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  • Stocks were lower ahead of the close Wednesday led by the tech-heavy Nasdaq as the Dow appeared ready to break a five-day winning streak.   Microsoft and Bank of America fell, Alcoa jumped.

  • After making the short heard 'round the world with his bet against the subprime housing market, here's what Steve Eisman, one of the key players in "The Big Short," is betting against now.

  • Steve Eisman

    As a main character in Michael Lewis’s bestseller, “The Big Short,” Eisman is best known for getting the subprime crisis right.  But at the time, his attempts to warn regulators were ignored.  This time they’re listening, especially after he capitalized on his role in the book with a report last June at an investment conference headlined, “Subprime Goes to College.”

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

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    An investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) contends that for-profit colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices.

  • Shares of U.S. education companies fell Tuesday on fears that the government may be planning a crackdown.

  • Cisco the latest stock halted for tripping circuit breaker; another failure for our creaky trading system. Cisco has joined Citigroup, the Washington Post, Anadarko Petroleum, and Genzyme, all of which have been halted recently under new circuit breaker rules adopted by the SEC. Here's what happened...

  • Magazines

    Bids for Newsweek were due at 5 pm eastern Thursday into Allen & Company, which is handling the Washington Post Company's sale of the troubled weekly magazine.

  • The Washington Post (WPO) was the first stock that triggered the new circuit breakers. At 3:07 ET, WPO was trading at roughly $454. ...It is likely not an accident that the first circuit breaker was tripped...

  • The circuit breakers get christened. The Washington Post was the first stock that triggered the new circuit breakers. At 3:07pm ET, WPO was trading at roughly $454. Suddenly, there were three trades over $900 off the NYSE floor...

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, May 7 .

  • Newsweek Magazine has been losing money since 2007. Last year the magazine's ad sales plummeted 30 percent to $241 million, the magazine division posting an operating loss of $29.3 million.

  • Jeffrey Bewkes

    Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes was upbeat on the company's first quarter earnings call - his strategy of stripping out extraneous businesses and focusing on creating value through content seems to be working.

  • Newsweek

    The Washington Post Co. is putting Newsweek up for sale in hopes that another owner can figure out how to stem losses at the 77-year-old weekly magazine.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • The U.S. dollar, the Swiss franc, the future of China, and Acme Brick.  This is part seven of the transcript and video of Warren Buffett's 'Ask Warren' appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box on Monday, March 1, 2010.