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  • Will upbeat forecasts from Corporate America be the catalyst that finally pushes the S&P above 1100, a point of big resistance?

  • With a slew of companies reporting earnings after hours, the traders are sifting through the results in an attempt get you a step ahead. What's the latest?

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    Apple merits a home in any portfolio, even if buying it is anathema to all your instincts as an investor. But for those who are transfixed by nominal stock prices and don't want to shell out the cash (classic retail mistake), there are derivative plays off Apple that are less capital-intensive.

  • Market drops on Bernanke comments; a failure of expectations. The S&P 500 dropped about 12 points as Mr. Bernanke's written testimony came out. There were several statements in the written testimony that caught traders' attention...

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    Apple proved once more its iProducts make for a powerful earnings machine, but that may not add much juice to tech shares Wednesday.

  • Cramer explains why this company’s most recent quarter didn’t meet analysts’ expectations.

  • Too bad everyone was overconcerned with misleading earnings news.

  • Investors often watch industry leaders as a barometer for how the rest sector will report. But not all stocks should be considered bellwethers.

  • The Dow is down less than 100 points — not bad, given the number of top line misses and poor housing starts data Tuesday morning. Remember, with the largest weighting in the Dow, IBM alone is contributing almost half of the blue chips losses (over 40 Dow points).

  • Stocks rose for a second straight day Tuesday as cyclicals like energy and materials advanced. Retail stocks gained after the Senate cleared a hurdle toward extending unemployment benefits. Apple rose ahead of its earnings, due out after the bell.

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

  • Beyond earnings, a surprising rise in June building permits offset another dismal housing starts number. June housing starts fell a more-than-expected 5 percent to its lowest level since October 2009. Making matters worse, May’s already poor reading was revised downwards...

  • What’s worth buying on the pullback after weak results from IBM and Goldman Sachs dragged down stocks?

  • Stocks remained lower Tuesday amid revenue weakness in the latest round of earnings reports and another disappointing housing report.  Goldman Sachs and IBM tumbled.

  • Six in 60

    Take a look at why these six stocks are worth watching.

  • Stocks opened lower Tuesday, after another batch of earnings reports that showed weak revenues and more evidence of a struggling housing market. Goldman Sachs and IBM tumbled.

  • Airplane Takeoff

    Wanna know why you can't beat the market? Because you continue to own names like IBM and Bank of America — great companies for sure, but terrible stocks that are owned by the worst kind of investor, the "closet indexer." If you're ready to try to beat the market, then my call to action will certainly sound bold...

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    IBM's disappointing second quarter results will compete with a barrage of corporate earnings reports ahead of Tuesday's opening bell.

  • Stocks rebounded after losing 1% last week as techs gained ahead of some key earnings from the sector this week. Qualcomm and Motorola rose, while Bank of America and Apple fell.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday,  July 19.