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  • 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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.

  • Beware, Nasdaq Buyers: You're Getting Apple Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 1:27 PM ET

    The stock is up 43 percent year to date, but it has a 20 percent weighting in the Nasdaq 100...far and away the largest weighting of any stock. More importantly, it accounts for two-thirds of the gains in the Nasdaq 100 this year.

  • Stocks Add to Gains; Dow Up More Than 1% Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 11:54 AM ET

    Stocks rose at the open after a series of strong earnings reports and expectations that the Federal Reserve will act to stimulate the economy.  Apple rose above $300 a share. Chevron and JPMorgan fell.

  • 5 Credit Card Firms with 'Buy' Ratings: No. 1 Analyst Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 11:41 AM ET
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    Bruce Harting, managing director of Barclays Capital, was named the top consumer finance analyst by Institutional Investors’ 2010 All-America Research Team survey Wednesday. He shared his sector outlook and best plays.

  • Will Foreclosure Mess Kill the Recovery? Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 11:31 AM ET
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    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • 8 Attractive Large-Cap Dividend Picks: Strategists Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 11:12 AM ET

    It’s a great time to be in the large cap dividend stocks, said John Morris, managing partner at Crestwood Advisors, and Sarat Sethi, partner and portfolio manager at Douglas C. Lane & Associates. They shared their best plays.

  • Six in 60

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

  • Kaminsky's Call: Muni Bond Crisis is Overblown Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 9:34 AM ET
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    If you go by some recent notable analysts' reports, we are headed for a municipal bond crisis to rival the financials' collapse of 2008. This doomsday prognosis is simply overblown, and here's why.

  • The Monkey Trade: Dollar Gets Nuked, Run Up Stocks Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | 9:32 AM ET

    From Asia to Europe to the Middle East, the global stock market is up anywhere from 0.5 to 1.5 percent.