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  • Biggest Jump In A Month Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 6:18 PM ET

    Stocks rose the most in more than a month on Thursday with the Dow making a triple digit advance. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Retail, Energy Lead Rally; Oil Near $128 Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 5:10 PM ET

    Stocks rallied, with the Dow ending just shy of  its session high, after an unexpected drop in jobless claims and solid sales reports from some retailers including Wal-Mart. A credit-rating downgrade on bond insurers spurred a quick dip but stocks quickly bounced back.  Oil closed near $128 a barrel.

  • Blue Chips Rally; Homebuilders Slide Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 2:46 PM ET

    Stocks rallied, with the Dow posting a triple-digit point gain, helped by an unexpected drop in jobless claims and solid sales reports from some retailers including Wal-Mart.

  • Verizon, Wal-Mart Lead Blue-Chip Rally Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 1:32 PM ET

    Stocks rallied, with the Dow posting a triple-digit point gain, helped by an unexpected drop in jobless claims and solid sales reports from some retailers including Wal-Mart.

  • New Phone? It's The Network, Stupid Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 12:39 PM ET
    A customer at an Apple store at Southpark Mall in Charlotte, N.C., examines the new Apple iPhone during the first day of sales for the device, Friday, June 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek).

    In spite of the built-in WiFi, the touch-screen that lets users manipulate data and an accelerometer that allows the on-screen image to rotate with the device, the reality is, without a network that allows users to fully realize its capabilities, the iPhone is only achieving a portion of its potential.

  • Stocks Rally as Wal-Mart Boosts Dow Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 11:47 AM ET

    Stocks rallied, with the Dow posting a triple-digit point gain, helped by an unexpected drop in jobless claims and solid sales reports from some retailers including Wal-Mart.

  • Verizon Wireless to Buy Alltel In $28.1 Billion Deal Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 10:09 AM ET

    Verizon Wireless agreed to buy Alltel for $28.1 billion, including $22.2 billion in debt, vaulting the combined company to first place in the U.S. mobile services market ahead of AT&T.

  • Vodafone Confirms Verizon Talks to Buy Alltel Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 5:33 AM ET
    Verizon

    Britain's Vodafone confirmed on Thursday that U.S.-based Verizon Wireless, in which it has a 45 percent stake, is in advanced talks to buy U.S. rural mobile service provider Alltel.

  • Market Insider: Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 11:18 PM ET

    May's chain store sales and weekly jobless claims will be factors in the market Thursday, as credit worries still manage to haunt stocks.

  • Web Extra: Apple Conquers The World Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 7:06 PM ET

    Apple reached a deal to sell iPhones in Japan by the end of the year. In Wednesday’s Web Extra find out how the traders are playing the news.

  • Stocks Finish Mixed; Bond Insurers Plunge Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    Stocks finished mixed as investors juggled some encouraging economic news and concerns about the financial sector. Lehman Brothers rebounded, while bond insurers plunged. Oil dropped below $123 a barrel.

  • Verizon in Talks to Buy Alltel for $27 Billion Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | 2:51 PM ET
    Verizon

    Verizon is deep in talks to acquire Alltel, the nation's fifth largest wireless carrier, for roughly $27 billion, people close to the talks have told CNBC.

  • Internet Use in America Friday, 23 May 2008 | 8:47 AM ET

    At a recent Bankrate conference, Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, gave an excellent keynote address on the constant evolution of the the digital world we live in.  Here are some of the growth stats, Lee shared.

  • Cramer's Early Move on MasTec Friday, 16 May 2008 | 6:14 PM ET

    This infrastructure play is making big moves into wind power. Get in before Wall Street catches on.

  • Cramer's Advice to Baby Boomers Friday, 16 May 2008 | 11:41 AM ET

    Buy stocks with long-term bullish themes, Cramer says. That way you don't have to worry about the short-term volatility in the market.

  • Gaining from Customer Satisfaction Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | 12:26 PM ET

    We have all had some miserable customer service experiences and as we sit on hold or try to navigate through yet another voice response system, we wonder how can these companies get away with this.  In fact, a 2006 Harris Interactive Poll showed 40% of us would rather go to the dentist than deal with poor customer service.  My most recent mind numbing experience with my phone company, Verizon, made me wonder if there is a way to translate this into investing opportunities.   Here is what I found...

  • Sprint, Clearwire to Form $14.5 Billion WiMax Venture Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 9:56 AM ET
    Deal, Handshake

    Clearwire and Sprint Nextel are planning to merge their wireless broadband units to create a new $14.55 billion wireless communications company.

  • Lightning Round: Verizon, Yamana, Intel and More Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 7:42 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The Return of Comcast Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 7:27 PM ET

    Don't count this company out like Cramer did. It's making a comeback.

  • Wireless Stocks? Go International Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 12:03 PM ET

    Shares of wireless providers have been surging, so is it time for investors to make a call?  Hold the phone, says Craig Moffett.  The senior telecom analyst for Sanford C. Bernstein has a strategy...