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  • Low Growth, High Inflation: Marriage Made in Hell Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 5:07 AM ET
    HSBC

    HSBC is cutting growth targets and raising inflation forecasts following dramatic rises in commodity prices that threaten the global recovery.

  • No Huddle Offense: Nat Gas     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 6:54 PM ET

    Cramer's happy the President is finally talking about natural gas, but isn't sure it's going to make a dent. What's really needed are subsidies to convert tractor-trailer trucks to natural gas.

  • Stocks End Higher, But Shy of 2011 Highs Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    CNBC Investor Spring Cleaning - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks got closer to their highs of the year as the broad market turned positive for the month and was on track to post the best quarter of the year, although volumes remained thin amid geopolitical uncertainty.  AT&T and Merck led Dow components higher, while Cisco slipped.

  • Stocks Pare Gains Ahead of Close; Telecom Up Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 3:53 PM ET
    CNBC Investor Spring Cleaning - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks put in another strong showing on Wednesday as investors seemed to put aside concerns over geopolitical fears to send stocks higher, although volumes remain thin. AT&T and Exxon led the Dow higher.

  • Google in Kansas     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Google's announcement that it will build a blazing, fiber optic, 1 gigabit broadband service in Kansas City, Kansas.

  • Dimon Addresses the Chamber     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon discusses regulation and the government, municipal defaults, and what a failure to extend the U.S. debt limit would really mean.

  • Deal of the Day     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 12:12 PM ET

    A look at the deal of the day, Valeant's bid to acquire Cephalon with King She Susquehanna strategist.

  • Stocks Add to Gains, Led by Telecom, Banks Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:50 AM ET
    CNBC Investor Spring Cleaning - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks gained on Wednesday, following a modest Tuesday rally, amid good news on the jobs front. AT&T and Merck led the Dow higher.

  • Futures Slightly Pare Gains After Payroll News Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 9:25 AM ET

    Stock index futures slightly pared gains ahead of the open Wednesday after ADP reported strong gains in private-sector employment.

  • Developing Economies Grow Too Fast: Analysis Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:20 AM ET
    China

    The world's biggest economies are recovering from the Great Recession at troublesome speeds: too fast or too slow.

  • Valeant Seeks to Buy Cephalon for $5.7 Billion Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 2:23 AM ET

    Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said it made an unsolicited $5.7 billion bid to buy Cephalon and plans to make its case directly to Cephalon shareholders.

  • Expand List of 'Systemic' Banks: HSBC Chairman Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 1:53 AM ET
    HSBC

    Regulators should include more than 80 banks in their list of global financial institutions of systemic importance that need tighter regulation and higher capital requirements, Douglas Flint, chairman of HSBC, has urged, reports the Financial Times.

  • Stocks End Higher on Thin Volume; Energy Up Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 5:22 PM ET

    Stocks ended just off the highs of the day Tuesday amid light volume and despite a couple of  weak economic reports, as energy and telecom gained.  Home Depot rose, while HP fell.

  • Stocks Hold Gains Ahead of Close; Telecom Up Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 3:57 PM ET

    Stocks gained Tuesday amid light volume and despite a couple weak economic reports, as energy and retail stocks moved higher.

  • Stocks Add to Modest Gains; Retail, Tech Rise Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 11:27 AM ET

    Stocks added to modest gains amid light volume and weak economic news as the quarter end neared. Home Depot rose, while HP fell.

  • Futures Still Slightly Up After Home Price News Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Stock index futures continued to trade slightly higher after news that home prices fell less than expected.

  • Trading the Euro and the Wall of Worry Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 3:49 AM ET
    Euro bills and coins

    Like stocks, the euro has so far this year shrugged off the so-called wall of worry. Concerns that the likes of Greece, Ireland or Portugal could default have not led to euro losses.

  • Tea Party Has Republicans Running Scared Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 1:53 AM ET
    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton seen speaking during the inaugural Rural Summit in Washington, DC

    In the months after Bill Clinton received the same kind of electoral drubbing meted out to Barack Obama in November, he used to measure his political standing by the number of Republicans getting ready to run against him, reports the Financial Times.

  • The End of QE2     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 5:43 PM ET

    Joshua Brown, author of "The Reformed Broker," says he believes there will be no QE2 and that Bernanke deserves some credit for keeping the bottom from falling out. CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss how to trade the end of QE2 and stimulus. Also, Pops & Drops.

  • Stocks Snap Winning Streak; AT&T Climbs Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 4:40 PM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned negative in the final hour of trading to close lower Monday amid light volume, as techs and worries over geopolitical turmoil weighed.