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  • "All the trading on Egypt happened last week," says Ben Willis of Sunrise Securities.

  • And how the U.S. can break its dependence on foreign oil.

  • Plus, get calls on the chipmakers and more.

  • Luckily, Wall Street refuses to believe. That’s your chance.

  • After China made a $2.2 billion investment in US natural gas, the traders game the space and possible trades off this energy choice.

  • Stocks edged higher at the close, with the Dow climbing back above 11,000 after a late session drop, amid thin holiday trading and ahead of a big week of earnings announcements. Boeing and JPMorgan rose, while DuPont and 3M fell.

  • Stocks turned mixed Monday amid quiet holiday trading as investors considered the next steps from the Federal Reserve and the release of several major earnings reports this week. DuPont and 3M fell, while Boeing and JPMorgan rose.

  • Stocks struggled for direction amid quiet holiday trading as investors considered the next steps from the Federal Reserve in the wake of a disappointing jobs report on Friday. 3M and Caterpillar fall, while JP Morgan rose.

  • Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of RailAmerica and Intuitive Surgical popped while CNOOC and Baker Hughes dropped.

  • Plus, get calls on Internet video streaming, HMOs and more.

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  • The argument that the market advanced on merger news is silly: the important point is that the market has bounced at least three times on the modest 2 to 4 percent pullbacks that we have seen since June, so it is simply continuing a trend.

  • While GM is grabbing the headlines, stock traders over the weekend were talking about: The continuing strength of the China/commodity play.

  • Oil Pump

    CNOOC, China's third-largest oil and gas producer, said Tuesday its 2008 profit surged 43 percent as oil prices boomed but warned this year's outlook was more somber due to a price slump.

  • The joint government statement that banks are more than well capitalized and that banks that can't raise more private capital can tap government funds is helping banks but not lifting the overall market.

  • China opened the door to short selling and margin trading. Morgan Stanley's Jerry Lou told CNBC what the new trade means for Chinese financial health -- and the fear of a global meltdown.

  • Have Chinese equities bottomed?  Jerry Lou, China strategist at Morgan Stanley, offered CNBC his outlook for the Shanghai-Beijing stock market.

  • Energy stocks are oversold and now is the time to jump in, Goldman Sachs analysts wrote in a research note on Friday.

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    With the 2008 Summer Game's set to begin today in Beijing, here is a look at China By The Numbers: