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  • 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.

  • Awaiting Earnings And All That Data Monday, 13 Jul 2009 | 9:44 AM ET

    Futures were at the highs of the morning as traders await the heavy number of earnings reports and economic data beginning tomorrow and lasting through the end of the week.

  • Earnings 101: Beyond The Big Names Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | 7:08 PM ET

    So you wanna follow earnings season, eh? Unless you're Jim Cramer, there are probably a number of lesser-known companies that you haven't paid attention to, but should. These firms can tell you a lot about both the economy and the stock market.

  • Incandescent Bulbs Return to the Cutting Edge Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | 11:16 AM ET
    Light Bulbs

    When Congress passed a new energy law two years ago, obituaries were written for the incandescent light bulb. The law set tough efficiency standards, due to take effect in 2012, that no traditional incandescent bulb on the market could meet, and a century-old technology that helped create the modern world seemed to be doomed. But as it turns out, the obituaries were premature.

  • Options Swarm as LED Maker Shares Surge Wednesday, 1 Apr 2009 | 1:50 PM ET

    LED technology company Cree is up 6 percent Wednesday, with huge options activity. The average call activity in CREE for the month of March was 2,200 contracts a day, but today some 23,200 calls changed hands in the first hour of trading alone.

  • GE Options Trade: 'Extremely' Bearish Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 3:07 PM ET

    Options activity is extremely bearish in General Electric, a day after CEO Jeffrey Immelt sent a somber letter to shareholders acknowledging that the company's reputation had been "tarnished."

  • Don't Be Fooled By The Numbers Monday, 26 Jan 2009 | 1:09 PM ET

    Stocks are modestly higher – but don’t let that fool you, as many companies reported that the sluggish economy is clearly taking its toll on their operations and will continue to significantly put pressure on their results this year.

  • Trading The New Year (Literally) Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 6:36 PM ET

    What's the trade as Times Square celebrates New Year's Eve with 32,356 L.E.D. light bulbs?

  • Layoffs Continue to Grow—Is Your Firm on the List? Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 | 6:01 PM ET
    Crowd of people on the street

    Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb became the latest big company to announce layoffs, saying it will eliminate another 10 percent of its work force through 2010.

  • Layoffs Continue to Grow—Is Your Firm on the List? Friday, 12 Dec 2008 | 12:04 PM ET

    This week brought a slew of layoffs, including Dow component Bank of America, which said its planned job cuts may grow to 35,000 over three years after it completes its purchase of Merrill Lynch.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Tuesday, 9 Dec 2008 | 1:49 PM ET

    Sony became one of the latest companies to announce layoffs in attempt to rein in costs and weather the weak economy.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 3:46 PM ET

    Further layoffs on Monday from big market names, including a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average an American business icon, added to employment gloom.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Thursday, 4 Dec 2008 | 9:32 AM ET

    The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

  • Where the Layoffs Are—Is Your Firm on the List? Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 10:15 AM ET

    The latest job cuts  in the banking sector come amid an overall wave of layoffs across the United States as companies move to cut costs in the face of slackening demand and a general economic downturn.

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