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  • Ad Recovery Is Surprisingly Strong: No. 1 Analyst Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 11:39 AM ET

    Alexia Quadrani of JPMorgan was named the top publishing and advertising analyst by Institutional Investors’ 2010 All-America Research Team survey Thursday. She shared her sector outlook and best plays.

  • Art Cashin: Fed Will Continue to Debase Dollar Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 11:23 AM ET

    The dollar index hit the year's low Thursday on expectations the Fed will again print money next month, also known as quantitative easing (QE). Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.

  • Weekly jobless claims should swing market focus back to the U.S. economy Thursday, at least temporarily.

  • Stocks to Watch: MGM Resorts, SunTrust Banks and More ... Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 11:12 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Wells Adds to Crisis Over Home Seizures Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 10:10 AM ET
    Foreclosure

    The US mortgage foreclosure crisis deepened as it emerged that Wells Fargo may have used practices that prompted rivals to halt home repossessions, and JPMorgan Chase said banks might be fined over the issue.

  • For-Profit Education Dominoes Start to Fall Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 10:07 AM ET
    degree and cash

    If investors in for-profit education companies didn’t get the risks associated with the group before Apollo Group reported earnings last night, they just got hit over the head with a two-by-four.

  • Traders Watching Dollar Weakness Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 10:07 AM ET

    September PPI, up 0.4 percent, was hotter than expected, initial jobless claims were a bit higher than expected—but the big discussion on desks was the continuing weakness in the dollar, which lost ground against most major currencies.

  • Futures Fall After Jobless Claims, Inflation News Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 9:11 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures slumped after the government reported jobless claims rose to 462,000 last week, and producer prices rose 0.4 percent in September.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Is Apple or Google the Better Buy? Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 7:57 AM ET

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • Don't Worry About Stocks' Technical Highs: Strategist Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | 3:57 AM ET

    Expectations of a second round of asset-buying, or quantitative easing, implemented by the Federal Reserve are nothing but good news for the stock market, Simon Maughan, co-head of European equities at MF Global, told CNBC.

  • NYSE Volume Tops 5 Billion Shares Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 5:19 PM ET

    This financial traded over 1 billion shares, accounting for 20 percent of total volume.

  • Stocks End Off Session Highs; Apple Hits $300 Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 4:46 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains but remained significantly higher Wednesday as the dollar slumped, commodities soared, and a series of better-than-expected earnings reports gave investors confidence in the economy's health.  Cisco and American Express rose, while Intel and JPMorgan fell.

  • 40 Safest Stocks: 10 Industries' Top-Rated Names Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 4:38 PM ET

    Although quantitative easing by the Fed would boost stock prices, investors fear that the economy needs government intervention. To play it safe, here are 10 large-cap stocks that rank as analysts' favorite picks within their sectors—and 30 more top-ranked names in those sectors. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks Off Session Highs; Apple Above $300 Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 3:56 PM ET

    Stocks pared gains but remained significantly higher Wednesday as the dollar slumped, commodities soared, and a series of better-than-expected earnings reports gave investors confidence in the economy's health.  Cisco and American Express rose, while Intel and JPMorgan fell.

  • Dow Hits 'Golden Cross' in Bullish Sign for Market Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 3:36 PM ET

    Back in July, the Death Cross was all the rage. Last week, the market quietly stepped through the Golden Cross and hardly anybody noticed.

  • NYSE Volume Returns—Finally Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 3:25 PM ET

    Not records, but some of the best we have seen in the past two months. We will likely do north of 5 billion shares today on the consolidated NYSE tape.

  • Stock Brawl: Google Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 2:59 PM ET
    A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    During this summer’s Google Brawl, shares were down 19% and, currently, it has a market cap of $173 billion. That’s gone up about $14 billion since August. Google is one of the largest and most well-known tech companies on earth.

  • Does Wall Street Have Fed 'On the Hook' For More Easing? Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 2:32 PM ET

    Even as doubts escalate over whether further easing measures will do any good, the Federal Reserve appears set to push forward out of obligation as much as anything else.

  • Banks Seeing 'Moderate Uptick'—Buy These: Pros Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 2:26 PM ET

    JPMorgan kicked off the major banks to report earnings Wednesday, posting a better-than-expected profit, helped by lower loan losses in its retail and credit card units. So is this the time for investors to buy banks? Matt McCormick, banking analyst and portfolio manager at Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel and Chris Kotowski, senior research analyst at Oppenheimer & Co. shared their insights.