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  • Stocks Close Higher for Sixth Session in a Row Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 4:27 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher Tuesday, the sixth straight session of gains, as investors focused on earnings and shrugged off a downgrade on Portugal. .

  • 5 IPOs Tech Needs Now Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 1:21 PM ET
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    Wall Street needs a new crop of hearty growth stocks, something big and juicy like a new Google or maybe a crisp young Apple. Here are five private tech companies that investors would love to sink their teeth into.

  • Expect Strong Earnings in These Sectors: S&P's Stovall Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 10:15 AM ET

    Aluminum giant Alcoa kicked off the second quarter earnings season to a positive start by beating estimates on Monday afternoon. Will more companies follow the trend? Sam Stovall, chief investment strategist at Standard & Poor’s shared his insights.

  • Dow Jumps Over 100, Led by Alcoa Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | 9:52 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Tuesday as investors shrugged off a downgrade on Portugal, instead focusing on earnings. The Dow jumped over 100 points at the start, led by Alcoa, after the company kicked off earnings season with a beat. Apple shares fell.

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  • Telco’s Biggest Loser This Year Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 7:22 PM ET

    But the company could still make a big comeback.

  • Options Action: Earnings Season Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 5:56 PM ET

    Should you run for cover – or covered calls? What’s the trade as earnings season quickly kicks into full gear?

  • Dow Logs 5th Straight Gain, Led by Techs Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 5:51 PM ET

    The Dow pulled off its fifth straight gain Monday, led by Microsoft. Alcoa fell.

  • Should Cash-Rich Companies Pay Bigger Dividends? Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 5:35 PM ET

    Excluding financials, US companies  have racked up $1.7 trillion in cash leaving some investors hungry for their piece of the pie.

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    As we head into earnings, if your strategy is buying into analyst estimates, here are some helpful tips to remember:

  • Stocks Waver Ahead of Earnings; Alcoa Slides Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 3:18 PM ET

    Stocks struggled Monday as materials and banks dragged and investors were a little jittery ahead of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell today with Alcoa. Techs were the day's best performers.

  • Investors Expect Profits and Seek Clues to Future Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 12:20 PM ET
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    Many Americans are still waiting for an economic recovery. But for corporate America, a recovery of sorts is already at hand. The New York Times explains.

  • Stocks Pull Back Amid Earnings Jitters Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 11:52 AM ET

    Stocks pulled back Monday as materials and banks dragged and investors were a little jittery ahead of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell today with Alcoa. Techs were the day's best performers.

  • No Double-Dip Indicators—Invest Here: Strategist Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 10:35 AM ET

    Earnings season starts on Monday with Dow component Alcoa reporting after the closing bell and Chevron reporting interim results. Jim Meyer, CIO and co-founder of Tower Bridge Advisors and Kelly Campbell, founder, principal and CEO of Campbell Wealth Management shared their insights.

  • Analyst Watch: Finding True Growth Companies Monday, 12 Jul 2010 | 8:54 AM ET

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

  • China Renews Google's Operating License Sunday, 11 Jul 2010 | 8:43 AM ET
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    China confirmed Sunday it has renewed Google's license to operate in the world's most populous country, ending a monthslong standoff over Internet censorship.

  • Week Ahead: Stocks Could See Bigger Earnings Season Pop Saturday, 10 Jul 2010 | 9:03 AM ET
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    Second quarter earnings season is likely to create a positive backdrop for stocks, at least temporarily.

  • US Stocks Post Biggest Weekly Gain of 2010 Friday, 9 Jul 2010 | 6:00 PM ET

    US stocks posted their best weekly gain since July 17, 2009, with the S&P 500 rising 5.41%. Next week, Alcoa will kick off Q2 earnings season, scheduled to report after the bell on Monday. 

  • Stocks Log Best Week in Almost a Year Friday, 9 Jul 2010 | 5:25 PM ET

    Stocks logged their best week in nearly a year, led by commodity and bank stocks, as investors looked to earnings season, which kicks off next week. Google gave a boost to techs.

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    Activision-Blizzard announced its plan to make user names in online forums public recently, prompting outrage amongst the devotees of its wildly popular games.