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  • Yahoo And Its New Ad Platform "APT" Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 2:08 PM ET
    Yahoo Headquarters

    Apparently the business of selling display ads is incredibly time intensive and complex- it even involves old fashioned technology like -gasp- fax machines to demonstrate what an ad would look like. This new technology aims to make the process of selecting and targeting display ads fast and easy.

  • Google/Yahoo Ad Deal Keeps Stirring Up The Controversy Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 11:26 AM ET
    Yahoo partners with Google

    On Monday the World Federation of Advertisers, which represents 55 national advertiser associations, said it asked the European Union to block the partnership, which is expected to launch next month.

  • The New Face of Investment Banking Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 10:33 AM ET

    Everyone and their mother’s favorite industry observer are calling Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs’ status switch to holding companies the end of the large independent investment bank as we know it.

  • Ichan: Greed Has Gone Wild! Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 7:05 PM ET

    "What we’ve really seen over the last three or four years is greed gone wild, and now we’re paying the price for it in a monster hangover..."

  • "Companies Are Worse Than You Think," Says Icahn Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 6:48 PM ET

    Carl Icahn is angry and when the Queens-born billionaire gets angry, he also gets rich. In an exclusive interview find out why companies may be much worse than you think!

  • For the historic week ending Friday, September 19, 2008,  the major U.S. Indices managed to close mixed and almost flat after one of the most volatile trading weeks ever, driven by the collapse of investment bank, Lehman Brothers, enormous government actions around the globe, and billion dollar deal making.  In one week, the government bailed out AIG, pumped funds into money markets, and banned short selling of financials - all while keeping the Fed Funds target unchanged and taking unprecedented actions to halt the liquidity crisis.  The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) surpassed the benchmark level of 30, hitting an intraday high of 42.16 on Thursday, its highest level since 10/2002.    The major indices were all up and down +/- 3% for 4 of the past 5 days.  The Dow posted a 2 day point move of more than 778 points as of Friday’s close, after plummeting 811 between Monday and Wednesday and hitting 10,609.66, its lowest level since 11/9/2005.  On Friday, The Nasdaq Composite recorded a 2-day point move of greater than 175 points after it closed down 109.05 points on Wednesday, its first triple digit decline for one day since it began trading after the 9/11 attacks.  The S&P 500 flirted with record territory closing up 98.7 over the last two days, marking its biggest 2-day point move since 3/16/2000, the largest 2-day point move ever.

  • Yahoo partners with Google

    This has been an unprecedented volatile week for Wall Street, but Google CEO Eric Schmidt isn't going to let that slow down his business.

  • Cramer's Calls on CEOs Thursday, 18 Sep 2008 | 1:15 PM ET

    The Mad Money Wall of Shame has been eerily predictive of which company bosses are most likely to take a permanent vacation.

  • When stadium naming rights started taking hold in the sports stadium building boom of the 90s, the airlines swooped in. Delta bought the rights to the arena in Utah in 1991, America West took Phoenix in 1992, United bought the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks venue in 1994.

  • Newspapers The latest Attacking Yahoo-Google Ad Deal Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | 9:19 AM ET

    At least 11 states are conducting their own investigations, and the European Comission is examining whether the ad agreement beteween the two Internet giants is violating E.U. laws regarding restrictive business paractices.

  • EA Plays the Microsoft Game Sunday, 14 Sep 2008 | 7:24 PM ET

    If Electronic Art's unsolicited bid for Take-Two Interactive sounds a lot like Microsoft's unsolicited play for Yahoo — complete with both EA and Microsoft ultimately walking away — think again.

  • RIM's Balsillie Still Interested In NHL Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | 3:17 PM ET

    The background is this: Balsillie has been Jonesing for an NHL team for the past several years. He looked close to getting a deal done for the financially strapped Pittsburgh Penguins. When that didn't work out, he started to focus on the Nashville Predators.

  • Sell Block: Legg's Still Broken Thursday, 11 Sep 2008 | 7:25 PM ET

    As if this money manager wasn't bad enough. Guess what its legendary investment guru's been buying.

  • Yahoo

    Yahoo and Google's advertising partnership announced in June is a big deal, in fact the promise that it would increase Yahoo revenues was one reason used in defending against Microsoft's proposed takeover.

  • Pops & Drops: American Eagle, Chico's... Thursday, 4 Sep 2008 | 6:37 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of American Eagle and Chico’s popped while Caterpillar and American Express dropped.

  • Lightning Round: Yamana, Apple, CVS and More Thursday, 4 Sep 2008 | 6:26 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Yahoo

    Both companies are in the red today thanks to the JP Morgan report out this morning suggesting weakness in display advertising because of the general economic malaise gripping so many companies during this non-recession recession.

  • Google Puts a Shine to 'Chrome' Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | 1:02 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Never mind that chrome is typically the stuff that gets dented on older car bumpers, Google thinks Chrome will be the answer to Microsoft's browser dominance on the net.

  • For the week and month ending Friday, August 29, 2008,  the major U.S. Indices ended slightly lower for the week but up for the month.  The markets had a volatile week, sinking first on housing price drops and an up-tick in oil prices, then rallying on better-than-expected GDP numbers, and finally falling to end the week on worse-than-expected personal income and spending data.  The Dow hit a 200+ point rally on Thursday, its largest one day gain since 8/8.  The NASDAQ led the indices to the downside this week, down nearly 2%.  For the August close, the Dow, Nasdaq and S&P all finished up 1.5% or more, marking the best monthly gain since April for the Dow & S&P, and best month for the Nasdaq since May.

  • Industry Rethinks Moneymaking Software Practice Thursday, 28 Aug 2008 | 11:05 AM ET

    Software companies pay hundreds of millions of dollars to PC makers like Hewlett-Packard to install their photo tools, financial programs and other products, usually with some tie-in to a paid service or upgrade. With margins growing thinner than most laptops, this critical revenue can make the difference between profit and loss for the computer makers, says the New York Times