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  • 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.

  • Here’s one pick to get you started.

  • This stock has rebounded from its bottom, making it much more attractive. But have investors already missed the move?

  • Dow Chemical said Tuesday it hopes to sell about $1.63 billion in common stock to pay down debt from its recent acquisition of Rohm & Haas.

  • Cramer won’t recommend any companies that can’t afford to raise their dividends. Here’s one that can.

  • Dow Chemical and Rohm & Haas are in "longshot talks" to settle their dispute over Dow's stalled takeover of Rohm, CNBC learned, citing sources familiar with the situation.

  • Dow Chemical and Rohm & Haas, which will face off in a Delaware court next Monday to determine Dow's $78 cash deal to acquire Rohm & Haas, are engaged in talks to find a resolution to their dispute, CNBC has learned.

  • Plus, Cramer extends an invitation to Pepsi’s Indra Nooyi, talks technicals and makes a call on Dow Chemical.

  • It's amazing how much damage one man can do in such a short period of time.

  • Who among Bernie’s $50 billion worth of investors should get their money back? And what if some were in on the scam?

  • Mortgage rates are falling, a housing bottom looks near, oil's at $34, and GM lives to see another day.

  • With an unsafe dividend, exposure to slowing industries and that big run in a very short time, Cramer thinks this stock is a sell.

  • This is the sector to own, but not just any stock will do. Find out which name is Mad Money's favorite.

  • A big dividend makes this stock a buy, buy, buy.

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    U.S. companies ranging from chemicals like Du Pont, to pharmas like Pfizer and Schering Plough, and financials like Fifth Third and BlackRock, reported earnings Tuesday.