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  • Find out why shares of Carmax and Franklin Resources popped while Cameco Corp dropped.

  • Auto dealers and a couple small cap retailers are standouts today. The strong GM March numbers (sales up 43% vs. 27% estimate), combined with a strong earnings report from CarMax, is moving the automotive dealers like Sonic Automotic, Penske Automotive and Lithia Motors.

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 1.

  • Markets have come off their highs earlier in the morning as Goldman Sachs has lowered its March jobs growth forecast to 275,000 from 200,000. Market consensus now down to 185,000 jobs growth. Regardless, there are many positive signs for the markets this morning.

  • Better news on manufacturing surveys in China, as well as a decent reading on Japan's Q1 Tankan report, helped the Asian markets overnight. Europe also up about 1 percent. And: In another sign the IPO markets are returning to life, Primerica priced 21.36 million shares at $15.00 — 3.36 million shares more than anticipated

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    It's all about jobs and rising interest rates in the week ahead—and the two are not unrelated. The March employment report next week is expected to show the first real signs of job growth since the recovery began.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway dramatically cut its stakes last fall in two of the nation's biggest oil companies. It also significantly reduced its holdings of Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson.

  • Carmax retail store in Naperville, Illinois.

    Used car retailer Carmax wanted to advertise during this year’s Super Bowl, but realized that its 100 locations were only within reach of half of the population. So company officials worked with CBS to buy four spots in each of the 48 local markets in which they sell their cars.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday, with the Nasdaq closing at a new 15-month high, after upgrades on Alcoa and Intel and as the Senate health-care bill advanced.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday following upgrades on Alcoa and Intel and as the Senate health-care bill advanced.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday following upgrades on Alcoa and Intel and a big health-care deal. Plus, the dollar declined.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street Monday, as we begin the first of two consecutive holiday-shortened trading weeks.

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  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow struggled but eked out a gain as trading volume hit a new record Friday. Techs rallied after strong earnings reports from Oracle and Research In Motion.

  • Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Ford and Take-Two popped while C.R. Bard and Palm dropped.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Techs rallied Friday after strong earnings reports from Oracle and Research In Motion. But the Dow erased its gains.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Techs rallied Friday after strong earnings reports from Oracle and Research In Motion. But the Dow erased its gains.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are set to bounce back from the previous session's decline at the start of trading Friday. Buying in Europe helped stocks index futures climb ahead of the opening bell.

  • In what appears to be a bet consumers will stick with discount retailers even after the economy rebounds, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway increased its Wal-Mart holdings by almost 90 percent during the summer.  It added almost 18 million shares, currently worth almost $1 billion, in the third quarter.

  • The companies that are in the market are much stronger in terms of earnings power, said Bernard Lirola, a Morningstar 5-star-rated fund manager at Needham Growth. He gave the following actionable investment plays to investors.