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  • Two Years Later, Bears Still Hiding in Their Caves Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 10:34 AM ET

    With stock prices on a seemingly inexorable march higher, there seems little else for those betting against Wall Street to do but to wait until the rally has played itself out.

  • Wall Street's Bull is a two-year-old, more than 93 percent from its lows, but there's still a strong case to be made for the bull to run for a couple years more. 

  • Icahn to Return Outside Money in Hedge Fund Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 10:21 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Carl C. Icahn is returning all outside money in his hedge fund, citing his reluctance to be responsible to investors through another possible crisis. The New York Times reports.

  • Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock, says investors should buy oil stocks amid the unrest in the Middle East.

  • Paul Hawtin

    Kate Kelly goes one-on-one with the two key players behind an ambitious new UK hedge fund launching in early April, which is promising its investors outsized returns using millions of random tweets to predict changes in the stock market.

  • Libya Optimism, But Don't Bet on $80 Oil Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 9:30 AM ET

    Though oil is little changed this morning, there is more optimism that the Libyan revolt may be moving toward a resolution. All of this is based on vague reports of offers of negotiation on both sides — offers which may or may not have been fabricated by participants.

  • Futures Turn Higher, Following OPEC News Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 9:20 AM ET

    Stock index futures turned higher again after news that OPEC had no plans for an extraordinary meeting.

  • How Twitter Has Transformed Trading in Commodities Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 8:38 AM ET

    As more farmers tweet about everything from crops to weather conditions, commodities traders are picking up market-moving information in an instant.

  • Poll: Would You Invest in Fund That Uses Twitter? Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 8:37 AM ET
    Twitter

    As a London hedge fund prepares to start making investment decisions based on tweets, we want to know if you would invest in a fund that uses such a strategy.

  • Hedge Fund to Predict Markets Using Twitter Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 8:37 AM ET

    Last fall, Indiana University informatics professor Johan Bollen stumbled upon an astonishing connection:  That the social network Twitter could predict swings in the Dow Jones Industrial Average with 87 percent accuracy. 

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

  • Greenberg: The Earnings Guidance Myth Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 7:25 AM ET

    Only 30 give quarterly and annual earnings and sales guidance.

  • When it comes to retirement, Americans have high anxiety. And the three-lane highway of Social Security, retirement savings, and a traditional pension is full of potholes.

  • Brent Crude Heading for $147: Charts Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 4:27 AM ET

    Brent crude is likely to rise toward the $147-a-barrel high it hit in 2008, according to Roelof van den Akker, analyst at ING Wholesale Banking, said Tuesday.

  • The Economics of Enough Already Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 4:23 AM ET

    When I was an undergraduate studying economics, our political economy teacher used to ask us just how many different types of deodorant society needed.

  • 'Screwflation' and the Two-Headed Market Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 3:45 AM ET
    NYSE Traders

    You can’t beat a bit of Roman mythology on a Tuesday morning, so an article by Doug Kass, the president of Seabreeze Partners Management caught my attention.

  • 10 Reasons To Be Bullish on Hedge Funds Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 2:16 AM ET

    'Bullish sentiment on market performance, flows and industry dynamics were the clear messages conveyed by the investors,' Deutsche Bank said.

  • Barclays Reveals Executive Pay Details Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 1:52 AM ET
    Bob Diamond

    Barclays has revealed that Bob Diamond, its chief executive, and two of his top lieutenants received nearly £30 million ($48.6 million) in pay and bonuses for 2010 and another £77 million for past performance, reports the Financial Times.

  • Rain or Shine, Oil Prices Headed Higher: Faber Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 1:07 AM ET

    Oil prices have seen a fifteen percent run-up this year alone, but Marc Faber, Editor and Publisher of the The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report says oil prices still have more room to rise, under both optimistic and pessimistic scenarios.

  • Blog: Yen Moves Suggesting Complacency or Paralysis? Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 12:19 AM ET
    Yen

    The yen move is more "happenstance" than anything else, and indeed appears to be generally as overlooked as the fact that the Chinese yuan has appreciated 4.7 percent since July 2010.