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  • For the week ending Friday, May 23, 2008, the U.S. Equity Markets ended the week down with all of the major indices off by more than 3% on continued concerns about high energy costs.  Oil and gasoline continued to hit new record highs and the dollar declined against major currencies.

  • Dow Down Nearly 4% for Week as GM Drags Friday, 23 May 2008 | 3:21 PM ET

    Stocks declined as a slightly-better-than-expected report on U.S. home sales offered a brief reprieve but proved no match for relentless oil prices.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq were on track to record their worst weekly percentage declines since mid-February.

  • Stocks Set for Worst Week Since February Friday, 23 May 2008 | 2:40 PM ET

    Stocks pared some losses after a slightly better-than-expected report on U.S. home sales. Oil climbed above $133 a barrel.

  • Oil Clamps Down on Stocks; BUD Pops Friday, 23 May 2008 | 12:09 PM ET

    Stocks pared some losses after a slightly better-than-expected report on U.S. home sales. Oil climbed above $133 a barrel.

  • Apple's Ebb and Flow Friday, 23 May 2008 | 10:40 AM ET

    It wasn't too long ago that Apple Inc. was out of favor on Wall Street, the stock languishing, the outlook nebulous, the bears drooling at the raise-'em-up-tear-'em-down prospects of one of the most compelling companies in all of technology.

  • Nearly 2.1 billion shares and $38 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.  Here are the bets being made today...

  • Microsoft's Ballmer: We Don't Need to Buy Yahoo Friday, 23 May 2008 | 8:59 AM ET

    Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said on Friday the company had never seen buying Yahoo as strategic, and dropping the bid meant it now had $50 billion to spend on other acquisitions.

  • Why Europe is Afraid of Google Friday, 23 May 2008 | 5:10 AM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Executives from across Europe's technology, media and telecoms sector fear Internet search and advertising giant Google may steal their business, they told a Reuters summit this week.

  • Yahoo Renominates Board, Postpones Annual Meeting Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 10:37 PM ET

    Yahoo on Thursday nominated nine of its 10 existing directors for reelection to the company's board, setting the stage for a showdown with dissident investors at its annual shareholder meeting.

  • Yahoo's Double Trouble: Shareholder Meet Delayed Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 7:09 PM ET

    It's a double-dose of odd news Thursday night from Yahoo: losing board member Ed Kozel, one of two true outside tech experts on the company's board of directors; and word that the company is delaying its annual shareholders meeting.

  • Google's Good News Bad for Microsoft, Yahoo Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 3:20 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    At a time when Microsoft and Yahoo publicly stumble about, trying to come up with some way to take on Google's search juggernaut, we now get more market research data showing Google continues to gobble up market share. And it's the kind of news that neither Microsoft nor Yahoo can afford to hear.

  • What Readers Think of Ballmer's Egging Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 8:22 AM ET

    Yep. The Ballmer Gets Egged video indeed was our top video of the day. By far. And you folks had a lot to say about it.

  • Oil Gushes to Record, Stocks Plummet Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 6:21 PM ET

    Oil suffocates any chance of stock gains and the Fed minutes further the declines. Also, playing the airlines as a proxy for oil and Dick Bove on summer for the financials.

  • Icahn To Go Behind-The-Scenes At Biogen Idec Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 4:41 PM ET

    So, Carl Icahn is grabbing headlines this week over his new battle with Yahoo and how Boone Pickens is backing him up now, too. But Icahn has his finger in a lot of pies. He's still in a proxy fight with Biogen Idec where he's trying to get his people on the Board at the upcoming shareholder meeting on June 19th.

  • Dow Sheds 1.8% After Fed Cuts Outlook Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 4:34 PM ET

    Stocks plunged after the Federal Reserve cut its 2008 outlook and oil finished above $133 a barrel.  The Dow shed more than 227 points, or 1.8 percent, bringing its two-day point decline to about 450.

  • Ballmer Getting Egged ... Who's Watching Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 12:59 PM ET

    Okay, today's top video on the site is Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer getting egged.

  • Stocks Drop as Oil Pops Above $132; AMR Skids Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 12:10 PM ET

    Stocks opened flat Wednesday after oil breezed past $130 a barrel, fueling inflation fears.

  • Microsoft Not Bidding to Buy Yahoo: CEO Ballmer Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 4:08 AM ET

    Microsoft is not looking to bid to buy all of Yahoo but is in talks about other types of deals with the U.S. No. 2 search engine, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said on Wednesday.

  • Netflix Drifts into the Clouds Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 7:47 PM ET
    Netflix

    Today's Netflix announcement with Roku about a new way to get movies from the net directly to your TV screen and bypassing the computer screen in your home office, is cool for a number of reasons.

  • Dow Dives 199 Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    As crude oil went higher stocks went lower Tuesday. What's the "Word on the Street?"