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  • Watch for Dividend-Raising Companies: Analyst Friday, 1 May 2009 | 1:25 PM ET

    A "good GPS indicator" for investors might be looking at stocks that have raised their dividends, said Peter Andersen, portfolio manager at Congress Asset Management Company.

  • Stocks Wobble as Confidence Boost Fades Friday, 1 May 2009 | 12:01 PM ET

    Stocks had a wobbly start to the morning Friday as investors weighed some encouraging economic reports against gloomy earnings.

  • Time to Get Into the Market: Top Strategist Friday, 1 May 2009 | 11:24 AM ET

    This is “certainly the time you want to start getting into the market,” said Arthur Hogan, managing director at Jefferies. He offered CNBC his current investment ideas.

  • Stocks Pare Losses as Confidence Soars Friday, 1 May 2009 | 10:09 AM ET

    Stocks pared their losses Friday after economic reports showed consumer confidence soared to its highest level since before the fall downturn began and that manufacturing is showing signs of improvement.

  • A New Month - A New Mood Friday, 1 May 2009 | 9:42 AM ET

    Stock futures are set to begin May just slightly higher this morning. This comes off the heels of one of the best months in several years for the S&P 500. Most European bourses are closed today due to the May Day holiday.

  • Futures Higher But MasterCard Limits Gains Friday, 1 May 2009 | 8:44 AM ET

    Futures indicated a slightly higher open for U.S. stocks Friday as investors shrugged off Chrysler's bankruptcy announcement and decided to go against the 'sell in May and go away' mantra after April's successful performance.

  • Market Insider: Friday Look Ahead Thursday, 30 Apr 2009 | 7:30 PM ET

    Will May trip up Wall Street's bull? Many traders think it might, at least temporarily. But then again, April defied all predictions that stocks would pull back, as investors continued to buy into every dip.

  • Fast & Furious Trades For Friday Thursday, 30 Apr 2009 | 6:22 PM ET
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    Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play tomorrow's market moving events.

  • S&P 500 Highest Since January 28th Wednesday, 29 Apr 2009 | 5:50 PM ET
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    Stocks climbed on Wednesday pushing through key technical levels with investors shrugging off a bearish GDP number.

  • Are the Bulls Back to Stay? Friday, 24 Apr 2009 | 4:23 PM ET

    As stocks capped a seventh consecutive week of gains, traders Marty Cunningham of Solazzo Trading Company and Michael Gurka of First Street Capital Partners considered how much room remains for the rally.

  • America's Greenest Companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2009 | 3:47 PM ET
    Some investors believe a company's  impact on the environment is an important investment consideration.  For this reason, the  (CDP), a group that represents 385 institutional investors with assets of $57 trillion, surveys the world’s largest companies to gather information on carbon emissions, identify goals for carbon reduction and gauge the environmental-related risks and opportunities of these global companies.The US CDP surveyed all companies in the S&P 500 in 2008. Being a voluntary prolec

    Although not a complete list of S&P 500 carbon emissions, it is the most comprehensive compilation of carbon disclosures publicly available. So, what are America’s greenest companies?

  • Stocks Close Higher for Sixth Straight Week Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 5:43 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher despite some selling in the final half hour of trading, giving the market its sixth straight weekly gain and its longest weekly winning streak since 2007.

  • Market 360: The Week's Best & Worst Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 4:58 PM ET

    The US markets rally for the 6th straight week as fears about a devastating first-quarter earnings period diminish slightly and investors find increasing hope that the US economy may be stabilizing.

  • Big Oil Sees Promise in Pond Scum Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 3:33 PM ET
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    Big oil companies are betting that algae, that green slime found in ponds, is a viable source of renewable energy, and they're joining academics, start-ups and the U.S. government in dedicating resources to studying its potential.

  • CNBC Turns 20: Best Performers Over 2 Decades Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 8:41 AM ET
    CNBC's 20th Anniversary

    20 years ago today – on April 17, 1989 – the Consumer News and Business Channel launched. And how the network has evolved – from showing how to cook chicken in a microwave on the first day of broadcasting to covering the current global economic crisis over the past year.

  • Earnings & Summer Stressing Monday, 13 Apr 2009 | 9:31 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Citigroup and our parent General Electric report earnings this week. Goldman Sachs rumors of a secondary are rampant ahead of the earnings report tomorrow

  • Highest Dividend Yields of the Dow Monday, 13 Apr 2009 | 8:24 AM ET

    With stocks rallying for 5 weeks in a row now, dividend yields are falling back to Earth.  The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen over 25% since the rally began in early March.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

  • Stocks Eke Out Gain Amid Tech, TARP Buzz Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 5:21 PM ET

    Stocks pulled off a gain Wednesday, helped  by a late rally, as investors bet on a recovery in some big-name techs.

  • Stocks Yo-Yo as TARP Extension Falters Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 1:36 PM ET

    Stocks wobbled Wednesday as the Treasury denied a report that it might extend TARP funds to some insurers and as earnings worries cast a shadow over the market.

  • TARP News Boosts Stocks; Tech Gains Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 9:58 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Wednesday following news that the U.S. may extend TARP funds to insurers.