The device has been fantastically successful. Is it the new portable computer?
The Dow closes up 60 points. Japanese stocks plunge after the massive earthquake and tsunami. Crude oil drops to $101. Apple rises as iPad 2 sales begin.
The search giant's shares jump after results beat estimates. The market withstands selling pressure from bad news on jobs and inflation and more banking worries. Gold briefly hits $1,388.
The big question: Will the rally continue? Watch for more deals. The Fed's Beige Book report will be closely studied. So will President Obama's stimulus proposals to boost the economy.
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Intel's shareholders are excited that Intel will ship four times more tablet microprocessors than last year because it may mean a higher dividend is coming.
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Americans can kill two birds with one stone by filing their taxes and buying health insurance at the same time.
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