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  • Futures Pare Losses After Durable Goods Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Futures shaved earlier losses Wednesday after durable goods orders jumped much more than expected in July, but still remained under pressure after Moody’s downgraded Japan’s economy by one notch on concerns over the size of the country’s budget deficit.

  • Dow Soars 300, Logs Biggest Gain in 2 Weeks Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 4:31 PM ET
    Streets of NYC after the earthquake on Auguat

    Stocks closed near session highs Tuesday, with the Dow posting its biggest gain in almost two weeks, despite a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia that shook parts of the U.S. East Coast and after investors shrugged off a handful of disappointing economic news.

  • Stock shares

    The American banking system is "much better than it was" in 2008-2009, Patrick H. Daugherty, partner with Highland Capital Management, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Futures Gain, Helped by Global Markets Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 9:09 AM ET

    Futures were higher Tuesday, boosted by better-than-expected manufacturing data in Germany and China, and ahead of a handful of reprots in the U.S.

  • Security and outsourcing company G4S is planning to spend 200 million pounds ($330 million) per year on acquisitions, the company's CEO told CNBC Tuesday, after the company beat analyst expectations to post first-half earnings growth of 8 percent.

  • H-P Launches New Desktop PC Amid Buzz About Spinoff Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 6:41 PM ET
    Hewlett Packard

    Hewlett-Packard announced a new desktop computer on Monday just days after the company suggested it had plans to spin off the PC unit. The company hasn't yet made a decision on what to do with its PC business, an executive said on CNBC.

  • Cramer: 10 Things Needed for Higher Stock Prices Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 6:16 PM ET

    Find out what the “Mad Money” host thinks is needed for the market to get better.

  • Stocks Eke Out a Gain in Choppy Trading Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks squeezed out a small gain in thin, choppy trading Monday, erasing most of the session's earlier rally as traders were hesitant to fully jump in without any proper market conviction.

  • New York Stock Exchange

    High-frequency trading should not be broadly categorized as one strategy, Dick Grasso, the former chairman and CEO of the New York Stock Exchange, told CNBC Monday.

  • Futures Point to Strong Gains at Open Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 9:05 AM ET

    Futures rose on Monday, helped by a gains in the European markets and after all three major averages logged their biggest four-week decline since Mar. 2009 in the previous week.

  • Stocks Log Worst 4-Week Drop Since Mar. 2009 Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 6:40 PM ET

    Stocks accelerated their selloff to finish near session lows in light, choppy trading Friday as investors were reluctant to remain in the market ahead of a weekend, amid worries over a global recession in addition to the ongoing euro zone jitters.

  • Has Hewlett-Packard Made Itself a Takeover Target? Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 3:44 PM ET
    Hewlett Packard

    Technology companies typically don’t make the best targets for activist investors, given how quickly things can change in their business. And it’s hard to imagine anyone could mount a successful fight on a company with a $49 billion market value. But when it comes to Hewlett-Packard, all bets are off.

  • Futures Point to Weak Open; Gold Jumps Friday, 19 Aug 2011 | 9:05 AM ET

    Futures were off their worst levels Friday, but were still lower, pressured by losses in Asia and Europe and many investors concerned the world economy is on the brink of another recession.

  • Dow Ends Down 400, but Off Session Lows Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    Stocks closed off their worst levels Thursday, but were still down sharply, following a handful of disappointing economic news and over continuing worries over the stability of euro zone banks.

  • The Fast traders explain why they wouldn't buy H-P on the news it is acquiring a software company and spinning off its PC arm.

  • Futures Skid Amid Global Growth Worries Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 8:35 AM ET

    Futures extended their sharp losses Thursday after a gloomy forecast on global growth, continuing worries about the European debt crisis and following news that jobless claims rose more than expected last week.

  • SEC Files Were Illegally Destroyed: Lawyer Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 1:26 AM ET
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

    An enforcement lawyer at the Securities and Exchange Commission says that the agency illegally destroyed files and documents related to thousands of early-stage investigations over the last 20 years, according to information released Wednesday by Congressional investigators, reported the New York Times.

  • Dow, S&P Finish Near Flat, Nasdaq Slides Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 4:29 PM ET

    The Dow and S&P closed near the flat line after toggling between small gains and losses for most of the afternoon in light volume trading Wednesday. The Nasdaq fell, however, as tech stocks dragged on the market.

  • China May Stop Buying Treasurys as Growth Slows: Roach Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

    The weakness of the American consumer is having repercussions in China, which may stop buying more U.S. Treasurys as it focuses on internal consumption rather than exports, Stephen Roach told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Futures Stay Mixed After Producer Price Index Wednesday, 17 Aug 2011 | 8:34 AM ET

    Futures remained mixed Wednesday after news core producer prices rose at their fastest pace in six months in July, but were buoyed by several positive earnings news from big retailers.

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