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  • We’re trying to identify names that go against the grain, said Jeff Utz, U.S. equity project manager at Credit Suisse. He shared his best contrarian plays with investors.

  • Lenny Dykstra

    I'm not sure where he's living, but Lenny Dykstra is back in the investing game. The baseball great who filed for bankruptcy last year and lost both of his homes now has a Web site called Nails Investments.

  • Stocks turned a shaky start into a full-throttle rally Tuesday as UPS delivered an encouraging earnings report, pending home sales rose and Ford reported a double-digit increase in sales.

  • The Bank ETF closed higher on Tuesday, shrugging off the Volcker plan presented to lawmakers. How should you trade financials, now?

  • Stocks rallied mid-morning on pending home sales in line, dollar weakness, Mr. Geithner speaking like a fiscal conservative—but most point to earnings commentary as the main factor for the rally. Three items stand out...

  • Stocks made another push higher Tuesday afte a shaky start as UPS delivered an encouraging earnings report, pending home sales rose and Wall Street braced for a hearing on the "Volcker Rule" later today.

  • Mining and metal stocks are up again about 2 percent in Europe; Rio Tinto was raised to "buy" from "hold" at Citigroup. We have no panic over Greek bonds, so Europe is trading higher. Elsewhere, earnings are pumping up stocks — mostly outside the U.S., but not all...

  • Wall Street was set to extend the previous session's gains at the start of trading Tuesday, with European markets mostly higher across the board and some important economic testimony coming from Capitol Hill.

  • Markets started the new month higher, but how long can the trend continue? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.

  • Cramer looks beyond the bloodletting.

  • With the economy on the mend, the next few earnings seasons are set to give investors a good perspective on the trajectory of the overall economy, and individual company reports can do the same for specific segments of the market.  As earnings season comes to its midway point, Cramer has put together a list of 20 February 2010 earnings reports to watch; suggesting that if you pay close attention to these companies, you'll get a good handle on both the sector they represent and the overall health

    As earnings season comes to its midway point, Cramer put together a list of 20 February 2010 earnings reports. So, what are the most important earnings reports to watch?

  • The Fed left interest rates near zero and vowed to keep them there for a while. What does this mean for the economy and markets going forward? Ken Volpert of Vanguard Funds, Kenneth Heebner of Capital Growth Management and Bob Doll of BlackRock shared their insights.

  • Markets opened lower on Wednesday as investors were disappointed with some earnings outlooks—but edged up after the Fed's lukewarm statement. What should investors expect from stocks going forward? David Kotok, chairman and CIO of Cumberland Advisors and John Burns, founder and CEO of Burns Advisory Group shared their views.

  • New results left investors ever more worried that China could take down the rally.

  • Markets had a shaky start Thursday: Technology stocks got a boost from last night’s earnings reports as China fears weighed on the market. Christian Thwaites, president and CEO of Sentinel Asset Management, and David Rainey, portfolio manager at FBR Focus Fund, shared their market outlooks

  • Markets are digesting mixed economic data over weakness in the jobs market, retail and government efforts to punish bailed-out bankers. Will stocks prove to be resilient and go higher? Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital and Andrew Kanaly, chairman of Kanaly Trust Company weighed in.

  • Stimulus Scorecard

    President Obama Friday announced $2.3 billion in tax credits under the Recovery Act to further dozens of clean energy initiatives.  The goal: To become a leader in green tech innovation while creating manufacturing jobs on American soil.

  • After the markets got hit by a slew of negative data, Cramer is puzzled as to why the markets aren't down big. The answer lies in individual stocks.

  • Stocks struggled Wednesday as investors digested a solid report on the services sector and a few soft readings on jobs. After getting the year off to a strong start, stocks have languished somewhat as investors await insight on interest  rates — and jobs.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks struggled Wednesday as investors digested a solid report on the services sector and a few soft readings on jobs. After getting the year off to a strong start, stocks have languished somewhat as investors await insight on interest  rates — and jobs.