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  • U.S. stock index futures edged lower ahead of the open Tuesday, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the psychologically important 11,000 mark Monday.

  • While big companies clamor to make the most of new technologies and digital resources, some have it all figured out, while others are still evolving. One of the most popular new technologies is the microblogging site Twitter. To get a sense of the companies most effectively using Twitter, CNBC.com asked Ben Elowitz, CEO of the social media firm and author of the , to give his take on who is making the most the site. From providing better customer service to building stronger consumer connections

    From providing better customer service to building stronger consumer connections, the top "tweeting" companies have improved public relations and enhanced their operations.

  • Short sellers who bet against retail this year seem to have made a big mistake. Over the past few months, almost all of these stocks have soared higher after an unexpectedly strong fourth quarter of 2009 and continuing sales strength in 2010. Things are so good, in fact, that Cramer’s seeing mini-bull markets in practically every niche, from apparel and footwear to consumer electronics and high-end handbags.This trend deserves your attention. And whether it’s through the return of the M&A market

    This sector right now is on fire. And whether it’s the return of the M&A market, a newly confident consumer or a visionary CEO, there are plenty of ways to play it.

  • Stocks teetered in a narrow range on Tuesday. Analysts expect markets to be volatile the next two days as investors usually take part in window dressing — trades intended to boost returns on reports sent to shareholders — at the end of a quarter. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his market insights.

  • The Wilshire U.S. REIT index is up more than 100 percent in the past year. What is the latest read on the REIT market and how should you invest? Harvey Green, president and CEO of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, and Michael Torres, principal, CEO and portfolio manger at Adelante Capital Management, discussed their sector outlooks

  • Looking to make some money in the short term? This is how you do it.

  • Looking for something to do this weekend? Play in Round 3 of our Fast Money Madness tournament.

  • Round 3 of our FM Madness tournament is underway but there's still time to get in the game. Round 3 voting ends at 10:00am on Monday, March 29th

  • The second round of Fast Money Madness has ended and only the strong have survived. These are the Sweet 16!

  • While the stock market continues to reach new highs for the year, dividend yields for the thirty stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial index have remained relatively unchanged in the past seven months.

  • The No. 1 stock in the S&P 500 Index right now is Snap-On Tools, but why?

  • Earlier today, the National Association of Home Builders reported a 2 point decline in their Housing Market Index, back to its level from May of last year.  Details revealed that traffic fell to its lowest levels in a year.  Tomorrow, we get another read on the real estate market with Housing Starts scheduled to come out at 8:30 am and consensus numbers are expecting a drop there as well.  Despite these numbers, housing stocks have been gaining.

  • Stocks struggled Friday as investors digested mixed readings on the consumer: Retail sales rose unexpectedly last month, while consumer sentiment softened.

  • Markets mostly fell on Friday after a report showed consumer sentiment softened in March. Boris Schlossberg, director of research at GFT Forex, Ben Lichtenstein, president of TradersAudio and Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover shared their outlooks on equities, currencies and commodities.

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    Fascinating companies, like fascinating people, get under our skin and into our conversations. They challenge us and move us. They’re unafraid to ask questions, and incite a response. They incite strong reactions from a specific audience, writes the author.

  • Here are the reports to watch this week.

  • Another strong round of retail sales came in this morning, with broad gains across the board in February despite wintry weather throughout much of the Midwest and East Coast.

  • In today's trading session, a total of 47 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.

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    The country's on track for the snowiest February in 115 years, which means business, is anything but usual.

  • Many investors may regret being scared out of this sector.