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  • Futures Point to Lower Open After Alcoa Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Stock index futures slightly pared losses, although remained down, after the government reported import prices rose in March, and the trade deficit fell.

  • Bet on M&A, Not Consumer Spending: Strategist Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 4:45 AM ET

    Rising commodity prices mean investors should stay clear of consumer discretionary stocks, according to Nomura strategist Ian Scott.

  • Cramer's View of the Market Is Now 'Grim' Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 7:07 PM ET

    These two headwinds ended the "Mad Money" host's 18 months of bullishness.

  • Stocks End Mixed Ahead of Alcoa Results Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks closed narrowly mixed in thin trading Monday despite a flurry of M&A activity as investors cautiously awaited the start of earnings season. Travelers gained, while Chevron fell.

  • Stocks Remain Lower Ahead of Alcoa Results Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks traded lower in thin trading Monday amid a lack of economic news and as investors cautiously awaited the start of earnings season.  Travelers rose, while Chevron fell.

  • Halftime: 4 Stocks 'Fast' Traders Are Watching Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 1:50 PM ET

    As stocks shaved gains ahead of earnings on Monday, the "Fast Money" traders had their eyes on these four names.

  • Stocks Gain Ahead of Earnings; Energy Slips Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 11:18 AM ET

    Stocks gained modestly as investors braced for the start of earnings season amid M&A activity. 3M rises, while Caterpillar falls.  

  • It was a major blow for the Singapore Stock Exchange. Its courtship for its Australian counterpart, the Australian Stock Exchange, came to an abrupt end when the Australian government rejected the deal last week saying it was not in Australia's national interests. SGX was left standing alone at the altar.

  • Futures Higher Amid Earnings, M&A Activity Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 9:24 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street ahead of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell when Alcoa releases results.

  • JPMorgan Accused of Breaking Its Duty to Clients Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 7:40 AM ET

    The case accuses JPMorgan of breaching its responsibility to keep its clients in safe investments, and it sheds new light on one of Wall Street’s oldest problems. The New York Times reports.

  • BP Navigates Russia Inc On Rosneft Deal Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | 2:07 AM ET
    BP sign

    BP will launch a final attempt this week to salvage a proposed alliance with Rosneft, the Russian state oil group, and intends to seek Russian government approval to buy out its billionaire partners in TNK-BP or do so in tandem with Rosneft.

  • Stocks End Down; Oil Rises, Shutdown Looms Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks saw a selloff ahead of the weekend and amid disagreements over spending cuts, hindering lawmakers from reaching a deal to temporarily avert a government shutdown.

  • Stocks Pare Losses; Energy Gains Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks saw a selloff ahead of the weekend and amid disagreements over spending cuts, hindering lawmakers from reaching a deal to temporarily avert a government shutdown.

  • Want to Beat S&P? Look at MLPs: Raymond James Exec Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 2:16 PM ET

    The master limited partnership asset class, as reflected by the Alerian MLP Index spacer, has dramatically outperformed its peers on a "traveling" twelve month basis: 25 percent versus the S&P 500 13.4 percent, Dow Jones Utilities Index 9 percent and Morgan Stanley's spacer REIT Index 16.6 percent, Darren Horowitz, managing director Energy Equity Research at Raymond James, told CNBC on Friday.

  • Federal officials charged with reviewing mergers under antitrust laws will keep working during a government shutdown.

  • Stocks Turn Lower, Led by Industrials Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

    Stocks added to modest losses Friday after news that Congressional leaders have not come to a budget agreement, which could lead to a government shutdown at midnight tonight. Cisco fell, while Merck rose.

  • Futures Higher; Earnings Season in Focus Friday, 8 Apr 2011 | 9:16 AM ET

    Stock index futures rose ahead of the open Friday in what is expected to be another low volume session before earnings season kicks off in earnest with Alcoa's release after the market closes on Monday.

  • Australian Stock Exchange's (ASX) rebuff of a $7.8 takeover offer from the Singapore Exchange (SGX) was the wrong decision, said Kerry Series, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Asia-focused fund management firm Eight Investment Partners.

  • Stocks Close Off Lows Hit After Earthquake Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 4:56 PM ET
    CNBC - Disaster in Japan - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

    Stocks closed well off the lows of the day after plunging in the wake of a powerful earthquake in Japan renewed investor fears about supply disruptions and the ongoing nuclear crisis, and as oil jumped above $110 a barrel. Caterpillar fell, while Home Depot rose.

  • A Government Shutdown Could Shut Down Wall Street Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 4:23 PM ET

    A lengthy government shutdown could put a halt to some of the basic functions of Wall Street.

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