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    After months of wondering whether the recovery is for real, investors may get the chance to find out when second-quarter earnings start rolling in.

  • What's Next For ETFs?

    If you’re already an ETF fan you’re probably wondering what’s next in this blossoming field?

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    Chinese Strategies That Reel in the Prize Fish

    The firestorm caused by Rio Tinto pulling out of its deal with Chinalco, resulting from the partnership with once bitter rival, BHP Billiton, has the makings of a soap drama. It's enthralling viewing, but many observers are missing the vital sub-plot which leads to the surprise ending.

  • The S&P is up 37 percent since the March low, but has the recent rally been overplayed? Michael Cuggino, portfolio manager at Permanent Portfolio Funds, and Randy Bateman, Huntington Funds CIO of the Huntington Funds shared their market outlook and the best places to invest.

  • Traders Worry Over 10 Year Treasury Move

    Despite the somewhat encouraging set of data, futures drifted a bit lower as traders became more concerned with the move in 10-year Treasury yields, which briefly rose above 4 percent again earlier this morning.

  • Stocks Flop as Late Rally Fizzles; Banks Gain

    Stocks ended flat Monday as a late rally fizzled after the Supreme Court issued a stay, temporarily halting the sale of Chrysler to Fiat.

  • Stocks Slide as Dollar Soars, McDonald's Skids

    Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Fed may raise rates at its next meaeting.

  • Stocks Open Lower as Dollar Soars, Banks Drop

    Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Fed may raise rates at its next meeting.

  • Futures Fall as Dollar Soars, Banks Drop

    Futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Federal Reserve may raise rates at its next meeting.

  • The Next Big Thing in Commodities: Strategists

    The next surge in the bullish commodities market could come from the joint venture of rival miners Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton, both of which provide excellent investment opportunities, said Greg Smith managing director for the UK at Fat Prophets.

  • Stocks Look For Another Week of Gains

    The dollar is rallying, hurting commodities and commodity stocks. Why is the dollar rallying? Better economic news implies higher rates, which makes the dollar more attractive as an investment. A higher dollar means dollar-denominated commodities are more expensive to buy.

  • Pops & Drops: Potash, Caterpillar...

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dr. Pepper Snapple and Potash popped while Caterpillar and BHP Billiton dropped.

  • Investing Strategy Now: Bull vs. Bear Picks

    Experts Jay Bowens, president of Bowen, Hanes & Company, and Art Nunes, market strategist at IMS Capital Management shared their outlook for the economy.

  • Is Thursday's stock tumble just a bank-oriented hiccup in a new bull market — or par for the course in a bear-market rally? Robin Griffiths of Cazenove Capital offered CNBC his chart analysis.

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    S&P Turns Positive For 2009

    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.

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    S&P 500 Highest Since January 28th

    Stocks climbed on Wednesday pushing through key technical levels with investors shrugging off a bearish GDP number.

  • Who's Hot, Who's Not?

    The market, it seems, has turned its back on certain companies now that the economy is showing signs of a turn. Plus, Cramer makes the call on miners and banks.

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    Fast At The Half: Google Goosing Tech

    Around lunchtime the bulls were whispering about Google’s quarterly results, which come out after the bell, and what they’d reveal. There’s cautious optimism in the sector...

  • Tomorrow's Playbook: Intel & Marriott

    What's the trade ahead of Intel earnings on Tuesday. Also Pete Najarian has spotted unusual options action in Marriott!

  • Options Action 'Huge' for Gold & Copper Miner

    This Canadian mining company is jumping with huge options activity, amid rumors that BHP Billiton may be interested in buying it. Which company?