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    U.S. stocks surged around 7 percent on Monday after the Obama administration detailed a plan to purge toxic assets from bank balance sheets...

  • Cramer sees a host of good trends that should take this market higher.

  • Does IBM's reported deal to buy Sun Microsystems for $8 billion signal the start of consolidation in the Tech space?

  • Senators, celebrities, Starbucks, Microsoft — they all use Twitter as a tool to communicate. CNBC and now Power Lunch tweets — Michelle Caruso Cabrera just posted a message from the set of the show.

  • The strength of these three sectors is benefiting companies across the board.

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    The Dow fell on Thursday largely due to concerns that the Federal Reserve's latest efforts to battle the recession are too costly and untested...

  • Stocks slid in the final hour of trading Thursday as investors were initially encouraged by efforts by Citigroup to boost capital but started cashing in some profits, particularly in sectors that have seen big runups like financials.

  • Software analyst John DiFucci notes a startling development at Oracle.  "What we've seen all across the S&P is, people cutting their dividends, cutting them significantly; Oracle's instituting a new dividend," he told CNBC. "What that says is, Oracle's management team is confident in its free cash flow."

  • Talk of Google's advertising machine raises natural questions about the company's future.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Semiconductor stocks might offer better returns these days than many of the sector’s bellwethers.

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    The winning streaks may have ended yesterday, but St. Patrick's Day has historically been more up than down for the markets.  Good Luck Today!

  • Among those young people coming of age today, we can see a shift in goals from just a few years ago. Gifting is creative: kids donating their big events for causes rather than spending on lavish parties. There’s less desire among graduates to plunge into big-money-making endeavors rather, there is genuine interest in giving back.

  • The major indices have some distance to go today if they are going to break weekly records.  However, there are 4 Dow components that are on track for their best week in at least 40 years...

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    It looks like Apple will be updating its iPhone operating system with the company scheduling an event on St. Patrick's Day next week. But the event itself might be more newsworthy than you think, especially given the current climate in Cupertino.

  • Standard & Poor's downgraded General Electric, lowering its rating to AA-plus with a stable outlook, down from the top-tier, AAA credit rating it enjoyed. Here are some sobering facts about GE and other big stocks...

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    As the economy hemorrhages jobs (3.6 million and counting since the start of the recession), C-level suites everywhere are abuzz with executives hashing out the details of impending rightsizings, streamlining, redundancies, or whatever obfuscation of choice.

  • Last night on Fast Money, Guy Adami mentioned that "the PE is very compelling" for Hewlett Packard.  Many of the PE's for the Dow 30 are at historic lows.  Here's a "By the Numbers" look at current PE's and implied valuation.

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    Stocks rose for a second day on Wednesday after JP Morgan Chase said the bank was profitable in January and February, echoing comments by Citigroup a day earlier.

  • I'm reporting from the Montgomery Tech Conference in Santa Monica Ca, and it's surprising and refreshing to find such an excited and optimistic assortment of startups and potential investors.