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    Retailers are flocking to India, thanks to an economy that is still growing and a young population eager to gobble up new brand names.  But some Western brands — once they conquer the regulatory hurdles to getting into the market here — may get a sinking sense of familiarity.

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    Merchants across the nation have spent years unsuccessfully fighting interchange fees, which generates an estimated $40 billion to $50 billion in income annually for banks that issue credit cards. But after Congress passed a law last month to protect consumers from excessive fees and interest on credit cards, merchants are mounting a fresh offensive.

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    Ever wonder why you feel so wretched in the morning? CNBC Contributor David Pogue looks at an alarm clock designed to measure how well you sleep.

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    The company is expected on Thursday to announce the creation of an indexing system meant to help retailers determine the social and environmental impact of their products.

  • Both the Dow and S&P powered higher after solid results from Intel reinforced hopes for an economic recovery and a rebound in technology spending.

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    Shoppers have been flocking to dollar stores to save money, but are they always getting what they bargained for? The answer, according to a Consumer Reports' ShopSmart, is: it depends.

  • Plus, the Mad Money highlights his “gasoline rally” stock picks.

  • As the weak-consumer trend continues, some of these discounters are going to keep performing well, said Dana Telsey, chief research officer and retail analyst at Telsey Advisory Group.

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    Earnings season may have "officially" gotten underway with last week's release by Dow component Alcoa, but it kicks into full gear Tuesday with two very significant pre-market releases: quarterly numbers from Goldman Sachs and Dow stock Johnson & Johnson. 

  • Stock and options trading turned bullish on Netflix Monday, as investors positioned for the movie-rental company to rally this week.

  • When everyone else is selling, you should be buying. Here are the Mad Money host’s top picks.

  • In our latest installment of Eat Like a King at Pauper's Prices, it's steak! There's a lot of heartache out there but my, my, my, this recession sure is tasty!

  • Stocks squeaked out another gain Thursday as investors were encouraged by Alcoa's beat and a drop in jobless claims but pharmaceutical and retail stocks dragged.

  • Stocks opened higher Thursday as jobless claims dropped below a key level and Dow component Alcoa kicked off earnings season with a beat.

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    With earnings season now officially underway, investors are sifting through Alcoa earnings trying to determine what they signal for the weeks that lie ahead.

  • A late upturn pushed stocks higher Wednesday as investors rotated into defensive stocks like pharmaceuticals and Alcoa advanced ahead of earnings.

  • Investors widely believe that unemployment and a lack of consumer spending could drag down quarterly results considerably. But are they too bearish?

  • Forget what the charts say. There are more savory stocks to be had.

  • I just landed in Sun Valley for the annual Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley. There are only a handful of private jets in the airport right now, but in just a few hours it'll be packed with jets whose tail numbers tell the story of some of the richest men in America.

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    President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed progress on health care overhaul as top Senate Democrats and the administration closed in on a deal with hospitals to help pay for the president's proposed expansion of medical coverage to the uninsured.