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5 Things to Watch on Wall Street This Week

From the release of Sony's new PS4 video game console to earnings reports out of Walmart and Yum!, here are some items that will help shape the week ahead on Wall Street.

5 Stocks to Watch this Week

From state-of-the art technology to good ole fashioned retailing, there's plenty of news waiting to break this week on Wall Street. Here's what to watch.

Why Hewlett-Packard Will Never Be Great Again

In the past two years, Hewlett-Packard's world has turned upside-down, thanks to CEO woes, costly acquisitions and a doomed attempt to revive webOS. All those problems cost the tech giant 58% of its market value. But as bad as things appear now, they can always get worse.

5 Things to Watch on Wall Street This Week

It's going to be an interesting week on Wall Street, especially with new tablets and old banks in play. Let's go over some of the items you'll want to watch -- assuming you can tear yourself away from the new "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare," which will start printing money for Activision Blizzard at midnight Tuesday.

5 Things to Watch in Next Week's Market News

There's no such thing as a summertime lull when earnings season is upon us. Even if you don't feel like alerting the "sell in May and go away" camp of investors, there are plenty of headlines to be written about. Here are five things that will shape the way the market acts in the week ahead.

Cisco's Optimism Falls on Wall Street's Deaf Ears

Cisco reported earnings last week that topped analysts' estimates, but the margins disappointed Wall Street and the stock plunged 15%. CEO John Chambers remains confident that the company can revive margins and remain competitive. Will investors take his optimism seriously?

A Quieter Week Could Keep the Rally Rolling

Last week, traders had ample opportunity to take some profits -- and yet the market kept rising. With a much quieter week on tap and a key technical hurdle overcome, stocks could very well extend their gains in the sessions ahead.

Four Stocks to Buy After CEOs Meet With Obama

The CEOs of 20 companies are visiting the White House Wednesday, and those executives will try to get something in return for the political cover they're giving President Obama. That could mean higher earnings for their shareholders down the road -- so which ones should you have in your 2011 portfolio?

Cisco Unveils Lower-Price Videoconferencing Gear

The new products, which Cisco acquired when it bought Tandberg earlier this year, are aimed at midsize companies as Cisco expands its reach beyond Fortune 500 customers. The new products are part of Cisco's TelePresence lineup.

Cisco Systems Plunges on Outlook Fears

Cisco Systems (CSCO) plunged in extended hours trading after the company%u2019s forecast for fiscal second quarter earnings came in lower than expected. Shares in Cisco dropped 14.1% to $21.03 a share at 07:23 ET.

What If Five Big Techs Started Paying Dividends?

What if other dividend holdouts Apple, Dell, eBay, Google and Yahoo followed Cisco's recent example and also instituted a dividend? Each one can easily afford a similar 2% yield, but whether to take that path isn't an easy decision. Here's out the numbers work out.