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  • Stocks Turn Mixed, as Dow Rises; AT&T Falls Wednesday, 6 Oct 2010 | 11:55 AM ET

    Stocks were mixed as the prospect of the Federal Reserve resuming Treasury purchases to boost the economy countered a disappointing report on private sector hiring, sending the Dow higher.  GE and Alcoa rose, while  AT&T and Travelers fell.

  • Volume Finally Rears its Head Wednesday, 6 Oct 2010 | 11:22 AM ET

    The NYSE Consolidated Tape (trading in all NYSE listed stocks on all venues) rose to 4.9 billion shares yesterday, the highest level since July.

  • Sep. 9: Unusual Volume Leaders Thursday, 9 Sep 2010 | 3:59 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Stocks Close Modestly Higher, Led by Banks Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 4:43 PM ET

    Stocks closed modestly higher Wednesday but off the session's highs as investors continued to show wariness about the health of the U.S. economy.  JP Morgan and AIG rose, HP and Intel fell.

  • Stocks Pare Gains Ahead of Close, Led by Banks Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 3:54 PM ET

    Stocks trimmed gains but remained higher Wednesday after the government released data on consumer credit and investors learned the economy is growing but at a slower rate nationwide. Alcoa and AIG rose, HP fell.

  • Sep. 8: Unusual Volume Leaders Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 3:45 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Halftime: Is Technology Starting To Look Good? Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 1:22 PM ET

    Why are semiconductor stocks performing well when PC demand is weak? Is it a signal that tech wants to lead the market higher?

  • Stocks Gain, Led by Banks; Chips Slide Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 12:16 PM ET

    Stocks rose Wednesday ahead of news on the U.S. economy to be released Wednesday from the Federal Reserve.  Alcoa rose, HP and Intel fell.

  • Yields Make Debt Issuance Attractive Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 9:58 AM ET

    Portugal successfully floated debt in two auctions, but at a very high yield. In one auction, $839 million of notes due in 2013 were sold at a yield of 4.086 percent; the previous auction of the same maturity was sold at a yield of 3.597 percent. At these yields, why not issue debt?

  • Futures Rise Ahead of Fed's Beige Book Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 9:21 AM ET

    Stock futures futures turned higher following Europe as fears of a renewed sovereign debt crisis eased somewhat and as investors wait for news on the state of the U.S. economy from the Federal Reserve.

  • Burned by Xilinx, Altera Monday, 30 Aug 2010 | 5:52 PM ET

    A long position in Xilinx and Altera looked like it was going to be a hot trade but all it did was burn. So how is Pete Najarian playing these stock now.

  • Strong Outlooks To Push S&P Above 1100 Resistance? Thursday, 22 Jul 2010 | 6:19 PM ET

    Will upbeat forecasts from Corporate America be the catalyst that finally pushes the S&P above 1100, a point of big resistance?

  • After Hours Action: Microsoft, Amazon & More Thursday, 22 Jul 2010 | 5:57 PM ET

    With a slew of companies reporting earnings after hours, the traders are sifting through the results in an attempt get you a step ahead. What's the latest?

  • Apple Wows; Presents Slew Of Tech Opportunities Tuesday, 20 Jul 2010 | 5:12 PM ET

    Shares of Apple popped in extended trade Tuesday as investors cheered the company’s latest results. How should you trade in Apple's wake?

  • Rally Denied, Has the Market Topped Out? Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010 | 5:43 PM ET

    Considering the S&P broke a 6-day winning streak despite a strong start to earnings season, has the market topped out?

  • Prepare for a deluge of earnings reports next week. Some of the most widely followed companies will all release results one after another. How should you position?

  • The Biggest Cash Holdings in the S&P 500 Thursday, 1 Jul 2010 | 12:48 PM ET
    Corporations hold large amounts of cash for a variety of reasons, including speculation on the price of assets, corporate acquisitions, future investments or even as a precaution against market uncertainty. If a company holds more cash or highly liquid assets as a large proportion of their total assets and relative to their peers, investors can draw insight into the size and scope of a company’s future investments. Keep in mind that some industries by their nature will have much more hard assets

    Corporations hold large amounts of cash for a variety of reasons. So, which S&P 500 companies are the most cash-rich? Click to find out!

  • This Chipmaker has Further Room to Run: Traders Thursday, 17 Jun 2010 | 7:47 AM ET

    Xilinx has been on a tear recently, and the bulls apparently think that it has further to run.

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

  • Dow Squeaks Out a Gain, Led by Boeing Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 | 6:01 PM ET

    The Dow clawed back in late trading Wednesday. Technology and industrials gained while health-care and telecom shares continued to drag.