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  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures pointed to a lower start Wednesday, following a day where the market snapped its winning streak, trading in a very small range.

  • Best & Worst of the Decade

    Following the sizzling 1990s (the markets’ best decade ever), stocks have had a disappointing decade overall, fizzling in the 2000s.  Here are the best and worst of the Dow.

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    A popular investment strategy suggests buying the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average components with the highest yielding dividends. Here is the list going into 2010.

  • Apple shares hit a new intraday high last week after rumors of a new product release in January. The product is likely to be a tablet called ‘iSlate.’ So what’s in store for the company in 2010? Brian Marshall, senior analyst at Broadpoint AmTech shared his view.

  • Legacy of Steve Jobs

    How much do you know about Macintosh? Take the following quiz and find out.

  • Even into what is a historically weak quarter for the sector.

  • With technology companies busier than usual during this time of the year, which stocks can make you money in 2010? David Garrity, principal of GVA Research, and Roger Kay, president and founder of Endpoint Technologies, shared their views.

  • People stand in front of a Walmart store before the doors open at 5am on 'Black Friday' in Miami, Florida.

    With only two days left before Christmas Day, Wal-Mart has announced that it plans to continue offering holiday discounts and special promotions until New Years Day.

  • The S&P 500 touched a 14-month high on Tuesday as investors bet on a housing market comeback in 2010.

  • Plus, get calls on the brokers, tech and more.

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    For most people, Google and other search engines are essential tools to navigate the Web. But the workings of the text ads, the blurbs that peddle goods and services on the search results pages, are largely hidden from Web users. The New York Times reports.

  • General Motors Headquarters

    Chris Liddell has made no secret of his ambitions to run a company. So in that respect, his departure from Microsoft last month as the company's first-ever outside Chief Financial Officer, a role he's played since 2005, wasn't much of a surprise. But his arrival at the CFO's job at General Motors is a bit of a surprise.

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    General Motors is naming Microsoft's Chris Liddell as its new chief financial officer.  GM is going outside the company to replace current CFO Ray Young, who is being transferred to China

  • In today's trading session, a total of 59 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow struggled but eked out a gain as trading volume hit a new record Friday. Techs rallied after strong earnings reports from Oracle and Research In Motion.

  • U.S. stocks finished the week mixed, with the S&P and the Dow posting modest losses, while the NASDAQ Composite managed a gain of 0.98%. 

  • It's official: The stock market and all of its messy glory has penetrated popular consciousness. So does that mean the worst is over?!

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Techs rallied Friday after strong earnings reports from Oracle and Research In Motion. But the Dow erased its gains.

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    Here we are a week before Christmas, the last night of Hanukkah, and it's the perfect opportunity to find out what's selling, what's not, and what investors ought to be paying attention to.

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