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  • Trump: Rescue Big 3, But Put Them in Chapter 11

    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

    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

    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.

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    Yoshikami: Investing & the Obama Presidency

    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

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

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    S&P Jumps 4%

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Traders "Betting" Big 3 Get Bailout Money

    One thing's for sure: November vehicle sales due today will be ugly. Estimates are for seasonally adjusted annual sales of about 10.5 million, compared to 16 million in November of last year.

  • Futures Rise as Banks Recoup Some Losses

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open for Wall Street on Tuesday after Monday's plunge and despite more bad news from the banking sector.

  • Holland's Bear Advice: Buy the Survivors

    The red ink started to flow with Monday's opening bell on Wall Street.  Holland & Co.'s Mike Holland urged investors to stay with the best names as the best strategy to survive the bear market.

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    Predictions: 9 For '09 In Media

    In 2009, media faces a perfect storm—transitioning to a challenging new digital world and a weak economy of unprecedented proportions. Media giants will continue to move from traditional content distribution models to anytime, anywhere, content-on demand.

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    Predictions: 9 For '09 From Dennis Kneale

    Brace for the glimmerings of a comeback in confidence in 2009, if only because it can’t get much worse than this. So, look for a corporate smashup, a new look from Goldman Sachs, and, yes that's right, the next bubble.

  • Forget Seasonal Trends And Santa Claus Effect

    As December begins, the stock market remains perched precariously between horrible economic news and continued announcements of more loan facilities and an expanding Fed balance sheet.

  • Stock Picker: Time To Buy Value (Pt. 1)

    While some investors were standing on the sidelines during the market rally, Alan Lancz was busy buying, with a one-word explanation:  Valuation. (Part One)

  • Stock Picker: Time To Buy Value (Pt. 2)

    While some investors were standing on the sidelines during the market rally, Alan Lancz was busy buying, with a one-word explanation:  Valuation. (Part Two)