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Oct 5, 2012 10:13AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Stocks rally but retreat after the government says the unemployment rate falls to 7.8%, lowest since 2009. Apple, Zynga and Facebook lead a pullback. Crude oil falls below $90. Alcoa starts earnings season on Tuesday.

Oct 4, 2012 5:39PM on TechBizBy

The social network announced a major milestone, and it's time to examine its meaning for investors.

Oct 4, 2012 10:05AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

The S&P 500 is up for a 4th day in a row. Jobless claims aren't as bad as feared. Google hits a new intraday high; Apple comes back from early lows. Gold finishes at an 11-month high. Coal stocks jump.

Sep 21, 2012 12:43PM on TechBizBy MSN Money Partner

Global demand and globalization have helped America's tech sector, not hurt it.

Sep 12, 2012 10:18AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

The market manages small gains overall, but Apple shares rise on excitement about its new iPhone. Germany's high court approves German participation in the European rescue fund. Zuckerberg's interview helps Facebook shares.

Sep 11, 2012 11:02AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Cliffs Natural Resources, Alcoa and Bank of America are among the leaders. Crude oil tops $97. A German court rules Wednesday on whether Germany can participate in a eurozone rescue fund. Luxury retailers take a hit.

Aug 20, 2012 10:51AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Apple's market cap tops $623 billion, beating a record set by Microsoft in 1999. Stocks end flat. Aetna will buy Coventry Health for $5.7 billion. Urban Outfitter shares jump on strong results. Gold moves up; oil slips.

Aug 16, 2012 11:34AM on Latest DispatchesBy Charley Blaine

Cisco Systems' earnings cheer tech investors. An IBM deal also excites the market. Building permits hit a 4-year high. Wal-Mart and Ross Stores results disappoint. Facebook hits a new low. Jobless claims are flat.



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