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  •'s CEO on Mobile Strategy

    Jeffery Boyd, CEO, discusses mobile user trends and his company's booking strategies to succeed in the travel industry.

  • EIA Inventory Data

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports that natural gas inventories increased 25 bcf.

  • Hepatitis C Drugs Show Promise

    A new study testing experimental drugs from Gilead Sciences and Bristol-Myers showed some promising data for patients with the hepatitis C virus, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Microsoft Corporate Headquarters

    Microsoft's fiscal third-quarter earnings will be "the calm before the storm" when the software giant unveils updates of three of its biggest high-profile areas later this year, according to a UBS analyst.

  • Threats to Recovery?

    Discussing Thursday morning's major economic reports, including jobless claims and existing home sales, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist.

  • Existing Home Sales Down 2.6%

    Big drops in inventories in the South and West are pushing home sales down, explains CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • BAC Q1 EPS $0.31 Ex-Items vs. $0.12 Est.

    Overall it's been an upbeat morning for Bank of America, with a strong quarter that showed upside in businesses like investment banking and fixed income, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

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    Hedge fund assets jumped to record levels in the first quarter of this year, when funds had their best first quarter in five years, according to the latest HFR Global Hedge Fund Industry Report, released on Thursday by Chicago-based research firm Hedge Fund Research

  • Jobless Claims Number: Fell to 386,000

    Weekly jobless claims fell to 386,000, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management and Brian Levitt, Oppenheimer Funds.

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    Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers:

  • Why Equities Look Attractive: Barclays' Kantor

    Larry Kantor, Barclays head of research, explains why investors should turn to equities instead of bonds.

  • Morgan Stanley's Big Quarter

    Morgan Stanley shares surged more than 6% in pre-market trading after reporting better than expected earnings. Morgan showed a significant increase in FIIC revenue. CNBC's Mary Thompson breaks down the results.

  • Scribd CEO Explains His 'Eureka' Moment

    Trip Adler, Scribd CEO & co-founder, discusses how he came up with the idea for his social reading & publishing business.

  • Verizon Q1 EPS $0.59 vs. $0.58 Est.

    Insight on Verizon's Q1 earnings results. Robert L. Johnson, The RLJ Companies founder & chairman, weighs in.

  • Southwest Air Beats the Street: Q1 Revs. $3.991B vs. $40.14B Est.

    Southwest Airlines surprised analysts last month when the company said it was likely to lose money in Q1. First quarter 2012 net income was $98 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, compared to the expected net income of $5 million, or $.01 per diluted share. Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines chairman, president & CEO, offers insight on how the airline managed to beat Wall Street's estimates.

  • Walgreen is starting to find some mojo, and upside option activity is picking up in the name.

  • Pharma Stocks

    Investors can expect a muted first-quarter earnings season, and should add pharmaceutical stocks to their portfolios to guard against potentially rocky times ahead, according to investment bank UBS.

  • Bull-Bear Tug of War

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, offers insight on the markets, economy and European debt crisis.

  • Dupont Q1 EPS $1.61 Ex-Items vs. $1.55 Est.

    Ellen Kullman, DuPont chairman & CEO, offers insight on Dupont's Q1 profit increase.

  • Spain

    A rush of corporate earnings news should help steer stocks Thursday, but Europe’s sovereign debt crisis could come back into play, depending on the outcome of Spanish bond auctions.