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Signs That the Market Is Ready to Roll Over

The U.S. stock market has been on a tear since Sept. 1, but technical caution flags are now appearing in the charts. A close look at action in the VIX, S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 and financials reveal that the tide may be about to start going out.

Priceline's Long Trip from Dot-Com Bust to First Class

In 1999, Priceline saw its stock surge to absurd heights before it had earned a cent in profit, and after the bubble burst, it lost more than 99% of its value. But from that low, the discount travel site began a hard journey to profitability that has proven there are second acts in dot-com companies' lives.

Priceline Surges in Extended Trading on Second Quarter Earnings

Priceline (PCLN) surged in extended hours trading after reporting strong earnings on Tuesday. The stock jumped 16.6% to $269 a share at 08:02 ET in extended trading. Earnings for the second quarter were $115 million, or $2.26 per diluted share, up from $67 million, or $1.38 per diluted share a year earlier. Revenues gained 27.1% to $767.4 million.

Is William Shatner a $600 Million Internet Genius?

The Internet rumor mill has actor William Shatner being proclaimed a financial genius for supposedly reaping $600 million from being Priceline's spokesman. But the numbers don't add up -- it's not logical, as Spock would say.

Weather insurance for your vacation?

Are you sick of spending your summer vacation cramped up in a hotel while the rides at Disneyland sit idly by, cementing the thought that you just...