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  • Stocks opened higher Wednesday and the S&P 500 (as of this writing) is positive again for 2009. Will it hold? Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered his insights to CNBC.

  • There will be a “surprising rebound” in the U.S. economy in the second half of 2009, Larry Kantor, head of research at Barclays Capital, told CNBC.

  • This morning's ADP National Employment Report showed a much better than expected count of job losses, coming in at a loss of 491,000 jobs lost instead of the consensus of -643,000.  While the count is still high, it is a slowdown in the rate of decline and on the news futures jumped to positive territory.

  • Futures popped about 10 points when the ADP report, at a loss of 491,000 jobs for April, was well below the loss of 645,000 expected. March had a loss of 742,000 jobs, so the rate of loss is definitely slowing....faster.

  • Stock index futures edged lower ahead of the open Wednesday as fears over the state of the banking sector intensified following a report that Bank of America needs around $34 billion in fresh capital.

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    While Wall Street obsesses over stress tests, Congress is moving on to the next hot-bottom issue—new authority over big financial firms.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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    Both the Dow and S&P 500 dipped on Tuesday as cautious investors cashed out ahead of bank stress test results.

  • Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors parsed remarks from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and as the pending results for the government's bank stress test left the market a bit jittery.

  • Was Monday's rally a rebound — or merely shorts covering themselves? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his stock market insights.

  • Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors parsed remarks from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and as the pending results for the government's bank stress test left the market a bit jittery.

  • US stocks looked set to give back some of their recent gains at the open Tuesday as the government’s stress test for banks threatened to reignite fears over the sector.

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    The bears just won’t quit. On Monday stocks rallied again sending the S&P 500 above the psychologically important 900 level and into positive territory for the year.

  • Futures indicated a positive open for U.S. stocks on Monday helped by strong gains in Asia and anticipation that this week's bank stress test results will be relatively benign.

  • Markets posted gains on the strength of Monday's good news from the housing and manufacturing sectors. In the meantime, Warren Buffett told CNBC that although the economy is "very slow," he remains optimistic that the economy will eventually improve. Watch the accompanying videos for more on what other experts had to say...

  • There are a lot of elements in place that suggest that the market rally is for real, said Jack Ablin, chief investment officer of Harris Private Bank. But play carefully.

  • Futures indicated a positive open for U.S. stocks on Monday helped by strong gains in Asia and anticipation that this week's bank stress test results will be relatively benign.

  • There’s no doubt that market volatility will remain, said Anton Schutz, portfolio manager at Mendon Capital. Here's how he's planning for it.

  • Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, told CNBC what traders will be watching Monday — and through the week. Bank stress tests and a "saloonful" of Treasury auctions are giving stock-market players cause for concern, Cashin said.

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    Complete transcript and video of Warren Buffett's live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning (Monday).  He tells Becky Quick the U.S. economy is "very slow" and "getting slower"  but he remains optimistic the economy will turn around eventually.