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  • How Stock Investors Can Play Holiday Travel Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 4:55 PM ET

    If you’re like millions of other Americans right now, you’re thinking about loading up the car or getting on a plane to visit loved ones and eat all the turkey you can stomach. All this flying and driving presents an exchange traded fund (ETF) investment opportunity.

  • Billion Dollar Stocks for Under $10 Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 7:31 AM ET

    With Monday's extension of the current rally, all but one of the S&P 500 now have market caps over $1 billion.  32 of these are still trading for less than $10 per share.

  • Mickey Mouse

    Brook Barnes front page article in NY Times, “After Mickey’s Makeover, Look for a Little Less Mr. Nice Guy” is a dead ringer not only for a Mickey Mouse makeover, but for the majority of people in their business and personal lives.

  • Stocks Unlikely to be Spooked on Halloween Eve Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | 9:35 AM ET

    Stocks could head into Friday on a positive note, rising on 'October-end' momentum. Existing homes figures for September will be in the spotlight.

  • 4 Stocks That Should Keep The Mojo Going Thursday, 29 Oct 2009 | 6:23 PM ET

    GDP shows government spending played a large role in boosting the economy. But if DC takes away the punch bowl, who can make it on their own? Louis Navellier drops some names.

  • US GDP Pivotal to Market Sentiment on Thursday Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | 8:43 PM ET

    Economists forecast the GDP number to show growth anywhere from just under 3 percent to as high as 4 percent - the first positive growth for the U.S. economy since second quarter, 2008.

  • Wed Preview: Pause in Carry Trades Could Boost Dollar Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 11:50 PM ET

    The floor under stocks feels a bit shaky, and the market could give way to more profit taking this week.

  • Friday Look Ahead: All eyes on MSFT, Bernanke Thursday, 22 Oct 2009 | 9:29 PM ET
    Traders at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Ahead of Friday's opening bell, investors will be watching earnings from Microsoft and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's address at the Boston Fed's annual conference.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: It's All About the Dollar Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | 7:29 PM ET

    The weakening dollar has been one of the catalysts driving stocks and other risk assets higher, and it is a main focus of traders this week as they sort through a deluge of corporate earnings news and watch the dollar shrink to a 14-month low.

  • Traders at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks could trade a bit choppy Wednesday, as investors react to a tidal wave of earnings news and watch fluctuations in the dollar and other risk assets.

  • As of this past Friday, just over 10% of the S&P 500 companies had reported earnings. This week we will see roughly 30% more of the S&P report.  Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • Earnings reports from General Electric and Bank of America are the big numbers for markets Friday, and they matter nearly as much in the foreign exchange and Treasury markets as they do in the stock market.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron and Sunoco popped while Cypress Semiconductor and Baxter International dropped.

  • Dow Ends at Highest in a Year as Oil Tops $77 Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 5:24 PM ET

    The Dow pulled off a nearly 50-point  gain Thursday after a topsy-turvy session as the boost from oil's rally ultimately beat out disappointment in earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.

  • Stocks Slide Amid Earnings Disappointment Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 1:35 PM ET

    Traders applied the brakes Thursday, a day after the Dow topped 10,000, as Goldman Sachs and Citigroup proved no match for Wall Street's inflated earnings expectations.

  • Dow Pares Losses After Philly Fed Report Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 10:15 AM ET

    Stocks pared their losses Thursday after a third straight positive Philly Fed reading — the first time that's happened in two years.  Stocks had opened lower after disappointment in earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup.

  • Futures Lower as Citi, Goldman Disappoint Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 7:28 AM ET

    After Wednesday's stellar market performance, stock index futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street on Thursday as investors take a breather and evaluate their next move.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Bears Are Sheepish Wednesday, 14 Oct 2009 | 9:02 PM ET

    The Dow crossed the 10,000 level and all of sudden the bears grew quieter.

  • 2-Years Since the Market Highs Friday, 9 Oct 2009 | 9:26 AM ET

    Two years ago today, the Dow and S&P hit their all-time highs.  The Nasdaq hit its high (not an all-time high) a few weeks later. Here are some factoids on the indices and the VIX since 10/9/07.

  • How to Play the Recovery Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 8:05 PM ET

    We’re almost there, Cramer says. Here’s your game plan for our all but inevitable rebound.