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  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks logged their worst week since March, when the rally began, as worries about earnings, China and a tightening grip from Washington rattled Wall Street.

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  • McDonald's posted higher quarterly profit Friday, helped by strength in Europe and a small rise in December sales in the United States, where high unemployment and rampant discounting are straining results. David Palmer, senior restaurant analyst at UBS, shared his analysis.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks extended their losing streak for a third day Friday, dropping the Dow into negative territory for the year, as President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry continued to ripple through the market.

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    McDonald’s has reportedly shot a spot with LeBron James and Dwight Howard that recreates the famous Michael Jordan-Larry Bird “Nothin’ But Net” McDonald’s ad. The spot could run on the Super Bowl, just like the original one did 17 years ago.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks continued to slide Friday, after logging their worst two-day decline since June, as President Obama's proposed new restrictions on the financial industry continued to ripple through the market.

  • At a meeting of hedge fund traders last night, it was widely agreed that big banks will get much smaller in the next couple of years. All agreed that Paul Volcker was back in a big way. It was also agreed that Timothy Geithner was in deep trouble.

  • McDonald's

    McDonald's, the world's largest fast food chain restaurant, is scheduled to report fourth-quarter results before the opening bell on Friday, January 22. Here is a look at how McDonald's shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, Jan. 22.

  • The Dow logged its biggest two-day drop since June on Thursday. Big financials led today's decline as President Obama rattled the market with plans to crack down on Wall Street risk taking. But regional banks continued to shine.

  • The Dow dropped more than 200 points, or 2 percent Thursday as traders shook off encouraging earnings from Goldman Sachs and eBay, worried more about China and Obama's plan to crack down on Wall Street.

  • Kraft did an “excellent job” and paid a fair price in regards to the Cadbury deal, said William Ackman, managing partner at Pershing Square Capital Management. In in a CNBC interview, Ackman touched on M&A strategy, stock purchases and listening to Warren Buffett.

  • Stocks rose to fresh 15-month highs Tuesday, led by health-care stocks as a key Senate-seat vote in Massachusetts today could change the course of health-care reform. Citigroup bounced back after an initial dip on disappointing results.

  • Crisis in Haiti

    One week after the earthquake in Haiti, donations to the relief effort have surged past $210 million, according to the latest tally by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. That puts the pace of giving well ahead of the effort following the 2004 Asian Tsunami, but behind the $457 million raised in the week following Hurricane Katrina.

  • Stocks rallied Tuesday, led by health-care stocks as a key Senate-seat vote in Massachusetts today could change the course of health-care reform. Citigroup bounced back after an initial dip on disappointing results.

  • Stocks pushed higher, buoyed by gains in drug and chip stocks. Citigroup bounced back after an initial dip on disappointing results.

  • On a week where Alcoa kicked off the earnings season with a miss, oil fell back below $80 per barrel, and the equity markets hit new intraday 52-week highs before losing momentum Friday with a triple digit loss for the Dow, and ended up turning in a negative weekly performance.

  • Find out what top analysts are saying about Mastercard, Merck and more. How should you be positioned, now?

  • Investors hit the brakes on Tuesday after disappointing results from Alcoa and a warning from Chevron spooked buyers. How should you be positioned, now?

  • U.S. stocks finished the first trading week of 2010 on a positive note, with the Dow and S&P 500 reaching their highest level in 15-months.