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  • The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 345,000 jobs in May and the unemployment rate climbed to 9.4%, the highest rate since August 1983.  The March and April numbers were revised upward to losses of 652,000 and 504,000, respectively.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • Joy Global will face volatility in the short term but it is a buy-rated stock in the long term, said Charles Brady, analyst at BMO Capital Markets.

  • At this point, you look for any selective weakness in sectors that you want to be “long” in, advised Peter Sorrentino, senior portfolio manager of Huntington Asset Advisors.

  • The Dow Industrials briefly turned positive for the year earlier this morning. WAHOO! But wait…the S&P 500 turned positive for 2009 nearly one month ago and is now up over 4.5% this year. So why the performance lag in the Dow (compared to the S&P)?

  • With the exit of Citigroup and GM from the Dow, new comers Cisco and Travelers bring some heft back into the index.  As of Monday's close, the price weighted index is taking out $4.44 (combined price of Citi and GM) and adding in $61.41 (CSCO + TRV).  Here's how this change will impact the weight of the remaining 28 stocks of the Dow.

  • Stocks soared Monday as investors were encouraged by economic reports out of China and the U.S. and breathed a sigh of relief that General Motors finally filed for bankruptcy protection.

  • With the futures up this morning, be on the watch for a technical milestone this week.  Both the S&P and the Dow Jones Industrial Averages are poised to cross over their 200-day moving averages.

  • It’s been 100 days – no not since President Obama has taken office - but since his stimulus plan passed Congress. So which stocks are the big winners?

  • 100 days have now passed since President Obama signed the $787 billion economic stimulus bill into law.  Signed less than a month into his administration, the stimulus package provides notable investments into infrastructure/construction, renewable fuels/alternative energy, farming/agriculture, and healthcare.

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  • Stocks fell sharply Thursday as the Fed's lowered outlook and disappointing economic data rattled investors.

  • Stocks fell sharply Thursday as the Fed's lowered outlook and disappointing economic data rattled investors.

  • Hewlett Packard reported earnings after the bell yesterday, and met analyst expectations.  All 30 Dow stocks have now reported -- here is a summary of how the season stacked up.

  • “It almost feels like the press is trying to keep you from making money. Every story I read, no matter what it’s about, the spin is negative.” Cramer said.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services weighed in on the best places to invest — that many investors may have overlooked.

  • Name That Stock

    Market Trivia Question: Which four stocks have more than doubled since the market’s current low back in March? As investors debate whether the market rally still "has legs," four Dow components have more than doubled since the Dow hit a multi-year low.

  • The Consumer Price Index was relatively flat last month, while the core CPI rate, excluding energy and food, rose 0.25%.  The consumer price index fell 0.13% in April from a year earlier, as a decline in food and energy prices brought consumer prices down.

  • 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.

  • With stocks rallying for over 2 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth.  The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen nearly 30% since the rally began in early March.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.