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  • Small caps have been outperforming the large caps steadily over the past few months. So will the trend continue? Michael Cuggino, president and portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Eric Marshall, director of research at Hodges Capital Management, shared their insights.

  • Seems slow, but there is underlying strength here. New highs in the Nasdaq, mid-cap, and small-cap indices. More optimism on Europe. More optimism on Europe. As we move into the anniversary of the March 2009 low, Lowry — the oldest technical analysis service — reminds us that, despite the better than 60 percent advance in the S&P 500 from the lows, there is "none of the signs usually associated with a maturing or aging advance."

  • Fast foods' oldest and most famous names are facing off against more upscale chains that are slashing prices to hold onto the tight-fisted consumers. So which stocks are the better buy? Jeffrey Bernstein, senior restaurant analyst at Barclays Capital, shared his insights.

  • Although the S&P may be stuck in a rut Monday, the Fast Money traders are excited by the action in financials. What are they watching?

  • The major indicators are pointing to a jobs growth, said Bob Doll, vice chairman and chief equity strategist at BlackRock. He shared his market outlook.

  • Markets opened higher on Monday but trading was moderate after last week's rally caused by better-than-expected jobs data. How should investors be positioned going forward? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company shared his market strategies.

  • Stocks are up modestly in the U.S. and Europe on word that EU members were crafting a support program for Greece (Greece has rallied some 13 percent since bottoming on February 25), and that Dubai World is (finally) in discussions on restructuring $22 billion of debt. They could put the restructuring plan to creditors this week. They've been waiting...since November.

  • Stocks opened higher Monday but trading was tepid as investors took a breather after last week's rally caused by better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls data.

  • US Stocks posted another week of strong gains, led to the upside by the NASDAQ Composite index, settling on Friday at its highest close since September 2008.

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    A frigid Florida winter is taking its toll on your sandwich. The Sunshine State is the main U.S. source for fresh winter tomatoes, and its growers lost some 70 percent of their crop during January's prolonged cold snap.

  • The Dow and S&P 500 turned in their best monthly performance since November 2009, while the NASDAQ turned in its best monthly gain since December 2009.

  • Following its late-day recovery yesterday, stocks will attempt to keep the momentum going today. The Dow (up 2.5 percent) and S&P (up 2.7 percent) seek to hang on to their best monthly gains since November, with the Dow now rising in 7 of the past 8 months.

  • Here are the three stocks that Cramer will be eyeing for the rest of the trading day.

  • Markets were mostly flat after a higher opening on Monday, as investors sold energy and materials stocks. How should investors be positioned? Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and CIO of Hennessy Funds and Dan Veru, Palisade executive vice president and CO-CIO of Capital Management shared their insights.

  • U.S. stocks posted their best weekly gain since November 6, 2009, led to the upside by the S&P 500 index, rising 3.13%. Industrial and material stocks were among the best performers this week. 

  • Stocks traded sideways on Thursday as investors struggled to make sense out of this fickle market. What must you know?

  • Lindsey Vonn of the Unites States looks on after a training run for the Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

    The Spyder skiwear company would love nothing better than to arrive in Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics this week amidst a little controversy.  Enter the  "slippery suit."

  • Jack in the Box has risen sharply this month but is drawing some downside option activity ahead of its earnings report today after the market closes.

  • The risk trade was back on Tuesday with investors snapping up January's losers such as commodities and financials. Is it "all clear" for the correction?

  • USA's bronze medallist Bode Miller celebrates during the medal ceremony for the Men's Alpine skiing downhill event.

    If I were to tell you that Bode Miller—who won the bronze medal in the downhill on Monday -- still has sponsors, you'd likely ask me HOW