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  • Stocks Mixed, but Still Set for Weekly Gain Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 3:37 PM ET

    The Dow was under pressure Thursday after Caterpillar's profit missed estimates, but stocks overall were set to close the week in positive territory following a handful of robust earnings and a bailout package for Greece.

  • Feinman: Financial Market Outlook Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 12:14 PM ET

    The US economy has been in recovery for two years, but the pace has been frustratingly slow, well below that of past rebounds from deep recessions and inadequate to repair the damage done by the crisis of 2008-’09. Every time it seems the recovery may be gaining traction, the momentum peters out... Still, the economy retains important supports.

  • Merger Mania in the Markets     Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 8:42 AM ET

    The strategies behind possible mergers, such as Apple and Hulu, with Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors, Inc. chairman/CEO/chief investment officer.

  • Futures Turn Lower After Caterpillar Earnings Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 8:37 AM ET

    Futures dipped Friday after Caterpillar's earnings missed estimates, erasing earlier gains froM GE and an agreement on a new Greek rescue deal.

  • Power Grids: Heat Exhaustion     Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 7:14 AM ET

    A look at the energy companies that are being more strategic in using renewables, Christine Tezak, Baird senior energy/environmental policy analyst and Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors.

  • Stocks End Higher After New Greek Deal Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 4:22 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher Thursday after EU leaders agreed on a final bailout package for Greece, in addition to an encouraging report on the Fed's mid-Atlantic manufacturing survey and some robust earnings reports.

  • Natural Gas Turns Cool as Heat Wave Hits US Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 3:54 PM ET
    Natural Gas

    Sizzling hot temperatures around the country are driving up natural gas and electricity demand, with air-conditioners and generators in overdrive in the 100-plus degree heat. But futures traders, who didn't bet on this intense heat a week ago, missed the wave, reports CNBC Senior Energy Correspondent Sharon Epperson.

  • Stocks Gain, All 10 S&P Sectors Rise; Intel Slips Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 3:28 PM ET

    Stocks gained across the board Thursday amid signs of progress on debt deals in Europe and U.S., in addition to an encouraging report on the Fed's mid-Atlantic manufacturing survey and some robust earnings reports.

  • 'Economy Is Good' in Auto Repairs: Snap-On CEO Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 2:44 PM ET
    Nicholas Pinchuk

    For the automotive-repair sector, the economy is good, Snap-On CEO Nicholas Pinchuk, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Stocks Climb, Led by Banks; Intel Slides Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

    Stocks rallied across the board Thursday after some positive economic news, a draft document showing plans for a wide-ranging response to the euro zone debt crisis, in addition to a handful of positive earnings news.

  • More Shipments, Higher Prices Coming: Union Pacific CEO Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 11:39 AM ET

    Union Pacific expects to ship more coal, farm commodities and other products in the second half of the year, at higher prices if the economy allows, CEO Jim Young said Thursday.

  • US Default Could Benefit Treasury Investors Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 9:03 AM ET

    All eyes are turned towards the clock as the August 2 deadline for the US debt talks approaches. Treasurys investors could stand to benefit if Congress cannot agree to raise the debt ceiling.

  • Futures Gain on Hopes of EU Bailout Deal Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 8:56 AM ET

    Futures rallied Thursday after a new bailout fund document stated it will extend loans to ease the euro zone debt crisis and as investors largely shrugged off a disappointing jobless claims news.

  • Stocks End Lower, Led by Techs; Banks Rally Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    Stocks slipped in the final minutes of trading to end lower Wednesday as investors took a breather following a sharp rally in the previous session and amid ongoing jitters over the debt ceiling talks and fears over the euro zone crisis.

  • Stocks Slip Ahead of Close; Banks Gain Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 3:52 PM ET

    Stocks lost some ground in the final minutes of trading Wednesday as investors took a breather following a sharp rally in the previous session and after existing home sales tumbled unexpectedly to a seven-month low. 

  • Euro Lifts, Kiwi Flies Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 8:54 AM ET

    Bulls are running in Europe and kiwis are lifting off - time for your FX Fix.

  • Futures Gain on Debt Relief, Earnings Hopes Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 8:42 AM ET

    Futures were higher Wednesday on hopes that U.S. lawmakers will reach a deal to raise the debt ceiling and avert a default as well as optimism over company earnings after Apple’s results beat the street.

  • GOP Pushes Huge Deficit-Cutting Bill Through House Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 3:47 AM ET

    Defying a veto threat, the Republican-controlled House voted Tuesday night to slice federal spending by $6 trillion and require a constitutional balanced budget amendment to be sent to the states in exchange for averting a threatened Aug. 2 government default.

  • Stocks Close Up Sharply On Earnings, Debt Talks Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks posted their biggest gains since March on Tuesday following a handful of upbeat corporate earnings and President Obama's positive comments on a possible debt agreement.

  • Stocks Gain, Led by Techs; BofA Declines Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 11:18 AM ET

    Stocks were off their intraday high, but still traded sharply higher Tuesday as investors were encouraged by a handful of upbeat corporate earnings results and after housing starts rose far more than expected.