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  • A quick pop at the open fizzled Thursday as economic data cast a shadow over the market and some better-than-expected earnings. Jobless claims jumped and existing-home sales fell.

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    It might just be my inability to see clearly, but the past two days have provided me some clarity on where the stress test is going.

  • Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his take on what traders are watching Thursday — and his predictions for the stock market in coming days.

  • Futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street Thursday but pared gains after a report showed jobless claims rose last week.

  • We are always reluctant to make short-term trading calls. However, it strikes us that the euphoria over 1Q bank earnings is somewhat misplaced. The factors leading to first quarter outperformance (relative to drastically-reduced expectations) seem to be largely unsustainable.

  • Sean O'Hara is bullish on America. The president of RevenueShares Investor Service is even bullish on financials — and even on the company that bought Merrill Lynch. One caveat, though: He's thinking long term.

  • The guys go behind the headlines and give you their take on today's rally in the banking sector, the Obama defense trade and more. Find out where they're making fast money.

  • Citigroup is holding its annual shareholder meeting Tuesday. CNBC's David Faber reported on the state of global and regional financials. (Updated.)

  • How far will the Obama administration move to assert regulatory control over key sectors of the economy? Are we moving away from democratic capitalism, and toward some sort of corporatist state-directed economy? That could be the biggest stock market and economic-growth issue facing us today.

  • Stocks ended higher Tuesday as investors were encouraged by comments from Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner that most banks are well capitalized.

  • Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his take on traders and the market Tuesday.

  • How far will the Obama administration move to assert regulatory control over key sectors of the economy? Are we moving away from democratic capitalism, and toward some sort of corporatist state-directed economy? That could be the biggest stock market and economic-growth issue facing us today.

  • As the world grapples with headlines about bailouts, bankruptcies and pirates, a lone dove has emerged on YouTube to save the global economy.

  • Stocks turned mixed Tuesday as another wave of disappointing earnings news weighed on the market but tech stocks shined bright.

  • While indicating a modestly lower open earlier this morning, the markets turned around late in the morning on a strong rebound in financials and the digestion of a series of less pessimistic comments by corporate executives.

  • US stock index futures turned lower ahead of the open Tuesday after key corporate earnings sounded a note of caution for investors.

  • US financial stocks saw a stellar rally in recent weeks as the beleaguered sector bounced from an extreme slump. But investors baulked at more buying Monday in the wake of Bank of America’s quarterly earnings results.

  • These days you might confuse Wall Street for the Wild, Wild West. In fact, head to downtown Manhattan and you’d half expect to see Wyatt Earp swaggering along.

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    Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis told CNBC he sees no need to raise further capital right now and has plans to sell the bank's credit card business.

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    The Dow plunged by triple digits on Monday as concerns about the banking industry’s health sent investors scrambling for the exits.