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  • Hewlett-Packard reported results and an outlook that outstripped what Wall Street was expecting from the company. Which smaller companies will benefit from HP’s surge? Rob Sanderson, director of research at ABR Investment Strategy, and Scott Kessler, senior director of IT equity research, at Standard & Poor's shared their views.

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    Microsoft and Yahoo have received clearance from regulators in Washington and Europe to proceed with a search partnership intended to challenge industry giant Google.

  • Apple's iPhone

    It's an easy mistake to make: Believing technology nowadays only focuses on a narrow, decidedly younger swath of the market. But companies dissing the Baby Boomer set do so at their own peril.

  • Dow component Hewlett-Packard is due to release earnings results after the bell tonight (Wednesday). What should investors expect from the tech giant? Aaron Rakers, equity research analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, shared his analysis on the hardware company.

  • The average volume this year on down days is stronger than the average activity on up days. The conviction in this market is still with the bears…for now.

  • U.S. stocks snapped four weeks of consecutive losses, led to the upside by the NASDAQ Composite, posting a gain of 1.98%.  This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed below the 10,000-mark, its lowest close since November 4, 2009.

  • While China is trying to slow their rate of growth, the rest of the world is not going to end its “nascent recovery,” said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock. He shared his market outlook and investment strategies.

  • “This is a crazy, ridiculous period,” the Mad Money host said. Here is how you survive it.

  • Wii

    The video game industry stumbled out of the gate in 2010, posting a 13 percent decline in January sales compared with 2009. But despite the negative news, observers are still expecting improvements in the months to come.

  • Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    It hasn’t been a good week to be an Electronic Arts shareholder. The company’s stock fell nearly 10 percent Tuesday after it gave a dire forecast for the coming quarter. Activision, meanwhile, thrilled its shareholders with better-than-expected quarterly numbers.

  • Google Inc.'s China headquarters in Beijing

    Maybe I'm just too jaded to believe this is all about the "Do no evil" company trying to protect human rights in China, and now Iran, but somehow I believe there's something far more complex going on here.

  • Markets jumped on Tuesday, but will the rally continue or should investors fear a further dip? Joe Battipaglia, private client market strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, and Marc Pado, U.S. market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, shared their market outlooks.

  • Google is at it again. It's taken on Yahoo. It's taken on Microsoft. Apple. So why not Facebook, too?

  • How much of a threat is the global fear factor and how can investors play it? Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S. equity strategist at Citigroup, shared his insights.

  • Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    It's no secret Electronic Arts has been feeling some pressure lately. And when the company reports its third quarter tonight after the bell, we'll get the best indication yet as to just how tough times have gotten for the world's biggest game publisher.

  • U.S. stocks finished the first week of February on a negative note, led to the downside by the Dow Jones Industrial Average.  This week, the Dow broke below the 10,000-mark, trading as low as 9,835.02 on Friday, its lowest level since November 5, 2009.

  • They looked like hot stocks. So how are the traders playing Microsoft, Bunge and more now that they’ve been burned?

  • GTA: San Andreas

    The  success of Lara Croft and the “Tomb Raider” franchise is a cautionary tale for the video game industry—one that Take Two Interactive Software could learn from.

  • Stocks struggled on Wednesday after tepid employment and services-sector reports. How to profit in this volatile environment? Robert Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock, and Barry Knapp, head of U.S. portfolio strategy at Barclays, shared their market outlooks.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.