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  • Edelman: When Your Biggest Problem - Is You Thursday, 13 Aug 2009 | 10:42 AM ET
    Diversity in the workplace

    While it is great to feel needed and knowledgeable, we do a disservice to our people and to our businesses if we don’t focus specifically on making our employees 'Problem Solvers.'

  • Markets Will Stay Overbought: Strategist Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 9:59 AM ET

    Mary Ann Bartels, head of technical market analysis at Bank of America Securities-Merrill Lynch, discussed what investors should be watching closely in the markets.

  • Bank of America’s CEO Ken Lewis is certainly “one of the best managers of banks” in the United States and is clearly the best person to run the company, said Richard Bove, financial strategist at Rochdale Securities.

  • Transports On the Move Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 7:47 AM ET
    Trucks on roadway.

    The Dow Jones Transportation Average strongly outperformed the other major indices on Friday, rising 4 percent on broad strength from truckers YRC Worldwide (YRCW) and Ryder (R), railroads CSX (CSX) and Norfolk Southern (NSC), and airlines AMR (AMR) and Continental Airlines (CAL).

  • Burned by Southwest, UnitedHealth & More Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 6:04 PM ET

    They looked like hot stocks. So how are the traders playing Southwest, UnitedHealth and more now that they’ve been burned.

  • Worst Part of a Trip May Be Booking It on the Web Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | 11:23 AM ET
    Beach

    If you dreaded sitting down at your computer the last time you made travel arrangements or felt frustrated by all the time and effort it took to sort through pages of results for flights and hotels, join the crowd.

  • Twittering for Profits Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | 2:31 PM ET
    Twitter

    Twitter's popularity is exploding; there are no official stats, but it has in the ballpark of 35 million users. So how can all this attention can be turned into profits? As of now the company has zero revenue.

  • This Summer's Hot Trend Continues Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | 1:56 PM ET

    The recovery trade continues today. Cyclicals are notably outperforming more defensive names once again, with the Morgan Stanley Cyclical Index is up 3 percent, while the Morgan Stanley Consumer Index is up just 0.75 percent. This extends the recent trend that has taken place during the current summer rally.

  • Pops & Drops: Deere, Lockheed Martin... Tuesday, 21 Jul 2009 | 5:44 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Deere and UnitedHealth popped while Lockheed Martin and Moody’s dropped.

  • Dow Logs 7th Straight Gain; Apple Slides Tuesday, 21 Jul 2009 | 4:29 PM ET

    A late rally pushed stocks higher Tuesday following better-than-expected earnings from several Dow components. The Dow logged its seventh-straight gain, the Nasdaq, it's tenth.

  • Stocks Turn Lower as Bernanke Testifies Tuesday, 21 Jul 2009 | 2:18 PM ET

    The Dow advanced Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.

  • Southwest posted a quarterly profit on Tuesday, after three straight quarters of losses as lower costs boosted its bottom line. Senior airline analyst Jamie Baker at JPMorgan discussed the company’s earnings and his outlook.

  • Strong Earnings Boost Dow; CIT Skids Tuesday, 21 Jul 2009 | 10:09 AM ET

    The Dow bolted out of the gate Tuesday as a slew of components beat earnings expectations. But there were pockets of weakness throughout the market, including chips, hardware, banks and retail. The Nasdaq was lower.

  • Futures Turn Higher on Earnings Strength Tuesday, 21 Jul 2009 | 8:45 AM ET

    Futures indicated a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday ahead of a slew of earnings and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's Capitol Hill testimony.

  • Airlines, Already Suffering, Brace for More Woes Friday, 17 Jul 2009 | 2:51 AM ET
    US Airways planes

    The airline industry is in the midst of one of its most wrenching summers ever. And the fall and winter may be even worse - unless people start to fly again.

  • Swings in Price of Oil Hobble Forecasting Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | 10:39 AM ET
    Oil traders on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange, New York.

    The extreme volatility that has gripped oil markets for the last 18 months has shown no signs of slowing down, with oil prices more than doubling since the beginning of the year despite an exceptionally weak economy.

  • Pops & Drops: Evergreen Solar, TiVo... Thursday, 2 Jul 2009 | 6:26 PM ET

    Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Evergreen Solar and Elan popped while TiVo and Southwest dropped.

  • Building A Lasting Business Model Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 2:48 PM ET

    Sustainability isn’t just about saving the planet. It's about opportunity—reinventing business models to better compete in the global economy.

  • Cramer: Nat Gas Needs Lobbying Lessons Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 10:02 PM ET

    Lack of influence in Washington is hurting this sector.

  • Commodity Funds Could Benefit From Stimulus Spending Monday, 22 Jun 2009 | 9:10 AM ET

    Charl Malan, Senior Metals & Mining Analyst on the Van Eck Global Hard Assets fund which is rated 5-stars by Morningstar and up 24.96% this year, said now is a good time to invest in commodities because of “unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus in the United States, China and Europe.”