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  • Stocks were mixed ahead of the closing bell as the financial stocks dragged down the Dow and technology stocks lifted the Nasdaq.    GE and Bank of America fell, HP rose.

  • Shares of Yahoo! spiked Thursday after the Wall Street Journal reported a group of private equity firms may bid for the Web company.

  • Stocks came back from the lows of the session in the last few minutes of the session to end just slightly lower after a tepid government bond auction, a disappointing jobs report and the fallout continued over foreclosure practices at major banks. Bank of America and JPMorgan fell, while McDonald's rose.

  • Stocks pulled back from the lows of the session but remained down after a tepid government bond auction, a disappointing jobs report and the fallout continued over foreclosure practices at major banks. Bank of America and JPMorgan fell, while McDonald's rose.

  • Plus, get calls on for-profit schools, telecom and more.

  • Find out why top-rated analyst Mark Mahaney thinks AOL may be "just a sideshow."

  • Talk about whether the financials will derail the bulls prevailed on Thursday after the Bank ETF tumbled sharply despite an otherwise sideways S&P.

  • Stocks fell after news of higher inflation and weakness in the employment market, and as financial stocks skidded.  McDonald's and Verizon rose, while Bank of America and JPMorgan fell.

  • "DRJ" gives his thoughts on Yahoo! takeover rumors and a host of other possible plays.

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    Alexia Quadrani of JPMorgan was named the top publishing and advertising analyst by Institutional Investors’ 2010 All-America Research Team survey Thursday. She shared her sector outlook and best plays.

  • Google's Q3 revenue will rise over 20 percent, Jordan Rohan, analyst at Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. told CNBC ahead of the company's earnings on Thursday.

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    Weekly jobless claims should swing market focus back to the U.S. economy Thursday, at least temporarily.

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    Have you heard that private equity firms have held talks with AOL executives about a possible combination with Yahoo?

  • U.S. stock index futures slumped after the government reported jobless claims rose to 462,000 last week, and producer prices rose 0.4 percent in September.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

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    Apple's stock could close above $300 today, just a mere 8 months after its last close below $200 (February 23).

  • Google

    Unlike many other companies still nervous about the jittery economy, Google has been spending like the good times are rolling again — and that has turned off some investors who would prefer the company hew to a more frugal approach that would drive its short-term earnings even higher.

  • Facebook

    Certainly the digital age has bought a new, fast Darwinism to business. Today’s innovators are tomorrow’s old news. Adapt or die. So, who wins next?

  • Stocks ended mixed after a volatile session as investors cautiously anticipated  monthly jobs data and third-quarter earnings reports. Alcoa and Verizon fell, while GE and DuPont rose.

  • Stocks were modestly lower ahead of the closing bell, ending a volatile session marked by a handful of encouraging economic reports, a rising dollar, and investor caution ahead of quarterly earnings reports and monthly jobs data. Verizon and Alcoa fell, while GE rose.