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  • Cramer singles out the companies that are weighing down the market.

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  • Warren Buffett and Forbes

    When Forbes releases its annual ranking of the world's richest billionaires tomorrow (Wednesday), it appears likely Warren Buffett will once again come in behind his friend and online bridge partner, Bill Gates.

  • Markets rose after a lower open on Tuesday amid some profit taking on this 1-year anniversary of the March 2009 lows. Patrick Becker, chief investment officer at Becker Capital Management, and Alec Young, equity strategist at Standard & Poor’s, said there's still further room for growth.

  • Facebook

    Last week, Facebook made headlines after an interview with the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg in the Wall Street Journal once again demurring when it came to discussing his initial public offering plans.

  • Markets opened higher on Monday but trading was moderate after last week's rally caused by better-than-expected jobs data. How should investors be positioned going forward? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company shared his market strategies.

  • US Stocks posted another week of strong gains, led to the upside by the NASDAQ Composite index, settling on Friday at its highest close since September 2008.

  • Despite Greece’s debt crisis, stocks are trading higher on relief that the job loss in February wasn't as bad as expected. Is the employment news a catalyst for a possible rally? Stephen Wood, chief market strategist at Russell Investments shared his insights.

  • Markets gained on Friday amid relief that employers cut a smaller than expected 36,000 jobs in February. What should investors expect from stocks going forward? Uri Landesman, head of global growth at ING Investment Management, and Tommy Williams, president of Williams Financial Advisors, shared their insights.

  • The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 36,000 jobs in February and an unemployment rate remaining at 9.7%.  The January and December numbers were revised as well.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • The Dow erased all but a few points of its gain Tuesday as tech stocks retreated.

  • After underperforming in 2009, video game stocks are poised to improve in 2010, said Arvind Bhatia, video game and entertainment analyst at Sterne, Agee & Leach. He shared his market insights.

  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was on hand earlier this morning at the Search Marketing Expo in Santa Clara, and sat for a wide-ranging interview on stage in front of about 1,000 visitors, and while much of his comments were about Bing, Yahoo, Google, Microsoft more broadly, and lots of other topics, what he had to say about Twitter was intriguing.

  • Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz told CNBC Tuesday that the market is undervaluing the Internet company, which will continue to focus on generating more advertising, revenue, and a larger customer base under her leadership.

  • PlayStation 3

    Sony Playstation 3 consoles began to reactivate late Monday, after an error with the console’s online network rendered some machines incapable of playing many recent games, leaving thousands of gamers stranded.

  • The Dow and S&P 500 turned in their best monthly performance since November 2009, while the NASDAQ turned in its best monthly gain since December 2009.

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    Investors and analysts are wondering why GameStop’s CFO abruptly (and unexpectedly) left the company after just six months – and the company’s stock is taking a drubbing because of it.

  • Get calls on Apple, Dollar Tree, Brigham Exploration and more.

  • The news today from Palm is just plain ugly, and you gotta hand it to RBC Capital and Bank of America, who both came out Monday with negative calls on this stock.

  • People love to deride Twitter as a silly startup with no business model. For a year now I've been insisting that Twitter will gradually build a profitable business, and its latest deal with Yahoo! confirms just that.