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  • Stocks rose for a sixth straight dayas investors cheered a pair of solid manufacturing reports and shrugged off a jump in jobless claims.

  • Stocks rose Thursday in mid-afternoon trading, following a five-day winning streak as investors digested a jump in jobless claims against a pair of solid manufacturing reports.

  • Kerry Killinger, former head of the failed Washington Mutual, appeared before Congress the other day and "accept(ed) responsibility for our performance and (was) deeply saddened by what happened." And then blamed everyone and everything under the sun for the largest bank failure ever.

  • It’s time for this tech bellwether to get some of it’s mojo back, Cramer says.

  • Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    While the level of rhetoric gets high in any corporate battle, it has moved well past that in this fight, with high profile employees being wooed away and gamer loyalties being put to the test. Ultimately, though, it's shareholders that, for better or worse, could be caught in the middle.

  • Receptionist at Baidu.com office

    A day ahead of Google's earnings, there was this bizarre development from its Chinese rival: Baidu is now trading at over 100 times this year's earnings.

  • Plus, get calls on housing, the banks and more.

  • The exterior of Yahoo! corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    Maybe there's something to this whole second place thing. This runner-up status. Number 2 might be the new Number 1?

  • Exterior view of Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    As Intel prepares to release earnings tonight after the close, investors are clearly expecting good news. And for good reason.

  • This morning, at a splashy event at the trendy Mighty Club in San Francisco, Microsoft took the wraps off its new "Kin" smart phone, a device designed from the bottom up with social networking in mind, and in partnership with Sharp Electronics, Verizon and Vodaphone.

  • Twitter

    Twitter made it easy for programmers outside the company to build 70,000 applications that made the microblogging service more usable. Without them, people would not be able to post a photo, shorten a URL, monitor several Twitter accounts at once, easily use the service from a cellphone or search for people to follow.

  • In an exclusive to CNBC.com, Fast Money Trader Brian Kelly compares the P/E ratios of Apple and Google and discovers that the Google may be quite a bargain.

  • US Stocks rose for the third consecutive week, with the Dow halting its eight-session winning streak on Friday.

  • FCC

    The FCC took a major hit in the net neutrality war this week, as a court ruling has determined companies can control internet usage on their pipes. So what's next for the FCC?

  • Stocks snapped a two-day losing streak Thursday after retailers delivered their best sales numbers in a decade, reinvigorating confidence in the recovery. Banks and retailers advanced. Chips were weak.

  • 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.