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  • Microsoft Talks with News Corp About Joint Yahoo Bid Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 10:22 PM ET
    Exterior view of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation is in talks with Microsoft about joining in its contested bid for Yahoo, the New York Times reports.

  • Yahoo, AOL Close to Tie-Up Deal, to Test Google Ads Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 9:12 PM ET
    Exterior view of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    Yahoo and Time Warner's AOL are closing in on a deal to combine their Internet operations, a move that could thwart Microsoft's effort to acquire Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal reports. 

  • Oil Hits Record; Stocks Fall Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 6:15 PM ET

    Also, Boeing's 'dream' stays alive, Yahoo and Google's new ad deal and more.

  • Yahoo to Test Google Ads; Antitrust Panel Takes Note Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 5:48 PM ET
    Exterior view of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    Yahoo is turning over some of its advertising space to Internet search leader Google as part of a two-week test that could lead to a broader partnership.

  • Stocks Close Lower After UPS Outlook; Oil Surges Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 4:51 PM ET

    U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday after UPS projected an earnings shortfall and oil prices surged.

  • Adobe's New Media Player: Will It Play With Users? Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 4:31 PM ET
    Adobe's headquarters in San Jose, California.

    Today, Adobe unveiled its new media player with the idea of tapping into the market for online video that's been growing by double digits year-over-year. The key to this new player? It works online and offline, and it's based on Adobe's new "Air" technology that works with any platform, Mac or PC.

  • Oil Prices, Morgan Stanley Drag on Stocks Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 12:25 PM ET

    U.S. stocks fell to session lows Wednesday after a report showing larger-than-expected decline in crude inventories sent oil prices climbing, and corporate news from Morgan Stanley and UPS dragged on shares.

  • Dow Jones has created a Summer Games Index to track the companies involved in the Olympics.  How is it reacting to the protests?

  • Markets Fret Over Oil and Economic News Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    Stocks moved lower after opening mixed, as investors moved cautiously on a bit of strength in financials and mixed earnings news.

  • Futures Aim Higher on Citigroup Deal Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 10:44 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street, with Citigroup leading the way as the largest US bank said it is close to a deal to sell $12 billion in leveraged loans and bonds.

  • Stocks Turn Lower On Mixed Economic News Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 9:36 AM ET

    Stocks moved lower after opening mixed, as investors moved cautiously on a bit of strength in financials and mixed earnings news.

  • Legg Mason to Back Yahoo if Deal Lowered: WSJ Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 4:23 AM ET

    A major Yahoo shareholder, Legg Mason, is ready to back Yahoo's effort to stay independent if Microsoft lowers its buyout offer, the Wall Street Journal said, citing an interview with portfolio manager Bill Miller.

  • Adami's Tech Trade Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | 4:05 PM ET

    What's the best way to play the anemic tech sector? Stick with what's working.

  • Yahoo's Rock and a Hard Place Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 11:07 PM ET
    Yahoo

    Talk about a tough position for Yahoo. The company is swiftly painting itself into a difficult financial corner and may find itself with no way out.

  • Your First Move For Tuesday Apr. 8th Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 7:17 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Strong Rally Evaporates Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 6:20 PM ET

    The Dow was little changed on Monday as rising oil prices stoked fears that corporate profits could suffer. What's the Word on the Street?

  • Market Holds Its Breath Ahead of Earnings Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 4:03 PM ET

    Stocks finished flat Monday as traders opted to pull over and let some of the earnings traffic pass before deciding what to do next.

  • Don't Bank on WaMu Yet Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    Until that $5 billion infusion is a done deal, Cramer remains "skeptical."

  • NBC Says Olympic Ad Sales Are "Golden" Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 2:50 PM ET
    2008 Olympics Beijing

    Protests about China's human rights record are slowing the progress of the Olympic flame. But they're not slowing NBC's ad sales for the big sports and television event this summer. NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker says that the company has sold 75 percent of its ad inventory for its Olympics broadcast and that pricing has been "incredibly strong."

  • Stock Buybacks Surged in '07, but Pace to Slow Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 12:41 PM ET
    Hundred Dollar

    Companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index bought a record $589 billion of their own stock in 2007 as they looked for ways to spend their cash hoards, S&P said Monday.