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  • Verizon is facing some major challenges, and it's looking for some new growth drivers.

  • With Microsoft's earnings report this morning, two thirds of the Dow 30 have now reported.  Here is a summary of how things stand in terms of EPS and revenues.

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    I'm in Scottsdale Arizona where Microsoft just unveiled its new retail concept, and it is a mob scene. Over a thousand people are in line to check out the colorful store, and hoping to get one of the gift bags Microsoft will hand out to early visitors. A few dozen of these Windows fanatics camped out over night.

  • There’s still a week-and-a-half left in the month, but the markets are currently maintaining yet another month of gains.

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    Despite promises by President Barack Obama, more than 70 million Americans who have health insurance through their jobs could be open to higher costs or denials of some coverage under a leading overhaul plan making its way through Congress.

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

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    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.

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

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

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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.

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

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    Google handily beat analysts' expectations for both profit and revenue on Thursday, sending its shares up in after-hours trading.

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    The amazing thing about Google ahead of its earnings tonight is the lack of humility.

  • 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.

  • 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!

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    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.

  • 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.

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    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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