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  • A big pharmaceutical deal is doing nothing to help stocks pre-open. Once again stocks overseas are being led down by banks.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Yahoo and IBM popped while General Motors and Merck dropped.

  • As we are getting close to the November 2008 lows, here are some key dates for for each of the major indices, both on a closing and intraday basis.

  • Charles Bobrinskoy of Ariel Investments has gone scavenging in Wall Street's trash can, and found a favorite stock to recommend. "Every time I'm on and I talk about this name, I get hate mail," Bobrinskoy told CNBC.  "That makes me feel even better."

  • Cramer talks TARP, bad banks and rescue plans. Plus, new stock calls.

  • Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This company was founded 60 years ago by three brothers in Columbus, Georgia as an insurance firm for the American family. However, it now gets about 70% of its revenue from Japan, as the world’s largest seller of supplemental insurance. Today shareholders felt covered, after the stock  jumped on reports the company wouldn’t be seeking new capital. Who is it?

  • Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Morgan Stanley and Geron popped while Playboy and Wal-Mart dropped.

  • Following a Historic-Presidential Inauguration, marked by heighten volatility in the markets, all major US indices finish the week in negative territory. 

  • Some of the most conservative companies we know stumbled, and took the market with them.

  • Citirgoup announces it will significantly cut down its workforce, while pirates who hijacked a crude oil tanker off the coast of Kenya approach a Somali port. Following are today's top videos:

  • These are strange days indeed. Despite horrible headlines some stocks are trading higher. Much higher.

  • Stocks are trapped in a volatile selling wave, driven by fears of the weakening global economy even as credit markets continue to show signs of improvement.

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  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

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    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

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    The Dow rose sharply on Thursday after the government reported the economy grew at a surprisingly robust clip in the second quarter and oil prices eased.

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

  • 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.

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

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