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  • Dow Jumps 90 Points Wednesday, 27 Aug 2008 | 6:15 PM ET

    The Dow rose on Wednesday as surprisingly strong data on durable goods orders soothed some concern about the sluggish economy.

  • Two Top Financial Stock Picks Wednesday, 27 Aug 2008 | 9:35 AM ET

    U.S. bank Wells Fargo and insurer AFLAC are worth snapping up even though the financial sector has been sold off indiscriminately, because they are steady players that offer strong long-term growth, Jason Pride, director of research from Haverford Trust told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Best Trades Now: Healthcare, Tech & More Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 2:31 PM ET

    To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the experts for their best trades now.

  • CEO Summit: Housing, Gas Prices on Execs' Minds Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | 2:13 PM ET

    Executives across various industries shared their economic outlooks on "Squawk Box" this morning.

  • Top Picks Among the Top Names Monday, 12 May 2008 | 1:37 PM ET

    These stocks are well-known, they're earning money, they're reasonably priced -- and David Scott, manager of the 4-star Chase Growth Fund, thinks investors ought to own them. PLUS: Scott offered Web-only recommendations for CNBC.com readers!

  • Lightning Round: AFLAC, Motorola, Wachovia and More Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 7:47 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Carl Edwards Could Be Next Big Star Of NASCAR Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 9:22 AM ET

    He has to consistently win, but these past few weeks have made me realize that Carl Edwards has all the ingredients of being the next big NASCAR marketing star. He speaks well, he's good looking and he's the only guy who has a ridiculous gimmick.

  • Market Insider's Look Ahead To Wednesday Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 4:26 PM ET

    While there's lots of important economic and earnings news Wednesday, we all know what matters most to the markets. That is whether the Fed cuts a quarter point or a half point from its target Fed funds rate.

  • S&P's 40 PowerPicks Stocks for 2008 Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 5:29 PM ET

    After beating their own benchmark index for the last five years, Standard & Poor’s equity research team is betting on the biggest U.S. jam maker and the Magic Kingdom, among 40 companies in this year’s PowerPicks stock portfolio, to outperform again in 2008.

  • Private equity is all the rage -- and while financial services companies typically have been shielded from such deals, that is beginning to change.  KBW, a boutique investment bank specializing in financial services companies, recently penned a report that revealed possible private equity targets.

  • Aflac reported a first-quarter profit of 82 cents a share, topping analysts' forecasts and rising 10 cents a share from the same period last year. Consensus estimates of equity analysts following the stock stood at 79 cents a share.

  • CNBC's Thompson: CEO Pay Adds Confusion to Proxies Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | 11:34 AM ET

    The SEC’s campaign to ensure more disclosure of executive pay seems to be bringing more confusion than clarity this proxy season, CNBC's Mary Thompson reports. The new Compensation, Discussion and Analysis (CD&A) section, which averages about 5,000 words or nine pages, is meant to help shareholders. But experts say sifting through the new data is challenging and investors still don’t get all the information they need.

  • Legal Experts Split Over Shareholder Pay Say Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 1:14 PM ET

    One share, one vote? Not exactly: the fate of millions of shares and the rights of shareholders may be up for grabs, as the U.S. House Financial Services Committee is considering a bill that would give investors final say over CEO compensation. Two experts debated the wisdom of such a bill, on "Morning Call."