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  • The Little Company That Conquered Conglomerates Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    Through a combination of smart acquisitions and a global outlook, Midmark, a medical supply company, has set an example of how a regional company can play in the big leagues.

  • The Future of Garbage Is ... No Garbage Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 10:37 AM ET
    Miguel Rojas

    Waste-management company Recology is working with the city of San Francisco to help it become the country's first zero-waste city — in seven years.

  • Cramer's Six in 60: LinkedIn, Celgene & More Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 9:54 AM ET
    Cramer's Six in 60:

    Cramer shares six stocks to watch, and reveals them in under 60 seconds.

  • Pisani: Is Housing Slowing Down? Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 9:51 AM ET

    Is housing slowing down? January housing starts, at 890,000, was below expectations of 925,000, which follows the poor showing of the National Association of Home Builders builder sentiment index.

  • Faber Report: Dell's Earnings Beat Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 9:41 AM ET
    Faber Report: Dell's Earnings Beat

    CNBC's David Faber breaks down the tech giant's fourth quarter numbers, and reports the latest details on the company's plans to go private.

  • Retail Earnings Preview: Wal-Mart and Nordstrom Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
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    What investors will be looking for when Wal-Mart and Nordstrom report earnings on Thursday.

  • Early Movers: TOL, GRMN, NTSP & More Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 7:59 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Bulls Look for Sarepta to Rally Again Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 6:23 AM ET

    Sarepta Therapeutics has been holding its ground for months, and now the bulls are looking for the next leg higher.

  • How Much Are You Worth to a Thief? Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 5:58 AM ET

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  • Fed Message Will Be Dovish Despite Ruffled Feathers Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 9:36 PM ET

    At the end of the day, the doves rule the roost at the Fed, but expect to hear more hawkishness in Wednesday's release of the Fed meeting minutes.

  • Recreating the Highly Charged Tesla Test Drive Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 6:33 PM ET
    Tesla Model S

    On Tuesday, CNBC will attempt to recreate the test drive of the Tesla Model S, which has been the subject of a dustup between an NYT reviewer and Tesla’s CEO. Regardless of the outcome, 2013 is shaping up to be as watershed year for the automaker.

  • Dennis Gartman: Would I Short Gasoline? Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 6:11 PM ET
    Dennis Gartman: Would I Short Gasoline?

    Gas prices aren't likely to continue their upward trajectory, Dennis Gartman says.

  • Collin Gillis: Top Tech Pick Isn’t Apple or Google Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 6:06 PM ET
    2 Risks for Google Stock: Colin Gillis

    The top tech stock isn't Apple or Google, Collin Gillis of BGC Partners says.

  • Herbalife Earnings and Outlook Top Forecasts Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 5:07 PM ET
    Traders work at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S.

    After a battle royale over Herbalife stock between titans Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn, the numbers are in: Herbalife's earnings and 2013 outlook topped forecasts.

  • Your First Trade for Wednesday Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 5:00 PM ET
    Fast Money, Feb. 19, 2013

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching Wednesday.

  • After-Hours Buzz: DELL, HLF, MM & More Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 4:37 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:

  • Where to Hunt for Home Builder Value: Analyst Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 4:06 PM ET

    Despite an improving housing market and firming prices, it's going to be difficult to achieve what is already priced into the stocks, which skyrocketed last year, an analyst told CNBC.

  • Why Traders Should Watch the Gap Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 3:59 PM ET
    The Gap's flagship store in San Francisco

    Not only is Gap a definitive American middle-class brand, but it came roaring back to life in January. The company posted an 8 percent increase in comparable sales in January, with all brands showing a rise.

  • Most Stock Funds Recover, Beating 2007 Highs Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    While the Dow is still about 1 percent below its October 2007 high, two-thirds ​of all stock mutual funds have posted new highs since then, according to Lipper.

  • Talking Numbers: Best Buy vs. Amazon Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 3:30 PM ET
    Talking Numbers: Best Buy or Amazon a Buy?

    Best Buy received 2 analyst upgrades today. How to play the news, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson and Abigail Doolittle, the Seaport Group.