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  • Back From the Brink: Market Statistics Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010 | 5:28 PM ET

    Following today's earlier story on the anniversary of the market bottom, here are some more statistics showing how far markets around the world have come.

  • Best & Worst Performing Stocks Since March '09 Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010 | 12:15 PM ET

    The impressive recovery since the March 2009 lows has helped 41% of stocks in the S&P 500 to double or more in price in the last year. Financial stocks are up the most.

  • Bull Market Leaves Exxon Mobil Lagging Behind Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010 | 11:37 AM ET

    Is now the time to buy the world's biggest stock and market laggard Exxon Mobil?

  • If a bull market lasts for more than a year, its chances for enduring increase. But by how much?

  • NASDAQ Settles At a New Eighteen Month High Friday, 5 Mar 2010 | 5:57 PM ET

    US Stocks posted another week of strong gains, led to the upside by the NASDAQ Composite index, settling on Friday at its highest close since September 2008.

  • Jobs Numbers:  Breakdown by Sector Friday, 5 Mar 2010 | 8:46 AM ET

    The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 36,000 jobs in February and an unemployment rate remaining at 9.7%.  The January and December numbers were revised as well.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • Consumers Shop, and Retail Stocks Don’t Drop Thursday, 4 Mar 2010 | 1:57 PM ET

    Another strong round of retail sales came in this morning, with broad gains across the board in February despite wintry weather throughout much of the Midwest and East Coast.

  • 2010 Market Deja Vu?  Wednesday, 3 Mar 2010 | 8:42 AM ET

    In 2009, the S&P 500 practically retraced its steps from 2003.  Will 2010 be a repeat as well?  If so, here is what you might expect.

  • Boomers by the Numbers Tuesday, 2 Mar 2010 | 8:51 AM ET

    This Thursday, CNBC will premier its new documentary on the Baby Boomer generation, hosted by Tom Brokaw.  Here are some facts and figures to show why the Boomers are history's wealthiest and most influential generation.

  • Best February for the S&P 500 Since 1998 Friday, 26 Feb 2010 | 6:20 PM ET

    The Dow and S&P 500 turned in their best monthly performance since November 2009, while the NASDAQ turned in its best monthly gain since December 2009.

  • Record Winter to Distort Key Jobs Report Next Week Friday, 26 Feb 2010 | 4:01 PM ET

    The last thing the market needs is jobs data even more confusing to sort through, as the figures have become crucial to determining the direction of the stock market.

  • Going for the Gold? - Canada Certainly Is Friday, 26 Feb 2010 | 12:55 PM ET
    Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics gold medal

    Following Canada’s victory over the U.S. last night in the gold medal game of women’s hockey at the Vancouver Olympics, Canada has now tied the U.S. and Germany for the most GOLD medals.

  • Stock Investors These Days Need PhD in Currencies Thursday, 25 Feb 2010 | 8:57 AM ET

    If you’re not following the minute-by-minute ticks in the Euro vs. the Yen these days, you are lost as to where the direction of the U.S. stock market is headed.

  • Hedge Funds Cut Risk, Ready For Stock-Picking Slog Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 | 8:56 AM ET

    Hedge Funds are taking off risk and preparing for a long stock-picking slog this year, according to a Goldman Sachs report which gives one of the clearest inside looks into the secretive industry.

  • "If insiders see the road ahead paved with growth, they will tend to hold onto their shares. If not, they will be quite happy to part with them."

  • Cheesecake Factory Hits New High on ‘Happy Hour’ Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 12:37 PM ET

    In one of the stranger reasons for bullishness contained within often number-heavy and opaque analyst reports, one analyst cites the high-end restaurant chain’s rollout of a “Happy Hour” in the next several weeks as reason to keep buying the stock.

  • Mondays: Even the Markets Hate Them Monday, 22 Feb 2010 | 8:55 AM ET

    Are the markets having a case of the Mondays? Not only do the markets have a tendency to consistently perform worse on Mondays, but in fact for the Dow and S&P, Monday is the only weekday that has a negative average rate of return.

  • U.S. Stocks Post Best Weekly Gain Since November Friday, 19 Feb 2010 | 5:17 PM ET

    U.S. stocks posted their best weekly gain since November 6, 2009, led to the upside by the S&P 500 index, rising 3.13%. Industrial and material stocks were among the best performers this week. 

  • 10 Stocks Poised for a Rebound? Friday, 19 Feb 2010 | 12:46 PM ET

    Following a brief pullback in the markets, the S&P 500 index crossed back above its 50-day moving average in today's trading session. As upward momentum builds on the markets, could some of the laggards be poised for a rebound?

  • What to Buy as Fed Begins 'Normalization Process' Friday, 19 Feb 2010 | 9:22 AM ET

    The stock market, being that discounting mechanism that it is, is not going to take this lightly, but instead treat this as a starting pistol to a difficult period of the removal of easy money for the markets, culminating in a hike of the Fed Funds rate.