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  • Plasma TVs: Price Pinches Popularity Monday, 31 Jan 2011 | 10:29 AM ET

    Chances are you'll be watching the big game on a smaller-sized, lower-priced LCD set, even if the picture quality isn't as good as its rival.  In the cutthroat, deflationary world of consumer electronics, the debate over which flat-panel TV technology is superior has taken  a backseat to price.

  • Stocks End Up; Dow Hits New 2 1/2-Year High Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 5:03 PM ET
    Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks closed higher with the Dow finishing 20 points shy of 12,000 on the strength of materials and tech stocks and as investors awaited a handful of major earnings later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.

  • Stocks Gain Ahead of Close as Tech Advances Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 3:59 PM ET
    Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks trimmed gains, but remained significantly higher, as techs and materials lifted the market as investors awaited a handful of major earnings from the sector later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.

  • Stocks Gain as Materials, Tech Advance Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 11:31 AM ET

    Stocks extended modest gains as tech stocks rose and lifted the Nasdaq for the first time in several sessions. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.

  • Futures Trade Flat; Big Earnings Week Ahead Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 9:22 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures traded flat to slightly higher at the start of a week featuring dozens of major earnings reports, as well as a Federal Reserve statement and a slew of macroeconomic data.

  • HEALTH CARE—Coombs Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:35 PM ET
    Health care protestor.

    Congress will tweak but not repeal health care legislation, insurers won't take a bit hit from reform measures, sector consolidation will continue and China will drive growth for drug and device makers.

  • US Stocks Creep Up on Dollar Moves Monday, 18 Oct 2010 | 12:58 PM ET

    Stocks open slightly up despite a disappointing September industrial production report. Last month’s decline was the first decline in 15 months. The poor data sent the dollar to its lows of the sessions.

  • China Shifts Away From Low-Cost Factories Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 | 10:50 AM ET

    Companies here in China’s industrial heartland are toiling to reinvent their businesses, fearing that the low-cost manufacturing that helped propel the nation’s economic ascent is fast becoming obsolete. The NYT reports.

  • Man vs Machine: What Investors Think Now Tuesday, 14 Sep 2010 | 11:02 AM ET

    Today, CNBC begins a series on how trading has changed in the last several years, called Man vs. Machine. What exactly has changed? What's the good and bad of high frequency trading? What changes will the SEC likely make in market structure? Who are the key players?

  • Lightning Round: Valero, Pearson, US Steel and More Tuesday, 3 Aug 2010 | 8:14 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Reliable Dictation, Down to a ‘T’ Thursday, 29 Jul 2010 | 12:13 PM ET

    Nuance, the company that makes Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows, is in a pretty sweet position: It’s essentially a monopoly.

  • Some Take Health Into Their Own Hands Friday, 18 Jun 2010 | 3:11 PM ET
    Nike iPod

    In an age when people obsessively track and share the most minute details of their personal lives, more individuals are relying on digital devices to record and monitor their health data.

  • Smart Lighting Technology May Offer A Brighter Idea Monday, 17 May 2010 | 12:55 PM ET

    A new lighting control system could dim prospects for competing technologies such as LED lighting and put the spotlight on the booming energy-efficiency industry

  • Sustainable Investing: Carbon Winners and Losers Friday, 23 Apr 2010 | 2:43 PM ET
    Businesses, investors, governments and consumers are being inundated with complex and conflicting data about climate change and the efforts to address it.So what parts of this new economic paradigm will fundamentally change your life, finances and workplace? It's something CNBC contributor Terry Tamminen addresses in his upcoming book, "Cracking the Carbon Code: The Keys to Sustainable Wealth in the 21st Century."  In the book, Tamminen examines how companies are dealing with their carbon footpr

    Businesses, investors, governments and consumers are being inundated with data about climate change. See some of the potential winners and losers in the new age of carbon awareness.

  • Despite Goldman, Earnings STILL a Good Sign Monday, 19 Apr 2010 | 10:21 AM ET

    Negotiations over Greece's debt crisis have been delayed...because the airspaces have been closed due to the Iceland volcanic eruption. AND: Don't let the Goldman story, as important as it is for some financial firms, distract you from the main story: earnings are getting better.

  • Earnings Roundup: Jan. 25 Friday, 22 Jan 2010 | 3:59 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Jan.  25.

  • The recovery won't be bolstered by the consumer, like in previous recessions. Instead demand will come from a build-up of low inventories and large companies' exposure to emerging market growth, Edith Thouin, vice president of ABN Amro Private Banking said Monday.

  • LED Bulbs Save Substantial Energy, a Study Finds Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | 9:47 AM ET

    Over the entire life of a bulb, from manufacturing to disposal, the energy used for incandescent bulbs is almost five times that of LED lamps.

  • Farrell: Obama Hectored, Ignored and Restricted? Monday, 23 Nov 2009 | 8:51 AM ET

    The axle that is health care reform, and around which Washington is wrapped, threatens to scuttle the Presidents domestic agenda while he frustratingly tries to reach out to foreign allies (or non allies as the case may be).

  • In the wake of the financial crisis and its attendant repercussions across the global economy, the U.S. Congress stands poised to address the issue of patent reform, writes Keith Bergelt, CEO of Open Invention Network.