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  • As of this morning, 256 (just over 50%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • Buyout Firm KKR Will Go Public on NYSE Later in 2008 Sunday, 27 Jul 2008 | 7:32 PM ET

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts plans to brave the turbulent equity markets and list on the New York Stock Exchange this year.

  • Web Extra: Fast & Furious Trades For Friday Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 6:50 PM ET

    Get ready for a Web Extra edition of the Fast Money Fast & Furious. Find out how to play Legg Mason, Black & Decker, Fortune brands and more.

  • Pops & Drops: UPS, Vodaphone... Tuesday, 22 Jul 2008 | 6:43 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Domino’s and UPS popped while Vodaphone and SanDisk dropped.

  • Yahoo Lobbies for its Board Slate, Management Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 11:28 AM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    Yahoo sought to rally shareholder support for its board of directors and management amid a proxy battle with billionaire Carl Icahn, saying the investor had outlined an "ill-defined plan" for the future of the Internet company.

  • Stocks Shake Off Oil Rebound Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 6:14 PM ET

    On Wednesday a sharp gain in U.S. business investment offset renewed credit market jitters and oil rebounded to over $131 a barrel. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Bargain Financial Stocks? Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 4:13 PM ET

    With its recent run-up, is it time to jump further into the financials sector? Here is a stock screen of some stocks you may want to look at.

  • US Credit Crisis Is Easing, Merrill CEO Thain Says Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 9:55 AM ET

    The U.S. credit crisis is easing and the risk in housing is dramatically lower now, but economic growth will remain under pressure , the CEO of Merrill Lynch said.

  • Pops & Drops: NYSE, Sara Lee... Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of NYSE Euronext and AMD popped while Sara Lee and Qwest dropped.

  • Optimism Fuels Stock Rally; Oil Tops $122 Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher as optimism prevailed, even in the face of $122-a-barrel oil. Techs got a boost from speculation that a deal between Microsoft and Yahoo is still possible.

  • Bill Miller's Broken Legg Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 3:39 PM ET

    The once-great stock picker is no Warren Buffett, Cramer says.

  • Energy, Tech Talk Fuel Market Rebound Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | 3:21 PM ET

    Stocks declined as oil surpassed $122 a barrel and Fannie Mae delivered disappointing results.

  • Legg Mason to Back Yahoo if Deal Lowered: WSJ Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 4:23 AM ET

    A major Yahoo shareholder, Legg Mason, is ready to back Yahoo's effort to stay independent if Microsoft lowers its buyout offer, the Wall Street Journal said, citing an interview with portfolio manager Bill Miller.

  • Penney Worries Market; Dow Off 1.2% for Week Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower Friday after a profit warning from J.C. Penney, which renewed fears about slower consumer spending. Financials and techs caved in after earlier attempts to rally.

  • Legg Mason Seeks Solutions for Auction-Rate Buyers Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    U.S. money manager Legg Mason said Friday it is exploring solutions to provide liquidity to holders of auction-rate preferred securities issued by seven closed-end funds of its affiliates.

  • Weekly Wrapup: Trouble, Turmoil, Tumult--and Tips Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 5:47 PM ET
    Wall Street

    A fresh wave of economic worry swept across Wall Street, aggravated by a spike in wholesale prices, dismaying corporate results, and oil trading above $100 a barrel.

  • Top Strategist Buys 'Chicken Financials' -- Carefully Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 12:29 PM ET

    Large-cap growth stocks, especially in the technology sector, are where investors ought to be putting their money right now, according to Jason Trennert. But the chief investment strategist and managing partner at Strategas Research Partners also holds financials -- very selectively.

  • Microsoft's hostile play for Yahoo certainly isn't lacking from strong opinions about the deal from experts on both sides of the argument. But the more interesting opinions are coming from the companies themselves.

  • Market Insider's Look Ahead To Wednesday Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 4:26 PM ET

    While there's lots of important economic and earnings news Wednesday, we all know what matters most to the markets. That is whether the Fed cuts a quarter point or a half point from its target Fed funds rate.

  • How to Make Money in an Uncertain Stock Market Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 11:46 AM ET

    Even in an uncertain market, there are always opportunities to make money.