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  • The bulls outweigh the bears on options trading for Cisco Systems, a day before the networking company is to unveil new consumer products and initiatives at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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    The S&P fell on Monday with investors taking profits after last week's run-up; also concerns about slowing cell phone sales hit shares of the biggest telecommunications companies.

  • Stocks rebounded Friday as investors displayed some optimism for the new year, scooping up bargains in the consumer discretionary and energy sectors. The Dow ended above 9,000 for the first time since early November.

  • Stocks rebounded Friday, pushing the Dow above the key 9,000 mark as investors rang in the new year with optimism, scooping up bargains.

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    The Dow started the new year with a big jump on Friday as investors looked beyond grim economic data on hopes that a recovery is on the horizon after a disastrous 2008.

  • Stocks rebounded Friday, led by consumer discretionary and energy, after a quick dip triggered by an ISM report that showed manufacturing activity at a 28-year low.

  • Following are the year’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of McDonald’s and Gilead Sciences popped while General Motors and Citigroup dropped.

  • Will Santa squeak in a rally before the ball drops? Early moves suggest it could happen: Stocks continued to rise Tuesday, adding to the more than 2-percent gain logged on Wednesday.

  • Will Santa squeak in a rally before the ball drops? Early moves suggest it could happen: Stocks continued to rise Tuesday, adding to the more than 2-percent gain logged on Wednesday.

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    Now that 2008 is just about over, here's a look at the top yielding stocks in the Dow that would make up your portfolio if you followed the popular Dogs of the Dow investment strategy.

  • Will Santa squeak in a rally before the ball drops? Early moves suggest it could happen: Stocks continued to rise Tuesday, adding to the more than 2-percent gain logged on Wednesday.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners. Find out why shares of Rohm & Haas, Tyson Foods, Alcoa and Intel all popped!

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    The Dow climbed on Tuesday after the government expanded its bailout of the auto industry...

  • Another light volume, low volatility day, closing near the highs. Good news, considering that the consumer confidence and home price news was dismal. Goldman Sachs had a particularly good day, up almost 6 percent, though on light volume. But GMAC was the big story of the day...

  • Stocks rallied to the finish line as investors shrugged off a drop in consumer confidence and cheered the bailout of General Motors' finance arm.

  • The financial crisis and market turmoil of 2008 have prevented many historical trends from holding true this year. For instance, while November and December are typically two of the markets’ strongest months of the year, the performance during those months this year has been far from stellar.

  • Many comparisons have been made between the current economic climate and the Depression era.  With the Dow and S&P poised to have their worst yearly performances since 1931, here's a look at what happened in the years that followed.

  • Stocks finished higher Friday on a day when Wall Street looked like a ghost town, but the week ended without a visit from a much-anticipated Santa Claus rally.

  • Stocks edged higher at the open as Wall Street looked for a boost from a Christmas gift for GMAC and some heavy holiday activity at selected retailers.

  • Stocks ended lower Tuesday, as a quick mood booster from an upbeat consumer sentiment reading wore off, and the drag of GM and financials set in.