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  • Weak earnings reports weigh on the stock market Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 10:25 AM ET

    Stock indexes are moving between small gains and losses on Wall Street Friday after Goodyear Tire& Rubber and other companies turned in weak earnings reports. Goodyear's stock sank 7 percent after the company said that a steep dropoff in sales in Europe delivered a blow to the company's earnings.

  • VeriSign 3Q profit rises on higher revenue Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 6:03 PM ET

    RESTON, Va.-- VeriSign Inc., which registers domain names on the Internet, said Thursday that third-quarter profit rose 32 percent, topping expectations. VeriSign's shares lost 9 cents to $46.60 in regular trading, then dropped $7.10, or 15.2 percent, to $39.50 in after-hours trading after the earnings report and update on the registry agreement.

  • After-Hours Buzz: AAPL, AMZN, EXPE & More Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday.

  • Risk-On Trades Back on the Table Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 2:59 PM ET
    A fighting bull runs behind participants during the San Fermin running of the bulls on July 12, 2011 in Pamplona, Spain.

    Risk-on sectors have stabilized in June, after tumbling to their lowest levels this year at the start of the month.

  • Top 10 Tech ETFs of the Past Three Years Monday, 14 May 2012 | 3:51 PM ET
    As the JPMorgan Chase trading loss and European debt mess rekindle memories of the financial crisis of 2008-2009, it’s easy to forget how much U.S. stocks have bounced back since then. Until the recent turbulence, the major indices were at notable level. Specifically, the tech sector was at its highest level since the bubble days of a decade ago. And despite all the hand wringing of late, the Nasdaq Composite is still only off some 5 percent from its April peak. Given tech’s market leadership th

    Given tech’s market leadership this year and the emerging comparisons to the crisis of several years ago, we rounded up the 10 best performance tech ETFs over the past three years.

  • Stocks to Watch: SBUX, AMZN & More Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Thursday:

  • Watch Out: These Stocks Appear Overbought Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 5:53 PM ET

    Money pro Barry Sine of Drexel Hamilton has identified 6 stocks that he says look problematic.

  • Tech Cash Cows: Time to Buy Verisign?     Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 4:32 PM ET

    Does a strong cash position make for a buying opportunity? A check on Internet company, Verisign's balance sheet, with Edward Maguire, CLSA senior analyst, and Joel Fishbein, Lazard Capital Markets senior analyst.

  • Cash-Rich Tech Companies, Apple Lags? Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 2:14 PM ET
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    Relative to its size, is Apple holding more cash than its peers? The answer, perhaps surprisingly, is no.

  • 10 Cash Rich Companies Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 4:26 PM ET
    Corporations hold cash for a variety of reasons, including timing the price of growth-related assets, running day-to-day operations, conducting acquisitions, holding for future investment or acting as a precaution against market uncertainty. If a company holds more cash or highly liquid assets as a large proportion of its total assets - and relative to its peers - investors may draw insight into the size and scope of a company’s future investments. To get an idea of the companies that are holdin

    To get an idea of the companies that are holding the most cash, the CNBC analytics team looked at cash and short term investments held by S&P 500 companies. Here's the list.

  • 5 Rocket Stocks to Buy for Thanksgiving Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 5:49 PM ET

    As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, these five stocks could have short-term gain catalysts and longer-term growth potential, according to a report from TheStreet.

  • Traders at the New York Stock Exchange.

    The S&P 500 is expected to post earnings growth of 14.23 percent for the third quarter of 2011, according to S&P Capital IQ Consensus Earnings Report.

  • Stocks End Sharply Lower on Euro Zone Fears Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 7:53 PM ET
    September 11: Ten Years Later - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks closed firmly in the red Friday amid fears that Greece may default on its debt and following news that ECB's Juergen Stark will resign.

  • Verisign CFO Leaving     Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 4:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt has the story on Verisign's CFO leaving the company for other opportunities.

  • Jon Najarian: S&P Has Made Double Bottom Lows At 1136 Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    Although he doesn't think the market gyrations are over by any stretch, Jon Najarian does think the worst finally behind us.

  • September 6: Unusual Volume Leaders Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 2:18 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Tuesday's trading session.

  • Cloud Computing 101: Learning the Basics Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 11:03 AM ET

    The technology  may be just a marketing tool or a true innovation but whatever cloud computing is, many people don't understand the concept. So here's brief  question and answer session  to get you in the know.

  • NASDAQ Has Led Summer Stock Gains in Last Five Years Friday, 27 May 2011 | 11:23 AM ET

    Over the past five years, the average return of the NASDAQ 100 and NASDAQ Composite during the summer months outperformed the Dow and S&P 500.

  • Earnings Roundup: Jan. 27 Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 4:18 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 27.

  • Trading Our WikiLeaks-Led Future Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | 7:13 PM ET

    Here are the two best plays right now on cyber security.