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  • Highest Yielding Stocks On The Dow Thursday, 24 Jan 2008 | 6:55 PM ET

    As the markets continue to swing up and down, some of the biggest names in the Dow Industrials  can be snapped up with fairly sizable yields.

  • Commodities Play With The Globalization Game Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | 2:55 PM ET
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    The commodities boom may be one driver of inflation, but it been a powerful engine for emerging market economies and will very likely be a key component of the global growth equation in 2008. Government and corporate leaders from both developed and developing countries gathering in Davos Switzerland for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting will be weighing in on that economic dynamic.

  • These Airline Stocks Will Take Off Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    Jamie Baker thinks airline stocks are ready to take off.  "We do see significant potential upside from here," the JP Morgan senior airline analyst told CNBC. He offered investors his top stock picks.

  • Why Airline Mergers Never Add Up Thursday, 17 Jan 2008 | 9:44 AM ET

    Airline stocks rallied last week on news that Delta Air Lines was mulling a takeover of either United Airlines or Northwest Airlines, suggesting that many investors think airline mergers are a brilliant idea.

  • Stocks Close Higher on Countrywide Report Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 3:10 PM ET

    Stocks rallied to close higher after a report that Bank of America is in advanced talks to buy troubled mortgage lender Countrywide Financial.

  • How to Trade Alcoa, Rival Mining Stocks Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 11:31 AM ET

    Alcoa said fourth-quarter profit rose 76 percent on restructuring and tax benefits, offsetting lower aluminum prices. Experts weigh in on how to trade the aluminum firm's stock and other metals and mining companies.

  • Alcoa's Quarterly Profit Rises, Beats Estimates Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 7:16 AM ET

    Aluminum producer Alcoa said fourth-quarter earnings soared 76 percent, buoyed by the pending sale of its packaging and consumer businesses.

  • Australia's Alumina Cuts Year Earnings Outlook Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 7:23 PM ET

    Australia's Alumina cut its full-year underlying earnings forecast by 17 percent on Thursday, citing lower aluminum prices, a higher Australian dollar and increased costs.

  • Turnaround Leads To Best Gain Of '08 Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 7:16 PM ET

    Stocks finished a back-and-forth session sharply higher Wednesday as investors bought bargains despite concerns about the strength of the economy and upcoming corporate results. Here’s the word on the Street.

  • Rally Led By Financials, Airline and Defense Stocks Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 4:41 PM ET

    Finally, an oversold rally; the Dow moved 225 points the last 90 minutes. It was the first close at the highs for the year; financials led, but beaten up groups like airlines also posted a nice rally. Defense stocks rallied as well.

  • Stocks Rebound in Late Bargain-Hunting Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 3:01 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher after a late-session rally as investors piled into sectors seen as resistant to economic contraction, such as health care and staples, amid talk of recession.

  • U.S. Slowdown Hitting European Markets? Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 9:49 AM ET

    U.K. markets down 1.5 percent on disappointing results from retailer Marks & Spencer (down 20 percent in the U.K.) and vague concerns that the U.S. slowdown may be spreading to Europe. Yesterday a confluence of events, including comments from AT&T about slowing consumer business, and poor commentary from Circuit City and Brinker, added to the poor sentiment.

  • Market Insider/Wednesday Look Ahead Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 7:12 PM ET

    Gripped by fear, the stock market once more headed into the correction zone, on the eve of the fourth-quarter earnings reporting season. Tuesday's fierce selloff pushed both the S&P 500 and Dow down 11 percent from the highs they set in October. Ten percent makes a correction, and it is the third time  the Dow has gone into correction territory in the last seven months if you count intraday moves.

  • Stocks Skid Back Into Correction Territory Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 2:56 PM ET

    Stocks skidded back into correction territory as investors worried that the tumbling economy may not only cripple mortgage lenders like Countrywide Financial but create problems for other companies like AT&T.

  • Earnings Season Kicks Off Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 7:13 PM ET

    Alcoa (AA) kicks off earnings season Wednesday after the bell. Which stocks and sectors look the best?

  • The financial sector is expected to weigh on corporate earnings in the fourth quarter. But outside the sector, the news is upbeat.

  • Stocks Close Mixed in Volatile Session Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 3:07 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded to close mixed amid worries over the economy and geopolitical tensions.

  • Market Feeling: Negatives Outweigh The Positives Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 1:54 PM ET

    Commodity based stocks getting hit hard again midday. Alcoa down 5.3 percent, AK Steel down 4.6 percent, oil service down 2.3 percent. What's up? Underlying commodities are weak for a second day in a row--the CRB index (a basket of commodities) has fallen almost 2 percent the past two days.

  • Overlooked Airline Stocks From a 5-Star Manager Friday, 14 Dec 2007 | 3:52 PM ET

    JetBlue isn't the only airline inspiring investors: Ric Dillon, chief investment officer at Diamond Hill Investment Group, runs the Morningstar five-star-rated Long-Short Fund; he recommended overlooked airline stocks.

  • Mad Mail: Isn't Starbucks a China Play? Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 11:49 AM ET

    Plus, the importance of the five-day rule and more.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.