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  • More Discounted Stocks Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 9:45 AM ET

    A couple of days ago, I ran a screen of tech stocks that have been beaten down in the past few months but have projected double digit growth.  Here is the same screen applied to the S&P 500 constituents...

  • Dow Closes Higher as Investors Cheer Fed Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 5:01 PM ET

    Enthusiasm for the Federal Reserve's actions to stem the credit crunch propelled the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a higher close Monday, a day when everyone expected a rout due to weekend fire sale of Bear Stearns.

  • JP Morgan's Bargain, Fed Actions Help Stocks Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 3:35 PM ET

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average pared its losses Monday as the sell-off spurred by the fire sale of Bear Stearns wasn't as bad as expected.

  • Dow Pares Losses; Lehman Plunges Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 11:40 AM ET

    Stocks plunged at the opening bell Monday as investors were spooked by the cash crisis at Bear Stearns that forced its sale for $2 a share to JP Morgan Chase.

  • For the week ending Friday, March 14, 2008 the US Markets ended mixed.  Market moving events include the Fed's $200B expansion of its securities lending program and the Bear Stearns bailout, amongst others leading to extreme market volatility.  The Dow gained 417 points on Tuesday, only to lose the majority of its gains to close up only 0.48% for the week.  The VIX crossed 30 for the first time since January. Next week, the markets will watch for the the FOMC announcement on interest rates Tuesday, the Visa IPO on Wednesday, and a slew of brokerage earnings including Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley and possibly Bear Stearns.

  • Stock Picks: Healthcare, Clinical Labs and More Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 4:14 PM ET

    With stocks sharply lower today, shareholders need to protect their portfolios. So what are some of the best defensive stock picks? CNBC asked the experts.

  • Sicko Trade Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 6:34 PM ET

    What's the prescription for fast money as the ailing healthcare industry seeks the antidote to a miserable case of stock decline?

  • Humana Cuts Outlook, Roiling Health-Insurer Stocks Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 3:42 PM ET

    Health insurer Humana slashed its first-quarter earnings forecast by nearly half Wednesday based on new projections for its Medicare plans for the elderly that provide prescription drug coverage.

  • Dow Jumps 1%; Caterpillar, Bear Climb Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 11:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a broadly flat open for Wall Street Wednesday, following the previous session's huge rally, as investor enthusiasm at the prospect of more liquidity and looser collateral rules by the Federal Reserve started to dwindle.

  • To Early to Tell the Sell? Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 9:05 AM ET

    So the only thing that matters here is whether we have broken the back of the "sell the rally" trade that has been so successful for the past two months.  It's too early to tell.

  • Lightning Round OT: Foster Wheeler, Humana and More Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 8:46 PM ET

    The Lightning Round is extended in this new CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Pops & Drops: U.S. Steel, Thornburg Mortgage... Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 6:34 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of U.S. Steel and Thornburg Mortgage popped while UnitedHealth and Dick's Sporting Goods dropped.

  • Stocks Have Their Best Day in Five Years Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 4:55 PM ET

    Stocks shot up Tuesday after a liquidity announcement from the Federal Reserve.

  • HMO Health Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 4:20 PM ET

    On a day when the market posted its biggest gains in years, the health insurers got obliterated. All is not well in this group, but there's one stock that could make it out alive.

  • WellPoint Warning Takes Shine Off Insurer Stocks Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 12:19 PM ET
    Wellpoint

    A profit warning from WellPoint suggests that U.S. health insurers may not be a safe bet for investors to put their money in a troubled economy.

  • Dow Jumps 2%, Led by Financials Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 11:10 AM ET

    Stocks shot up Tuesday after a liquidity announcement from the Federal Reserve.

  • Pisani: Feeding on the Fed Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 9:02 AM ET

    Futures moved up nearly 20 points as the Fed announced expansion of it securities lending program, all designed to improve liquidity. 

  • Double In A Decade Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 6:21 PM ET

    Healthcare spending is expected to nearly double to $4.3 trillion by 2017. Who’s most likely to benefit and can you trade it?

  • UnitedHealth Gets Approval to Buy Sierra Health Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 9:27 PM ET
    United Health Group

    Insurer UnitedHealth Group won U.S. antitrust approval on Monday to buy Sierra Health Services, despite criticism of the deal.

  • Lightning Round: Garmin, Goldman, Yamana and More Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 7:34 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.