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  • On a week that saw the US economy contract more than expected, the government boost its equity stake in Citigroup, GE cut its dividend, and President Obama present his budget, the markets fell through May 1997 lows, ending the week down 4% or greater. 

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    In a filing this morning, Yahoo reported that the company's chief financial officer, Blake Jorgensen, would be leaving the company.

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    Stocks jumped on Tuesday after Ben Bernanke delivered a big dose of relief when he signaled that nationalization of big banks was not at hand.

  • With the market at a 12-year low, it's a healthy exercise to try and find some good things in this world. Here are 5 things we bet you didn't think of...

  • Twitter

    Twitter has spawned a new way to communicate by limiting messages to 140 keystrokes. So here's a way to describe the Internet's latest craze within Twitter's space restrictions: It's a potluck of pithy self-expression simmering with whimsy, narcissism, voyeurism, hucksterism, tedium and sometimes useful information.

  • Stocks fell sharply in the final minutes of trading as investors continued to pound bank stocks. All three major indexes were trapped in a yo-yo pattern today, pulled by gains in techs and losses in banks.

  • Stocks opened slightly lower Friday, led by banks after British bank Lloyds posted a bigger-than-expected losses.

  • At yesterday's Power Lunch town hall, there was some good debate on whether buy and hold pays off in the long run.  Here is some of the analysis that fueled the discussion...

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    There may be a method to Cisco's madness when it comes to earnings announcements, and not running with the pack. The company reports after the bell tonight, and comes two weeks after the flood of tech earnings began.

  • Sandisk is just the latest example of a struggling company that blew a chance for a buy-out. Is there any hope?

  • Monday's rally in the Nasdaq? Yeah, that won't last.

  • Groundhog Day

    It's Groundhog Day, the day meteorologists turn to these furry little prognosticators to determine whether Spring will come early or we will have another 6 weeks of Winter.

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    Shares of Amazon.com leaped in extended trading Thursday as the retailer reported higher earnings that easily beat analysts' forecasts. The company also turned in a sales outlook that beat the Street.

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    Stocks rose on Wednesday, capping the S&P 500's longest winning streak since November...

  • Stocks ended at session highs Wednesday, led by banks, amid enthusiasm for this so-called "bad bank" plan and as the $825 billion stimulus package neared approval.

  • Stocks held onto a nearly 200-point gain Wednesday after the Federal Reserve issued its statement on the economy.

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    Amazon has already tipped its hand a bit when it comes to earnings by calling this past holiday shopping season its "best ever, and now the question remains, is that good enough to beat the Street's expectations, and raise guidance from here forward?

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    In Silicon Valley, tech startups are finding seed money—and discovering the advantages of launching during a recession.

  • Stocks shot out of the gate Wednesday as lawmakers prepared to move ahead on an $825 billion economic stimulus plan and banks got a boost from this so-called "bad bank" plan.

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    With the big game just around the corner, here are some more companies that are primed for big business on the back of Super Sunday...