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  • With stocks under pressure and the euro tumbling to 18-month lows on Friday, Warren Myers, CEO of Walter J. Dowd, and Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, shared their market insights.

  • Stocks Decline; VIX Spikes Above 30 Friday, 14 May 2010 | 11:01 AM ET

    Stocks continued to lose ground Friday as worries about the European debt crisis overshadowed somewhat encouraging US economic data.

  • Why Banks Are Lower Friday, 14 May 2010 | 10:33 AM ET

    U.S. and European banks are both lower, for three reasons. With the exception of gold and gold stocks, commodity stocks are down 2-3 percent as energy and base metals weaken with the Euro falling below $1.25 today. And credit-card companies have their own troubles.

  • Futures Off as Market Eyes Economic Trends Friday, 14 May 2010 | 7:28 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open Friday as investors waited for a batch of key economic data while Europe pushed on with its wave of austerity measures.

  • Retailers Weak; Nordstrom Down on Earnings Miss Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 5:50 PM ET

    Retailers were weak all day after disappointing guidance from Kohl's early this morning.

  • Earnings Roundup: May 14 Thursday, 13 May 2010 | 5:10 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Friday, May 14.

  • EU Deal Euphoria Fades Tuesday, 11 May 2010 | 11:33 AM ET

    That didn't last long: euphoria over the EU deal already wearing off: Spain down 5 percent, Portugal down 3 percent, Italy down 2 percent...euro weakness resumes. At least Germany backed the plan. But some are arguing that letting the euro continue to devaluate will be a long-term help to the EU economy.

  • The volatility that zapped stock prices in the past week could continue to deliver some jolts in the week ahead.

  • Stocks Have Worst Selloff in Months Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 5:09 PM ET
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    Stocks were hammered Tuesday, logging their worst decline in months amid worries that the European debt crisis will spread and that Spain might be the next to need a bailout.

  • Dow Falls Over 200 Amid Spain Debt Fears Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | 2:17 PM ET
    Debtor Nations

    The Dow plunged more than 200 points Tuesday as the dollar rallied against the euro amid worries about the European debt crisis.

  • Greece Deal More Important Than Goldman Friday, 30 Apr 2010 | 5:32 PM ET

    The new reputational/political risk associated with the market in key stocks (BP, Goldman, Massey) is the biggest story of the week. A good example of the uncertainty in the trading community is a note sent out by Buckingham Research this afternoon regarding Goldman. It is titled: Litigation/Political Risk Too Difficult to Handicap...

  • A SHOO-In to Beat the Street? Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | 6:45 PM ET

    Cramer thinks this company could be the next in its group to deliver an upside surprise, and he wants you in ahead of the quarter.

  • Hard to Keep Stocks Down Tuesday, 20 Apr 2010 | 3:31 PM ET

    After closing not far from the lows on Friday, the S&P 500 closed at its high yesterday and is sitting just off the highs for the day as of this writing. Volume is again trending toward the heavy side.

  • Dow Logs 6th Straight Gain; Citi Below $5 Thursday, 15 Apr 2010 | 4:35 PM ET

    Stocks rose for a sixth straight dayas investors cheered a pair of solid manufacturing reports and shrugged off a jump in jobless claims.

  • Stocks Climb; Citi Falls Back Below $5 Thursday, 15 Apr 2010 | 2:26 PM ET

    Stocks rose Thursday in mid-afternoon trading, following a five-day winning streak as investors digested a jump in jobless claims against a pair of solid manufacturing reports.

  • Dow Briefly Pops Above 11,000; Chevron Gains Friday, 9 Apr 2010 | 6:13 PM ET

    The Dow briefly popped above 11,000 -- the first time it's reached that mark since September 2008 -- before settling a few points below. Chevron blazed the trail, making energy one of the day's best performers. Palm surged amid takeover rumors.

  • Dow Rises Toward 11,000; Energy Gains Friday, 9 Apr 2010 | 1:35 PM ET

    The Dow continued rising toward 11,000 Friday as the dollar fell after a Greek official said the debt-riddled nation has not yet sought financial aid. Energy and consumer discretionary were among the best performers.

  • 6 Retail Stocks: Strategist Picks & Pans Friday, 9 Apr 2010 | 10:58 AM ET

    The S&P retail index recently hit a 52-week high after the nation’s major chain stores delivered some of the best sales results in a decade. Patrick Dunkerley, lead portfolio manager at Scout Mid Cap Fund and Patricia Edwards, CIO and retail analyst at Storehouse Partners shared their best retail plays.

  • Stocks Push Higher as Commodity Prices Rise Friday, 9 Apr 2010 | 10:49 AM ET

    Stocks advanced Friday as commodity prices rose and the dollar fell after a Greek official said the debt-riddled nation has not yet sought financial aid.

  • Retailers Trounce Estimates, Aided by Early Easter Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 10:49 AM ET
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    Warm weather, an early Easter and a more confident consumer appear to have boosted retail sales in March, with many of the retailers who have reported results so far topping analysts' estimates.