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  • Stocks extended gains Thursday afternoon, although were still up modestly, amid subdued trading ahead of the August jobs report on Friday. Home Depot rose, American Express fell.

  • Stocks are up modestly after  a batch of economic data that showed glimmers of strength in the economy as investors await the critical August jobs report coming out on Friday. Home Depot rose, American Express fell.

  • Stocks continued their selloff Tuesday after a dismal report on existing home sales renewed worries about the economic recovery. Homebuilders and oil drillers rose.

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    People and businesses seeking a lump-sum settlement from BP will most likely have to waive their right to sue not only BP, but also all the other major defendants involved with the spill, reports the NYT.

  • Stocks ended relatively flat Friday after a disappointing GDP report but the Dow logged its best month in a year, rising more than 7 percent.

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    Following is a timeline of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and its impact:

  • Six in 60

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

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    To rebuild BP's , advertising experts recommended that the company look beyond traditional media and take steps to build a relationship with the public through social media.

  • Stocks remained lower Wednesday after the Fed’s latest  "beige book" report pointed to a slowly recovering economy. Boeing fell. RIM rose.

  • Stocks remained lower Wednesday after the Fed’s latest  "beige book" report pointed to a slowly recovering economy. Boeing fell. RIM rose.

  • A flare burns from a drill ship recovering oil from the ruptured British Petroleum oil well over the site in the Gulf of Mexico on June 9, 2010 off the coast of Louisiana. The spill has been called the largest environmental disaster in American history.

    One hundred days after the massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, the future of BP is yet to be determined.  Since April 20, when BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, the company's market cap value has plummeted $70.3 billion, or about 59 percent, as of Tuesday's close. 

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    A federal appeals panel in New Orleans has refused to order the judge who is presiding over many of the Deepwater Horizon liability cases to recuse himself, even though the judge previously owned bonds issued by two of the companies involved.

  • Cramer makes a pitch for one of his sector favorites.

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    Apple, Citigroup and Ford are tirelessly touted by the media and fund managers. Yet, analysts favor lesser-followed companies. Here are 10 large-cap stocks, all S&P 500 members, that receive rave reviews from analysts but get little attention from investors.

  • Stocks rebounded after losing 1% last week as techs gained ahead of some key earnings from the sector this week. Qualcomm and Motorola rose, while Bank of America and Apple fell.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday,  July 19.

  • Earnings season has hardly begun and already investors are getting a bad feeling. What's going on?

  • Stocks were modestly higher Monday, led by the technology sector, as investors focused ahead on upcoming earnings reports.  Motorola rose more than 4 percent but Apple tumbled.

  • Stocks bobbed after an early pop Monday as banks and homebuilders weakened. Stocks has started the day higher after a report showed U.S. firms have increased their hiring plans.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street Monday, signaling a slight recovery from Friday's end-of-the-week selloff, despite a debt downgrade for Irish debt and concerns over Hungarian funding.