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After Market: A Cold Day for Stocks, Too

With cold weather across much of the country so extreme it grounded some airlines, even stocks found it tough to fly Monday -- especially those associated with air travel.

5 Ways to Prevent Panic From Plundering Your Portfolio

With the stock market near its all-time high, few investors are terribly worried about their portfolios right now. But that makes it the best time to take steps to panic-proof your portfolio in preparation for the next financial crisis.

5 Key Things to Watch In the Stock Market This Week

Among the events that will move the stock market this week -- big changes for a smartphone pioneer in trouble, and a big debut for a video streaming service trying to keep its momentum. Here's your quick guide to the days ahead on Wall Street.

5 Winners and Losers of the Week in Business

From a fast-growing burrito roller coming undone to an educational electronics toy maker topping a holiday sales list, here's a rundown of this week's star performers and biggest losers in the business world.

5 Things to Watch When the Market Reopens

The financial markets are closed for the Christmas holiday, but when trading resumes on Wednesday, here's what's likely to help shape the rest of the week on Wall Street.

This Week's Winners and Losers in Business

From a company that blew away analysts' expectations to a CEO misusing corporate jets, here's a rundown of this week's smartest moves and biggest blunders in the business world.

This Week's 5 Best Moves and Blunders in Business

Companies can do brilliant things, but there are also times where they fall flat on their faces. Sometimes CEOs can save the day, but at other times, they say and do the darndest things. There were plenty of winners and blunders this week: These were my favorites.

Wall Street Watch Tuesday: Sandy Wreaks Havoc

With Hurricane Sandy approaching landfall in the Northeast, the major stock exchanges didn't want to take chances. There were no stock orders executed on Monday. There will be no trading on Tuesday, either.

Hurricane Sandy Leads Companies to Postpone Earnings Reports

A number of major U.S. companies postponed quarterly earnings reports Monday as Hurricane Sandy bore down on the East Coast and financial markets were closed: Among the biggies waiting until the rain stops: Pfizer, Thomson Reuters, NRG Energy, and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

Siruis XM Satellite Radio Turns Up the Volume for Investors

Hurricane Sandy may have closed the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, and possibly longer, but trading will continue on the Big Board electronically, and that means there's still stocks worth watching: Sirius XM Radio, for example.

Pandora Mobilizes to Lead the Music Industry

Internet radio pioneer Pandora Media continues to make big strides in popularizing streaming audio. Revenue in its latest quarter skyrocketed 51%, in large part due to its success at making money in mobile.

Is Pandora Changing the Music Industry?

Shares of music streaming leader Pandora Media soared 12% on Thursday after it released its quarterly results. Yes, it posted a loss. And, yes it also posted a slight dip from last quarter. However, it's all about expectations, and Pandora beat those handily.

JetBlue Pilot Freaked Out: Why Its Investors Should Too

A JetBlue flight was diverted Tuesday after the pilot had a mental meltdown and had to be subdued by passengers. If this were an isolated event, the cheap airline with the fancy frills might be flying high. But the carrier keeps finding itself at the wrong end of the headlines.

What to Watch This Week: Tablets, Tunes and Taxes

Let's go over some of the items that will help shape the week ahead on Wall Street: The iPad 3 is coming; there's serious news for Sirius; less hope for Pandora; earnings from the tax gurus of H&R Block; and clues about how China's economy is really doing.

Why Terrestrial Radio Will Never Be Great Again

There was a time when car radios cranked out the soundtrack of our lives. These days, radio is a bit of a forgotten toy, and there are more than 20 million people willing to pay for something they could get free the old-fashioned way.