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  • Early movers: MU, AAPL, DF, MCRS & more Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:50 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Walgreen quarterly profit rises 16 pct Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    June 24- Walgreen Co, the largest drug retailer in the United States, reported a 15.7 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by strong growth in prescription sales. Net income rose to $722 million, or 75 cents per share, in the quarter ended May 31, from $624 million, or 65 cents per share, a year earlier. Sales rose 5.9 percent to $19.40 billion.

  • Cramer’s game plan: 9 plays for week ahead Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    All out of new stock ideas? Not Cramer. Here’s what’s on his calendar.

  • Energy costs a potential threat to bull market Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 5:16 PM ET
    Erbil Refinery in Iraq, where attacks and unrest have caused a fuel crisis in Iraq.

    The stock market's record-breaking rise could get derailed by oil.

  • Instacart CEO not afraid of Google, Amazon Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Would you trust Google or Amazon to pick you the perfect avocado? The CEO of Instacart wouldn't.

  • Squawking Rick Perry in the hotseat on gay remarks Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 1:49 PM ET
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans.

    In our Talking Squawk blog, Joe appears on "The Daily Show" in a clip of his Rick Perry interview; Becky loses her breath on TV; and Andrew talks cocktails.

  • Midday movers: Nokia, Walgreen, Yelp & More Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Mobile payments tech starts to go mainstream Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    NFC provides consumers with product data, special offers and loyalty rewards.

    Although near-field communication has struggled to go mainstream for a decade, the technology is gaining ground in payments.

  • Early movers: FDX, AMZN, GM, GPS & more Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:46 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • The nation's largest drugstore chain, based in Illinois, is under pressure from some of its shareholders to do a deal known as a tax inversion with Alliance Boots Holdings Ltd that would shift Walgreen's tax domicile overseas.

  • UPDATE 1-U.S. retailers beat sales expectations in May Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    June 5- Average sales growth at 10 U.S. retailers, including Costco Wholesale Corp and Rite Aid Corp, topped expectations in May for a second month in a row as shoppers headed to malls in droves around the Memorial Day weekend, according Thomson Reuters data.

  • U.S. retailers beat sales expectations in May Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    June 5- Average sales growth at nine U.S. retailers, including Costco Wholesale Corp and Rite Aid Corp, topped expectations in May for a second month in a row as shoppers headed to malls in droves around the Memorial Day weekend, according Thomson Reuters data. The results exclude Gap Inc, one of the index's 10 components.

  • June 5- Drug retailer Rite Aid Corp estimated first-quarter profit much below analysts' expectations due to higher-than-expected drug costs and a bigger-than-expected fall in reimbursement rates. Rite Aid's shares fell as much as 14 percent on Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Midday movers: Coach, First Solar, Walgreen & more Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers: Coach, First Solar, Walgreen & more.

  • Cramer: Meager advance appears mighty bullish Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 6:11 PM ET
    NYSE EuroNext flag hangs outside the NYSE.

    Although stocks climbed modestly on Tuesday, dig down into the market and Cramer says you’ll find fundamentally bullish developments.

  • Hedge funds flip-flop on these big companies Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Hedge funds have done an about-face on a group of crowded stock bets.

  • Corporations shouldn’t dodge taxes: Rep. Levin Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 6:18 PM ET
    Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich.

    Corporations should not be able to dodge taxes by moving oversees, Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., told CNBC's "Closing Bell" Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, May 20- Taking aim against corporate tax avoidance, Democrats in the U.S. Congress called on Tuesday for curbs on U.S. multinationals that shift tax domiciles abroad in deals known as "inversions."

  • While still rare, the deals are becoming more common, with two recently attempted transactions by Pfizer Inc and Omnicom Group Inc drawing attention to the strategy. The bill, to be introduced also in the House of Representatives, was unlikely to become law any time soon, because Congress is deadlocked on fiscal issues, policy analysts said.

  • Here's what is actually working in retail: Cramer Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Though several retailers reported disappointing quarterly results on Tuesday, CNBC's Jim Cramer said some names are working.