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  • Traders and analysts are at odds over the direction of the S&P and their predictions just might shock you.

  • The European Debt Crisis - See Complete Coverage

    I have been thinking that we needed a 10% correction for some time (I use the S&P 500 average.) There are few rebounds off a major bottom that don't correct by at least 10% within 14 months of the bottom. I believe we are in that correction now.

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    With the Dow down 4 percent over the past week, the S&P down almost 5 percent and the blue chip index lower nine times in 12 sessions, it's no surprise some newsletter writers are advising clients to go to cash. And yet some traders are gearing up for an oversold bounce. So which is it? Are we in for a summer surge or a summer bummer? Share your opinion in our poll.

  • Timothy Geithner

    Europe can survive the current economic crisis if its leaders make good on commitments to turn their economies around, Treasury Secretary Geithner told CNBC Wednesday.

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    Congress is talking about allowing some forms of Internet gambling, and with Washington needing billions, it could bring in some much-needed tax revenue. But there are ethical concerns. Today, we want to know if you think Internet gambling should be legal in the United States. Share your answer in our poll.

  • The author of the closely-watched Dow Theory Letters newsletter warned investors to get out of US stocks now in a report published Tuesday.

  • By the numbers, the market is tough to play. Get Cramer's insight on two similar stocks.

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    Oil prices have taken a spectacular slide in May, down 18 percent at $70 a barrel. Part of the reason is global demand and potential cutbacks in shipping, manufacturing and other industries. Meanwhile, gold is near record highs as investors seek safety from the ongoing European debt threat. Which do you think is the better buy right now: oil or gold? Share your answer in our poll.

  • David Faber talked with Senior Portfolio Manager Frank Troise about what Boomers need to do now, after being crushed by the financial crisis.

  • Each quarter near the end of earnings season, we look at the stocks in the S&P 500 to see which ones are trading at the greatest discounts and premiums to their analysts' consensus target prices.  We publish the lists in our 20 Stocks to Pop / Drop series.  Now, that we are near the end of the latest earnings season,  here is a check on how the 20 stocks we looked at in February have performed.

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    On Thursday, Squawk on the Street guest David Hefty, CEO of Cornerstone Wealth Management, said the Dow would go to 5,000 this year. Do you think he's right or wrong? Share your answer in our poll.

  • US major indexes reversed last Thursday's steep drops on Monday on a near $1 trillion European Union relief package and on news that US regulators are looking at circuit breakers to prevent a re-run of last week's "flash" market meltdown.

  • Plus, get calls on the banks, REITs, tankers and more.

  • Volatile activity in the capital markets has caused mixed results with initial public offerings.

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    Carthaginian peace refers to the imposition of a very brutal “peace,” or the armistice imposed on Carthage by Rome that saw the Romans systematically burn Carthage to the ground.

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    Despite a fully-fledged debt crisis in Europe, the stock market continues to defy the bears to trade higher on the year.

  • These companies are leading the charge, Cramer says.

  • Mary Schapiro, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Robert Cook, director of the SEC's Division of Trading and Markets and Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission participate in a House Financial Services Committee hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

    Regulators examining the causes of the brief stock market free fall last Thursday are looking closely at heavy selling in the market for stock-index futures by a single trader, beginning 10 minutes before stock prices began to plummet. The NYT reports.

  • The infamous "Flash Crash" of last Thursday where the Dow lost as much as 998.50 points in a matter of minutes may have 'really' been much worse.

  • IBM Sign

    Yeah, you read that headline right: IBM is offering up a 5-year earnings plan, and for a company in tech — really any company — to offer such visibility is substantial, and intriguing. Oh, and the 5-year plan has IBM reporting $20 a share in operating earnings by 2015.