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  • 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.

  • Bank Talk Boosts Stocks; Alcoa Skids Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 11:23 AM ET

    Stocks advanced Monday, helped by financials, after some encouraging news that suggests banks may be getting their act together.

  • Stocks Open Higher; WaMu, UBS Jump Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Monday, led by financials, after some encouraging news that suggests banks may be getting their act together.

  • Microsoft And Yahoo Turn Up The Heat On Each Other Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 10:08 AM ET

    Microsoft's deadline ditty late Friday that Yahoo has three weeks left to get a deal done before the deal gets hostile spurred a lengthy, and at some times personal, retort from Yahoo. And the rhetoric is getting interesting, but only to a point.

  • Alibaba May Accelerate Buyback From Yahoo Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 8:09 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Chinese Internet firm Alibaba is set to speed up plans to buy back a near 40 percent stake owned by Yahoo, as Microsoft threatens to go hostile with a lower bid for Yahoo.

  • Yahoo Rebuffs Microsoft, Says Open to Better Deal Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 7:37 AM ET

    Yahoo is not opposed to Microsoft's bid for the Web media company, as long as it is at the right price, Yahoo's board said on Monday in a letter to Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer.

  • Fast Money Madness – The Finals Sunday, 6 Apr 2008 | 11:38 AM ET

    And then there were two! Find out who made it to the final round of our Fast Money Madness tournament. And tell us which company you think will win the championship!

  • Best Week In Two Months Sunday, 6 Apr 2008 | 11:13 AM ET

    Stocks hold onto weekly gains while Microsoft considers reducing its offer for Yahoo! What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Microsoft's Ballmer Sets Deadline for Yahoo Saturday, 5 Apr 2008 | 2:34 PM ET
    Steve Ballmer

    Microsoft on Saturday gave Yahoo a deadline of three weeks to make a decision on its "generous offer,"  valued at $44.6 billion,  or else it will launch a proxy fight.

  • Your First Move For Monday Apr. 7th Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 7:09 PM ET

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

  • Microsoft Reviewing Offer For Yahoo; Shares Plunge Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 5:25 PM ET

    Microsoft is re-evaluating its $31-a-share offer for Yahoo in light of worsening market conditions, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC on Friday.

  • Microsoft Reviewing Offer For Yahoo; Shares Plunge Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 4:40 PM ET

    Microsoft is evaluating its offer for Yahoo in light of worsening market conditions, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

  • Microsoft: Walking Out On Yahoo Or Saber Rattling? Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 4:39 PM ET

    Amid the news that Microsoft spacer won't raise its bid, and therefore Yahoo spacer won't discuss a deal, there's word now that Microsoft may walk from the deal all together. Hmmmm, can you say saber rattling? The suggestion of a Microsoft walk-away made headlines...

  • Microsoft's Gates Sees Windows Update in Next Year Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 2:26 PM ET
    Microsoft

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said on Friday he expected the new version of Windows operating software, code-named Windows 7, to be released "sometime in the next year or so."

  • Yahoo's Foot Dragging On Deal Could Cost Them Plenty Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 12:09 PM ET

    What is the problem? I mean, seriously. Yahoo! has been sitting on a $42 billion unsolicited offer on the table from Microsoft for two months, and other than a bunch of caterwauling since, Yahoo hasn't done much one way or the other.

  • Your First Move For Friday Apr. 4th Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 7:10 PM ET

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