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    Nielsen wants to disprove the old adage about advertising: “I know half of my advertising works, I just don’t know which half.” Now the measurement company is making a big push to show that it’s moved far beyond archaic “people meters” to measure ad engagement for the digital age.

  • View over the caldera of Santorini in Greece.

    Over dinner last night with several managing directors for a large equity desk, the first topic of conversation was not, “What's going to happen after the NYSE-Deutsche Boerse merger gets turned down?” It was, “What the hell is going on with this lousy volume? My desk is dead.”

  • Mitt Romney

    During his presidential campaign in 2007, Republican candidate Mitt Romney promised that a trust overseeing his financial portfolio would shed any investments that conflicted with GOP positions toward Iran, China, stem cell research and other issues.

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    The U.S. stock market overreacted to Europe's financial turmoil, contrarian investor David Dreman told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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    If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be among the 1 percent — one of the wealthiest people in America — it’s your lucky day! There's an app for that. Which means you can be the 1% anywhere — in the airport or in the tub.

  • Earlier this month, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick tweeted: "Check these prizes from the McDonald's monopoly game," and included a link. Next to the tweet it said "spon," which I assume meant sponsored. So I called up McDonald's and asked them if they were now sponsoring Michael Vick.

  • Ben and Jerry cow icon supporting Wall Streeet protest

    The “Occupy Wall Street” protest just got some delish support — from ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s.

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    People will “continue to smoke, eat, and need healthcare,” so stocks in these areas will feel less economic pressures on their sales and profits,” Stuart Reeve, director and portfolio manager at BlackRock spacer, told CNBC Friday.

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    The rollercoaster stock market has investors running for shelter in the form of top-rated companies that pay high dividends or mutual funds that invest in them, according to a report from TheStreet.

  • NYSE trader

    The rollercoaster stock market has investors running for shelter in the form of top-rated companies that pay high dividends or mutual funds that invest in them.

  • But that doesn't mean investors should get out now, Cramer said. Here's his commonsense approach to the sell-off.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Management Reset

    The authors of the new book write, "The time for a management reset has come, and it’s not simply a matter of making leaders more effective or adopting the latest twist on how to engage employees. Rather, it must be a seismic change; a complete rethinking of what an organization’s objectives are and the way they are achieved."

  • Oscar Awards

    There's no question, live events are in demand. There's plenty of speculation why, including bad weather this winter. But there's also plenty of talk about the "Twitter Effect."

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks ended slightly higher after trading lower most of the session as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated the central bank would continue to stimulate the economy, even amid signs of growing strength in the U.S. economy, evident in news out early in the session. Cisco and BofA rose, while Merck fell.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned higher after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicated the central bank would continue to stimulate the economy, even amid signs of growing strength in the U.S. economy. Cicsco and Bank of America rose, while Merck fell.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks fell Thursday as investors weighed strong signs of an economy on the mend against increasing worries over Egypt and signs pointing to an end to the recent rally.  Merck and Alcoa fell, while Bank of America gained.

  • U.S. stocks were set for a lower open on Thursday as investors weighed hints of an improving economy against increasing disorder in Egypt and signs pointing to an end to the recent rally.

  • Clay MTTHEWS

    The Super Bowl promises to be a hair-raising matchup between two former USC Trojans, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu and Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.