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  • Stocks Fight Higher Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | 5:27 PM ET

    Both the S&P and Dow edged higher on Tuesday after better-than-expected economic data further suggested a recovery was underway...

  • Stocks Gain; S&P Holds Above 1,000 Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | 4:28 PM ET

    Stocks ended flat Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's blockbuster rally.

  • Commercial Real Estate to Collapse? Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | 3:26 PM ET

    Cramer doesn’t think so – here’s why. Plus, get calls on machinery stocks, IPOs and more.

  • What's Behind The Advance In REITs? Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | 3:00 PM ET

    Interest rate sensitive stocks are the market leaders today. Banks, REITs, and home builders are all strong intraday. The advance in REITs is curious, since the fundamentals on commercial real estate remain poor.

  • Stocks wavered Tuesday with investors nudging them only modestly higher by lunchtime. Is there still room to run or the rally done?

  • Your Chance to Make 'a Ton of Money': Stock Pickers Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | 4:54 PM ET

    Jeff Layman, of BKD Wealth Advisors, and William Lefkowitz, of V-Finance, shared their best stock and sector plays for the dog days of summer.

  • Cramer: Buy These Ag Stocks Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | 3:09 PM ET

    Plus, get calls on the banks, natural gas and more.

  • This Summer's Hot Trend Continues Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | 1:56 PM ET

    The recovery trade continues today. Cyclicals are notably outperforming more defensive names once again, with the Morgan Stanley Cyclical Index is up 3 percent, while the Morgan Stanley Consumer Index is up just 0.75 percent. This extends the recent trend that has taken place during the current summer rally.

  • Yoshikami: Don't Fight the Cycle Sunday, 2 Aug 2009 | 10:31 PM ET
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    In sports, it’s important to play defense AND offense. In investing, the same holds true. After months of defensive strategies, consider your overall offensive strategy as we seem to be seeing an apparent turn in the world's economic fortunes.

  • Market 360: The Week's Best & Worst Friday, 31 Jul 2009 | 4:51 PM ET

    US markets hit the highest levels of 2009 enforcing a summer rally, and turned in the best July since 1989 for the Dow, and 1997 for the S&P and Nasdaq.  Additionally, July was the best monthly performance for the Dow since October, 2002, and April, 2009 for the S&P and Nasdaq.

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    Let’s call this what it is: A new bull market in stocks has emerged from the ashes of the financial meltdown and the deep recession that followed. And it’s signaling the onset of economic recovery.

  • Best July for Dow Since 1989 Friday, 31 Jul 2009 | 3:51 PM ET

    As highlighted yesterday, the stock markets have been on fire this July, turning up the summer heat with the Dow and S&P now on pace for their best July in twenty and twelve years respectively. For the month (as of the close today), the Dow is up 8.6%, the S&P is up 7.4%, and the Nasdaq is up 7.8%.

  • Summer Rally Reaches New Heights Thursday, 30 Jul 2009 | 6:05 PM ET

    The recent rally in the stock market continued today, as the major indexes reached new heights for the year during intraday trading, with the Dow and S&P 500 up nearly 1 percent.

  • Cramer: China Is in Charge Wednesday, 29 Jul 2009 | 6:29 PM ET

    The US isn’t number one anymore. Now, it’s the Middle Kingdom that holds sway over the market.

  • As of yesterday afternoon, ~50% of the S&P 500 companies had reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • Dissecting S&P 500 Dividends: Highest Yielding Stocks Wednesday, 29 Jul 2009 | 8:39 AM ET

    Dividend yields in the S&P 500 are down since late June, as a 6% rally for the US equity index this month has pushed yields lower, and companies remain cautious about increasing their dividend payouts.

  • What's Driving The Market Tuesday, 28 Jul 2009 | 10:20 AM ET

    The Dow opened down 53, but that is the low for the day, so far...it's been straight up from there and the index has now gone green, led by industrials like Boeing, our parent GE, Caterpillar, United Technologies, and a few consumer stocks like Kraft, Coke, and P&G.

  • Cramer: Prepare for the Coming Correction Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | 7:40 PM ET

    These are the stocks that will work – and those that won’t – when the market pulls back.

  • Market 360: The Week's Best & Worst Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | 5:19 PM ET

    All the major US indexes were up 4% or greater for the week, after closing roughly flat for the day on Friday. The Dow crossed and remained above 9,000 on Friday, posting its best 2-week percent gain since late March 2000. 

  • Dow Has Strongest Two Weeks Since 2000 Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | 5:12 PM ET

    The latest batch of earnings took a toll on the market Friday but the Dow still pulled off a gain in the final half hour of trading, capping its best two-week performance since 2000. Microsoft shares fell more than 8%.