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  • Forget Fries. Would You Like a Beer With That? Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 1:14 PM ET

    Hi. I'd like the bacon double cheeseburger, french fries and an apple pie. What? Would I like a beer with that? Pffff. You know I would!

  • The Business Behind the SI Swimsuit Issue Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 1:11 PM ET
    A Model Business

    Here we look at some of the lesser-known facts behind one of the best selling magazine issues of all time.

  • Disney Partners with Apple on Tablet? Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 1:11 PM ET

    As everyone speculates about the content sharing arrangements Apple will announce in connection with its tablet announcement due shortly, we have a good idea of at least one.

  • What's Old Could Become New for Mac Tablet Publishers Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 12:15 PM ET

    Sometimes it can be comical when, on the eve of a new technology paradigm, those who stand to benefit the most run for the exits out of fear of the unknown.

  • Who's In Davos: 2010 Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 11:44 AM ET
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    The list of speakers and attendees ranges from economists to founders of new social networking sites. Click ahead for the faces of Davos.

  • Stocks Slide as AIG Hearing Begins; Ford Gains Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 10:17 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks had a weak open Wednesday as investors were disappointed with some earnings outlooks and waited for the Federal Reserve's statement this afternoon. Stocks slipped further into the red after a report showed new home sales unexpectedly unexpectedly fell last month and as the House hearing on AIG began.

  • Futures Flat as Bluechip Earnings Disappoint Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | 7:32 AM ET
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    Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Wednesday, with investors looking for news both from companies reporting earnings and from economic leaders gathered for the World Economic Forum in Davos.

  • Stocks Erase Gains as Bank Fears Rattle Market Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 5:54 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks erased their gains just in time for the closing bell Tuesday as news that the Senate has scheduled a hearing on President Obama's bank proposal for next week rattled the market.

  • Yahoo Sputters in Google's Shadow Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 4:55 PM ET
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    While the earnings are certainly a nice increase from the torrent of charge-filled red ink during the same quarter a year ago, this company has a lot of explaining to do about where Yahoo goes from here.

  • With Apple Tablet, Print Media Hope for a Payday Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 3:42 PM ET
    Workers apply the Apple logo to the exterior of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in preparation for an Apple special event January 26, 2010 in San Francisco, California.

    With the widely anticipated introduction of a tablet computer at an event here on Wednesday morning, Apple may be giving the media industry a kind of time machine — a chance to undo mistakes of the past.

  • Verizon's Earnings and Smart Phone Push? Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 3:35 PM ET

    Ahead of Steve Jobs big presentation tomorrow attention turns to Verizon — a company that many thought would be featured in the Apple event.

  • Confidence Lifts Stocks; Travelers Leads Dow Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 3:07 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks bounced back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose for a third straight month.  Travelers led the Dow after beating earnings expectations.

  • Meg Whitman's Power of Many Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 1:21 PM ET
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    "The Power of Many: Values for Success in Business and in Life" is part memoir - part business philosophy – and yes, part campaign speech divided up into 10 chapters outlining Whitman’s rules of thumb.

  • The Consumer Is Dead? Sez Who? Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 12:14 PM ET
    Grove shopping center in Los Angeles

    Remember all those doomsday forecasts in the past year? How the consumer was plumb tuckered out, financially drained after a decade of binge spending and credit-card run-ups? Most experts proclaimed a permanent change in the consumer psyche of America and foresaw a pullback that would and last for years.

  • Can Yahoo Match Google? Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 12:11 PM ET

    Later tonight we'll get Yahoo's fourth quarter numbers, and if you're using Google's blockbuster report from last week as a kind of barometer to handicap Yahoo, that may not be such a good idea, and here's why.

  • Stocks Rebound After Confidence Boost Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 11:56 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks bounced back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose for a third straight month.  Travelers led the Dow after beating earnings expectations.

  • Apple Tablet's Specs? Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 9:43 AM ET
    Workers apply the Apple logo to the exterior of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in preparation for an Apple special event January 26, 2010 in San Francisco, California.

    So here we go. About 24 hours to go until one of the most hyped products in Apple's history finally goes public. And that's saying something, especially after iPhone a few years back.

  • Futures Off Lows on Earnings Strength Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | 7:21 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street Tuesday, with stock markets in Asia and Europe knocked down by news of monetary tightening in China.

  • Apple Throws a Curve; Hits a Home Run Monday, 25 Jan 2010 | 5:16 PM ET
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    Apple knocked one out of the park with its first quarter earnings, but in the process threw all of us for a curve as the company adopted accounting changes, and essentially took what was non-GAAP numbers and turned them into GAAP results instead.

  • Take A Bite? Monday, 25 Jan 2010 | 3:50 PM ET

    How would you like to make a bearish bet on Apple where the worst case case scenario involves you buying the stock down 10% from here? Apparently one option trader likes those odds.