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  • Larry Page, Founder of Google

    The online search and ad giant reported a profit that easily beat Wall Street expectations and stunned investors by announcing that Eric Schmidt will resign as CEO.

  • And maybe some agriculture and oil names.

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    Google has beaten analyst earnings estimates three out of four earnings periods, and its stock typically opens higher after a beat, but the bulk of its gains are made immediately following its report in after-hours trading, according to Birinyi Associates.

  • Find out what fundamentals, technicals and insights from the options world suggest lie ahead for this stock going into and ahead of earnings Friday.

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    Let's face it. We're becoming a nation of beached whales. We also like to blame everyone but ourselves. So let's blame Wal-Mart.

  • MTV Skins

    MTV executives have a new hit drama on their hands, featuring the sexual and drug-fueled exploits of misfit teenagers. They also have something else — a fear that coming episodes of the show may break the law, the New York Times reports.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • There has already been a ton written about Demand Media, next week’s big IPO.  It’s likely to get a lot of attention if for no other reason: At its expected price range of $14 to $16 valuation of around $1 billion—the highest Internet/media company valuation since Google, according to Paul Bard of Renaissance Capital.

  • And then follow this strategy to profit from it.

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    China may soon become known as a nation of spenders, rather than savers, thanks to Beijing's efforts to let consumption drive economic growth.

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    The online auction firm posted quarterly results that exceeded analysts' expectations and raised its outlook for the fiscal year Wednesday, sending shares higher in late trading.

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    On the night of the BCS National Championship game between Oregon and Auburn, Sports Illustrated’s college football reporter Stewart Mandel sent out a tweet that mentioned a hilarious sign he saw at the game.

  • Find out what fundamentals, technicals and insights from the options world suggest lie ahead for this stock going into earnings Thursday.

  • Nintendo 3DS

    The device will be the first mass market consumer device to offer stereoscopic 3D images without the need for special glasses – something analysts see as critical to the success of 3D in the market.

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    For investors looking to reallocate their tech portfolio for long-term growth, it’s all about the network. Still in its early stages, it could provide a boost to several sectors.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Comcast

    Comcast and NBC Universal have received government approval for their joint venture — this afternoon both the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice gave the deal the okay with certain conditions. This clears the way for the deal to close before the end of January.

  • Tim Cook, Apple Chief Operating Officer

    Apple's Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook is widely credited with streamlining the supply chain, managing inventories extremely well and helping the company  stockpile about $50 billion in cash and short-term investments.

  • Six in 60

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

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    Goldman said it was restricting participation in its new Facebook investment fund to foreign clients, after receiving intense public scrutiny over the creation of the fund, the New York Times reports.