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  • Recession Fears Send Dow Lower Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 5:47 PM ET

    The Dow saw a decline after new economic data seemed to raise concerns about a sharp economic slowdown and the possibility of recession. What's the word on the Street?

  • The Good, Bad and Ugly of Movie Downloading Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 10:25 AM ET
    Xbox 360

    Don't write off DVDs yet. As contributor David Pogue discovers, movie downloading services still leave a lot to be desired.

  • Market Insider/Wednesday Look Ahead  Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 9:21 PM ET

    Inflation data will be one of the big items to watch ahead of Wednesday's opening, after scorching hot commodities prices snuffed out a rally in stocks by the final hour Tuesday.

  • Three Trades For Wednesday Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 7:10 PM ET

    In Tuesday’s Web Extra the traders reveal how they’re playing Wal-Mart, Whole Foods, and NutriSystem.

  • Sony's Big Blu-ray Win (And The Next Challenge) Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 5:48 PM ET

    Wall Street was thrilled that Sony's Blu-ray has officially won the high def format battle. Sony's stock made gains Tuesday  on the news that Toshiba will stop making HD-DVD players. This is the final piece in a long battle that dragged on for years, losing movie studios hundreds of millions...

  • Stock Gains Evaporate After Oil Hits $100 Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stock gains evaporated Tuesday after oil prices hit $100 a barrel.

  • Stocks Bounce After Housing Report Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 2:00 PM ET

    U.S. stocks opened higher Tuesday, led by energy as supply disruptions boosted oil prices.

  • Where To Shop For Retail Stocks Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 1:13 PM ET

    Wal-Mart's strong results put retail stocks in the spotlight, and JPMorgan's Charles Grom and David Abella of Rochdale Investment Management have some retail recommendations for investors.

  • Toshiba Quits HD DVD, Surrenders in Format War Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 12:46 PM ET

    Japan's Toshiba waved the white flag in the home movie war, giving up on its HD DVD format after losing the support of key studios and retailers to  Blu-ray technology backed by Sony.

  • Euro Stocks End Higher, Banks Recover Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 12:05 PM ET

    European stocks closed slightly higher Tuesday, but off their earlier levels after a rally in banking stocks lost momentum in the run-up to the market close.

  • Energy Stocks Lead Dow Higher Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 11:13 AM ET

    U.S. stocks opened higher Tuesday, led by energy as supply disruptions boosted oil prices.

  • Europe Recovers after Credit Suisse Writedown Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 9:25 AM ET

    European markets have recovered in the past two hours after a rough start. Credit Suisse roiled the markets early, as it announced $2.85 billion in writedowns -- just a few days after posting relatively strong fourth-quarter profit...

  • Wal-Mart Gets a Boost as Consumers Grow Thrifty Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 8:08 AM ET

    Wal-Mart on Tuesday posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit after penny-pinching U.S. shoppers scoured its discount stores for low prices on necessities like food and laundry detergent.

  • The Traders’ Styles Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | 3:16 PM ET

    Value. Growth. Momentum. Some traders follow just one of these themes while others mix them to make up their styles. See how our traders describe their different trading approaches.

  • Investors Cheer as Toshiba Nears HD DVD Surrender Sunday, 17 Feb 2008 | 8:43 PM ET
    Toshiba flat-panel televisions.

    Shares of Toshiba jumped 5 percent on Monday as analysts applauded the company's expected move to abandon its HD DVD format, leaving Blu-ray technology backed by Sony to become the standard for the next-generation DVD.

  • Tomorrow's Playbook: Wal-Mart, Sony & More Sunday, 17 Feb 2008 | 2:49 PM ET

    Wal-Mart shares made gains ahead of earnings Tuesday. What's worth watching in the week ahead?

  • Toshiba to Give Up HD DVD, Give in to Sony: Source Saturday, 16 Feb 2008 | 11:25 AM ET
    Toshiba flat-panel televisions.

    Toshiba is planning to give up on its HD DVD format for high definition DVDs, conceding defeat to the competing Blu-Ray technology backed by Sony, a company source said on Saturday.

  • Bond Insurers' Rescue Plan Could Lift Stocks Saturday, 16 Feb 2008 | 6:33 AM ET
    The New York Stock Exchange, downtown Manhattan.

    Efforts to rescue a distraught U.S. bond insurance industry could inject a positive note on Wall Street but the economic data and earnings reports are unlikely to change a downward trend.

  • Week Ahead: Stocks vs. Credit Markets Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 7:20 PM ET

    Credit stories are back on the front burner. In fact, they are boiling over and are likely to keep spilling into the stock market in the week ahead. There's also a fairly heavy economic calendar, including the Fed's latest meeting minutes, consumer inflation and a series of housing data...

  • The 'Fast Company' Top 50 Firms (Pt. 3) Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 2:54 PM ET

    Fast Company Magazine is issuing its annual list of the world's 50 most innovative companies.  Do you own a company on the list -- and should you? (PART 3)