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  • With Intel and Google now in the books, we can start to focus on the busiest single week of tech earnings that I can remember in recent history.

  • The Dow advanced Wednesday, boosted by an encouraging "beige-book" report from the Federal Reserve, a better-than-expected manufacturing report from the New York Fed and as Procter & Gamble raised its dividend. Techs remained underwater as Intel's lack of guidance rattled the sector.

  • Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    This was going to be a dicey quarter no matter how you slice it for Intel, with analysts anticipating a paltry 2 cents a share in earnings and the very real possibility that the company could report its first loss in something like 87 quarters.

  • Stocks pulled off a gain Wednesday, helped  by a late rally, as investors bet on a recovery in some big-name techs.

  • Cramer gives his best picks in the semi-conductor field and highlights a speculative name with a juicy yeild

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amylin and BHP Billiton popped while General Motors and Advanced Micro Devices dropped.

  • Stocks rallied to the finish line to make it two for two Thursday as investors were encouraged by decent demand fof a $24 billion auction of seven-year Treasury notes. The Nasdaq shot up nearly 4 percent and is now positive for the year.

  • Stocks added to an already strong session following an auction on seven-year Treasury notes that heightened a sense of economic optimism.

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    The Dow rallied late day Wednesday as upbeat housing and durable goods data fueled hopes that the low point in the current economic downturn may have passed.

  • As of midday, The Nasdaq 100 is up over 3% YTD and the S&P 500 Tech Sector is up nearly 5% YTD. With tech outperforming on the year so far, here are some of the biggest winners and losers to date.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Home Depot and Exxon Mobil popped while Energy Conversion Devices and Nucor dropped.

  • After a rocky start, stocks barreled higher Tuesday fueled by a surge in techs and a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February.  Even banks posted strong gains.

  • Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as investors were encouraged by a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February but banks wobbled.

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    On Monday, for the first time in four days the Dow declined though modestly. The slide was largely due to comments from American Express...

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of First Solar and American Express popped while Target and MetLife dropped.

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    Here's the question: your company has cut discretionary costs and has laid off a group of workers, but still needs to cut more. Your choice is between cutting pay and requiring a furlough. What's an executive to do?

  • With a stimulus package at hand, how should you trade? Find out from strategic investor Dennis Gartman!

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    The pace of corporate layoffs picked up sharply in January 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.

  • Microchip Technology is seeing enormous options trading amid rumors of a possible takeover by chip giant Intel.

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    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. News Corp. became the latest victim of the weakening economy, announcing it is planning on cutting jobs after reporting a quarterly loss on Thursday.