See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.
Traders as well as Fast Money friends have revealed some of their top trading ideas for the second half of 2010.
Larry Ellison, founder and chief executive of Oracle, raked in that sum from 1999 to 2009, making him the highest-paid CEO and the next poster boy for the pay prudes.
Everyone got out of hand with too much leverage a few years ago. Now in deal making, the media banker said, "we are giving companies enough leverage to actually transact in sectors—sometimes with leverage ratios that are higher than if they traded in that same sector."
There is always the danger one class of shares could get acquired, which would throw the relationship out of whack. There are also liquidity issues as well. But biggest reason for me is the notion that if something seems too good to be true, it probably is.
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According to the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association, specific absorption rate, or SAR, is "a way of measuring the quantity of radio frequency (RF) energy that is absorbed by the body." For a phone to pass FCC certification and be sold in the United States, its maximum SAR level must be less than 1.6 watts per kilogram. In Europe, the level is capped at 2 watts per kilogram while Canada allows a maximum of 1.6 watts per kilogram.
Can commercial real estate possibly resurrect itself without the mortgage-backed securitization market? It's a chicken and egg question, really. Does commercial real estate need securitization to come back to survive, or will the securitization market return if prices go up?
Citigroup customers were told to upgrade to a newer Apple iPhone application after a security glitch was discovered during a routine security review, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
The Obama administration has engaged in a “consistent slamming of business,” IAC Interactive CEO and chairman Barry Diller told CNBC Monday.
Owners of the iPhone will be able to break electronic locks on their devices in order to download applications that have not been approved by Apple.The government is making that legal under new rules announced Monday.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Monday.
Buy a Mac computer at your nearest Apple Store and receive a free 8GB iPod Touch! Just bring the acceptance letter, and you get to participate in one of the better "Back to School" campaigns in recent memory.
Apple says the white version of the iPhone 4 will not be available until later this year.
In its bid to take on Apple and Google in smartphones, Hewlett-Packard won't use Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 software.
Apple merits a home in any portfolio, even if buying it is anathema to all your instincts as an investor. But for those who are transfixed by nominal stock prices and don't want to shell out the cash (classic retail mistake), there are derivative plays off Apple that are less capital-intensive.
Research in Motion better known as the maker of the BlackBerry is the subject of our Stock Brawl today at 340PM ET.
It may seem like a slow period in investment banking these days, but that's not really the case according to Michael Price, senior managing director for Evercore Partners.
Hugh Hefner wants to “reinvigorate the brand” he created by taking Playboy Enterprises private.
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