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  • On a week where the Dow closes above 10K, gold tops $1,100 and unemployment hits 10.2%, the markets shrug off negative data to end the week up over 3%.

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    In the wake of the financial crisis and its attendant repercussions across the global economy, the U.S. Congress stands poised to address the issue of patent reform, writes Keith Bergelt, CEO of Open Invention Network.

  • Cisco's Clues for Tech Sector Stocks: Analyst Thursday, 5 Nov 2009 | 10:39 AM ET

    Cisco posted a stronger-than-expected profit for its fiscal first quarter and said business was recovering as customers are buying more network equipment again, after cutting back for the past year. Simon Leopold, telecom equipment analyst at Morgan Keegan, shared his analysis of the company.

  • My 12 High-Quality Dividend Picks: Chief Investor Tuesday, 3 Nov 2009 | 1:02 PM ET

    Dividends can be a way for investors to effectively safeguard returns during volatile times. Joseph Keating, CIO of Private Asset Management at RBC Bank shared some of his best dividend picks for investors.

  • Transforming Businesses Monday, 2 Nov 2009 | 2:03 PM ET

    I would be lost with out my BlackBerry, which continues to help me be more productive every day, allowing me to do so much at once from anywhere in the world. And I know I am not the only one.

  • Oklahoma’s Optimism Infects Cramer Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 7:48 PM ET
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    Remember how bad things were last year? Then stop crying about one bad week in the markets.

  • Fast Money Slow Trades: Investing For The Long Term Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 6:00 PM ET

    We asked the traders for their favorite stocks to 'buy and hold' for the long-term. After all, good things come to those who wait!

  • Market Strategists' Tricks and Treats For Investors Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 5:41 PM ET

    Where should investors be putting their money—and what should they avoid? Doug Kreps, principal and managing director at Fort Pitt Capital Group, and Brett D’arcy, CIO of CBIZ Wealth Management, shared their investing “tricks and treats” in honor of Halloween.

  • Correction Will End in a Month: Market Pro Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 5:10 PM ET
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    Stocks enjoyed a big gain on Thursday on a stronger-than-expected GPD report. But will it be enough to kick-start another sustained rally? Andrew Kanaly, chairman of Kanaly Trust Company and Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital discussed their outlooks.

  • S&P and Nasdaq Break 7 Months of Gains Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 5:10 PM ET

    The S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite broke 7 months of consecutive gains to finish October in the red.  Here is a look at this month's market statistics.

  • Stocks Unlikely to be Spooked on Halloween Eve Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 9:35 AM ET
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    Stocks could head into Friday on a positive note, rising on 'October-end' momentum. Existing homes figures for September will be in the spotlight.

  • 11 Stocks to End Year 'Strongly': Chief Investor Thursday, 29 Oct 2009 | 4:52 PM ET

    Markets rose on Thursday after data showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell. How should investors be positioning their portfolios now? Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, and Dean Barber, founder and president of Barber Financial Group, shared their market insights.

  • US GDP Pivotal to Market Sentiment on Thursday Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 8:43 PM ET
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    Economists forecast the GDP number to show growth anywhere from just under 3 percent to as high as 4 percent - the first positive growth for the U.S. economy since second quarter, 2008.

  • S&P Loses October Gains Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 5:27 PM ET

    Stocks tumbled on Wednesday in a broad sell-off, sending the benchmark S&P 500 lower for a fourth straight day, erasing October gains.

  • Time to Adjust Your Tech Portfolio Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 11:41 AM ET
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    There’s a transition occurring in the tech sector. The traditional sector bellwethers—computer hardware, desktop software, consumer electronics—are no longer the areas of growth. Instead, it’s all about the enterprise.

  • Wed Preview: Pause in Carry Trades Could Boost Dollar Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 11:50 PM ET
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    The floor under stocks feels a bit shaky, and the market could give way to more profit taking this week.

  • Dow Ekes Out Gain; Consumer Stocks Drag Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 5:56 PM ET

    Stocks struggled Tuesday as energy stocks rose along with oil prices. But consumer-discretionary stocks dragged on the market after a disappointing consumer-confidence report.

  • Dow Higher, But Nasdaq Lower Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 5:47 PM ET

    Of the major indexes, the Nasdaq fared the worst on Tuesday. Is the tech trade over?

  • Dow Holds Small Gain; Consumer Stocks Drag Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 1:46 PM ET

    Stocks pulled back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence declined in October.

  • Tech vs. Industrials—Where to Invest: Strategists Monday, 26 Oct 2009 | 2:12 PM ET

    Industrials or technology—where is the better place for investors? Kim Caughey, VP and senior equity analyst and assistant portfolio manager at Fort Pitt Capital Group, and Marc Pado, U.S. market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, discussed their investment advice.