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  • Highest Yielding Stocks On The S&P Wednesday, 20 Aug 2008 | 9:02 AM ET

    Earlier this week, we wrote about the highest yielding stocks on the Dow.  The S&P 500 also has some nice yielding stocks.  If you are worried about the financials being able to continue to pay thier big dividends (with Freddie Mac's big slide, its yield is now over 20%!), there are nearly 40 stocks on the S&P that are currently yielding 5% or more.  Here's a breakdown.

  • Your First Move For Friday August 1st Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 6:55 PM ET

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

  • Stocks Jump Despite Oil Surge Wednesday, 30 Jul 2008 | 5:59 PM ET

    The Dow and S&P 500 climbed higher on Wednesday after an unexpectedly strong report on the job market offset a surge in oil prices.

  • Your First Move For Friday July 25th Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 6:50 PM ET

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

  • Stocks Drop 2% Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 5:54 PM ET

    Stocks tumbled more than 2 percent on Thursday after a report showing yet another drop in U.S. home sales prompted investors to take profits. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Amazing Comeback Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 6:09 PM ET

    The Dow closed with triple digit gains on Tuesday largely due to a $3 slide in oil and the positive sentiment created by bank earnings. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Lightning Round OT: CNOOC, Molson and More Monday, 21 Jul 2008 | 7:03 PM ET

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

  • Financial Stocks You Can Bank On Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 2:27 PM ET

    Waiting for a market expert to recommend financial stocks?  Wait no longer.  Wendell Perkins has banks on his shopping list.

  • Stock Chatter Focuses on Financials, Pharma Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 2:01 PM ET

    To help investors prepare their portfolios before the weekend, CNBC asked the experts for their best trades now.

  • Best Trades Now: Chemicals, Conglomerates & More Tuesday, 15 Jul 2008 | 5:08 PM ET

    To give investors an edge, CNBC asked the experts for their best investment advice now.

  • Banks "Sweating" Under Construction Loans Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 10:30 AM ET

    We started to hear rumblings last week about how residential construction loans are weighing heavily on local banks because, big surprise, some of the builders are having trouble keeping up with the payments.

  • Buy Companies That Offer Value, High Dividends Tuesday, 1 Jul 2008 | 4:15 PM ET

    Federated Investors' Dean Kartsonas said his third-quarter investment strategy will focus on companies that offer value in a tough economy.

  • The Latest Picks That Paid – Friday June 27th Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 6:43 PM ET
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    Our traders are good - but you knew that! Check out their latest picks that paid.

  • Nearly 1.4 billion shares and $20 billion traded Friday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge.  Here are the bets being made today...

  • Merrill Sees Bank Stocks Nearing Their Bottom Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 10:32 AM ET

    US large-cap regional banks' stocks now appear to be in "capitulation mode" and will likely trade below fair value in the near term, an analyst at Merrill Lynch said.

  • China's Rising Gas Prices May Help U.S.? Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 4:32 PM ET

    It was a mixed day, which started poorly with a big earnings warning from HMO Coventry, as well as Burlington Northern and Smucker's, which noted higher soybean oil and wheat costs were hurting their bottom line.

  • Regional Banks Stage Rally Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 3:34 PM ET

    Not only did BB&T rally into positive territory (it was down almost 10 percent), but other regional banks like Suntrust also rallied modestly. Why? Because shorts keep pressing these names under the theory that many will follow KeyCorp and Fifth Third and cut the dividend; 

  • Banks May Need $65 Billion New Capital: Goldman Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 10:23 AM ET

    U.S. banks may need to raise $65 billion of additional capital to cope with mounting losses from a global credit crisis that will not peak until 2009, Goldman Sachs & Co analysts said on Tuesday.

  • Bargain Financial Stocks? Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 4:13 PM ET

    With its recent run-up, is it time to jump further into the financials sector? Here is a stock screen of some stocks you may want to look at.

  • The Week: Playing By the Numbers Saturday, 3 May 2008 | 9:45 AM ET

    A flood of numbers from both government and industry confronted investors through the week, making for some choppy trading and a lot of educated guesses from analysts, fund managers, and investors.