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  • The Treasury market took the government's latest 7-year note auction in stride, compared to Wednesday's wild action.

  • Energy shares pushed the Dow higher on Thursday with the price of crude oil jumping by $1. Is higher oil good for markets -- or bad?

  • Since the beginning of the year, many companies have seen their market cap more than doubled, while others have seen sharp drops in the valuation of their companies.

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    Treasury bonds were firmer and trading quietly on Thursday compared with yesterday's wild action, though the market is awaiting the government's 7-year note auction this afternoon.

  • Stocks rebounded Thursday as crude prices climbed after inventories were pared more than expected. Stocks had gotten off to a wobbly start as investors juggled a bleak report on new-home sales with any optimism from the unexpected drop in jobless claims and GM's deal with bondholders.

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    The stock market is watching the bond market, wary a spike in interest rates will derail a fragile economic recovery and snuff the market's rally.

  • Stocks finished near session lows Wednesday as rising bond yields on government debt raised concern that borrowing costs are going to start going up and tamp down the economic recovery.

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    The oil market has stopped taking its cues from stocks and the dollar for the moment to focus on what's being said in Vienna ahead of Thursday's OPEC meeting.

  • Stocks got a quick pop Wednesday after a report showed existing-home sales rose in April  but quickly retreated as the previous day's optimism faded and GM stirred anxiety in the market. But tech stocks gained, sending the Nasdaq into positive territory.

  • Stocks got a quick pop Wednesday after a report showed existing-home sales rose in April  but quickly retreated as the previous day's optimism faded and GM stirred anxiety in the market. But tech stocks gained, sending the Nasdaq into positive territory.

  • Futures pared earlier gains Wednesday to indicate a mixed open for Wall Street as optimism from the previous day's consumer confidence data dwindled and was replaced by anxiety about what looks like certain bankruptcy for General Motors.

  • The big number for markets Wednesday is April's existing home sales, which should tell the story of a weak spring selling season.  

  • The pundits may think they know why stocks soared today, but they’d be wrong.

  • There are a number of signs that the economy is strengthening, said Russ Koesterich, head of investment strategy at Barclays Global Investors.

  • Unemployment hit 8.9 percent in April and some predict that number could climb over 10 percent in 2009 as major companies further streamline operations to combat the recession.  While some industries are more labor intensive than others, employee productivity is a key measure that managers and investors look at when evaluating performance.  Take a look at which companies are squeezing the most out their shrinking workforces.

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    Karen writes, "If the correction is back on, what defensive names would you recommend?"

  • Stocks fell sharply Thursday as the Fed's lowered outlook and disappointing economic data rattled investors.

  • Stocks fell sharply Thursday as the Fed's lowered outlook and disappointing economic data rattled investors.

  • Stocks ended lower Wednesday as banks and techs pulled back and comments from the Fed poured water on the flicker of optimism.

  • Stocks pared their gains Wednesday as banks pulled back but investors remained hopeful that the worst may be over for the economy.