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  • Consumer discretionary stocks are on track to close 2010 up nearly 26 percent, followed by industrial and material stocks, rising 24 and 20 percent, respectively. 

  • Retail stocks are in focus after much of the East coast was blanketed by a blizzard Sunday.

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    Fourth-quarter earnings per share could be artificially boosted by stock buybacks for the first time since 2007, Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at Standard & Poor’s told CNBC.com.

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  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

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  • Dean Foods, Apollo Group and H&R Block are among the biggest losers on the S&P 500 this year. What are the chances they will become the winners in 2011? Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx, shared his insights.

  • If you're a trader looking to buy laggards, we’re hearing it's almost time to pull the trigger.

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    European finance ministers meet Monday and Tuesday as the Irish vote on their budget. The White House and Congress, meanwhile, are expected to move toward a compromise extending the Bush tax cuts.

  • Health care and financials are sectors that will likely see a comeback, said Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz and Associates, and Rob Morgan, chief investment strategist at Fulcrum Securities. They shared their best plays.

  • The "Fast Money" traders note some market movers that caught their eye Thursday.

  • The most interesting option trade was in the November 13 calls, which saw a single block of 10,000 bought as the stock dropped but failed to reach a new intraday low. The company's stock snapped back hard and pushed higher, finishing the day up 0.94 percent at $11.76.

  • It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or will it go down? To answer this question, the street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen, estimating various attributes tied to stock performance in order to determine what the future holds for a company's valuation. After dissecting the data, analysts following a particular stock produce a price target of where they believe the stock is headed. From the entire S&P 500, which stocks are an

    With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have mean consensus estimates furthest above their stock prices (as of market close on 11/4/10).

  • Stocks continued to trade mixed, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq performing best, despite a batch of largely stronger earnings reports. American Express fell, while HP rose.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • H&R Block's world headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri.

    H&R Block got slammed again today. One of the most actively traded stocks on the NYSE today, nearly 24 million shares changed hands closing near the lows of the session. Shares were pummelled after reports that the company had filed a lawsuit against HSBC for breach of contract (insert link here to Reuters story on cnbc.com) related to refund anticipation loans.

  • Stocks closed  higher as Citigroup's earnings lifted bank stocks ahead of a cluster of earnings reports this week, including Apple and IBM, which report after the market closes.  Bank of America and JPMorgan rose, while Intel and Home Depot fell. 

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.