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  • Insurance Shares Rally as Irene Estimates Fall Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 10:39 AM ET
    Flooding in Vermont

    Loss estimates from Hurricane Irene continued to fall and ratings agencies said insurers would have no problem with claims, helping boost insurance industry shares Wednesday.

  • A fallen tree which also knocked over a power line is seen on Loughboro Road after Hurricane Irene swept through the area.

    Hurricane Irene was the 'Perfect Storm' for insurers in a different sense of the cliche. The weakened storm that spared New York city from major damage gave the wealthy and rarely hit Northeast enough of a scare because of ominous weather forecasts leading up the storm that property insurers will be able to raise pricing even more next year, according to a Morgan Stanley analyst.

  • Live Blog: Business Braces for Hurricane Irene Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    With more than 50 million people potentially in Hurricane Irene's path, residents along the US east coast stocked up on food and water and worked to secure homes, vehicles and boats.

  • Irene's Hit on Insurers and How to Play It Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | 12:26 PM ET

    Hurricane Irene is expected to cause billions of dollars in damage in 14 states along the eastern U.S. seacoast, but property/casualty insurance companies are not expected to see much of a hit from damage claims.

  • Surprise: Above-Average Trading Volume on Up Day Tuesday, 9 Aug 2011 | 12:05 PM ET

    At this run rate, we're not going to do 8-10 billion shares in total volume in NYSE stocks, like we have recently. But we will do well north of 5 billion, still better than the roughly 3.8 billion on a typical day.

  • Earnings Roundup: April 21 Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 5:14 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 21.

  • Earnings Roundup: Jan. 27 Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 4:18 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 27.

  • Stocks End Down as Rally Stalls; Merck Sinks Thursday, 13 Jan 2011 | 4:36 PM ET

    Stocks bounced off the lows of the session but ended lower as disappointing economic news halted the market's rally and as Merck dragged down the Dow amid problems with a key blood-clotting drug. Merck and Alcoa slumped, as Home Depot rose.

  • Stocks Decline Before Close, Led by Merck Thursday, 13 Jan 2011 | 4:04 PM ET

    Stocks slumped more in the final hour of trading as disappointing economic news halted the market's rally and a disappointing drug trial for Merck dragged down the Dow. Merck and Alcoa fell, while Home Depot rose.

  • Companies to Pump Up Dividend Payouts in 2011 Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 11:15 AM ET
    Stock shares

    More companies are expected to raise their dividends come 2011, and the increases should be bigger, says Howard Silverblatt, Senior Index Analyst at S&P Indices.

  • House surrounded by floodwater

    The National Flood Insurance Program  is one big hurricane away from costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars. Experts say unless Congress makes some much needed changes to the program, taxpayers will find themselves footing the bill for another major disaster.

  • Earnings Roundup: Oct. 21 Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 | 4:23 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Oct. 21.

  • New York Stock Exchange

    Headlines on jobless claims and the Philadelphia Fed survey compete with a rush of earnings news Thursday.

  • Turn Your Employees Into ‘HEROes’ Friday, 1 Oct 2010 | 12:20 PM ET
    Jeb Goldman checking out Black Friday deals

    Armed with an account on Facebook, Twitter or any other social media site out there - an unhappy customer can savage a company's good name and reputation. One bad experience with the service call center can become the focus of an emergency Board of Directors meeting.

  • Is Copper Trying To Tell You Something? Thursday, 2 Sep 2010 | 5:40 PM ET

    Wall Street investors are desperate for signs to confirm the recent rally. Should the action in copper give you new confidence in the market?

  • Investors Should Buy This Insurance Firm Now: Pro Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | 1:06 PM ET

    The Chubb Corp. hit a 52-week high but is the wind about to blow the other way on insurance stocks as hurricanes come rolling in? Brian Meredith, managing director at UBS shared his insights.

  • What's On: Homebuilders, Gold and Insurers Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 | 8:17 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • 12 'Hindenburg-Proof' Defensive Stocks Wednesday, 25 Aug 2010 | 4:00 PM ET

    Last week's second Hindenburg Omen occurrence only intensified concerns many investors have about the current state of the stock market. It's believed that two Hindenburg Omen occurrences within a 30-day period can trigger this type of disaster in the stock market. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Bargain Dividend Stocks Keep Paying Off Tuesday, 3 Aug 2010 | 2:53 PM ET
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    Hersh Cohen, the manager of Legg Mason ClearBridge Equity Income, who has been investing in dividend stocks for four decades, is finding some of the biggest bargains of his career.

  • Earnings Roundup: July 22 Thursday, 22 Jul 2010 | 4:47 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan.  22.