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  • What to Expect From Fed Meeting: S&P's Sam Stovall Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 5:00 PM ET

    Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to hold a two-day meeting starting on Tuesday to determine U.S. interest rate policy. Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s, weighed in on how this week’s decisions will affect the economy.

  • Stocks End Lower Amid Profit-Taking Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after a four-week rally, capped by a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday.

  • What Options Say About Macy's Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 4:39 PM ET

    At least one big investor thinks Macy's is stuck in a range and wrote options to earn premium.

  • Stocks Pull Back; Retailers Slide Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 3:16 PM ET

    Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after a four-week rally, capped by a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday.

  • Profit Taking Rules the Day Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 2:59 PM ET

    The broad gains in cyclicals last week is reversing today, due to obvious profit taking: homebuilders down about 3 percent, retail down 2 to 3 percent, Transports down 1 percent, commodity stocks down 2 percent, industrials down 1 to 2 percent.

  • Why I Like Buffett's Berkshire Bets: Strategist Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 2:21 PM ET

    Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway, announced a 14 percent second-quarter profit on Friday. Larry Coats Jr., of Oak Value Capital Management, told CNBC how Berkshire’s gains are impacting his fund.

  • State Street Under Pressure Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 1:48 PM ET

    State Street is down midday on a headline from the WSJ: "$625M reserve for exposure to sub-prime crisis 'May not be sufficient."

  • Pros Say: Expect 5-7% Pullback — Then Growth Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 1:37 PM ET

    Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after a four-week rally capped by better-than-expected jobs report on Friday. But losses were pared intra-day Monday and the Dow is trading around its highest level since November. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...

  • Art Cashin: Don't Trust Spike Rallies Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 12:54 PM ET

    Stocks slipped Monday after the four-week market rally — though losses were pared back in intra-day trade. As optimistic voices grow louder, what's next? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his stock-market insights.

  • Stocks Pull Back After Four-Week Rally Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 12:10 PM ET

    Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after a four-week rally, capped by a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday.

  • Is This Rally Showing Signs of Aging? Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 11:11 AM ET

    Whither stocks? We are overbought, but that doesn't mean the markets will drop. Traders have been worried that the market rally is showing signs of aging; for example, the percentage of stocks below their 10-day moving average is faltering.

  • The recession is over, according Leon Cooperman, chairman & CEO of Omega Advisors. He believes the recovery from this point onward will be “square root-shaped.”

  • Monday Morning Movers Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 9:32 AM ET

    Freddie Mac up nearly 100 percent after reporting its first quarterly profit in nearly two years (excluding the dividend payment to the government). A change in accounting rules, lower funding costs, lower provisions for credit losses, and gains on the company's derivative portfolio were all factors.

  • Futures Move Lower After Last Week's Rally Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 8:47 AM ET

    Futures indicated a lower open for the U.S. stock market Monday, and the dollar and European stocks slipped after a strong performance last week following better-than-expected U.S. jobs data.

  • Week Ahead: Big Stock Rally May See Big Pullback Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 8:55 PM ET
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    Wall Street's bull could take a breather in the week ahead, but the trend for stocks remains higher, for now.

  • 10 Stock Picks from 2 Bullish Strategists (Pt. 1) Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 7:11 PM ET

    Although markets have run quite far and could use a correction, Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management and David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments said they are bullish about the markets. They shared their buying strategies with investors.

  • 10 Stock Picks from 2 Bullish Strategists (Pt. 2) Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 7:09 PM ET

    Although markets have run quite far and could use a correction, Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management and David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments said they are bullish about the markets. They shared their buying strategies with investors.

  • Rally Will Be 'Extremely Selective': Strategist Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 6:28 PM ET

    Douglas Roberts of Channel Capital Research.com and John Burns of Burns Advisory Group shared their market and economic outlooks—and how investors can make money.

  • Stocks Rally for a Fourth Straight Week Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 5:43 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Friday, bringing their winning streak to four straight weeks, after the latest employment numbers showed signs of a stabilizing job market.

  • Hirschhorn: Keeping Your Money Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 4:34 PM ET

    Making money is not hard, but keeping it is. That's why top traders maintain three beliefs when it comes to money management.