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  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks rallied Monday after an encouraging report on existing-home sales and a pullback in the dollar.

  • Hewlett-Packard is due to report its fourth quarter results after the bell on Monday. Mark Stahlman, partner at Signal Lake Ventures, and Jayson Noland, IT hardware senior analyst at Robert W. Baird, told investors what to expect for HP and the tech sector.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened higher Monday as the dollar pullled back and gold hit a new record above $1,170 an ounce. The Dow was up more than 100 points at the open and continued higher after a report showed a sharp jump in existing-home sales.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    A holiday-shortened trading week begun with all signs pointing to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday, with the dollar weakening and gold hitting a new record high above $1,167 an ounce.

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    It was an extraordinary sight: Warren Buffett and Bill Gates walking around the Columbia University campus in Manhattan with CNBC's Becky Quick, and three TV cameras.  During the tour, Buffett and Gates answered Becky's questions on a wide variety of topics.  Here, for the first time in a CNBC.com exclusive, is the complete Buffett-Gates 'Columbia Walk and Talk.'

  • U.S. stocks finished the week mixed, after reaching new highs for the year earlier on the week.

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    The television industry has known for years that video games are a threat to viewership, but a new pilot program might finally give some insight into exactly how big that threat is.

  • Apple iPhone 3G S

    I have posted in the past just how compelling a platform iPhone has become for mobile gaming development and gamers themselves, posing a pretty significant competitive threat to the likes of Nintendo and Sony.

  • Even though the economy’s in the dumps, consumer electronics will still top many gift lists this holiday season. If you’re shopping for a gadget hound, the thousands of choices can be downright baffling. Here are a few that should make you a hit with friends and family.

    If you’re shopping for a gadget hound, the thousands of choices can be downright baffling. Here are a few that should make you a hit with friends and family.

  • Now that the S&P has broken below 1100 should you harvest profits? Or bet the chase for performance will lift stocks through the end of the year?

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    Dell reported earnings results that were worse than last year and also fell short of Wall Street expectations, punishing the company's shares. Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Broadpoint AmTech shared his analysis and insight on the firm.

  • Investors are closely watching the action in Microsoft Thursday after the company held its annual shareholder meeting.

  • Michael Dell, Chairman & CEO, Dell

    Michael Dell in his prepared comments in the company's Third Quarter earnings report points to a recovery in IT spending and cites Microsoft's Windows 7 release as juicing small and medium business spending, as well as spending by the consumer.

  • With record high foreclosure rates triggering new fears about the pace of the recovery, are stocks way ahead of where they should be?

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    Stocks snapped a three-day winning streak on Wednesday after a report showed housing starts fell sharply in October. Techs took a hit after weak outlooks from two software firms.

  • Social media platforms Facebook and Twitter have no doubt revolutionized the way people communicate in social settings, and now Salesforce is trying to bring those same tools into the workforce.

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    Stocks opened slightly lower Wednesday as investors grew jittery over a government report showing that housing starts fell sharply in October.

  • A video making the rounds online shows employees at a Microsoft store in California busting out a lame version of the electric slide set to the Black-Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling.” It makes you wonder: If Apple's won the cool game, is Microsoft trying to corner the market on cringe?!

  • Construction of new homes in the United States fell sharply last month to the lowest level since April, showing potential weakness in the economy's recovery. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the housing data and what investors should watch for in the markets.

  • Modern Warfare 2

    Sales of Activision Blizzard's latest game is breaking gaming records and giving Hollywood a run for its money, literally.