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  • 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.

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

    One stock that has missed the media spotlight so far in the latest foreclosure fiasco has been H&R Block. But, traders have not missed the fact that the tax preparer is exposed to mortgage put-backs. The stock was hit hard last week, down 9.7% or 45% year to date and the lowest level since Q1 2001.

  • A home is advertised for sale at a foreclosure auction in Pasadena, California.

    As if the problems in foreclosures weren't enough, another potential problem for the nation's big banks is raising its head today and is the key reason that shares of banks such as Bank of America are down sharply and credit default swap for some banks are widening.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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

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    The federal government is trying to do the right thing for taxpayers who live paycheck-to-paycheck and rely on their tax refunds to help with the basics of everyday living. Unfortunately, initiatives the government recently unveiled will only hurt the very people they're trying to help.

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

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  • S&P futures popped 10 points on nonfarm payrolls. August nonfarm payrolls, at minus 54,000, much better than expectations of a loss of 120,000, private payrolls up 67,000, also better than a gain of 44,000 expected. Also helping futures: a large revision to July, now a loss of 54,000 jobs, down from an earlier estimate of a loss of 131,000 jobs.

  • Find out why shares of Nordstrom popped while H&R Block dropped and how to trade the moves.

  • Which stocks should investors be buying into next week? Don Schreiber, founder, president and CIO of WIB, and Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz & Associates, shared their best plays.