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  • Dividend yields in the Dow index are down about a quarter of a point since early June and 165 basis points since early March, as equity markets continue to trend higher, pushing yields lower.  Here is a look at the dividend yields of all 30 Dow components:

  • On a volatile week that ended with Fed Chairman Bernanke stating that the US economy is nearing recovery, positive housing data, and oil hitting 10 month highs; the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ once again close at new highs for 2009, and end up about 1.8% or better for the week.

  • Elmo says recession is scary! Me no like that mommy lost her job. As families across America struggle with the impact of the recession, Elmo and his friends at Sesame Street have a few tips for helping families start the conversation about coping with tough times.

  • Compared to an average short interest of 2.2% for all Dow components, bets against these three companies stand at around 8%.

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  • With bank and tech shares climbing, how should you position to profit from this tape?

  • Many people compare the market to a roller coaster ride. But we don’t think they’re right.

  • Are the dog days of August ahead? Stocks pulled back from their highs of the week, with the S&P 500 off 0.85%, the Dow sliding 0.82% and the Nasdaq down 1.19%.

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    Fast food companies like McDonald's are riding out the recession by focusing more on international markets. So it makes sense that Burger King would look overseas as well. After all, the company's mascot is a king! So un-American! A much friendlier concept to Europeans... But is Burger King's latest marketing idea upside down?

  • Today, McDonald's Corporation marked the beginning of its 50th anniversary celebration by introducing its 50th anniversary restaurant design at an event at the "Rock 'n' Roll McDonald's" in downtown Chicago. This rendering of McDonald's one-of-a-kind futuristic restaurant design which will be built on its Chicago flagship site at 600 N. Clark Street is expected to open in April 2005. McDonald's founder Ray Kroc opened his first restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois, on April 15, 1955. (PRNewsfoot)

    It is now one month since the summer rally started on July 11.  Which is the worst-performing Dow component since the start of the summer rally?

  • Barry James, president of the James Advantage Funds and Hugh Johnson, chairman and CIO of Johnson Illington Advisors discussed their economic outlooks and shared their investment strategies.

  • After the S&P 500 hit its 2009 high last Friday, the major averages dropped marginally to start the week but the market remains close to its year-to-date high.

  • Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after a four-week rally, capped by a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday.

  • Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after a four-week rally, capped by a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday.

  • Stocks slipped Monday after the four-week market rally — though losses were pared back in intra-day trade. As optimistic voices grow louder, what's next? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his stock-market insights.

  • Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after a four-week rally, capped by a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday.

  • The recession is over, according Leon Cooperman, chairman & CEO of Omega Advisors. He believes the recovery from this point onward will be “square root-shaped.”

  • Freddie Mac up nearly 100 percent after reporting its first quarterly profit in nearly two years (excluding the dividend payment to the government). A change in accounting rules, lower funding costs, lower provisions for credit losses, and gains on the company's derivative portfolio were all factors.

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    French advertising company Publicis Groupe SA has agreed to buy Microsoft Corp.'s digital advertising firm Razorfish as part of an effort to boost its share of advertising on the Web, according to a joint statement released Sunday.

  • Although markets have run quite far and could use a correction, Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management and David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments said they are bullish about the markets. They shared their buying strategies with investors.