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  • Dow Logs 3-Day Rally, S&P Closes at 1400 Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    Stocks closed near their best level in thin trading Thursday, with the S&P rallying to 1,400, as hopes for further stimulus from the Federal Reserve seemed to overshadow worries over the jobs market and some tepid earnings reports.

  • Amazon Earnings: Q1 EPS $0.28 vs. $0.07 Est.     Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 4:31 PM ET

    Discussing the details of Amazon's earnings report, with Herman Leung, Susquehanna Financial Group; and CNBC's Jon Fortt and Maria Bartiromo.

  • The Fed's Next Move     Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the statements made by the Federal Reserve on Wednesday and whether QE3 is ahead.

  • Jobless Claims Disappoint     Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 1:05 PM ET

    Initial jobless claims stand at 388,000, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Futures Turn Lower After Jobless Claims Report Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 9:14 AM ET

    Futures lost footing Thursday, dipping into negative territory, following the weekly jobless claims report that showed the four-week moving average rose to its highest since January and following a handful of earnings news that disappointed.

  • US Trade Rep to China: ‘We Want Fair Competition’ Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 6:14 AM ET

    China needs to open up its markets further to improve global trade and create a level playing field, U.S. Trade representative Ron Kirk told CNBC’s "Worldwide Exchange" Thursday.

  • Discussing the Fed's latest decision and how another round of QE could impact the stock market, with Greg Ip, CNBC contributor; Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley; and Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management.

  • Geithner: Hubbard Op-Ed 'Hackish Observation'     Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses the details of his interview with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who also addresses Romney advisor Glenn Hubbard's claims in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.

  • The World’s Biggest Oil Producers Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 12:23 PM ET
    Given the pace of global growth, experts say crude oil prices are higher than they should be – largely the result of concern Iran might close the Strait of Hormuz in its showdown with the U.S. and E.U. over the expansion of its nuclear program.Like Iran, some of the world’s other biggest oil producers can be subject to unpredictable and unstable political events, causing price shocks. Such was the case during the 2011 civil unrest in Libya. At the time, Libya was the 17th largest oil-producing c

    Big movements in the price of oil can have significant effects on the economy, and countries with the most oil within their borders are set to benefit, as demand for crude continues to rise.

  • Apple now accounts for 36% of all profit growth for the S&P 500 this quarter, but Walter Piecyk, BTIG Research analyst explains why he downgraded the company ahead of its earnings. Stephen Volkmann, Jefferies analyst, also discusses his 'buy' rating on Caterpillar.

  • Stocks End Mixed, Nasdaq Falls for 5th Session Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 4:23 PM ET

    Stocks closed mixed Tuesday, ending off their session highs, as euphoria from this morning's earnings reports faded and as tech giant Apple slumped, weighing on the the Nasdaq.

  • Trading Apple Ahead of Earnings     Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 1:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses the ups and downs of Apple and whether the earnings report could disappoint Wall Street. Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital, also offers advice for investors.

  • Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners, says the Netflix earnings report was "great news." He also weighs in on the alleged Wal-Mart scandal, currently under investigation.

  • Apple Clues in AT&T's Earnings     Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    The FMHR traders discuss how investors should trade AT&T and Apple.

  • Futures Mixed After S&P/Case-Shiller Report Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 9:05 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were mixed Tuesday following the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index and as worries over Europe lingered.

  • Stocks End in Red on EU Fears; S&P Below 1375 Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 5:02 PM ET

    Stocks trimmed their losses but still ended in the red Monday, with the S&P 500 down almost 4 percent from its 2012 highs, weighed by political and economic worries in the euro zone.

  • Foreign Corruption Crackdown     Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 1:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn discusses how the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act applies to Wal-Mart's alleged $24M in bribes to Mexican officials. Robert Shapiro, Sonecon chairman & co-founder, also weighs in.

  • Wal-Mart Slammed on Bribery Claims     Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discuss how investors and consumers are reacting to The New York Times' report that Wal-Mart spent $24M bribing Mexican officials.

  • Europe Drives Today's Selloff     Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sue Herera and Simon Hobbs discuss the three drivers of today's market selloff, including the French elections, the resignation of Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his Cabinet, and the recession in Spain.

  • The FMHR traders discuss whether China or Europe is a bigger concern for global investors amid weak PMI data. Also, does a pullback in Wal-Mart shares present a buying opportunity for investors? David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets retail analyst, weighs in.