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  • Visa and MasterCard staging modest midday rally on word that Rep. Barney Frank will seek to keep the the cap on debit card "swipe" fees that was approved by the Senate—but will also make some changes...

  • Stocks retreated Monday afternoon as a China-fueled rally petered out. Alcoa was still up sharply.

  • Stocks pared their gains, but were still higher Monday after China said it would allow its currency to appreciate against the dollar, a move that could provide a boost for U.S. manufacturers, exporters and commodities.

  • Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Monday.

  • All three major US indexes moved back into positive territory for 2010, closing above their 200-day moving averages to finish the week up nearly 2.3%.  As of last Friday, only the Russell 2,000 was positive year-to-date.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    While big-name companies lowering their earnings outlooks might be interpreted as a negative sign, some analysts say the reductions could be temporary and signal better days are ahead.

  • If you're willing to crawl through the BP wreckage you may find hidden gems, like this stock!

  • The company and the Consumer Product Safety Commission say no injuries have been reported yet but urge consumers to stop using the belts and return them for a full refund through the voluntary recall program

  • The desk is keeping a close eye on the action in BP after shares popped Wednesday in the wake of a dividend suspension.

  • The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has damaged shorelines, destroyed wildlife, and spurred unemployment and now its contagion is reaching regional banks in the gulf, Kevin O'Brien, CEO of Revere Data, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • In the aftermarket BP erased nearly all of Tuesday’s gains after not one but two new bombshells rocked Wall Street.

  • Stocks rallied Tuesday as the euro gained against the dollar after a number of successful European debt auctions eased investor concerns about the euro zone's solvency crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.

  • Stocks rallied Tuesday as the euro gained against the dollar after a number of successful European debt auctions eased investor concerns about the euro-zone's solvency crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.

  • A sugary treat to weather the sour market swings.

  • Stocks opened higher on Tuesday, led by energy and industrials, after ending lower in Monday's trading session after Moody's cut Greece to junk status. Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial, and Beth Ann Bovino, senior economist at Standard & Poor’s, shared their market outlooks.

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    Many coffee shops try to discourage people from buying a cup of coffee and then lingering for hours to use the free Internet access. Starbucks will soon encourage them to stay as long as they want. The NYT reports.

  • Stocks opened higher Tuesday, after finishing lower in the prior session as Moody's downgraded Greece's credit rating to junk status.

  • US stocks rose for the week, led to the upside by the Dow with a gain of 2.81%.  Gold for August delivery hit a nominal record high of $1,254.5 during Tuesday's trading session, as investors sought refuge on the metal due to worries about Europe. 

  • Stocks eked out a gain Friday after struggling all day as investors weighed a better-than-expected reading on consumer sentiment against a disappointing retail-sales report.

  • Stocks eked out a gain Friday after struggling all day as investor weighed a better-than-expected reading on consumer sentiment against a disappointing retail-sales report.