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  • Shipping CEO Bullish on China Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 1:59 PM ET

    One company taking advantage of China's explosive economy is Expeditors International of Washington. The air and ocean freight giant, touches both the Chinese and US economies.

  • HP vs. Dell—The Better Buy Now: Analysts Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 1:13 PM ET

    Tech giants Hewlett-Packard and Dell are expected to report earnings after the bell Thursday. Which is the better buy for investors? Robert Cihra, tech hardware analyst at Caris & Company, and Michael Holt, equity analyst at Morningstar, shared their insights.

  • Stocks Tumble Amid Bleak Economic News Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 11:54 AM ET

    Stocks extended their losses Thursday after a weak report on manufacturing out of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve and a disappointing report on jobless claims.   Intel and GE  fell.

  • Bank Dividend Increases Near 30% Coming: Analyst Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 11:46 AM ET

    How should investors position themselves in the banking sector in the wake of last month’s financial regulatory bill? Gerard Cassidy, banking analyst at RBC Capital Markets, shared his insight on financials.

  • One Standout Amid Weak Retailers Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 11:04 AM ET

    S&P futures lost all their early morning gains and fell about 10 points after a disappointing jobless claims report at 8:30am ET. Markets continued to fall after the open. In focus this morning: more tepid to poor retail reports.

  • Kneale: Why Isn't Google a $1,000 Stock by Now? Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 10:55 AM ET
    Google

    Today Google trades at 21 times trailing earnings, about where the broader market lies. But isn’t this company worth more, pound for pound, than the typical S&P old-guarder?

  • 10 Highest-Rated Dow Stocks — 9 with Dividends Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 10:42 AM ET

    Before you load up on bonds to prepare your portfolio for a double-dip recession, consider adding some Dow stocks, which are among the cheapest, safest and highest-yielding US equities. Here are the 10 highest-rated Dow stocks, based on analysts' recommendations. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks to Watch: Devon Energy, Range Resources, More ... Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 10:40 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Man watches home theater televisions at the Best Buy

    Of all the data businesses long to collect about you, one of the most precious is where you are. The closer you get to a store, the more likely you’ll actually open your wallet. That makes location-based services a potential multi-billion-dollar opportunity.

  • Futures Struggle After a Weak Jobs Report Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 9:24 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open Thursday after the government reported a bigger-than-expected jump in unemployment claims.

  • Kaminsky's Call: Top Reasons To Watch Pete Rose Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 8:47 AM ET

    When investors pressed Rose to cut jobs to improve the top line after 2008, he refused, ensuring 12,300 jobs in the process.

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

  • Western Economies Face Hyperinflation: Gold Bull Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 8:09 AM ET
    Gold

    The decline of the Western economic model will bring about hyperinflation and decades of painful readjustment, Egon von Greyerz, founder of gold investment intermediary Goldswitzerland.com told CNBC Thursday.

  • Analyst Watch: Market Is Undervalued, No Double Dip Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 8:00 AM ET

    Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Thursday.

  • Do Americans Pay Too Much in Taxes? Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 7:34 AM ET

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • Trading On the Nasdaq? Prepare to Be Fried: Chartist Thursday, 19 Aug 2010 | 5:27 AM ET

    Investors betting on the tech replacement cycle should "prepare to be fried", warned chartist Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com.

  • Several economic reports could break the quiet trading mood Thursday, including weekly jobless claims—which have moved stubbornly higher for the past two weeks—the Philadelphia Fed survey, and leading indicators.

  • Booming Brazil Is Like the 'US in the 1950s': Sam Zell Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 6:16 PM ET

    Brazil is booming and brimming with business opportunities—“it’s US 1950”—billionaire businessman Sam Zell told CNBC Wednesday. He said if Brazil continues on the same course, he predicts it will be one of the top two countries for growth worldwide.

  • CC Sabathia & NY Yankees Visit NYSE for Charity Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 6:16 PM ET

    It’s H-O-P-E week 2010, a New York Yankees initiative that stands for Helping Others Persevere and Excel. Each day this week, the Yankees will reach out to an individual, family or organization worthy of recognition and support. The Bronx Bombers stopped by downtown Manhattan at the NYSE on Wednesday.

  • Stocks Lose Steam but End Up; Energy Slips Wednesday, 18 Aug 2010 | 4:46 PM ET