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  • Stocks turned in their best performance since early January, up 1.5 percent for the week, as investors breathed a sigh of relief that job loss in February wasn't as bad as expected.

  • Stocks rallied Friday amid relief that the job loss in February wasn't as bad as expected. Commodity and industrial stocks were among the biggest gainers. Large-cap techs were also strong.

  • Stocks rallied Friday amid relief that the job loss in February wasn't as bad as expected. Commodity and industrial stocks were among the biggest gainers. Large-cap techs were also strong.

  • Stocks eked out a modest gain Thursday after some encouraging economic news ahead of tomorrow's jobs report. Consumer stocks were the day's top performers after upgrades on Disney and Coke and better-than-expected retail-sales reports.

  • Stocks pulled back Thursday after a report showed an unexpected drop in pending-home sales. Stocks had opened higher Thursday after a report showed jobless claims fell last week and retail sales came in better than expected.

  • Stocks pulled back Thursday after a report showed an unexpected drop in pending-home sales. Stocks had opened higher Thursday after a report showed jobless claims fell last week and retail sales came in better than expected.

  • Stocks pared their gains Tuesday after a Fed president suggested the central bank should begin tightening "sooner rather than later."

  • Believe it or not, some news that’s fit to print just isn’t making the papers, Cramer says.

  • Stocks eked out a gain Friday, with the Dow ending above 10,400, as the initial shock of the Fed's surprise move to raise the discount rate wore off.

  • In today's trading session, a total of 39 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.

  • Stocks rose for a third straight day Thursday as an encouraging manufacturing report helped fuel investor optimism about the recovery.

  • Will 2010 be the year of the large cap stocks? And if so, where are the best places for investors? Brent Wilsey, president of Wilsey Asset Management, and Michael Krause, president of AltaVista Independent Research, shared their views.

  • Mardi Gras

    As of mid-day today, the Dow is up over 1% but still down nearly 5% from its highest close of the year (a 15-month high) reached on January 19.  So will Mardi Gras help the U.S. Indexes rebound to new monthly highs?  Unfortunately in this this case, it's only wishful thinking as stocks historically tend to downtrend on Mardi Gras. Nevertheless, looking forward the markets will have something to cheer about as the major indexes have averaged descent gains following the 40 day lent period leading up to Easter. Here are the historical averages for the major indices.

  • Stocks ended a volatile week with wild swings Friday as China's surprise tightening of its lending standards rattled global markets. Techs rallied, delivering the Nasdaq its best week since early January. All three major indexes snapped a four-week losing streak.Investors, keen to play the dips, retreated to one of their safe plays — technology. The Dow snapped a four-week winning streak, while the Nasdaq had its best week since early January.

  • Stocks fell sharply Friday as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks. The Dow was down more than 100 points, or over 1 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.

  • The Dow pulled off a stunning comeback, finishing above the 10,000 mark after being down sharply for most of the day amid worries about the recovery and Europe's debt woes.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • It's searing hot at the Singapore Airshow - combine 34 degree celsius temperatures with 85% humidity and you can start to imagine why my shoe soles started to melt on the tarmac.

  • Much has gone as expected at the Singapore Airshow. No big new orders. But certainly a lot of announcements coming from all corners of the globe nonetheless.

  • President Obama on Monday sent Congress a $3.8 trillion federal budget that includes a $100 billion jobs package, more education spending, higher taxes on families earning more than $250,000 a year and a focus on controlling the deficit. What kinds of impact will this have on stocks going forward? Barry James, president of James Advantage Funds discussed his views.