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  • Dow Sheds Nearly 700 Points, Snapping Streak Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 5:15 PM ET

    Stocks snapped their best five-day winning streak in 75 years with a resounding crack, giving back more than half the gains in one session.

  • Stocks Pull Back Amid Economic Worries Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

  • Stocks Slide as Gauge of Manufacturing Tumbles Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 12:36 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

  • Forget Seasonal Trends And Santa Claus Effect Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 9:14 AM ET

    As December begins, the stock market remains perched precariously between horrible economic news and continued announcements of more loan facilities and an expanding Fed balance sheet.

  • Market Poised to Give Back Some Gains Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 8:17 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday after stocks logged their best five-day streak in 75 years last week, ahead of a week packed with data and economic policy decisions.

  • Icahn Boosts Yahoo Stake As Firm Seeks New CEO Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 12:05 PM ET
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    In a move likely to fuel speculation over Yahoo's search for a new chief executive, activist investor Carl Icahn has bought up close to 7 million additional shares of the Internet company, according to regulatory filings.

  • Stock Picker: Time To Buy Value (Pt. 1) Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 11:10 AM ET

    While some investors were standing on the sidelines during the market rally, Alan Lancz was busy buying, with a one-word explanation:  Valuation. (Part One)

  • Stock Picker: Time To Buy Value (Pt. 2) Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 11:09 AM ET

    While some investors were standing on the sidelines during the market rally, Alan Lancz was busy buying, with a one-word explanation:  Valuation. (Part Two)

  • Luxury Tech Stocks at Knock-Off Prices Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 6:15 AM ET

    Technology is one of the most attractive sectors in the stock market presently, offering high-quality names at greatly reduced prices, tech investor Ben Rogoff from Polar Capital Partners said Friday.

  • Market Tips: Use Rallies to Go Short Friday, 28 Nov 2008 | 6:06 AM ET
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    Risky assets are slowly coming back into fashion but it's still a good idea to sell when the market rallies, analysts told CNBC.

  • Stocks Advance as Stimulus Fuels Optimism Tuesday, 25 Nov 2008 | 4:45 PM ET

    Stocks eked out a gain Tuesday as the massive amount of stimulus being thrown at the economy has started to lift the mood on Wall Street. The Dow and S&P extended their winning streaks for a third day, though the Nasdaq slipped amid a selloff in big-name techs.

  • Techs Lead Decline After Fed Rally Fizzles Tuesday, 25 Nov 2008 | 2:01 PM ET

    Technology stocks led the market lower as a morning rally inspired by the Federal Reserve plan to support consumer lending fizzled.

  • Thanks for Search Ads Tuesday, 25 Nov 2008 | 10:39 AM ET
    Google Search

    In this economic environment even the hot online advertising market is showing declining growth. I just got the latest search share statistics from Nielsen that show that Google has a lot to be grateful for. In October Google did 8.1 percent more searches than it did in the year-ago period.

  • Holiday Shopping with Deflated Stocks Monday, 24 Nov 2008 | 9:09 AM ET
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    Still feeling shocked by how much your portfolio has fallen in value in the past couple of months?  With the holidays upon us, here is a look at the purchasing power those shares still have.  After all, a share of Berkshire Hathaway can still buy you a Porsche 911.

  • Value Trading Opportunity of a Lifetime? Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 8:16 PM ET

    With 105 out of the S&P 500 stocks trading under $10 per share, compared to only 59 out of 500 back in October 1987, is this a clear sign of a value trading opportunity of a lifetime or a value trap?

  • Geithner News Sends Shorts Scrambling Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 6:51 PM ET
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    As the news came in that Timothy Geithner would be Obama's pick for Treasury Secretary the market made a sharp move upward fueled in part by short covering.

  • More Losers Than Winners This Year Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 3:53 PM ET
    Shoppers rush to get in line outside of the Best Buy early Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, in Jackson, Miss., to take advantage of the Black Friday bargains. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Discount and dollar stores are back in fashion and back in the black. Just about everyone else has his back to the wall.

  • Netflix CEO Hastings On Digital Distribution And Economy Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 6:20 PM ET

    In the midst of the financial crisis Netflix is busy transforming itself from a DVD-by-mail company to a true online content distribution service.

  • Stocks Plunge to 5 1/2 Year Lows Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 5:48 PM ET
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    The Dow tumbled on Wednesday closing below the psychologically important 8,000 level for the first time since March 2003.

  • Tech Stock Picks — And Pans (Pt. 2) Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 5:19 PM ET

    The rules for investing in technology have changed as much as the markets themselves. Weiss Capital's Mike Burnick and Fort Pitt Capital's Kim Caughey offered CNBC their tech stock picks — and pans. (Part Two)