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  • Stocks Have Their Best Day in Weeks

    Stocks had their best day in weeks Thursday after solid demand for another Treasury auction and encouraging earnings reports from retailer Bed, Bath & Beyond and homebuilder Lennar.

  • Stocks Rally After Another Strong Auction

    Stocks rebounded Thursday as an unexpected profit from Bed, Bath & Beyond buoyed consumer stocks — and hopes for an economic recovery.

  • Stocks Bounce Back After Weak Open

    Stocks rebounded Thursday after a lower open as weekly jobless claims came in higher than expected.

  • Futures Turn Negative Following Jobs Number

    Futures indicated a slightly negative open for Wall Street Thursday after the Federal Reserve cautioned that the U.S. economy would remain weak for a time, adding concerns about the sustainability of a recent recovery.

  • ConAgra Foods Profit Drops 13%

    ConAgra Foods says its fiscal fourth-quarter profit fell 13 percent as the prior-year period benefited from the sale of its commodity-trading unit.

  • Stocks Gaining From Commodities Rise

    The Reuters/Jefferies CRB Index is a global commodity benchmark which tracks 19 mostly U.S. traded commodities and has led a rally in the past weeks with a year-to-date performance surpassing the S&P, currently up 10% versus 3% YTD, driven in part by a depreciating dollar and speculation of an economic recovery.  Here are some stocks that are riding the commodities wave.

  • Lightning Round OT: Transocean, ConAgra and More

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

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    Kitchen Bailout: Food Companies Go Retro

    A growing number of food manufacturers are showing the staples in their portfolio a little more love these days in an attempt to remind frugal gourmets of the basics. How basic? Think butter and canned goods. This is not only because they want to cash in on consumers' newfound frugality, and defend against private label, but also because there have been fewer new product introductions vying for ad dollars.

  • NYSE Traders

    Investors who think the recent run-up in stocks is a sign that the market has turned a corner could be in for a rude awakening once first-quarter earnings start.

  • Pops & Drops: Raytheon, Wells Fargo...

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Raytheon and Red Hart popped while Wells Fargo and Yahoo! dropped.

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    Stocks Head For Best Month Since '87

    Stocks rallied for a second straight day on Thursday on increasing optimism that the economy's worst days are over.

  • Trader Radar - Thursday March 26th

    Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. Founded in the early 1900’s as Nebraska Consolidated Mills, this company began by making canned pork and beans. These days, the food maker sells everything from Slim Jims to Peter Pan peanut butter. And today, the company's shares seemed to be sprinkled with pixie dust as the stock soared on strong third quarter numbers. Who is it?

  • The Three Things That Mattered Most Today

    Stocks moved on three events today: 1) better than expected earnings from Best Buy, ConAgra, and Dr. Pepper, 2) a better than expected 7-year note auction has alleviate demand concerns, and 3) continued pressure on short sellers.

  • Late Surge Leaves Nasdaq Up for Year

    Stocks rallied to the finish line to make it two for two Thursday as investors were encouraged by decent demand fof a $24 billion auction of seven-year Treasury notes. The Nasdaq shot up nearly 4 percent and is now positive for the year.

  • Stop Trading!: Buy Panera Bread

    Plus, Cramer makes the call on a few other winners in the food business.

  • Stocks Add to Gains Following Bond Auction

    Stocks added to an already strong session following an auction on seven-year Treasury notes that heightened a sense of economic optimism.

  • Stocks Add to Gains Following Bond Auction

    Stocks added to an already strong session following an auction on seven-year Treasury notes that heightened a sense of economic optimism.

  • Congress Shows Geithner A Little Love

    Did someone give the House of Representatives reasonableness pills? Treasury Secretary Geithner is testifiying in front of the House Financial Services Committee...his primary topic is tougher oversight of the financial system, but he is also touching on hedge fund regulation and the need to get credit default swaps on a regulated exchange.

  • Stocks Continue Rally as Techs Surge

    US stock index futures signaled a higher open for Wall Street Thursday on hopes that the world's biggest economy is showing signs it nearing a bottom.

  • TARP: Thanks, But No Thanks

    The desire of many banks to give back TARP money—and the lack of a process to do so—is again a topic of converstation on trading desks this morning.