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  • Is Amazon Gunning for Home Depot, Rivals? Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 6:20 PM ET

    Sick and tired of going to one of those giant stores for tools, or nails? Amazon is counting on it!

  • Market Hopes for Better News From Jobless Claims Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 8:00 PM ET
    Unemployment line

    Still bruised by the March jobs reports, markets will be watching jobless claims to see if the trend towards job growth remains intact — or if it'll be a repeat of last year.

  • Chipotle Leads S&P's New 52-Week Highs List Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 10:49 AM ET
    Chipotle restaurant

    Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill reached 37 new record highs so far this year, the most in the S&P 500. 

  • 20 Stocks With the Potential to Drop (Q1 2012) Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 4:25 PM ET
    It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or down? The street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen, estimating various attributes tied to stock performance in order to determine what the future holds for a company's valuation. After dissecting the data, analysts following a particular stock produce a price target of where they believe the stock is headed. With data from Thomson Reuters, CNBC.com grouped stocks in the S&P 500 with aver

    It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or will it go down? Wall Street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen.

  • 10 Stocks Leading the Housing Recovery Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 12:27 PM ET
    Home Construction

    The much-anticipated rebound in the new-home market may be here with this spring’s selling season. And that has investors diving into these highly cyclical stocks after years of decline.

  • Is the Tech Rally Fooling You? Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 5:43 PM ET
    NYSE Trader

    Technology stocks have been gaining momentum in 2012, up eight of the last nine weeks.  However, over the last 12 months, consumer discretionary and health care companies have really powered the rally.

  • Pros Pick ‘Fixer-Uppers’ On Homebuilders’ Surge Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 5:42 PM ET

    Shares of homebuilders surged Thursday more than 3 percent, but the “Fast Money” pros said the better play might be in related companies.

  • 2011 Top S&P Stocks: No. 15 Fastenal Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 3:37 PM ET

    Fastenal stock ratcheted up nearly 37 percent year to date, landing it the No. 15 spot in the top-performing S&P stocks of 2011.

  • 7 Funds to Rebuild Your Nest Egg for 2012 Monday, 5 Dec 2011 | 1:07 PM ET
    Wall Street

    Using research from Morningstar and S&P Capital IQ data, TheStreet.com has picked seven funds that could help investors get healthy returns with a minimal amount of risk to their capital along with a few of their top individual holdings.

  • With year's end just a month away, relative strength is one of the best tools we have to identify stocks that are likely to beat the market in 2012.

  • Where are the Leaders? Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 3:10 PM ET

    With earnings season officially underway, the first crop of announcements has proven to be somewhat disappointing.  Combined with negative reactions to Alcoa (AA), Fastenal (FAST), and JP Morgan (JPM), the market is in a strange state of flux.  The Nasdaq (up 13% in 8 days) is demonstrating that it wants to move higher, but there’s no leadership to support the move.   The best growth stocks always power the market in both directions.  The market is yearning for leadership, but all of the leaders are tired.  Perhaps earnings season will usher in a new crop of institutional favorites.  If an uptrend is to continue, a catalyst is needed and it must come in the form of liquid, leading stocks.

  • Caution—Even at a Family Wealth Conference Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 2:44 PM ET

    The title of this year's gathering has the august-sounding title of "Designing a course of action for affluent families in the midst of revolutionary and evolutionary global transformation," but it could be more appropriately titled "The risk-off trade and how you can protect yourself."

  • Second-quarter earnings season kicks off next week and the market will be looking for signs from corporate America about the state of the economy. Plus the Fed, debt talks, consumer sentiment and more.

  • June 28: Unusual Volume Leaders Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 3:16 PM ET

    What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 1,500 displaying unusual volume in Tuesday's trading session.

  • Global Stocks, Commodities Lower—Here's Why Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | 9:23 AM ET

    For one thing, debate on the strength of the global recovery this year. Goldman's comments on a potential top in commodities, made yesterday, is typical of that debate...

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Stocks to Watch: MGM, Apple and More ... Tuesday, 8 Feb 2011 | 10:56 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • Stocks to Watch: Nike, Stericycle and More... Monday, 13 Dec 2010 | 11:02 AM ET
    Six in 60

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

  • 120 S&P Stocks Trade at New 52-Week Highs Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010 | 2:39 PM ET

    In today's trading session, 120 stocks in the S&P 500 reached a new 52-week high. Of those companies, 32 are trading at all-time highs. Here is a look at those stocks.

  • Stocks Close With Modest Gains on Fed News Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010 | 4:56 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher after losing ground in the last few minutes of the session following the release of the Federal Reserve's minutes indicating the central bank would step in to stimulate the economy "before long."  Bank of America and Alcoa rose, while Verizon fell.