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  • How should you trade Yahoo! and Verizon in the wake of their earnings reports?

  • Chinese President Hu Jintao talks with Vice President Xi Jinping at China's Parliament in Beijing, China.

    Following a succession plan laid out years ago, President Hu Jintao will pass the baton to his presumed successor, Xi Jinping, now China’s vice president. The New York Times reports.

  • Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of St. Joe and Titanium Metals popped while Dangdang and Yahoo dropped.

  • Stocks ended modestly higher as strength in energy and materials stocks outweighed pressure from financials in the wake of a disappointing earnings report from Citigroup and ahead of more reports from banks later this week. Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.

  • Stocks continued to trade modestly higher ahead of the close Tuesday as strength in energy and materials stocks outweighed pressure from financials in the wake of a disappointing earnings report from Citigroup and ahead of more reports from banks later this week.  Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.

  • Stocks traded mixed amid worries over Apple's future as CEO Steve Jobs takes a medical leave of absence, and disappointing earnings results from Citigroup. Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while BofA fell.

  • OVERCONNECTED: The Promise and Threat of the Internet

    "I cannot imagine Google vanishing but I can easily envision their high profit business model getting broken and there invincible position substantially weakening. The risk is they will become boring, writes the author of "Overconnected."

  • Motorola Atrix

    The star of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show wasn’t even there, says CNBC contributor David Pogue.

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    It was no surprise to me when the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling found the management of BP and two of its contactors, Transocean and Halliburton, at fault for their missteps, which played an integral part to the deaths of 11 rig workers and the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

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    Chiefs of staff are not just for politicians anymore. CEOs and other high-level executives in the private sector are starting to employee these right-hand men and women. Public companies with chiefs of staff on the payroll, just to name a few, include Yahoo, AOL and Polo Ralph Lauren.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

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    CES kicks off today and buzz is already building about the hot new devices and services that will grab the attention of consumers and investors. Some clear themes have already emerged and it's all about new mobile devices, seamless integration of streaming and traditional content, more powerful chips, and persistent 3D.

  • Yahoo has been dead money for years. Is there any good reason to put money to work in this stock, now? Also our conversation with Christopher Whalen.

  • Who says you need a college degree to start a business? Plenty of people can’t bear to wait that long, so they launch their companies long before graduation day.While the success of these dorm-room ventures can vary widely, there are plenty of student—and former student—entrepreneurs who have become household names. Of course, the most famous one these days is probably Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. But many more over the past 50 or so years have become so ingrained in American, if not worldwide, c

    While the success of dorm-room ventures can vary widely, there are plenty of student—and former student—entrepreneurs who have become household names. We collected a list of the best.

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    The popular social networking site has raised $500 million from the investment bank and a Russian investor in a deal that values the company at $50 billion, the New York Times reports.

  • Aside from Apple, BGC analyst Colin Gillis tells us tech investors should have 4 names on their radars.

  • Groupon

    Groupon, the social buying site that spurned a $6 billion takeover bid from Google earlier this month, has attracted several big institutional investors as it works to potentially go public in 2011, people briefed on the matter told the New York Times.

  • Stocks pared gains in the final minutes of trading but still ended at new highs in light trading Wednesday as investors remained optimistic about the prospects for equities next year. McDonald's and Disney rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Stocks continued to trade at new highs in light trading Wednesday as the closing bell approach despite an absence of fresh economic reports, as investors remained optimistic about the prospects for equities next year. McDonald's and Disney rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Stocks continued to reach new highs Wednesday in an absence of economic data as trading volume continued to be light. McDonald's and Chevron rose, while P&G fell.