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5 Things to Watch When the Market Reopens

When the market reopens Tuesday after President's Day, it promises to be a busy week. Get ready for earnings reports from casual dining chains and struggling PC makers, as well as holiday sales figures from the world's largest retailer.

5 Winners and Losers of the Week in Business

As we come down to the wire for 2012, the pace of business blunders hasn't slowed. From an ill-timed streaming video outage to the ultimate dot-com oversight, here's our rundown of the most boneheaded episodes -- and a few brilliant moves -- from this week in the world of business.

Fun and Profit: Amusement Parks are Riding High

Amusement park companies are climbing up the coaster hill, and investors are enjoying the ride. This summer, Six Flags stock hit a new all-time high. Shares of regional amusement park operator Cedar Fair hit a seven-year high on Wednesday. And Disney hit an all-time high on Thursday.