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  • Stocks closed sharply higher Wednesday, nearly wiping out losses from the previous session,  after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and DuPont rose, BofA fell.

  • Stocks lost a little ground in the final minutes of trading, but were still significantly higher,  after the Federal Reserve reported it has seen "modest signs of growth" in the economy and as investors focused on strong earnings reports and a slide in the dollar. Boeing and Intel rose.

  • Coke and other multinationals are surging as the dollar plunges. But how long will the easy money trade of buying companies with high foreign sales keep working?

  • It's been 23 years since the infamous stock market crash of October 19, 1987, which became known as "Black Monday." What began in Hong Kong, and spread to other parts of the world, including the United States, caused the Dow to drop 508 points, or nearly 23 percent. 

  • The fast food restaurant is a fixture of urban, suburban and rural America, appealing to people from every age group, income bracket and ethnic background. It’s as close as you can get in the United States to something everyone can agree on. Despite their dominant position in the US marketplace, the Taco Bells, Burger Kings and Pizza Huts of the nation still have to attract customers; kitchen staff, marketing departments and research teams are constantly looking for new ways to court them. Howev

    Despite their dominant position in the US marketplace, the Taco Bells, Burger Kings and Pizza Huts of the nation have had their share of bad ideas. Click to see 15 noteworthy fast food failures.

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

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    What is the correct “Number” to buy back your personal freedom?

  • It's back to basics for stocks in the coming week, as a tidal wave of earnings overwhelms economic reports and shifts investor focus temporarily to the health of corporate balance sheets.

  • On Friday the Nasdaq ended sharply higher yet the S&P dropped due to more bank woes. That divergence can't last, can it?

  • Shake Shack Founder Danny Meyer

    Danny Meyer, founder of  Shake Shack has found a way to expand his business in this economy.  His signature dish perennially tops “best of” lists.  Lines at the flagship location in Manhattan's Madison Square Park are so legendary that carnivores craving red meat can judge the length of the potential wait via live webcam.

  • Stocks came back from the lows of the session in the last few minutes of the session to end just slightly lower after a tepid government bond auction, a disappointing jobs report and the fallout continued over foreclosure practices at major banks. Bank of America and JPMorgan fell, while McDonald's rose.

  • Stocks pulled back from the lows of the session but remained down after a tepid government bond auction, a disappointing jobs report and the fallout continued over foreclosure practices at major banks. Bank of America and JPMorgan fell, while McDonald's rose.

  • Financials weighed heavily on the broader market Thursday amid the mounting foreclosure mess and following mixed reviews on JP Morgan earnings. Piper Jaffray President and Chief Operating Officer Thomas Schnettler shared his outlook on the banking sector and how business is doing at his own company.

  • Stocks fell after news of higher inflation and weakness in the employment market, and as financial stocks skidded.  McDonald's and Verizon rose, while Bank of America and JPMorgan fell.

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

  • Stocks pared gains but remained significantly higher Wednesday as the dollar slumped, commodities soared, and a series of better-than-expected earnings reports gave investors confidence in the economy's health.  Cisco and American Express rose, while Intel and JPMorgan fell.

  • Stocks pared gains but remained significantly higher Wednesday as the dollar slumped, commodities soared, and a series of better-than-expected earnings reports gave investors confidence in the economy's health.  Cisco and American Express rose, while Intel and JPMorgan fell.

  • I admit it: I’m jealous of Nouriel Roubini aka Dr. Doom. He’s been dead bearish this rally (see our joint CNBC appearance on July 5) and I vaguely recall him being bearish at the market lows in March, 2009. But, to be fair, in August 2006 he was calling for a housing crash as well. So I give him some credit.

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    Bruce Harting, managing director of Barclays Capital, was named the top consumer finance analyst by Institutional Investors’ 2010 All-America Research Team survey Wednesday. He shared his sector outlook and best plays.

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    Over the years, Intel has used aggressive and catchy marketing programs to help elevate its position in the computing marketplace. This cachet has served Intel well, allowing it to command top dollar for its products, which power the vast majority of PCs. The Intel juggernaut was apparent on Tuesday as the company reported earnings better than expected on a sharp revenue increase.