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  • Market Insider/Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 9:46 PM ET

    Inflation worries are again gnawing at stocks. That sent gold and oil racing to new highs as the greenback hit new lows. The resulting concern about inflation promises to be a topic on investors' minds Thursday as they await rate decisions from the Bank of England and the European Central Bank, ahead of the U.S. open.

  • Stocks Rebound; Oil Hits $104 Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 9:18 PM ET

    The Dow snaps a losing streak as oil hits another all-time high. Get the news behind the headlines in the Word on the Street.

  • Your First Move For Thursday Mar. 6th Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 6:56 PM ET

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

  • Stocks Claw Their Way Back as Oil Tops $104 Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 5:10 PM ET

    Stocks clawed their way back to close higher Wednesday after a rollercoaster day of trading loaded with news.

  • Stop Trading!: Buy the Tech Rally Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 3:15 PM ET

    There's an opportunity to make money, and Cramer doesn't want investors missing it.

  • Yahoo's Microsoft Tactic: Delaying the Inevitable Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 3:12 PM ET
    Yahoo

    When in doubt, delay! That appears to be the strategy at Yahoo, where the company's board has authorized a deadline extension for outsiders to nominate their own slate of directors, which would have been next week. The new deadline will now be 10 days after the company announces the date of its annual shareholder meeting. This clock indeed is ticking...

  • Stocks Turn Mixed After Ambac News Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 2:34 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back in afternoon trading Wednesday, led by financials, as news on Ambac trickled out.

  • Yahoo Scrambles to Fend Off Microsoft Deal Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 10:37 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Yahoo has extended a deadline for nominating candidates to its board, giving the struggling Internet pioneer more time to search for a white knight to help it fight off an unwanted takeover bid from Microsoft.

  • Yahoo Looks at New Way to Survive Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    Yahoo has stepped up merger talks with AOL in an effort to avoid being taken over by Microsoft.

  • Yahoo, Time Warner Step Up Talks: WSJ Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 6:47 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Yahoo and media conglomerate Time Warner have stepped up talks to create an alternative to Microsoft's offer to take over the Web company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Fast Message - We Answer Your Questions Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 6:45 PM ET

    Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions. Marcus writes, what do you think about Ruth’s Chris (RUTH)? Is it an early consumer discretionary play?

  • Today's Stock Picks: Energy, Foreign Telecom Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 2:51 PM ET

    As stocks continued to tumble, CNBC asked the experts where they would put money now.

  • Apple's Jobs: No Dividend Or Stock Buyback Planned Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 2:23 PM ET
    Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs told shareholders that the company has no plans for either a stock buyback or dividend.

  • Intel's Bad News Ripples Through Tech Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 12:47 PM ET

    Today's disaster du jour comes from Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, reducing gross margin expectations for the first quarter by a couple of percentage points. The company now expects gross margins of about 54 percent, compared to its original forecast of 56 percent.

  • Time To Buy, Says Holland Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 12:16 PM ET

    The chairman of Holland and Co. sees the bears going away by this summer, making this the ideal time to be buying.

  • Should Apple Buy Back Shares? Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 11:57 AM ET

    Apple shares are down close to 40% from its high last year.  As Jim Goldman discussed on The Call today, is now the time for a buyback?

  • Companies Are Piling Up Cash Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 5:51 AM ET

    Unlike most American consumers, whose failure to save has exasperated economists for years, the typical American corporation has increased its savings so sharply that it probably has enough cash on hand to completely pay off its debts.

  • Mr. Jobs--Buy Back Apple's Stock Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 11:57 AM ET
    Apple Buyback Program

    When it comes to Apple and the company's sagging stock price--and increasingly frustrated shareholders--it seems to me a solution is getting clearer by the day. Stock buyback.

  • As you might expect, my earlier post calling on Steve Jobs to announce a shareholder buyback at tomorrow's Apple spacer annual shareholder meeting, generated quite a bit of reader reaction. As we prepare to cover the meeting, I'm curious how many of you plan to attend...

  • Microsoft CEO: Yahoo Bid Makes Sense as Is Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 9:41 AM ET
    Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer.

    Microsoft still considers its takeover offer for Yahoo, currently valued at about $42 billion, to be reasonable despite Yahoo's rejection of the bid, Microsoft's chief executive said.