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  • 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.

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    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.

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  • If you think about the Oracle earnings release, it might be even more impressive than it seems. Consider that it has been more than a year since its last acquisition of any real significance, and yet the company was able easily to beat top line forecasts.

  • Corporate IT spending is going to be one of the prime drivers of the tech rally in 2010, said Paul Wick, portfolio manager at Seligman Communications & Information Fund. He shared his insight and stock picks.

  • This should be an intriguing report from Oracle tonight after the bell, and potentially the best argument yet that this sleeper and not-so-gentle-giant is poised for a break-out.

  • Yes and no, the Mad Money host says. Read on for his full report.

  • Wii

    A list of the year’s 10 best selling games through the end of November shows titles for the Nintendo Wii and DS filling six slots— with 15.5 million units sold. That’s over 58 percent of the list’s total sales.

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    While today there's tons of talk about the new Google Phone, it's worth taking a look at the impact of a new feature Google launched a week ago, one that could have real impact on the news division. Google's real-time search incorporates the up-to-the-second blog posts and Twitter Tweets in the latest news results on the site.

  • Cramer used to hate this stock, and for good reason. But does he still?