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  • Stocks turned mixed Tuesday as another wave of disappointing earnings news weighed on the market but tech stocks shined bright.

  • The markets are poised for another weak open following a big round of earnings reports this morning. The earnings picture was far from pretty too, with many companies, from large industrials to regional banks, showing continued weakness in business conditions over the past quarter.

  • US stock index futures turned lower ahead of the open Tuesday after key corporate earnings sounded a note of caution for investors.

  • 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.

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    The S&P 500 closed modestly higher on Monday with investors betting that big banks will post at least decent quarterly results. And after hours Goldman did far more than that...

  • 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.

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    The S&P 500 closed higher Tuesday, with stocks recording their best month since 2002.

  • As we enter the last trading day of the month and quarter, here are some of the best and worst performers for the period.

  • After a seesaw day yesterday, the Dow Industrials, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite are still posting strong weekly gains. As of Wednesday’s close, the Dow is up 6.5%, the S&P is up 5.9%, the Nasdaq is up 4.9% on the week, putting them well on track for gains for the third straight week.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Barclays and DuPont popped while Pfizer and General Motors dropped.

  • The major indices have some distance to go today if they are going to break weekly records.  However, there are 4 Dow components that are on track for their best week in at least 40 years...

  • Last night on Fast Money, Guy Adami mentioned that "the PE is very compelling" for Hewlett Packard.  Many of the PE's for the Dow 30 are at historic lows.  Here's a "By the Numbers" look at current PE's and implied valuation.

  • Stocks took off like a rocket Tuesday, with the Dow gaining a whopping 5.8 percent, as banks rallied after a combination of encouraging news from the sector. The Nasdaq jumped 7.1 percent.

  • Stocks pared some of their earlier gains but were still up sharply on renewed confidence about the financial sector.

  • Two months into the year, the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to rise since the start of 2009, despite some significant dividend cuts like those from CNBC parent, General Electric.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

  • The Dow Industrials, Dow Transports, and Dow Utilities are all hitting multi-year lows now. While the Dow Industrials and Dow Transports have been closing at new lows for days, the Dow Utilities closed below its October low for the first time on Friday.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Finishing the day at 7,114.78 yesterday, the Dow closed at its lowest level since May 7, 1997.  7 of the 30 current Dow components were not in the index when the Dow last saw these levels.

  • As the Dow now contains five stocks under $10 (GM, C, BAC, AA, & GE), the Dow Industrials index has come under greater scrutiny on whether it is still a good gauge of the overall market.