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  • Stocks continued to trade mixed as strong results out of General Electric gave a lift to the broader market, while weakness among technology stocks, despite some stellar earnings reports, dragged down the Nasdaq.  GE and Disney rose, while BofA fell.

  • With shares of McDonald’s down about 5% over the past 3 months, how should you game this stock into – and in the wake of – earnings.

  • Initial and continuing jobless claims both came in a bit lighter than expected. China's hot economic growth — Q4 GDP grew 9.8 percent, higher than expected — has put pressure on global markets, already concerned about inflation and higher rates.

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  • No surprise that the small-cap Russell 2000, down 2.5 percent, is the downside leader of the major indices; since the current leg of the market rally began on September 1, the Russell has far outperformed, up 31 percent vs. the up 22 percent of the S&P 500.

  • Stocks closed lower Wednesday following a handful of weak earnings results in the financial sector and strong results from tech giants IBM and Apple, although the iPad maker's shares slipped in afternoon trading. Bank of America and AmEx fell, while IBM rose.

  • Stocks extended losses Wednesday following a handful of weak earnings results in the financial sector and strong reports from tech giants IBM and Apple, although the iPad maker's shares slipped in afternoon trading.  BofA and AmEx fell, while IBM rose.

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  • Stocks ended modestly higher as strength in energy and materials stocks outweighed pressure from financials in the wake of a disappointing earnings report from Citigroup and ahead of more reports from banks later this week. Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.

  • Stocks continued to trade modestly higher ahead of the close Tuesday as strength in energy and materials stocks outweighed pressure from financials in the wake of a disappointing earnings report from Citigroup and ahead of more reports from banks later this week.  Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.

  • Short-term speculative pressures may drive up the stock market, but overall, it's still a "risky investment," said Robert Shiller, professor of economics at Yale School of Management and founder of Case-Shiller Home Price Index.

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  • Stocks traded mixed amid worries over Apple's future as CEO Steve Jobs takes a medical leave of absence, and disappointing earnings results from Citigroup. Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while BofA fell.

  • Workers make sports shoes on a product line at the Li-Ning (Jingmen) Industrial Park on December 17, 2009 in Jingmen of Hubei Province, China. Chinese sportswear firm Li-Ning which is China's largest sports clothing company, invested about 1.2 billion yuan with its partners to build the 3,200 ares Industrial Park.

    Looking ahead 10 years from now, you may just be sporting Li Ning’s latest running shoes, baking in Haier’s top class ovens or “baidu-ing” on China’s fastest growing search portal, Baidu.

  • There are some areas out there for investors to watch and in particular, commodities are looking “very attractive,” said Douglas Kass, founder and president of alternative investment management firm Seabreeze Partners.

  • The market seems to be saying that it is not sure where the growth will come from this year. December was fair, not great; now we are going up against tougher comps, and stocks are more expensive.

  • The ECB meets this week. The markets continue to abuse the Euro against most major currencies as concerns over European banks remain strong.

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