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  • Yoshikami: Protecting Against High-Frequency Traders Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 11:26 AM ET
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    The autopsy continues on what caused a 1000 point drop in the Dow last Thursday. But with a quick look at the chart, it is obvious to the naked eye that electronic trading was at least partially to blame for the tailspin.

  • Stocks Pull Back; Gold Prices Soar Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 11:01 AM ET

    Stocks retreated as the global rally from the previous session lost momentum and euphoria over Europe's near $1 trillion debt rescue package faded. Gold prices soared.

  • Busch: Clegg, UK's New ‘King-maker?’ Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 10:58 AM ET

    The UK election just got a lot more interesting in a big negative way for the British pound.

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    Wednesday, the Commerce Department will report the March deficit on international trade in goods and services. Analysts expect it to increase to $41.0 billion from $39.7 billion in February. My forecast is in line with the consensus.

  • Dow to Tumble Near 4200-5000 by Mid-2011: Strategist Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 9:54 AM ET

    Following Monday's market rally, stocks opened lower Tuesday as gold soared. Which way are stocks headed? John O’Donoghue, head of equities at Cowen, Kevin Cook, market analyst at Peak6 Investments, and John Lekas, chief executive and portfolio manager at Leader Capital, shared their outlooks. 

  • Cintas hasn't traded over $30 this year, but some bulls are looking for the uniform company to rally past that level in the next two weeks.

  • EU Rescue Package Creates Moral Hazard: Blanchflower Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 7:32 AM ET
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    The markets forced the European Union into its "shock and awe" rescue package, which means they will be tempted to repeat the tactic just to generate returns, David Blanchflower, professor of economics at Dartmouth College, told CNBC Monday.

  • Futures Fall as Worry Replaces Euphoria Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 6:24 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Tuesday as the global rally from the previous session lost momentum and euphoria over Europe's near $1 trillion debt rescue package faded.

  • UK PM Brown's Resignation Hits the Pound Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 3:08 AM ET
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    The pound is not yet significantly reacting to the coalition talks, but this may change if negotiations go on long enough.

  • Poll: Time to Buy, Sell or Hold? Monday, 10 May 2010 | 9:28 PM ET

    May has been a turbulent month for the market, and I'd like to hear what you think.

  • 10 Winning Tech Picks For Investors: Strategists Monday, 10 May 2010 | 5:02 PM ET

    After a sharp selloff last week, techs saw a strong comeback on Monday with the Nasdaq rising almost 5 percent. Will the sector lead the markets out of a correction? Ted Moore, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management, and Ronald Gruia, principal telecom analyst at Frost & Sullivan, discussed their best picks.

  • Stocks Get a Bailout Pop; Dow Gains Over 400 Monday, 10 May 2010 | 5:00 PM ET

    Stocks logged their biggest gains in over a year Monday after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-bailout package to stem the sovereign-debt crisis.

  • What the Euro Rescue Means for Investors Monday, 10 May 2010 | 4:53 PM ET
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    The unprecedented action by European politicians and bankers has led to a massive sigh of relief from investors, because the ECB is promising to buy European government debt—in the open market—for the first time ever.

  • How NYSE/Nasdaq Circuit Breakers Will Work Monday, 10 May 2010 | 4:26 PM ET

    The SEC has issued a statement on its meeting with NYSE Chief Duncan Niederauer and Nasdaq chief Robert Greifeld: "As a first step, the parties agreed on a structural framework, to be refined over the next day, for strengthening circuit breakers and handling erroneous trades." But what kind of circuit breakers?

  • Apple's 'Disruptive' Strategy Targets New Rivals Monday, 10 May 2010 | 4:09 PM ET
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    As Apple continues its foray into the mobile computing market with the introduction of the iPad, it has an even greater opportunity to redefine computing.

  • Art Cashin: S&P 'Flirting' With Key Support Level Monday, 10 May 2010 | 4:06 PM ET

    The stock market rallied as much as 400 points after last week's massive selloff, but will it be able to maintain those gains?

  • Two analysts had very different views on whether Monday's sharp rise in stocks would continue through the summer and the rest of 2010.

  • Is Exxon Still a Good 'Buy'? Monday, 10 May 2010 | 3:53 PM ET

    ExxonMobil is the biggest company in America and has been profitable for the last five quarters. So should investors still be buying the oil giant? Andrew Lees, portfolio manager at Invesco Energy Fund and Shawn Reynolds, portfolio manager at Van Eck Global shared their insights.

  • NYSE Traders

    Despite Monday's huge rally, investors are taking a somewhat skeptical view of Europe's $1 trillion bailout fund and looking for areas of safety, not risk.

  • SEC's (Probable) Plan for NYSE, Nasdaq Monday, 10 May 2010 | 1:47 PM ET

    NYSE and Nasdaq meets with the SEC. The SEC has two choices: 1) scrap the system whereby the NYSE (and Nasdaq, if it chose to do so) can go to a slower market, even if for only a few seconds, or 2) require all market participants to follow the primary market maker when they slow trading in volatile markets — to have uniform rules for circuit breakers. My bet, based on discussions with market participants, is...