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  • Changing  tastes and income levels aren’t the only things that are driving Chinese consumers’ spending habits. When selling to them, companies would do well to account for the effect of regulations as well, which is driving some of them upmarket.

  • Analyst Gene Munster sizes up the competition and renders his verdict.

  • PayPal Files Suit Against Google

    The mobile payment wars are heating up. Paypal is suing the search giant for stealing mobile payment secrets. A look at who gains from this legal action, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray.

  • A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Google hopes to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts.

  • Tech stole the spotlight Thursday with investors wondering just how rapidly new innovations, such as Google Wallet, would generate a sea change in the way people shop.

  • Each quarter near the end of the earnings season, CNBC.com publishes a list of 20 stocks in the S&P 500 trading at the greatest premiums or discounts to their analysts’ consensus target prices.

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

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • OptionMonster's tracking systems detected more than 8,000 June 82.50 calls, most of which priced for $1.28, against open interest of just 1,325 contracts.

  • Stocks closed modestly higher amid falling oil prices and a rising dollar as investors were encouraged by a surprisingly strong report on April jobs growth.

  • Stocks stabilized in the final hour of trading off the highs of the day, but still up nearly half a percent amid falling oil prices and sliding energy stocks, but in the aftermath of a surprisingly strong report on jobs growth in April.

  • Stocks continued to trade at lofty levels, buoyed by news of surprisingly strong job gains in April.

  • Stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Friday after steep losses on Thursday, with all eyes on April nonfarm payrolls which is expected to show a slowdown in job creation.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, May 5.

  • Stocks tumbled in the final hour of trading to close lower as investors took profits ahead of a key government jobs report on Friday, and as energy shares extended losses after crude oil plunged below $100.

  • The credit-card provider posted earnings and revenue that edged above analyst estimates Thursday, but shares slipped in extended trading.

  • At first blush, investors may not think eBay  would warrant any weakness on proposed financial reforms. If anything, the online retailer would seem to benefit from a reduction in credit card processing fees charged to sellers on its namesake auction site. But, eBay is not just auctions.

  • Stocks tumbled in the final hour of trading as investors took profits ahead of a government jobs report on Friday, and as energy shares extended losses after crude oil plunged below $100.

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    Startup Square just secured a major advantage competitive mobile payments space — a strategic investment from Visa, which will put one of its executives on the company's board.

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