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  • Stocks Fall as Banks, Materials Tumble Friday, 13 May 2011 | 3:59 PM ET

    Stocks traded lower ahead of the close as the dollar rose, and financial stocks fell amid fears of a worsening European debt crisis.

  • Stocks Slumps as Banks Fall; Dollar Rises Friday, 13 May 2011 | 11:53 AM ET

    Stocks slumped, after fluctuating much of the morning, as financials fell and the dollar added to gains.

  • Is the Cloud a Rainmaker?  Friday, 13 May 2011 | 10:15 AM ET

    A look at who's cashing in on cloud computing, where companies rent out virtual storage space as well as off-site servers, with Joel Fishbein, Lazard Capital Markets, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Futures Turn Mixed Ahead of Opening Bell Friday, 13 May 2011 | 9:25 AM ET

    Stock index futures gained slightly ahead of the open after the government reported consumer prices rose in line with expectations.

  • These 3 Markets Will Beat S&P: Analyst Friday, 13 May 2011 | 1:42 AM ET
    Global Markets

    The S&P 500 will gain just three percent before the end of the year and will be significantly outperformed by stocks in Japan, Europe and the UK according to Patrick Moonen, a senior Strategist at ING Investment Management.

  • Stocks Hit by Commodity Selloff  Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew discuss whether speculators are getting washed out or the globe is slowing. Mark Fisher, MBF Asset Management, weighs in. "Ethanol is the most interesting commodity," he says.

  • Stocks Close Higher Amid Gains in Oil Prices Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly higher on Wednesday, cutting in half the losses sustained Wednesday when a commodity rout roiled global markets.

  • Stocks Gain Before Close; Retail Rises Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 3:52 PM ET

    Stocks traded modestly higher in the final hour of trading on Thursday as a commodity rout that roiled global markets on Wednesday reversed.

  • Futures Slump After Economic News Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Stock index futures fell after the release of a slew of economic data showing jobless claims remain high—despite a drop in the last week—inflation pressures are on the rise, and retail sales are slowing.

  • 'Widowmaker' Oil Trade Lives Up to Its Name Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 3:10 AM ET
    An oil refinery in Elizabeth, N.J. is shown in this aerial photo of Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007. Oil prices extended their rise above $78 a barrel Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 after finishing at a record close the previous session as a production increase from OPEC failed to calm market concerns about the availability of supplies for winter in the Northern Hemisphere. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Big oil traders who bet on a rise in gasoline prices relative to heating oil ahead of the summer driving season may have thought they broke the curse of a "widowmaker" trade even as oil prices crashed.

  • The Town Known as Terrorism Central Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 1:14 AM ET
    Osama bin Laden

    It will forever be known as the place where the United States finally caught up with Osama Bin Laden but the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad has been described as the country’s ‘Terrorism Central,’ according to the executive director of the Asia-Pacific Foundation.

  • Fast Money Web Extra  Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • Where to Invest $370B  Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 5:26 PM ET

    Chris Hyzy, U.S. Trust CIO, says global economic growth favors the emerging world.

  • Stocks End Sharply Lower as Oil Prices Tumble Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks tumbled 1 percent after three days of gains as a hike in oil and gas inventories triggered a selloff in commodities amid worries of a slowdown in global growth.

  • Stocks Holding Sharp Losses Before Close Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses but remained sharply lower after three days of gains as commodities sank, triggered by an uptick in oil and gasoline inventories against a backdrop of worries over Greek debt and the health of China's economy.

  • Stocks Decline, Led by Energy; Disney Sinks Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 11:47 AM ET

    Stocks skidded amid sliding oil prices and mixed earnings results after rising the three previous sessions.

  • Futures Trade Mixed After Trade Deficit News Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Stock index futures continued to trade mixed Wednesday after news the nation's trade deficit widened to the biggest gap in March since last June.

  • New Nuclear Plant Could Rise in California Farm Fields Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 8:52 PM ET
    Nuclear Power Plant

    A French company is gambling it can beat the odds and build a nuclear plant in the heart of California's fertile farmland. Areva has partnered with a group of California businessmen and farmers who've formed the Fresno Nuclear Energy Group.

  • Stocks Gain for 3rd Session; Microsoft Falls Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks rallied for a third consecutive session amid Microsoft's $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, strength in China's economy, and rising commodity prices.

  • Stocks Rally Ahead of the Close, Led by Utilities Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks traded near the highest levels of a quiet session ahead of the market close on Tuesday.