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  • IBM Sign

    With Intel in the books, and all indications of a tech recovery afoot, IBM's report after the bell tonight should go a long way toward keeping the tech rally alive. As long as expectations aren't exceeding reality when it comes to the company's growth and outlook.

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    Executives at Microsoft are fond of saying that its subscription gaming service, Xbox Live, should be thought of as a cable channel.

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    Major companies continued to pour support into the Haiti relief effort following last Tuesday's devastating earthquake, and the US Chamber of Commerce said corporate aid pledges had already exceeded $16 million by 11 am Eastern.

  • On a week where Alcoa kicked off the earnings season with a miss, oil fell back below $80 per barrel, and the equity markets hit new intraday 52-week highs before losing momentum Friday with a triple digit loss for the Dow, and ended up turning in a negative weekly performance.

  • Markets opened lower on Friday and Marc Pado, U.S. market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, speculated investors will be taking in profits ahead of the three-day weekend. What should we expect going forward? He shared his market insight.

  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told CNBC that his company will look into a report that a flaw in Microsoft's Internet software allowed China to launch a cyber attack on Google earlier this week.

  • Modern Warfare 2

    The video game industry was down 8 percent compared to the 2008 sales numbers, with sales of $19.7 billion. It was the first time since 2002 that video game companies as a whole have posted notable negative growth.

  • In extended trade, shares of Intel climbed as much as 3% after the company reported earnings that blew past expectations. On these results, what’s your next move?

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently trading near 10,700, but Jeff Hirsch, editor at Stock Traders Almanac told investors that the index could reach 15,000 by 2011. He shared his insights.

  • Intel

    Call it a perfect storm of economic trends for Intel, and the company is grabbing its surfboard, ready for what could be the recovery ride of its life.

  • Markets closed higher on Wednesday, led by financial and technology stocks. How should investors position their portfolios for the rest of the year? Tom Forester, portfolio manager at Forester Value Fund and Dean Curnutt, president of Macro Risk Advisors shared their insights.

  • Investors are keeping a close eye on banks stocks, which closed higher despite some tough talk from lawmakers.

  • Now, all those geniuses who don’t “get” that you were being sarcastic in that last email will have it all spelled out for them.

  • Netflix

    Netflix has been on a run, announcing deal after deal to make digital access to its movie library available to subscribers from their televisions.

  • Investors hit the brakes on Tuesday after disappointing results from Alcoa and a warning from Chevron spooked buyers. How should you be positioned, now?

  • The U.S. and global technology market will continue to grow in 2010, said Andrew Bartels, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research. He shared his sector outlook.

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    As the economy recovers and the outlook for jobs improves, employers are looking to hire again. That’s why now is a good time for the business community to make a belated resolution for 2010: to make the hiring of Soldiers and veterans a top national priority.

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    The technology industry is going retro — moving away from remote controls, mice and joysticks to something that arrives without batteries, wires or a user manual. It’s called a hand. The NYT explains.

  • BlackRock is taking a slightly more conservative stance on the stock market for this coming quarter, as last year's spectacular returns are unlikely to be repeated, Bob Doll, Vice Chairman and global Chief Investment Officer for equities, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at fresh 15-month highs as shares of big manufacturers advanced on strong Chinese economic data, but the Nasdaq fell as tech shares succumbed to profit-taking.