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  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks erased their gains just in time for the closing bell Tuesday as news that the Senate has scheduled a hearing on President Obama's bank proposal for next week rattled the market.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks bounced back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose for a third straight month.  Travelers led the Dow after beating earnings expectations.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks bounced back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose for a third straight month.  Travelers led the Dow after beating earnings expectations.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street Tuesday, with stock markets in Asia and Europe knocked down by news of monetary tightening in China.

  • Cramer highlights a new speculation pick in plastics.

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    Junk bonds have returned a monstrous 56% thus far this year. “For performance-chasing investors, junk was the only game in town,” says one pro.

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    A group dedicated to stopping Iran develop nuclear weapons is calling on Huntsman Corporation, listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol HUN, to pull its operations out of the Islamic Republic.

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    So is it still worth buying? Find out what Cramer had to say.

  • Plus, Airgas' CEO offers his economic outlook.

  • In this case, they cost viewers the chance at some pretty great returns.

  • The stock is up 31% since the chief executive’s last appearance on Mad Money. Should investors expect more upside?

  • Some companies have their fingers on the pulse of the real economy, and this is one of them.

  • Chemical maker DuPont said Thursday its chief financial officer will move to a new role as the company consolidates 23 businesses into 14, as part of an effort to capitalize on global growth opportunities to drive profitability and sales.

  • Dow Chemical reported a surprise quarterly profit, excluding special items, Thursday and also said that the U.S. economy has bottomed.

  • A late rally pushed stocks higher Tuesday following better-than-expected earnings from several Dow components. The Dow logged its seventh-straight gain, the Nasdaq, it's tenth.

  • The Dow advanced Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.

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    Chemical company DuPont reported a sharp fall in quarterly net income Tuesday, citing weak sales, restructuring charges and the adverse impact of currency exchange rates.

  • The Dow bolted out of the gate Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.

  • Futures indicated a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday ahead of a slew of earnings and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Capitol Hill testimony.

  • It’s a unique call, to say the least, but the numbers don’t lie.