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  • 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.

  • TomTom Deal to Hit A Speed Bump Saturday, 1 Mar 2008 | 2:24 PM ET

    The European Commission is sending a "statement of objections" to TomTom on its plans to purchase its main map supplier, Tele Atlas, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Saturday.

  • Surprise Friday Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 11:04 PM ET

    Click here for exclusive trades from Fast Money’s “Surprise Friday” guest.

  • Market Insider/Friday Look Ahead Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 5:01 AM ET

    The incredible shrinking dollar and fired-up commodities markets will be features again on Friday when the markets have another look at fresh inflation data.

  • Microsoft Cuts Vista Prices, Urges Upgrades Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 3:34 AM ET

    Microsoft said on Thursday it plans to cut prices of its Windows Vista operating system sold at retail outlets in a move aimed at pushing customers to switch to the newest version of Windows.

  • Stocks Jump on Fannie, Freddie News Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 9:07 AM ET

    Stocks jumped after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's testimony on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

  • Google Moves into Web Site Building Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 5:13 AM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Google, already the world's most popular spot for finding Web sites, is aiming to become the go-to place for creating Web sites too.

  • Where to Invest Now: Global Plays, Big Manufacturers Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 4:45 PM ET

    Amid a wave of mixed economic signals, CNBC asked the pros where they would invest.

  • Rally Fizzles, Leaving Stocks Flat Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 4:19 PM ET

    Stocks finished mostly flat Wednesday as investors juggled encouraging news on the regulation of mortage lenders with another round of bleak news on housing and the economy.

  • Stocks Fall Back After Rallying on Housing Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 1:59 PM ET

    Stocks fell back after rallying on renewed optimism about the struggling housing market.

  • Euro Stocks End Flat on Mixed US Outlook Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 12:00 PM ET

    European stocks ended largely flat Wednesday, having pulled back from earlier losses, as negative U.S. economic data was counterbalanced by news that investment caps for two U.S. mortgage financiers would be lifted.

  • Microsoft's EU Fine: Company Will Pay And Just Move On Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 9:40 AM ET

    The European Union stepped up to level the biggest single fine against a company when it slapped Microsoft with a $1.35 billion penalty for anti-trust and anti-competitive behavior, and for not complying with earlier rulings to curb these kinds of practices.

  • EU Slaps Record Fine on Microsoft Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 9:24 AM ET
    Microsoft

    The European Commission fined Microsoft a record 899 million euros ($1.35 billion) on Wednesday for defying sanctions imposed on the software giant for antitrust violations, far exceeding the original penalty.

  • EU to Announce Heavy Fine for Microsoft: Sources Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 4:44 AM ET
    Microsoft

    The European Commission will announce later Wednesday that it will fine Microsoft for failing to comply with a 2004 antitrust order, sources close to the EC told CNBC Europe.