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    It has certainly been a forgettable quarter and a lackluster first half of the year for investors. With two trading sessions left in the quarter, U.S. stocks are on pace for their first quarterly decline since Q1 2009, snapping 4 straight quarters of gains.

  • If you can't turn to Treasuries for yield and the market continues to decline, how do you generate income? Steve Grasso has a few ideas.

  • Stocks fell sharply Tuesday, dragged down by disappointing housing data and weakness in energy shares.

  • Stocks fell further in late trading Tuesday as energy stocks dragged and technology and health care stocks were higher.

  • Stocks declined Tuesday after a surprise drop in existing-home sales. The dollar rose agains the euro and commodity stocks weakened.

  • The Mad Money host takes your questions.

  • If executives were actually worried about a double-dip recession, then why are they starting to increase dividends?

  • China's announcement that they are loosening the trading bands on the yuan is good for the trade imbalance with the United States, but traders think that the idea we should all rush out and buy, say, Caterpillar or BHP Billiton just on this...is probably incorrect. Here's why.

  • Stocks climbed on Monday following news that China is dropping its informal peg of the yuan to the dollar, a move investors believe will boost Chinese demand for exports as well as commodities. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market outlook.

  • Today's six stocks worth watching.

  • All three major US indexes moved back into positive territory for 2010, closing above their 200-day moving averages to finish the week up nearly 2.3%.  As of last Friday, only the Russell 2,000 was positive year-to-date.

  • Stocks eked out a gain Friday amid "quadruple witching" volatility but managed to end the week up 2.3 percent amid bargain hunting. Gold soared to a record close.

  • Stocks wavered in a tight range Friday as energy shares gained modestly while "quadruple witching" expiration of futures and options stirred up volatility. Gold soared to a new record.

  • Stocks bobbed along Friday as the "quadruple witching" expiration of futures and options stirred up volatility. Energy stocks were among the day's leaders as investors did some bargain hunting in the beaten-down sector.

  • The Dow erased its gains after a higher open on Thursday as another rise in jobless claims weighed on the market. Maury Fertig, chief investment officer at Relative Value Partners and Chip Cobb, senior vice president at Bryn Mawr Trust discussed their outlooks.

  • Cramer’s reason for liking dividend-paying stocks hasn’t changed: They can offer great protection in a volatile market. But these days there are two kinds of dividend plays that he recommends. First, the classic “accidental high-yielders.” These are the stocks with small payouts that wouldn’t ordinarily offer high yields. But because of downward pressure in the markets, which has hurt their share prices, those yields have shot up. Now investors get more bang for their buck. The added benefit of

    We pulled together the best of best of these two kinds of dividend plays – Cramer’s 13 favorite names right now. They could offer just the kind of defense that you need.

  • The Washington Post (WPO) was the first stock that triggered the new circuit breakers. At 3:07 ET, WPO was trading at roughly $454. ...It is likely not an accident that the first circuit breaker was tripped...

  • Stocks rallied Tuesday as the euro gained against the dollar after a number of successful European debt auctions eased investor concerns about the euro zone's solvency crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.

  • Stocks rallied Tuesday as the euro gained against the dollar after a number of successful European debt auctions eased investor concerns about the euro-zone's solvency crisis. Techs and industrials led the advance.

  • Stocks opened higher Tuesday, after finishing lower in the prior session as Moody's downgraded Greece's credit rating to junk status.