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  • Stocks climbed Monday with the S&P 500 breaking through its 200-day moving average for the first time since early August following new global banking rules and a robust Chinese factory report.   Microsoft and JP Morgan rose, McDonald's and Exxon fell.

  • Stocks gained Monday, with the S&P 500 breaking through its 200-day moving average for the first time since early August following new global banking rules and a robust Chinese factory report.  Microsoft and JP Morgan rose, Mcdonald's and Exxon fell.

  • Stocks rose Monday following news banks will have a phased-in timeline to meet new international bank capital rules, although gains were capped as the market reached key resistance levels. JP Morgan and Bank of America rose, Exxon and McDonald's fell.

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    The top 10 hedge fund managers have earned more than $153bn for their investors since they were founded, a third of the 7,000-strong industry’s returns, latest research shows. The FT reports.

  • US stocks managed to hold onto small gains of 0.14% and higher for the week after investors sold off at the beginning of the week on fears about the world’s banks capital requirements and slow economic growth that pushed up gold futures to a new nominal record close.

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    Investors are grappling with bullish fundamentals in the face of some challenging technicals. How should you position?

  • Stocks ended higher amid light volume for a second straight day Thursday following a pair of upbeat economic reports. Adobe jumped, McDonald's slipped.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • The recent flood of M&A activity in the markets has led investors to wonder what larger companies look for when they seek an acquisition target. Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz & Associates, shared his three critical variables.

  • Stocks rose modestly in light late-afternoon trading Thursday after a pair of upbeat economic reports. Adobe jumped, McDonald's slipped.

  • Stocks rose Thursday after encouraging readings on jobless claims and the trade deficit. Financials led the way, while McDonald's capped gains on the Dow.

  • A McDonalds sign welcomes patrons into the restaurant in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007. McDonald's Corp., the world's largest fast-food chain, says its fourth-quarter profit more than doubled, thanks in large part to the spinoff of a burrito chain and strong sales in Europe. (AP Photo/Chris Gardner)

    Becoming a leader in diversity recruitment and development has not been an easy task for a company that serves 56 million customers everyday across 118 countries. But it has required a vision that places diversity central to every element of the workplace and product line by Global Chief Diversity Officer Pat Harris.

  • S&P 500 futures popped about 5 points as both Initial and Continuing Jobless Claims were better than expected.

  • Why are semiconductor stocks performing well when PC demand is weak? Is it a signal that tech wants to lead the market higher?

  • Fast-food stocks such as McDonald’s and Yum Brands are trading at all-time highs, so should investors get bullish on the sector? David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS, discussed his outlook.

  • Credit card and cash

    Wary of the economy, shoppers are increasingly shying away from credit cards, opting to use cash, checks or debit cards rather than to "pay later" on a credit card. A new study released by Javelin Strategy & Research has found that only 56 percent of consumers have used a credit card in the past month, a dramatic decrease from 87 percent in the same period in 2007.

  • Was Tuesday's decline a sign that investors fear more weakness? Or was it just a referendum that investors still think stocks are stuck in a range?

  • Stocks closed lower Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 ended a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading. Amex sank, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks fell Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 were on pace to end a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading.  Amex, AIG fell, Oracle rose.

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    Burger King is introducing nine new breakfast items including blueberry biscuits and pancake platters to broaden its breakfast menu.