwhile alternative to the BlackBerry from Research in Motion, it stands to reason that more companies may also lean toward the Mac as well.

  • Stop Trading!: Don't Bother with Micro-Hoo Friday, 2 May 2008 | 3:09 PM ET

    The potential merger isn't worth gauging, Cramer says. Instead, focus on "new tech" stocks. Also, his thoughts on ag.

  • Strategist: Get Bullish on Equities (Pt. 2) Friday, 2 May 2008 | 2:36 PM ET

    The chief investment officer of Philadelphia Trust Co. finds special encouragement in this week's positive news about consumer spending, and the smaller-than-expected decline in jobs.

  • Strategist: Get Bullish on Equities (Pt. 1) Friday, 2 May 2008 | 2:35 PM ET

    The chief investment officer of Philadelphia Trust Co. finds special encouragement in this week's positive news about consumer spending, and the smaller-than-expected decline in jobs.

  • Investors Take Profits; Sun Goes Down Friday, 2 May 2008 | 1:26 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back after rallying on better-than-expected April jobs report.

  • Wall Street Cheers April Jobs Report Friday, 2 May 2008 | 10:02 AM ET

    Stock index futures hovered around the unchanged mark Friday as investors waited for the latest employment numbers.

  • Microsoft Poised to Detail Next Moves on Yahoo Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 9:29 PM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Thursday that walking away from a deal with Yahoo remained one of "three big options" the company is weighing and to expect an announcement shortly.

  • A Yahoo-Google Ad Deal? Easily Undone Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 8:17 PM ET

    Sure, Yahoo can do an ad deal with Google, but it still doesn't eclipse the offer from Microsoft.

  • Fast Message - We Answer Your Questions Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 6:58 PM ET

    Zach writes, “What do you think has been priced into Microsoft in the past 2-3 months? Are they already pricing in them getting Yahoo! or not..."

  • Dow Closes Above 13000 as Oil Recedes Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks continued to rally, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average past 13,000.

  • Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    A reprieve of sorts for Yahoo! today with widespread reports that an apparent decision on Microsoft's next step in its unsolicited bid for the online leader was supposed to come at 4 pm EDT.

  • Financials, Techs Lead Rally; Oil Recedes Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 3:08 PM ET

    Stocks continued to rally, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average past 13,000.

  • Buffett Meeting to Draw Biggest Crowd Ever Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 2:09 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett will be the center of attention on Saturday at the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting.

  • Tech Stocks Gain; Exxon Slides Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 11:49 AM ET

    The Dow industrials tilted higher Thursday after a better-than-expected reading on U.S. manufacturing activity. The Nasdaq moved solidly higher, however, as big-name tech stocks continued to draw interest.

  • Exxon Drags on Dow; Techs Advance Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 10:18 AM ET

    The Dow industrials wobbled Thursday as a rise in jobless claims rattled a few cages ahead of tomorrow's jobs report and ExxonMobil's $10.9 billion quarterly profit was -- wait for it -- a disappointment.  The Nasdaq moved solidly higher, however, as big-name tech stocks continued to draw interest.

  • Microsoft's Board Fails to Decide on Yahoo: WSJ Thursday, 1 May 2008 | 4:56 AM ET

    Microsoft's board met Wednesday to discuss its stand-off with Yahoo Inc  over its $41.8 billion takeover bid, but failed to reach a decision on what to do next, according to a Wall  Street Journal report.