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  • What Should Yahoo Do? Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 3:12 PM ET

    Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Yahoo would marry the world's biggest software maker with a leading Internet media company, shaking up the online market.

  • Yahoo CEO Says No Decision Yet on Microsoft Bid Wednesday, 6 Feb 2008 | 2:18 PM ET

    Yahoo Chief Executive Jerry Yang told employees in an e-mail that no decision has been made about Microsoft's bid to buy the company for $44.6 billion.

  • Worst Drop In 11 Months Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 7:39 PM ET

    Tuesday was a dizzying day on Wall Street with the Dow plunging lower. What's the word on the Street?

  • No Super Tuesday for the Stock Market Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 4:23 PM ET

    It may have been Super Tuesday at the voting booth, but there was nothing super about Tuesday for stocks.

  • What's an Investor to Do? Recession-Proof Stocks Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 3:35 PM ET

    Investors are worried about a recession again.  So  CNBC asked the experts for some recession-proof stock picks.

  • Recession Fears Rattle Market Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 3:32 PM ET

    Stocks tumbled Tuesday after an unexpectedly sharp contraction in the U.S. services sector and comments from one Federal Reserve official that a "mild recession" is possible.

  • S&P Stock Screen Uncovers "What Buffett Would Buy" Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 2:49 PM ET
    The new Apple iPhone is seen Friday, June 29, 2007 in New York.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    Standard and Poor's has just released the results of its twice-a-year stock screen, designed to find Warren Buffett-style stocks. The new list features several tech stocks, including Apple, as well as a number of names from Europe and Asia.  But some key Buffett criteria aren't taken into account by the screen.

  • Fed Comments Push Stocks Even Lower Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 1:05 PM ET

    Stocks tumbled Tuesday after an unexpectedly sharp contraction in the U.S. services sector and a fresh downgrade in the financial sector.

  • Cisco's Outlook Ready To Set Tech Stage Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 12:35 PM ET

    If guidance and outlook have been the Achilles' heels of so many great-earnings-reports-gone-bad this earnings season, then the grand-daddy of them all could come at the close Wednesday when Cisco Systems reports its earnings.

  • Recession Concerns Keep Stocks Down Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 11:42 AM ET

    Stocks tumbled Tuesday after an unexpectedly sharp contraction in the U.S. services sector and a fresh downgrade in the financial sector.

  • Silicon Valley & The Election: Big $$$ Endorsements Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 11:34 AM ET
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    Maybe it's because the industry is maturing; maybe it's because the executives themselves are maturing; but make no mistake: Silicon Valley is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to the presidential campaign...

  • News Corp isn't worried about the writers' strike or a consumer turndown--not after its numbers turned out to be so strong. And Rupert Murdoch is optimistic--the company raising its guidance for its fiscal year ending this summer.

  • Much like Microsoft's attempt to scuttle Google's bid for DoubleClick last year, Google is preparing a team of lobbyists to block or delay Microsoft's planned buyout of Yahoo.

  • Market Insider/Tuesday Look Ahead  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 12:14 AM ET

    On Wall Street Tuesday, a bright spot will be the ticker tape parade for those Super Bowl champion New York Giants. Maybe stocks could be like the Giants. Play crummy all season, and then reverse fortunes in the final minutes.

  • Recession Fears Knock Stocks Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 6:23 PM ET

    Stocks lost ground Monday, coming off their best week in nearly five years. What's the word on the Street?

  • American Express Drags Down Blue Chips Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 4:54 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower, led by financials, after brokers downgraded several big names in the sector, including American Express.

  • With all the attention we lavish on Google as it breaks through one stock-price plateau or another, it seems only fair to cover the company's stock as it retreats as well. Retreat might be an understatement.

  • Google Faces Uphill Fight In Blocking Microsoft Bid Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 3:14 PM ET
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    Google's effort to raise antitrust concerns about Microsoft's $42 billion bid for Yahoo has several flaws, analysts said.

  • Microsoft Plans to Borrow Money for Yahoo Deal Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 3:08 PM ET
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    Microsoft said Monday it may borrow money for the first time in its history to fund a portion of its $44.6 billion unsolicited offer for Yahoo.

  • To date 291 (just under 60%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...