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  • Caterpillar shares rose on Monday to post their largest daily advance since late July. Are the gains a bullish bet on global growth or is there more here than meets the eye?

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at fresh 15-month highs as shares of big manufacturers advanced on strong Chinese economic data, but the Nasdaq fell as tech shares succumbed to profit-taking.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Stocks paused Monday ahead of earnings season however industrials and ag surged higher with Potash and Mosaic hitting 52-week highs. How should you be positioned?

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are poised for solid gains at the start of trading Monday, following rallies in major markets in Asia and Europe.

  • In today's trading session, a total of 69 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.

  • U.S. stocks finished the first trading week of 2010 on a positive note, with the Dow and S&P 500 reaching their highest level in 15-months.

  • The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 85,000 jobs in December and an unemployment rate remaining at 10.0%.  The November and October numbers were revised as well.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • Stocks have been held hostage by the dollar over the past few months. Can the market break that relationship? Nick Kalivas, vice president of financial research at MF Global, and Jim Lacamp, portfolio manager and advisor at Macro Portfolio Advisors, discussed their ideas.

  • And owning index funds is just as crazy. Here’s your moneymaking strategy for 2010.

  • U.S. stocks finished down for the week but up for the year with the S&P and the Dow closing a wildly volatile year up 23% and 19% respectively.  The NASDAQ Composite managed a gain of 44% for the year. 

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    A popular investment strategy suggests buying the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average components with the highest yielding dividends. Here is the list going into 2010.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as the recent rally appeared to lose steam on day seven but investors continued to raise their bets on consumer-discretionary stocks. The VIX held below 20.

  • The US isn’t number one anymore. Find out how this affects your trading strategies.

  • dogs_ofthe_dow.jpg

    A popular investment strategy suggests buying the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average components with the highest yielding dividends. Here is the list going into 2010.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are indicated to extend the previous session's gains, aided by European markets that hit 14-month highs on a broader index, helped by energy and banking stocks.

  • The S&P 500 touched a 14-month high on Tuesday as investors bet on a housing market comeback in 2010.

  • U.S. stocks finished the week mixed, with the S&P and the Dow posting modest losses, while the NASDAQ Composite managed a gain of 0.98%. 

  • U.S. stocks finished the week mixed to flat, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average posting modest gains on Friday, following stronger-than expected retail sales and a boost in consumer confidence early this month.   

  • U.S. stocks posted modest gains this week, following a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday, which boosted hopes for an economic recovery and stabilization in the labor market.