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  • Stocks End First Half With a Whimper Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 6:18 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed Monday, capping a dismal quarter and first half marked by rocketing oil prices and battered financials. The Dow is down 14 percent since the beginning of the year and ended the first half about 20 points from bear-market territory.

  • Pops & Drops: Nokia, Petrobras... Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 6:17 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Nokia and Petrobras popped while Visa and Whole Foods dropped.

  • Dow Ticks Higher but Banks, Techs Skid Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 2:55 PM ET

    The Dow industrials moved higher, backing away from bear-market territory, as oil prices pulled back.

  • Trader Radar - Monday June 30th Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 12:59 PM ET

    Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. If death and taxes are the only guarantees in life then as the largest tax preparer in the us this Kansas City company is poised for steady profits. The stock gave investors a nice refund today after earnings results showed customers flocking to its stores to get their government refund checks. Who is it?

  • Dow Moves Away From Bear as Oil Retreats Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 12:13 PM ET

    The Dow industrials moved higher, backing away from bear-market territory, as oil prices pulled back.

  • Dow Touches Bear-Market Territory Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 12:03 PM ET

    Stocks opened mixed Monday but momentum quickly faded and within the first 30 minutes, the Dow industrials were dancing in and out of bear-market territory.

  • H&R Block Swings to Quarterly Profit on Weak Dollar Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 9:47 AM ET
    H&R Block's world headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri.

    Tax preparer H&R Block said on Monday it swung to quarterly profit from a loss, beating estimates, as the weak dollar helped drive revenue 11 percent higher.

  • Traders Seek Positives In New Quarter Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 9:29 AM ET

    Traders are again seeking some short-term catalyst out of the stock market doldrums. It's likely we will get a one or two-day bounce as the new quarter begins tomorrow, but with oil remaining at a record and the dollar rally falling apart last week, that hope is thin gruel indeed.

  • Futures Fall on More Economic Gloom Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 7:53 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street after last week's carnage and with crucial nonfarm payrolls data coming on Thursday, a day early because of the July 4 holiday.

  • Stocks Feel Bear's Breath as Jobs Report Lies Ahead Saturday, 28 Jun 2008 | 3:30 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors will face a blitz of economic data in the holiday-shortened week, with the marquee number coming in Thursday's payrolls report for June.

  • Your First Move For Monday June 30th Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 6:58 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you Monday's best trades, right now!

  • Web Extra: Next Week's Trades Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 6:58 PM ET

    In Friday’s Web Extra find out how the traders are playing H&R Block, oil inventories, the ECB and more in the week ahead.

  • Stock Market Insider: The Week Ahead Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | 6:38 PM ET

    Wall Street's bears have a serious grip on the stock market, a hold that can only add to volatility in the week ahead.

  • General Motors

    GM's shares  have plummeted to less than $12, the lowest level since 1955. That means the  world's largest auto maker has a stock market value of only about $7 billion.

  • Dow Ends Near 2-Year Low and Bear Territory Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 4:53 PM ET

    The Dow closed at its lowest level in nearly two years after a downgrade on brokerage stocks and a slew of weak earnings and economic reports.  Several Dow components and several financial stocks hit multiyear lows, with the biggest shock coming from GM, which fell to its lowest in more than 50 years.

  • Dow Tumbles 300 Points as Oil Tops $140 Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 3:21 PM ET

    The Dow dropped to its lowest level in nearly two years after a downgrade on brokerage stocks and a slew of weak earnings and economic reports.  Several Dow components and several financial stocks hit multiyear lows, with the biggest shock coming from GM, which fell to its lowest in more than 50 years.

  • Dow Drops to Lowest in Nearly 2 Years Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 12:07 PM ET

    The Dow dropped to its lowest level in nearly two years after a downgrade on brokerage stocks and a slew of weak earnings and economic reports.  Several Dow components and several financial stocks hit multiyear lows, with the biggest shock coming from GM, which fell to its lowest in more than 50 years.

  • Web Extra: Your First Move For Monday Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 6:44 PM ET

    We ran out of time on TV for the Final Trades, but we've got plenty of time here. In the Web Extra, our gang gives you Monday's best trades, right now!

  • Pops & Drops: Sprint, Tesoro... Friday, 9 May 2008 | 6:40 PM ET

    Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Sprint and Alcoa popped while Clear Channel and Tesoro dropped.

  • Mad Mail: Should Investors Hold Out for Foster Wheeler? Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 9:03 PM ET

    Plus, how do you know when a company's cash reserves are safe?