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  • U.S. stock index futures gained ahead of the open Tuesday, following a mixed close in the previous session, as a clutch of strong earnings  after the bell helped to boost investor sentiment.

  • Stocks traded mixed ahead in lackluster trading, although the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit new two-year highs on thin gains amid a lack of economic news. Alcoa and 3M rose, while American Express fell.

  • Stocks traded narrowly mixed amid thin trading and a lack of economic news as stocks struggled to move beyond recent highs. 3M  and Alcoa rose, while AmEx fell.

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    General Electric looks promising as we head into the near future. Upward action from this U.S.-based conglomerate will mean a nice payday for investors in 2011. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Stocks were mixed Thursday despite a batch of relatively positive economic news. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market outlook.

  • Stocks were mixed after a handful of positive economic reports, including a slightly better-than-expected gain in industrial production, and a slightly better-than-expected report on consumer price inflation. Caterpillar and Bank of America rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Stocks ended the week higher despite lack of progress on a tax bill as investors looked to positive economic and corporate news.  GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.

  • Yield landed front and center on Friday after industrial giant GE boosted its dividend. What's the trade?

  • Stocks traded mixed Thursday following an encouraging weekly jobs report. Where should investors be positioned going forward? Robert Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock, shared his insights.

  • Stocks ended modestly higher Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, McDonald's fell.

  • Stocks were struggling for direction Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, while McDonald's fell.

  • Stocks fluctuated Wednesday, but remained under pressure as the dollar gained and Treasury bond yields spiked. McDonald's slipped, BofA gained.

  • Stocks advanced Wednesday, boosted by a handful of positive news on the corporate front, but a rise in bond yields and the dollar limited gains. Robert Millen, co-portfolio manager at Jensen Investment Management, and David Joy, chief market strategist at Columbia Management, shared their best plays.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Stocks closed mixed as the Dow turned negative in the final minutes of trading Tuesday after a report from Reuters that said Federal authorities are ramping up Wall Street insider trading probes. 3M and HP fell, while GE rose.

  • Stocks pared their gains Tuesday after a report from Reuters that said Federal authorities are ramping up Wall Street insider trading probes.

  • After the President announced a deal to renew Bush-era tax cuts, investors drove the S&P above its 2010 closing high of 1225. Now what?

  • U.S. stock index futures rose decisively Tuesday after President Barack Obama gave his support to an initial compromise over Bush tax cuts and an extension to unemployment benefits.

  • Stocks have been strong all morning on the U.S. tax deal; the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials is on track to open at a 2-year high, joining the NASDAQ, the Dow Transports, the Russell 2000, and the S&P Midcap.

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    Dow component 3M said it expects its adjusted earnings to grow 10 to 14 percent next year over its predicted profit for 2010.