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  • Stocks pared losses in the last few minutes of the session to end higher capping a stellar week for the markets marked by Republican gains in Congress, the Fed's decision to pump more money into the economy, and a surprising strong jobs report.  Alcoa and JPMorgan rose.

  • Stocks pared losses but remained mixed in the last minutes of Friday's session as stronger-than-expected U.S. job gains in October failed to continue a rally that led stocks to two-year highs on Thursday. Kraft and Merck fell, Alcoa rose.

  • Stocks were mixed and the dollar rose a day after the markets surged to two-year highs, as investors absorbed the meaning of a surprising surge in payrolls in the wake of the Federal Reserve plans to pump more money into the economy. Kraft fell, BofA surged.

  • Your Money Your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks ended higher as the mid-term elections were underway and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to pump more money into the economy. Home Depot and AmEx rose, while JPMorgan fell.

  • Your Money Your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks held gains as the mid-term elections took place Tuesday and the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that is expected to result in a decision to stimulate the economy. Home Depot and AmEx rose, while JPMorgan fell.

  • Plus, get calls on GM’s IPO, the health-care stocks and more.

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    With the highly anticipated Federal Reserve policy meeting a day after the election on Wednesday, a steady stream of quarterly results and the nonfarm payrolls number later in the week, investors will have an overload of information to digest. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Your Money Your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks ended mixed after a choppy session as investors hesitated to commit to the market ahead of Tuesday’s mid-term election and the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy.  Intel and Pzifer rose, while Kraft fell.

  • Your Money Your Vote - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks pared losses, although remained lower, after rallying for most of the session as investors hesitated to commit to the market ahead of Tuesday’s mid-term election and the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy.  Kraft and Chevron fell, while Intel rose.

  • While some think gridlock could be good for the markets, one analyst said Republican control could hurt some stocks.

  • Stocks trimmed gains, but continued to rise, after news of strong manufacturing in the U.S. and China, and ahead of a week filled with major events, including Tuesday’s mid-term election. Intel and Pfizer rose, while IBM fell. .

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Nov. 1.

  • A widely followed hedgie tells us he's shorting 2 popular hot momentum stocks because they're ripping and way ahead of themselves!

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    In writing, "Health care is mentioned every 20 seconds in one form of media or another. There’s little debate that something must to be done about the ever-rising health care costs; the point of contention is the what," one author offers his company's prescription.

  • Sphygmomanometer

    The four largest health insurance companies in the US denied coverage to more than half a million individuals because of their pre-existing conditions from 2007 to 2009, according to a congressional investigation.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Aug. 2.

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    Companies have been hoarding more cash more than ever due to concerns over a double-dip recession and uncertainties in the environment.

  • Following a poor quarterly performance for most of the major averages, investors seeking opportunities for the rest of the year may want to look at companies with the potential to weather any potential "double dips". One of the metrics that is closely watched by Wall Street is the amount of cash available. 

  • Corporations hold large amounts of cash for a variety of reasons, including speculation on the price of assets, corporate acquisitions, future investments or even as a precaution against market uncertainty. If a company holds more cash or highly liquid assets as a large proportion of their total assets and relative to their peers, investors can draw insight into the size and scope of a company’s future investments. Keep in mind that some industries by their nature will have much more hard assets

    Corporations hold large amounts of cash for a variety of reasons. So, which S&P 500 companies are the most cash-rich? Click to find out!

  • Stocks ended mostly higher after a late rally Tuesday as banks and materials rebounded. But tech stocks remained under pressure.