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  • Large banks, hedge funds and private investors hungry for new and lucrative opportunities are pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into medical malpractice claims, divorce battles and class actions against corporations — all in the hope of sharing in the potential winnings.

  • Week Ahead: The Meat and Potatoes of Economic Data Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 9:05 PM ET
    Wall Street sign

    It's back to basics for stocks in the coming week, as traders watch incoming economic data for signs that a pattern of better news continues.

  • Buffett Breaks His Own Rules—and Gets Burned Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 5:58 PM ET
    Warren Buffett speaks to CNBC's Becky Quick on June 2, 2010.

    Abiding by his rulebook has been instrumental in billionaire Warren Buffett's ability to create his massive fortune. However, as we have seen just this year, the Berkshire Hathaway CEO himself doesn't always stick to the points he, himself, has laid out. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks End Lower for the Week; Disney Soars Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 5:02 PM ET

    Stocks sank for another day Friday, concluding the worst week for the markets in three months as investor worries about a slowing Chinese economy and debt troubles in peripheral European countries sent materials, energy and other commodities lower. Boeing and Alcoa fell, while Disney and Intel rose.

  • The Financial 'A-Team': Special-Ops for Your Money Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 4:13 PM ET
    The A-Team

    Couple are starting to lift the taboo of talking about money but it's more than a spouse or a partner. You should be talking about money with friends, family and others. Who's on your Financial A-Team? It's time to parachute them in.

  • Should IPO proceeds go back to the taxpayers? How should the IPO be structured? What does the future hold for the automaker? We cover it all in this special report.

  • Stocks On Pace to Close Lower for the Week Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks declined, with the Dow and S&P on track to closer lower for a fourth day, as investor worries about a slowing Chinese economy and debt troubles in peripheral European countries sent materials, energy and other commodities lower. Boeing and Alcoa fell, while Disney and Intel rose.

  • Investing In Green - A CNBC Special Report

    With energy prices low by recent standards, credit conditions stubbornly tight—by any standard—and cap-and-trade legislation on life support, you'd think green investment would be in the doldrums.  Think again.

  • The consumer appliance maker Jarden sells its products to big mass merchants,  like Wal-Mart spacerand Target, and expects to see positive trends this holiday season.

  • Widowed, divorced, and never-married senior citizens face special concerns as they age. With that in mind, experts provided five lesser known advisories that single seniors should consider.

  • Stocks Likely to Pull Back Into Next Week: Pro Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 1:09 PM ET

    Stocks drifted lower Friday as investors worried about the effects of slower growth in China and debt troubles in Europe. Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial and Kim Caughey, VP and senior equity analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group shared their best plays.

  • Stocks Extend Losses as Materials Fall Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 12:13 PM ET

    Stocks drifted lower after an initial bounce on an upbeat consumer sentiment reading as Stocks drifted lower again, after an initial bounce on an upbeat consumer sentiment reading, as investors worried about the effects of slower growth in China and debt troubles in Ireland and Portugal. Boeing and Merck fell, while Disney and Intel rose.

  • Market Clue: Obscure Stocks Lead Mining Rally Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 11:31 AM ET

    Some of the most-impressive gains in the mining sector recently have come from some of its least-known stocks. This marks the development of a new trend where investors hunt for bargains amid little-known gold and silver companies, many of which simply own properties but don't operate mines.

  • Stocks to Watch: Disney, Agilent and More ... Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Some Average Investors May Be Shut Out of GM's IPO Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 10:33 AM ET

    Just two years after a taxpayer bailout of General Motors, some average investors won't be able to get shares in GM's IPO, which is expected to be a lucrative investment opportunity.

  • Farr: Assessing The Fed's Actions Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 9:59 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve Chairman

    The Fed has been on a deliberate path toward inflating financial asset prices, and in this endeavor the central bank has enjoyed much success. Most notably, the stock market is up nearly 19% since the year's low on July 2. The Fed believes that higher stock prices will lead to improved consumer confidence and spending.

  • Futures Lower Following Global Market Worries Friday, 12 Nov 2010 | 9:11 AM ET

    Stock index futures indicated a lower opening Friday, following weakness in global market on fears of higher interest rates in China and the worsening economic situation in Ireland.

  • Big players are going to profit off the little guy again on the most hotly watched IPO since Google and here's how.

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