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  • China stimulus trumps U.S. stimulus. Although the dollar is comparatively flat, we continue to have a global commodity rally--oil, copper, aluminum and other commodities are at or near their highs for the year.

  • Plus, get calls on President Obama's stimulus spending, fast food, the Paris Air Show and more.

  • Is the market rally here to stay? Jamie Cox, managing partner at Harris Financial Group, and David Spika, WHG Funds vice president and investment strategist, debated whether now is the time to jump into stocks.

  • Stocks finished near session lows Wednesday as rising bond yields on government debt raised concern that borrowing costs are going to start going up and tamp down the economic recovery.

  • Stocks got a quick pop Wednesday after a report showed existing-home sales rose in April  but quickly retreated as the previous day's optimism faded and GM stirred anxiety in the market. But tech stocks gained, sending the Nasdaq into positive territory.

  • Stocks got a quick pop Wednesday after a report showed existing-home sales rose in April  but quickly retreated as the previous day's optimism faded and GM stirred anxiety in the market. But tech stocks gained, sending the Nasdaq into positive territory.

  • Futures pared earlier gains Wednesday to indicate a mixed open for Wall Street as optimism from the previous day's consumer confidence data dwindled and was replaced by anxiety about what looks like certain bankruptcy for General Motors.

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    The bulls took charge of Tuesday’s trading and sent stocks more than 2 higher. The market's gains came after four straight days of losses.

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    Lately investors have been confronted with conflicting data out of the home building sector. What should you make of it?

  • Stocks ended a rocky session mixed as a banks rally fizzled and an unexpected drop in housing starts left investors a little shaky. Still, a gauge of fear dropped below a key level.

  • Most of the large retailers have reported, and the results are better than expected, at least on the bottom line.

  • Stocks bounced back Tuesday as banks rallied and a gauge of fear in the market dropped significantly.

  • Stocks declined Tuesday after housing starts unexpectedly fell to a record low.

  • Futures dropped as housing starts for April came in at 458,000, well below expectations of 520,000, and permits came in at 494,000, also well below expectations of 530,000. However, most of the drop is attributable to lower multifamily construction; single family starts and permits rose, though they are still low.

  • While the methodology used wasn't perfect, the validation sure feels good.

  • Much-needed housing sales are on the rise, but partly because people are losing their homes. Cramer explains why that is good for the rest of us.

  • Wall Street's bears were trampled Monday, but traders say it's just a matter of time before they fight back. Once more, the market's disbelievers were proven wrong. Stocks raced 3% higher, as commodities rose, bonds sold off and the dollar and yen weakened.

  • You’ve heard it before, but this time a string of data suggests the housing market might finally be near its bottom. How should you be positioned?

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    Both the Dow and S&P rallied on Monday as better-than-expected results from Lowe's helped spark broad-based buying.

  • A big rise in bank stocks combined with an influx of bargain hunters Monday helped stocks reverse much of the effects of last week's slump.