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  • With small-cap stocks thus far outperforming their large-cap counterparts through the recovery, do companies with smaller market share still have room to the upside? Bill McVail, lead manager of Turner Small Cap Growth Fund, and Kent Croft, chief investment officer of Croft Funds, offered their views and stock picks to CNBC.

  • The Dow remained higher in mid-afternoon Monday amid a flurry of new M&A activity and an earnings beat from Caterpillar.  But there was some weakness in the energy, banking and health-care sectors, which dragged on the S&P and Nasdaq.

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  • Company share buybacks are roaring, at a rate unseen in years. Is that a market buy signal? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Co., and Jack Bouroudjian, chief executive of Indexfuturesgroup.com, offered their insights.

  • Earlier today, the National Association of Home Builders reported a 2 point decline in their Housing Market Index, back to its level from May of last year.  Details revealed that traffic fell to its lowest levels in a year.  Tomorrow, we get another read on the real estate market with Housing Starts scheduled to come out at 8:30 am and consensus numbers are expecting a drop there as well.  Despite these numbers, housing stocks have been gaining.

  • Stocks rose Tuesday on the 1-year anniversary of the March 2009 lows. What should investors expect from markets going forward? Ken Croft, CIO and portfolio manager at Croft Value Fund, and Bill McVail, portfolio manager at Turner Small Cap Growth Fund, discussed their market strategies.

  • Stocks closed higher on Wednesday after Ben Bernanke reassured lawmakers interest rates will remain low. How should you be positioned now?

  • Stocks suffered their biggest decline in three weeks Tuesday as a sharp drop in consumer confidence rattled the market.

  • Stocks opened lower Tuesday after an unexpected drop in German business confidence but the Dow soon rebounded, led by Home Depot after the company's earnings  beat.

  • US stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday, as minimal losses ended four-day advances for the Dow and the S&P 500 and a six-day streak for the Nasdaq Monday.

  • Lowe's reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Monday and said sales would improve in 2010 as demand for remodeling projects picks up. Rival Home Depot is expected to announce earnings on Tuesday before the bell. Should investors buy Home Depot’s stock ahead of the report?

  • Costs cuts and a modest sales gain helped home-improvement chain Lowe's fourth-quarter profit rise 27 percent. Does the company’s strong earnings signal a recovery? Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock shared his insights.

  • After their best week since November, stocks are looking to extend their current winning streak to five days. Asia jumped 2 percent overnight, while European markets remain fairly flat today.

  • US stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street Monday, following the best weekly gains for the Dow and the S&P 500 in more than three months. 

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Monday, Feb. 22.

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  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Black & Decker and National-Oilwell popped while Ralph Lauren and Lowe’s dropped.

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    The good news is that homeowners are expected to spend more on home remodeling in 2010, the bad news is that "green" remodeling isn't adding to home values. Two reports from the International Builders Show in Las Vegas this week have served to put me, and many other potential remodelers, into a conundrum.

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    There's a case to be made that consumers will defy the 10 percent unemployment rate and  stoke a recovery in the retail sector.