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  • Fast Money, May 4, 2011     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

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

  • Stocks End Lower in Selloff as Silver, Oil Slide Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday amid sliding prices for precious metals and oil, and news of weakness in the U.S. economy.

  • Stocks Fall Ahead of the Close; Intel Gains Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 4:10 PM ET

    Stocks sank across-the-board Wednesday as investors took a breather following disappointing economic news and a selloff in commodities. 

  • CEO Blog: Energy Policy Should, Above All, Do No Harm Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 11:14 AM ET
    Natural Gas

    We have not had an energy policy in the United States in the nearly three decades I have been in the utility business. What we have is a strange mix of mandates and markets that we sometimes call energy policy. Electricity—like horseracing, gambling and prostitution in Nevada—is too much fun for politicians to leave to the market.

  • What's Your Best Play Now?     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    Discussing where investors should put their money in the midst of weak economic data; the end of QE2, and falling commodities, with Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities; Channing Smith, Capital Advisors, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Futures Pare Losses After Jobs News Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 9:21 AM ET

    Stock index futures pared losses to trade flat amid a report on private sector job growth that was a little weaker than expected.

  • Stocks End Mixed in Choppy Session Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:53 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading on Tuesday amid a sell-off in energy and materials stocks, as commodities sank in the wake of a nearly eight percent decline in silver prices.

  • Innovative Manufacturing Can Grow US Economy Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 4:24 PM ET

    The years following the Great Recession will feature the reemergence of U.S. manufacturing—everything from aeronautics to robots in warehouses, to high-speed cotton mills and 3-D model-making—but this generation of manufacturing will be polished and enhanced with technology.

  • Stocks Trim Losses Ahead of the Close Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading on Tuesday amid a sell-off in energy and materials stocks, as commodities sank in the wake of a nearly eight percent decline in silver prices.

  • NYSE Midday Update     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC'S Bertha Coombs reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • Osama's Death Leads To Rise In Flag Sales Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 12:04 PM ET

    The orders started coming in just minutes after President Obama formally announced the death on Sunday night. People wanted their flags.

  • Stocks Turn Mixed; Utilities Gain, Pfizer Falls Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 11:55 AM ET

    Stocks turned mixed in quiet trading after a varied batch of earnings reports, as investors took a step back after sending the market to multi-year highs in April.

  • Sony Security in Question     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 11:30 AM ET

    Discussing Sony's ongoing security problems and what it could mean to the future of CEO Sir Howard Stringer, with CNBC's Jon Fortt & Herb Greenberg; Dave Aitel, Immunity, Inc.; and Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research.

  • What's Next for Stocks     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 11:07 AM ET

    Will current economic conditions help the market on its way to 13,000? Kimberly Foss, Empyrion Wealth Management, and William Stone, PNC Wealth Management, discuss.

  • Investing in Autos     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 10:40 AM ET

    A strong buy opinion on General Motors and a buy opinion on Ford, as well as the reasons why, with Efraim Levy, equity analyst, Standard & Poor's, and David Whiston, Morningstar.

  • Dollar's In Demand, Pound Gets Pounded Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 10:02 AM ET

    The dollar is rallying as risk appetite wanes, and the pound is getting punished for weak manufacturing data. Time again for your FX Fix.

  • Futures Slightly Lower After Earnings Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 9:27 AM ET

    Stock index futures fell ahead of the open for Wall Street on Tuesday as traders considered the implications of Osama Bin Laden's death and looked ahead to more earnings reports..

  • Pfizer Reaction     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 7:46 AM ET

    Barbara Ryan, sr. pharmaceutical analyst & managing director, Deutsche Bank Securities, discusses Pfizer's earnings beat and the company's outlook. She says Pfizer is on track to release a couple big drugs this year that will really benefit shareholders, and discusses her idea that the company should be broken up.

  • Trading Block: Gold, Silver & the Buck     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 7:38 AM ET

    Jim Steel, chief commodities analyst, HSBC; Peter Beutel, president and author, Cameron Hanover; and Michael Woolfolk, BNY Mellon offer a roundup of commodities and what's likely to happen over the next few months.

  • A Nuclear Future?     Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 7:18 AM ET

    Discussing earnings and the energy future of the country, with James Rogers, chairman, president & CEO, Duke Energy. Rogers believes nuclear and coal will be an important part of America's energy in the next few decades.