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  • Stocks advanced Wednesday as investors were encouraged by a few earnings reports, including Morgan Stanley, Yahoo and SanDisk. The VIX, widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, dropped to just above 20.

  • Stocks opened lower Wednesday as a raft of companies beating earning estimates but failed to impress investors.

  • Earnings season continues in earnest Wednesday, as we roll on with a week that will ultimately see 25 percent of the S&P 500 report their quarterly numbers. 

  • Charles Bobrinskoy, vice chairman and director of research at Ariel Investments and Marc Harris, co-head of Global Research at RBC Capital Markets shared their insights on where to invest in a low volume environment and what investors should be watching for next week.

  • OptionMonster's tracking systems detected significant purchases of the September 4 puts, which traded more than 25,000 times against open interest of 5,907 contracts. Premiums climbed from $0.10 to $0.20 as the stock price remained little changed, which indicates a strong buying pattern.

  • Banks are getting ready to release foreclosed properties onto the markets, which will naturally have an impact on housing and banks. So are banks taking on too much risk? Fred Cannon, co-director of Research at KBW, and Charles Ortel, managing director at Newport Value Partner,s shared their insights.

  • The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite are trading at levels not seen since the Fall of 2008.  As the stock market gains steam, the following statistic may provide guidance to investors as per where the markets stand relative to previous levels. 

  • Plus, get calls on the banks, natural gas and more.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of US Bancorp and China Petroleum popped while Whirlpool and AMD dropped.

  • The Dow and S&P snapped their winning streaks Wednesday as disappointing earnings from two of Wall Street's biggest names overshadowed another round of earnings beats.

  • Stocks wobbled Wednesday as a slew of earnings beats, including one from Pfizer, were encouraging but disappointing reports from two of Wall Street's biggest names dragged on the market.

  • Commercial Real Estate

    The commercial real estate beast has begun to expose its claws in earnings, posing the single greatest threat to the banking industry's recovery through the rest of the year.

  • After today's disappointing results from Morgan Stanley and other banks, should you prepare for a pullback.

  • Stocks wobbled Wednesday as a slew of earnings beats, including one from Pfizer, were encouraging but disappointing reports from two of Wall Street's biggest names dragged on the market.

  • The Chinese get going, again: as the Shanghai Index has hit new 52-week highs, Chinese investors have rushed back into the market, opening the most new stock accounts (484,799 last week) in the past 18 months.

  • Futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street Wednesday as cautious words from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Yahoo's missing revenue expectations lent to investors taking profits.

  • Just when it seemed skies had cleared, results from a regional banking giant suggest another storm could be forming.

  • The quarterly reports for the big banks were terrible across the board, but stocks are up because the psychology and the method of valuing bank stocks have changed, said Richard Bove, financial strategist at Rochdale Securities.

  • The commodity/dollar trade continues today. Stock futures fell about 4 points pre-open as the dollar firmed and as commodities moved off their highs. Despite the move lower, commodities remain up on the day, rebounding from yesterday’s weakness. Subsequently, commodity stocks are slightly higher today, rising 1 percent-2 percent pre-open.

  • Stocks ended on a sour note Tuesday, but still managed to log their best quarter in a decade.