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  • Signs of an improving U.S. economy have allowed consumers to feel more comfortable pulling out their wallet for nonessentials, pushing consumer discretionary shares to some of the highest growth rates in the S&P 500 in the fourth quarter.

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    A look at some of Thursday morning's early movers: AT&T, 3M, Caterpillar and more.

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    AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson predicted the auto industry will sell 14 million units this year, higher than what others in the industry expect.

  • Why he likes Magna in particular.

  • AutoNation CEO on Rising Car Sales

    Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman & CEO, weighs in on 2011 new vehicle sales, which were up 11% from the previous year. "The usual replacement rate is about 15% per year; this year it will move over 20%," he says.

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    A new research report from Goldman Sachs finds that trading in exchange-traded funds does impact individual stocks, but not equally.

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    No shock and awe this weekend? It sounds like Europe is going back to incremental changes. Traders have been anticipating the European Union summit on Sunday will resolve issues related to: 1) a greater haircut on Greek debt; 2) recapitalization of banks; and 3) how to use the European Financial Stability Facility.

  • "Depending on our politicians to make business-friendly decisions in a timely manner is certainly not a formula for success," Harry Rady, chief executive of Rady Asset Management, told CNBC Friday.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

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    Halfway through the year and with the economy once again slowing down, auto makers and dealers are re-thinking their once ambitious forecasts for sales this year. For much of the first half of this year, auto executives were confident the industry would sell just more than 13 million cars, trucks and SUVs this year.

  • Sage investors know the importance of a diversified portfolio. By selecting stocks across a variety of industries, investors minimize potential losses should a certain sector fall onto hard times. Just as important, though, is picking the right stock and that’s where Jim Cramer comes in. Asked by “Mad Money” viewers to comment on the following stocks, Cramer said there may be better opportunities elsewhere. In other words, he recommends investors “Buy This, Not That.” Click ahead for Cramer’s pr

    Asked by “Mad Money” viewers to comment on the following stocks, Cramer said there may be better opportunities elsewhere. In other words, he recommends investors “Buy This, Not That.”

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The traders weren't sure what to make of the sell-off in AutoNation after the stock closed sharply lower for no real reason. What's the market chatter?

  • Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a choppy session Monday, after another downgrade of Greece's credit rating offset gains from a flurry of M&A activity and as investors continued to worry over a slowing global recovery ahead of a handful of key economic news throughout the week.

  • It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or down? To answer this question, the street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen, estimating various attributes tied to stock performance in order to determine what the future holds for a company's valuation. After dissecting the data, analysts following a particular stock produce a price target of where they believe the stock is headed. With data from Thomson Reuters, took a look at

    The prices and analyst estimates presented here are as of the market close on June 8, 2011. So, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest pops? Click ahead to find out!

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, April, 26.

  • Autonation Revs Up

    Breaking down the better than expected numbers, with Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman/CEO.

  • precious and base metals, as well as energy commodities advance, bringing commodity stocks with them...most global bourses are higher. And they are still looking to hook up...

  • Auto Sales: The Japan Effect

    Mike Jackson, chairman & CEO, AutoNation, discusses his company's March sales and the impact the Japanese earthquake and tsunami has had on overall auto sales, given potential supply disruptions.

  • Should gasoline hit more than $4 a gallon, based on $125 a barrel for oil, Americans could “freak out” and beginning trading in their “Escalades on Minis,” Mike Jackson, chairman and CEO, AutoNation, told CNBC Wednesday.