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  • We finished the day down, but these two guys were responsible for much of the trading session’s strength, Cramer says.

  • BlackRock's Bob Doll thinks it's time to put some risk back into your stock portfolio.

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    GM’s failure points are extensive, but nothing is more glaring than its resolute myopia. Throughout its history, GM anointed itself the final arbiter of customer needs and wants.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Thursday was a busy day in options on Charles Schwab, according to Rebecca Darst of NYSE Euronext.  There was also wide-ranging options action among companies that make medical devices.

  • Fortune Magazine is looking ahead to 2009 with a list of 10 promising stocks. Senior editor Leigh Gallagher says, "When markets return, they return in force. Usually, after a bear market, in the first nine months, the market goes up by an average of 32 percent, so if you wait, you risk missing big momentum."

  • The week ended with a stunningly bad November jobs report, indicating that the economy is getting much worse much faster than expected, and suggesting that the recession will be especially deep and prolonged.   It was a grim end to a volatile week, beginning with a huge loss on Monday, but CNBC guests continued to encourage investors to buy stocks, saying now is the time to position oneself for the recovery and take advantage of valuations.

  • "Buy great companies at fair prices, instead of fair companies at great prices," Mark Tinker, global portfolio manager at Axa Framlington Gemini, advised.

  • Health care has been one of the best performing sectors in the S&P 500 this year. Are these stocks good for what ails you?

  • General Electric announced that it will maintain its dividend for 2009, giving it an 8.6% yield, based on yesterday's close.  See how this compares to the other 29 companies in the Dow.

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    The Dow tumbled on Monday as economic reports showing further evidence of the worsening global economic climate were backed up by comments from Ben Bernanke.

  • Stocks snapped their best five-day winning streak in 75 years with a resounding crack, giving back more than half the gains in one session.

  • Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

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    Look for M&A activity—big and small—a pair of breakthrough drugs and the prospect of government price controls.

  • Stocks pulled back Monday after logging their best five-day streak in 75 years last week.

  • As December begins, the stock market remains perched precariously between horrible economic news and continued announcements of more loan facilities and an expanding Fed balance sheet.

  • The Thanksgiving-week rally took the markets up 10 percent, and with a 28-percent gain, financials outperformed just about everything else.  BlackRock's Bob Doll sees investors cashing in on those gains this week, and recommends a move to more defensive stocks.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday after stocks logged their best five-day streak in 75 years last week, ahead of a week packed with data and economic policy decisions.

  • The markets closed out a negative and volatile month with a very positive Thanksgiving week. The Dow and S&P 500 had their best five-day gain since 1933 with the Dow up over 17% and the S&P up over 19% in the last five trading sessions.