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    How much do you know about these so-called orphan brands? Take our quiz and find out.

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    Hope you like surprises because widely followed strategist Doug Kass of Seabreeze has a few more - and again they're doozies.

  • Stocks ended mixed after trading in a narrow range most of the session amid light volume Monday, as investors considered Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments about additional Fed stimulus and regrouped after strong gains in the market last week. Cisco and Pfizer rose, while BofA fell.

  • Stocks moved in a narrow range amid light volume Monday, and were ending the session mixed as investors considered Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments about additional Fed stimulus and regrouped after strong gains in the market last week.  BofA and Cocoa-Cola fell, while Cisco rose.

  • Stocks declined as investors continued to consider future troubles in the euro zone and comments over the weekend by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicating the central bank was willing to pump even more money into the economy.  BofA and DuPont fell, which Cisco rose.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Monday as investors pulled back from strong gains in the previous week and weighed up the impact of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's willingness to launch further quantitative easing.

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    Oracle goes hardware shopping, Carol Bartz tames Yahoo and the Android overtakes the iPhone in sales

  • Google

    Google is near a deal to acquire Groupon, the pioneering online discounter, for as much as $6 billion, people with direct knowledge of the matter told DealBook on Monday.

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    The pace at a big company is far slower than at a start-up, a difference that matters to the entrepreneurial spirit, the New York Times reports.

  • Groupon.com

    This holiday season Groupon's business is set to explode. As shoppers hunt for deals, social coupon sites offer a unique appeal: fifty percent plus discounts, limited quantity and limited time offers to create an air of exclusivity and incentive to buy now.

  • Trading in shares of the Janus Capital Group have been halted, apparently in anticipation of an announcement that federal authorities are looking at Janus as part of their insider trading dragnet.

  • Stocks closed modestly higher after rising in the last minutes of trading Friday to end relatively flat for the week. Disney and Boeing fell, while HP rose.

  • Stocks were slightly higher heading into the close of trading Friday, but the late-session boost may not be enough to push the markets higher for the week. Disney and Boeing fell, while HP rose.

  • Stocks declined, although prices were off their lows of the session, on news that China would take a second step to tighten monetary conditions.  Disney and BofA fell, while GE rose.

  • A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Google is in talks acquire popular retail deal site Groupon, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal Friday.

  • U.S. stock index futures fell ahead of the open Friday after China announced a second measure to tighten monetary conditions in two weeks. China's decision was released at the same time Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke was speaking in defense a Federal Reserve policy to stimulate the economy.

  • Silicone Chip

    Investors look to giants like Google and Cisco for clues to where the market is headed, but where do the giants themselves look when it comes to discovering the next big thing? In many cases it's small tech startups. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks sank for another day Friday, concluding the worst week for the markets in three months as investor worries about a slowing Chinese economy and debt troubles in peripheral European countries sent materials, energy and other commodities lower. Boeing and Alcoa fell, while Disney and Intel rose.

  • Stocks declined, with the Dow and S&P on track to closer lower for a fourth day, as investor worries about a slowing Chinese economy and debt troubles in peripheral European countries sent materials, energy and other commodities lower. Boeing and Alcoa fell, while Disney and Intel rose.