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  • Wal-Mart Sneezes, but Nobody Else Catches the Cold Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 4:46 PM ET
    Walmart Stores

    Are Wal-Mart's problems about to become everyone else's? Probably not, and that may be the most telling statement about where Wal-Mart is at this moment in time. It used to be, if Wal-Mart wanted to be more aggressive, other retailers needed to look out.

  • Strong Earnings From Deere and Abercrombie Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011 | 9:02 AM ET

    Futures have been up all morning but were little changed by the morning's economic news, as January Housing Starts were a tad stronger than expected, Building Permits a tad weaker. Both January Producer Price Index and Core PPI were stronger than expected; the dollar rallied on that news.

  • Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Capital  offered to take Family Dollar private for between $55 and $60 in cash, valuing the discount retailer at as much as $7.6 billion, according to a regulatory filing.

  • Breaking News: Family Dollar Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 | 5:29 PM ET

    According to CNBC’s David Faber, billionaire investor Nelson Peltz has approached Family Dollar on Tuesday with an offer to go private.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Stocks Rise Sharply, Getting 2011 Off to Good Start Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks ended up nearly a percent or more as investors flocked to stocks, pushing the market to new two-year highs for the first trading day of the year. Bank of America and Alcoa gained, while Coca-Cola fell.

  • Stocks Rise Sharply, Getting 2011 Off to Good Start Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | 4:48 PM ET

    Stocks ended up nearly a percent or more as investors flocked to stocks, pushing the market to new two-year highs for the first trading day of the year. BofA and Alcoa rise, while Coca-Cola slipped.

  • Stocks Up Nearly 1% or More Before Close Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | 3:59 PM ET

    Stocks surged to new two-year highs as investors flocked to stocks, pushing all the major indexes up more than 1 percent on the first trading day of the year. Bank of America and Alcoa gained, while Coca-Cola fell.

  • Futures Jump on First Trading Day of 2011 Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | 9:17 AM ET

    Wall Street looks set to kick off 2011 with some strong gains. Stock index futures pointed to a sharply higher open, with many investing returning to the market following a week that saw volume hampered by a snowstorm in the Northeast and the holiday season.

  • Dollar General to Hire 6,000 Workers in 2011 Monday, 3 Jan 2011 | 8:50 AM ET

    Dollar General announced plans Monday to hire 6,000 workers this year in addition to opening 625 new stores across the country.

  • Stocks to Watch: Cummins, Apache and More ... Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010 | 11:02 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Stocks End Mixed as Technology Lifts Nasdaq Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | 4:17 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed after trading in a narrow range most of the session amid light volume Monday, as investors considered Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments about additional Fed stimulus and regrouped after strong gains in the market last week. Cisco and Pfizer rose, while BofA fell.

  • Stocks Trading Mixed Before Close; Cisco Up Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | 3:54 PM ET

    Stocks moved in a narrow range amid light volume Monday, and were ending the session mixed as investors considered Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments about additional Fed stimulus and regrouped after strong gains in the market last week.  BofA and Cocoa-Cola fell, while Cisco rose.

  • Stocks Weaken, Led by Health Care; Cisco Rises Monday, 6 Dec 2010 | 12:33 PM ET

    Stocks declined as investors continued to consider future troubles in the euro zone and comments over the weekend by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke indicating the central bank was willing to pump even more money into the economy.  BofA and DuPont fell, which Cisco rose.

  • New York Stock Exchange, lower Manhattan, New York City.

    European finance ministers meet Monday and Tuesday as the Irish vote on their budget. The White House and Congress, meanwhile, are expected to move toward a compromise extending the Bush tax cuts.

  • 6 Things Cramer's Watching Next Week Friday, 3 Dec 2010 | 7:19 PM ET

    Whether it's earnings reports, analyst meetings or unemployment data, here's what you need to know.

  • Stocks Shrug Off Bad Jobs News to End Up Friday, 3 Dec 2010 | 5:11 PM ET

    Stocks ended positive, with the Nasdaq reaching a three-year high, despite a disappointing employment report as investors found comfort in other economic news and in expectations the jobs figures would push the Federal Reserve to continue efforts to stimulate the economy.

  • Stocks Turn Positive Ahead of Close Friday, 3 Dec 2010 | 3:58 PM ET

    Stocks turned positive despite disappointing employment news as investors found comfort in other economic news and in expectations the jobs figures would mean the Federal Reserve will continue with efforts to stimulate the economy. DuPont and Bank of America rose, while AT&T fell.

  • Stocks Modestly Lower; AmEx Falls, DuPont Rises Friday, 3 Dec 2010 | 12:07 PM ET

    Stocks traded mixed after news the jobs picture hasn't improved despite a string of more hopeful economic data, and despite a report the services sector continued to grow in November. AT&T and JPMorgan fell, while DuPont and Alcoa rose.

  • Traders' One Hope for December Monday, 29 Nov 2010 | 9:49 AM ET

    The boost to stocks as European Union officials endorsed the $115 billion debt bailout has proved short-lived. The euro has weakened, the dollar strengthened (to a 2-month high), and most major bourses in Europe are down about 1 percent after being up overnight