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  • Markets Remain Resilient Monday, 26 Oct 2009 | 11:57 AM ET

    The Dow Industrials continues to teeter round the 10,000 level, while the S&P 500 has hit some resistance around its 1,100 level over the past week.

  • Markets Happy About a Yankees World Series Monday, 26 Oct 2009 | 7:03 AM ET
    New York Yankee celebrating after winning Game 6 of the ALCS against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

    Congratulations New York on its 40th World Series!  Sure Wall St. is in the same city as the Bronx Bombers home field, but the real reason the bulls on the street want the Yankees to win the World Series is the lift the men in pinstripes seem to give the markets.

  • Markets End the Week in the Red, Tech Outperforms Friday, 23 Oct 2009 | 6:19 PM ET

    On a mostly negative week for the markets, where tech outperformed and the NASDAQ 100 was the only major index positive for the week, the Dow finishes in the red to close below the 10,000-mark on Friday.

  • 100th Bank Failure of the Year Friday, 23 Oct 2009 | 6:04 PM ET

    More banks have failed in 2009 than the rest of the decade combined.  The latest data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) shows that the 100th bank of the year has shuttered its windows today. 

  • Dow 30 Keep Beating the Street Friday, 23 Oct 2009 | 8:41 AM ET

    With Microsoft's earnings report this morning, two thirds of the Dow 30 have now reported.  Here is a summary of how things stand in terms of EPS and revenues.

  • Charts Predict Upside Target of 11,600 for the Dow Friday, 23 Oct 2009 | 5:52 AM ET

    Aside from the London stock market, indexes in the U.S., Europe and China should carry on upwards, according to Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com.

  • 5 Stock Charts to Watch Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | 1:22 PM ET

    The best stock-market rally since 1935 has pushed 93% of the stocks in the S&P 500 above their 200-day moving averages. As upward momentum builds on the market, could some of the laggards be poised to pop?

  • Longest Monthly Streak for the Nasdaq in 14 Years? Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | 7:26 AM ET

    There’s still a week-and-a-half left in the month, but the markets are currently maintaining yet another month of gains.

  • Best Performing Stocks Since Rally Began Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | 12:39 PM ET

    Since U.S. stocks rebounded from a twelve and a half year-low on March 9, 2009, they have posted an average gain of 100.4%.  Here is a look at the best performing stocks since the market rally began. 

  • VIX Poised to Cross Below 20 Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | 10:50 AM ET

    The CBOE Volatility Index, or investor fear gauge, is about to cross below 20 for the first time since August of 2008.  A lack of fear, usually is a good sign for the markets.

  • Apple's Rise, Dell's Demise Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | 7:29 AM ET

    The mid 1990s was a tumultuous period for Apple Computer. The computer maker was quickly losing market share as their premium-priced hardware failed to attract a broader following.  Also plaguing Apple was the failed launch of its latest piece of technology - the Newton handheld - in which the company had invested a great amount of resources over the years.

  • Earnings Preview:  Time to Buy McDonald's? Tuesday, 20 Oct 2009 | 1:47 PM ET

    McDonald's is scheduled to report before the bell tomorrow.  While it has beaten EPS expectations 6 of the past 7 quarters, it has missed revenue expectations in the past three quarters according to First Call data.  Before then, it beat revenue targets for 4 straight quarters. 

  • Economic Batting Order: PPI Rarely Follows CPI Tuesday, 20 Oct 2009 | 7:17 AM ET

    PPI after CPI?  This morning, the Producer Price Index (PPI) will be reported at 8:30 am EST. Its counterpart, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) came out last Thursday. Typically, PPI precedes CPI (in fact, many economists use PPI in their models to forecast CPI), but not this time.

  • Black Monday - 22 Years Later Monday, 19 Oct 2009 | 2:27 PM ET

    Exactly 22 years ago today, the markets took their worst 1-day percentage drop in history as the Dow and S&P 500 shed 22.6% and 20.5% respectively during Black Monday.

  • Dow flirts with 10,000, oil settles above $78 Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 5:28 PM ET

    U.S. stocks managed to close the week in positive territory, up about 1% or greater.  The Dow Jones industrial average settled above the 10,000-level twice this week, reaching its highest close in a year.

  • Forget the Dow - and Sweat the Dole Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 12:29 PM ET

    For the past few months, the media has been watching the Dow Jones Industrial Average the way a hypochondriac checks his thermometer. And the higher the Dow's temperature goes, the more we need to sweat.

  • Stocks, Gold Are Crowded Trades: Hugh Hendry Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 9:10 AM ET

    Stocks and gold are crowded markets and there is a risk that everybody will want to exit at the same time, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer at Eclectica, told CNBC Friday.

  • Dow Gets All the Cheers—What About the FTSE? Friday, 16 Oct 2009 | 9:00 AM ET
    Thumbs up sign with left hand

    Dow 10,000 may sound impressive, but look back just two years, and the index of the 30 biggest US shares was sitting comfortably above 14,000.

  • Cramer’s ‘Get Out’ Call: One Year Later Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 9:10 PM ET

    With the Dow back to the same level, it’s time to reassess. What should investors do now?

  • Dow 10,000: More Than Meets The Eye? Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 5:31 PM ET

    The technicians may tell you ignore Dow 10,000, but if we can’t hold this level, the aftermath may be much worse than you think!