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  • Dow Gains Nearly 100 Amid Earnings Optimism Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 5:27 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Monday, after a wobbly start, as investors were optimistic about the slew of earnings ahead.

  • Verizon Ups the Ante To Compete With Cable Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 2:57 PM ET
    Verizon

    Verizon is being very savvy about marketing to cash-strapped consumers as we head into the holiday shopping season. Consumers who sign up for Verizon's new fiber network—FIOS—get a $150 pre-paid Visa card.

  • Dow Up Over 100 Points, Led by CAT Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 1:48 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Monday, after a wobbly start, as techs dragged but investors were optimistic about the slew of earnings ahead.

  • Stocks Move Higher; Techs Drag Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 10:54 AM ET

    Stocks moved higher Monday, after a wobbly start, as techs dragged but investors were optimistic about the slew of earnings ahead.

  • Hurdles Remain as FCC Ponders Internet Data Rules Sunday, 18 Oct 2009 | 4:50 PM ET
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    With Democrats in charge in Washington, supporters of so-called "net neutrality" rules seem poised to finally push through requirements that high-speed Internet providers give equal treatment to all data flowing over their networks.

  • Google Starts to Bleed—In a Good Way Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 10:44 AM ET
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    The company's third quarter report Thursday was a blockbuster, and its guidance — yes, I know there wasn't any, but if you listen to CEO Eric Schmidt's comments, it certainly seems like he's talking about the future — was pretty stellar.

  • After Hours: Google Up As IBM Dives Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 5:30 PM ET

    After hours the Fast Money traders were closely watching the action in IBM and Google as they sorted through earnings reports from both companies.

  • Google Beats on Earnings, Revenue; Shares Higher Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 5:08 PM ET
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    Google handily beat analysts' expectations for both profit and revenue on Thursday, sending its shares up in after-hours trading.

  • Google Fuels the Tech Fire Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 1:50 PM ET
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    The amazing thing about Google ahead of its earnings tonight is the lack of humility.

  • Highest Yielding Stocks by S&P Sector Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 8:39 AM ET

    Following my post earlier this week on the highest yielding stocks in the Dow, here is a deeper look at the dividends of the S&P 500.

  • Biggest Dividend Yields of the S&P 500 Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 8:26 AM ET
    Especially in volatile times, dividends can be a way for investors to more effectively safeguard returns.  Many publicly held corporations pay out a portion of their  earnings to shareholders, giving investors a payback whether the stock price goes up or down.  Cramer's Rule Number Four in his "" calls these "buffers."Calculated as a percentage of share price, dividends have the potential to be cut or changed and yields vary as share prices fluctuate. For the purposes of this report, dividend yi

    Especially in volatile times, dividends can be a way for investors to more effectively safeguard returns. So, what are the biggest dividend yields on the S&P 500? Click ahead to find out!

  • Board Games: Apple 1; Google 1 Monday, 12 Oct 2009 | 10:40 AM ET

    It was just a matter of time. Not an "if," but a "when." The only question for former Genentech CEO Arthur Levinson was what board he'd choose to stay on: Apple's or Google's. We should all be troubled by such difficult decisions.

  • Highest Dividend Yields of the Dow Monday, 12 Oct 2009 | 7:29 AM ET

    Two and a half months away from the end of the year and the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to fall since the market lows.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

  • Lightning Round: BP, Aflac, Verizon and More Friday, 9 Oct 2009 | 7:25 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Mad Mail: Metals Mania Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | 7:20 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on the wireless Internet, Latin America and more.

  • Kneale: Hey Feds ... Leave the Blogosphere Alone Tuesday, 6 Oct 2009 | 12:46 PM ET
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    The Federal Trade Commission has launched a sweeping crackdown on 50 million bloggers and their hidden ties to makers of products they review.

  • Three 'Quirky' Investments Beating the Market Tuesday, 6 Oct 2009 | 12:04 PM ET

    Three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are beating the market big, said Elizabeth Ody, associate editor for Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. She offered details to CNBC.

  • Verizon Wireless, Google in Android Partnership Tuesday, 6 Oct 2009 | 8:46 AM ET
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    Verizon Wireless and Google say they are teaming up to speed development of new mobile devices based on Google's  Android software that will run on Verizon's cell phone network.

  • September End Preview: Winners & Losers Tuesday, 29 Sep 2009 | 3:17 PM ET

    Despite a pull back in the U.S. equity markets last week, the S&P and Nasdaq Composite are having their best September since 1998 so far, while the Dow is on track for its biggest % gain in September since 2007.  Even though September ranks as the worst month historically on average for all three indices, the Nasdaq Composite has traded up 12 sessions out of 19 as of Monday's close while the Dow and S&P have finished up 11 days of 19.

  • Why One Big Trader is Grabbing Comcast Options Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | 4:00 PM ET

    Comcast started rallying this month, and one large investor expects it to keep moving higher through January.