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  • Stocks Extend Losing Streak; GE Climbs Friday, 22 Jan 2010 | 11:08 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks continued to slide Friday, after logging their worst two-day decline since June, as President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry continued to ripple through the market.

  • Futures Lower After Selloff; GE Shares Rise Friday, 22 Jan 2010 | 7:52 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock futures indicated another rough day for Wall Street on Friday after the previous day's selloff on the back of President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry.

  • Stocks Off For Week as Banks Lead Slump Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | 4:03 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks edged lower at the open Friday, with investors unimpressed over earnings beats from Intel and JPMorgan Chase as well as economic readings in line with expectations.

  • Banks, Earnings Letdown Drop Stocks 1% Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | 11:40 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks edged lower at the open Friday, with investors unimpressed over earnings beats from Intel and JPMorgan Chase as well as economic readings in line with expectations.

  • Futures Losses Ease on Economic Readings Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | 7:33 AM ET

    A blockbuster earnings report from Intel was not enough to boost the Dow and S&P stock index futures on Friday, but there are a number of key events ahead this morning to influence investors before the opening bell rings.

  • Food Shortages Coming, Buy Commodities: Jim Rogers Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | 4:48 AM ET
    Wheat Fields

    The financial crisis is likely to lead to food shortages in a few years because the agriculture sector is in dire need of funds, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Friday.

  • A Late-Day Rally Repeat for the Markets Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 4:04 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Wall Street staged another late-day rally as investors were undeterred by a weak picture in the jobs market and retail, as well as a government move to punish bailed-out bankers.

  • Market Holds Steady as Health Care Jumps Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 10:20 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Wall Street's stumble over weak economic trends was a short one, as investors turned an early loss into a modest gain despite disappointments in jobs and retail sales.

  • Futures Head Lower on Economic Weakness Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 8:42 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Wall Street's direction Thursday is likely to be driven — at least in the early morning — by two key economic numbers, the weekly jobless claims report and December retail sales.

  • Stocks Close Higher, Led by Banks, Tech, Drugs Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | 4:11 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher, pushing the Dow average to a fresh 15-month closing high, as investors bought financial, technology and pharmaceutical shares.

  • Futures Edge Up After Mild Selloff Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | 6:00 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for Wall Street on Wednesday, following Tuesday's mild selloff that saw the S&P 500 post its first losing session of 2010.

  • Cramer: Stocks Are on Sale–Buy, Buy, Buy Tuesday, 12 Jan 2010 | 8:22 PM ET

    Tuesday’s pullback was virtually inevitable, but that doesn’t mean you cash out now.

  • Stocks Close Lower On Bank Worries, Earnings Tuesday, 12 Jan 2010 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks closed broadly lower as investors pummeled financials on concerns about a potential government levy on banks, while Alcoa's disappointing results stoked unease about the economic recovery.

  • Alcoa Dents Stock Index Futures Tuesday, 12 Jan 2010 | 6:15 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures pointed to a lower start for Wall Street on Tuesday, after Alcoa disappointed investors with its latest earnings report.

  • Dow and S&P 500 Reach Fresh 15-Month Highs Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 4:31 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at fresh 15-month highs as shares of big manufacturers advanced on strong Chinese economic data, but the Nasdaq fell as tech shares succumbed to profit-taking.

  • Down on the Farm, Up on the Stock Market Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 1:10 PM ET
    Cows in a meadow

    I'm in Seattle for the annual meeting of the American Farm Bureau Federation, where farmers say they're under siege by environmentalists who want to impose living standards on livestock and push cap and trade limits on carbon emissions. Farmers are also smarting from generally low food prices this year as consumers pulled back on eating out or buying meat.

  • Stocks Weak as Dollar Tumbles, Techs Fall Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 10:36 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are poised for solid gains at the start of trading Monday, following rallies in major markets in Asia and Europe.

  • Global Gains Bring Buyers Before Hours Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 6:07 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are poised for solid gains at the start of trading Monday, following rallies in major markets in Asia and Europe.

  • Winning Commodity Plays in 2010: Market Pros Friday, 18 Dec 2009 | 7:29 PM ET

    When investors talk about commodities, gold and oil are the first ones that come to mind. But are they the commodities you should be looking at now? Frank Holmes, CEO and CIO of US Global Investors, and Mark Hansen, director of trading at CPM Group, shared their insights.

  • Gold Has One Super-Spike Left: Strategist Wednesday, 16 Dec 2009 | 7:16 AM ET

    Gold has one more super-spike left in it, Al Abaroa, commodity strategist from Options Pro, said on Monday. He predicts the precious metal will rise to $1,300-$1,400 in the first six months of 2010 before losing its luster.