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Stocks fell, with the S&P 500 turning lower after rising to another record.
U.S. stock index futures declined on Tuesday, ahead of further housing market data.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Officials are subpoenaing Dean Foods for information on activist investor Carl Icahn and golfer Phil Mickelson, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The golfer did not trade in Clorox just as Carl Icahn was mounting an unsolicited takeover bid, say four people briefed on the matter. The NYT reports.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin provides insight to the New York Times report the FBI and the SEC did not find evidence Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson traded Clorox shares.
All too often, Cramer hears that stocks have become commoditized. That is, they trade as a unit just like corn and wheat.
Mark Cuban knows a thing or two about insider-trading scrutiny, and he took to Twitter on Monday to make a few points on the subject.
Golfer Phil Mickelson said Saturday that he had not broken the law and has cooperated with federal investigators.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and gambler William Walters are under investigation for possible insider trading, Reuters reported.
The FBI and securities regulators are investigating Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and gambler Billy Walters, the WSJ and NYT reported.
Consumers "have gotten really good over these last four years at stretching a penny."
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
The selling in the Nasdaq and small cap names is making some traders nervous, and some say it's a time to be wary while the once sizzling names burn.
Testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Ukraine are what traders say could most affect markets in the week ahead.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Rising raw food prices—from milk to almonds—caused "high-profile blowups" among several big food stocks, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Tuesday.
The Fed chair's first testimony before Congress is the big event for markets in the week ahead, as traders sift through economic data.
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some of Monday midday movers: