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  • GE to Eliminate Quarterly Earnings Guidance Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 | 4:13 PM ET
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    General Electric said Tuesday that it will no longer provide specific quarterly earnings guidance, though the company affirmed its earnings target for 2008.

  • What The Fed Is Trying To Do Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 | 4:06 PM ET

    With interest rates near zero, and the Fed making plenty of money available, it should be stimulating the economy, but it isnt. That's because those who matter--the banks and consumer--choose to hoard the money instead of lending or spending.

  • The Fed's Historic Home Run Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 | 3:14 PM ET

    In the boring world of Fed statements, this one was an eye-opener, indeed potentially historic. It was different in tone AND content from other Fed statements. How different? Traders on the floor looked a bit confused as they tried to parse through a lot of headlines that sounded very different from previous statements.

  • CPI Details: Where the costs are falling (and rising) Tuesday, 16 Dec 2008 | 9:00 AM ET

    The Consumer Price Index had its biggest one month drop ever.  Here is a breakdown of the inflation benchmark to show you where costs are falling most.

  • Market Insider: Tuesday Look Ahead Monday, 15 Dec 2008 | 6:54 PM ET

    The Fed is the big focus Tuesday, but Goldman Sachs earnings will help set the tone ahead of the open.

  • Stock Analyst:  Go With Pharma, Blue Chips Thursday, 11 Dec 2008 | 12:22 PM ET

    Jamie Cox of Harris Financial Group is looking past the current "flight to quality" that has dropped Treasury yields so far, and saying where he thinks the money will be heading when it comes flying back.

  • Buy The Big Dividend Stocks? Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 6:30 PM ET

    With the market trading sideways more investors are turning to high yielding dividend stocks. But can you trust these companies to keep pumping out profits?

  • Hedge Fund's Puzzling Payments to Former S.E.C. Target Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 3:52 PM ET
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    Documents in a divorce case show that Pequot Capital Management or its C.E.O., Arthur Samberg, is paying millions to a figure in a notorious S.E.C. probe. But why?

  • Trump: Rescue Big 3, But Put Them in Chapter 11 Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 8:07 AM ET

    Detroit auto makers should be rescued, but through a planned bankruptcy overseen by the federal government, according to real estate magnate Donald Trump.

  • Pops & Drops: GE, Intel, Disney and More Tuesday, 9 Dec 2008 | 10:49 PM ET

    Following are today's biggest winners and losers, including GE, Intel, Disney and more.

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    Now is a lousy time to buy stocks. But corporate bonds and preferred stock—with their high yields and relative safety—offer some of the best opportunities in years.

  • Jobs Numbers:  Breakdown by Sector Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 8:55 AM ET

    The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 533,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate climbed to 6.7%.  This is the highest drop in nonfarm payrolls since 1974 and the highest unemployment rate since October 1993.  The October payroll numbers were revised to a loss of 320,000.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • Yoshikami: Investing & the Obama Presidency Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 12:40 AM ET
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    As we wait to see what Barack does in the new year, what can you do today to position your investment strategy for an Obama Administration?  Here are some ideas. 

  • Seems like more investors are buying on bad news. Find out why the traders believe this is a "somewhat encouraging" sign!

  • Asian Stocks Mostly Higher after Wall St Gains Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 5:06 AM ET

    Most Asian markets gained ground by midday, buoyed by a rebound on Wall Street after economic bellwether General Electric pledged to maintain its dividend.

  • S&P Jumps 4% Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 5:46 PM ET
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    Stocks snapped back on Tuesday after global bellwether General Electric lifted investor optimism by pledging to leave its dividend intact.

  • Stocks Rally to the Finish Line Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 4:41 PM ET

    Stocks rallied Tuesday as investors scooped up bargains and were encouraged by news that General Electric will keep its dividend intact.

  • Stocks Rebound Amid Bargain Hunting Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 2:33 PM ET

    Stocks rose sharply Tuesday as investors scooped up beaten-down stocks after the prior session's selloff that saw the Dow give back 700 points.

  • Stocks Bounce Back After Sharp Selloff Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 11:07 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Tuesday, clawing back some of what they lost Monday, when the Dow shed nearly 700 points.

  • Highest Dividend Yields of the Dow Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 9:26 AM ET

    General Electric announced that it will maintain its dividend for 2009, giving it an 8.6% yield, based on yesterday's close.  See how this compares to the other 29 companies in the Dow.