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  • Stocks opened sharply lower Tuesday amid a fresh round of worries about euro-zone debt as bank repayments come due to the European Central Bank this week.   

  • How schizophrenic is the market on China? A few months ago there was great worry about an OVERHEATING China, particularly in the property sector. The Chinese central bank raised interest rates, there was concern GDP might exceed growth of 10 percent. NOW, there is concern about a slowing China.

  • Two days of little movement for U.S. stocks is likely to end Tuesday, with renewed worries over euro zone debt pushing overseas markets lower, as well as U.S. stock index futures. 

  • Stocks ended lower Monday after a yo-yo session as investors digested some mixed consumer data, a drop in oil prices and news that the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Sarbanes-Oxley law, which regulates corporate accounting.

  • Stocks bounced back Monday in a yo-yo session as investors digested some mixed consumer data, a drop in oil prices and news that the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Sarbanes-Oxley law, which regulates corporate accounting.

  • Stocks turned higher Monday after the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Sarbanes-Oxley law, which regulates corporate accounting.

  • US stock futures remained positive after economic news showed gains in income doubled those in spending and consumer saving hit its highest level since September 2009.

  • Cramer breaks down the biggest indicators of the markets that will unfold in the days to come.

  • With little progress on the overall jobs front, the consumer has ultimately remained very cautious, spurring more tepid spending over the past couple of months. Here is a look at the drop in the major retail stocks since the Morgan Stanley Retail Index hit a two-year high on April 26, 2010.

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    Sales of Apple’s latest product, iPad have hit 3 million since its launch and that’s in just 80 days. This is destined to give Apple the shot it needs to continue its star performance the company has achieved in recent years. Amazon’s Kindle, some contend, seems to be limping along.

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    Jeff Bezos should give away the Kindle free of charge, to spur more sales of higher-profit online books.

  • Investors are struggling to figure out what’s next for stocks after the Dow made a triple digit advance Monday, only to erase the gains and more by the close.

  • Stocks retreated Monday afternoon as a China-fueled rally petered out. Alcoa was still up sharply.

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    Many people are beginning to hunt for jobs again, but the initial return may prove dispiriting since so many others are already chasing too few jobs, the New York Times reports.

  • iPad

    As Apple continues its foray into the mobile computing market with the introduction of the iPad, it has an even greater opportunity to redefine computing.

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    According to a new survey by research firm ForeSee Results, satisfaction among the top 100 online retailers shifted to an all-time high 78 out of 100—a five-point increase over this time last year.

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    Apple built a name for itself railing against Big Brother....Flash forward 30 years and near death experiences by both the company and the CEO who co-founded it have spawned a competitive urgency that has at once transformed Apple into one of business history's all-time success stories, and maybe into the corporate monolith it originally tried to displace.

  • Apple iPad

    Rave reviews for the iPad's e-reader are quite promising for book publishers. Now a whole slew of gadget-owners who might not have bought a dedicated eReader like the Kindle, could be the new market for eReader apps and eBooks.

  • Apple iPad

    For small start-ups and big Internet and media companies alike, the Apple iPad, and tablet computers in general, beckon as the next wide open technology frontier.

  • Stock markets are on the longest winning streak since August 2009—will they keep climbing today or will we see some profit taking by market close? Alan Knuckman, senior market analyst at Agora Financial and Phil Dow, managing director at RBC Wealth Management shared their views.