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  • As of this morning, 449 (just under 90%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • Massachusetts' $50.6 billion pension fund on Wednesday fired a Legg Mason  unit run by fund manager Bill Miller and four other fund firms from managing a $1.8 billion U.S. stocks portfolio due to poor performance.

  • As of this morning, 377 (just over 75%) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • 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...

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

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    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.

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

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    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.

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    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?"

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.