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  • Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed in a quiet session with techs offering one of the few bright spots as investors awaited a slew of major earnings and news of the Federal Reserve's intentions regarding monetary policy later this week.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, April 21.

  • Tired of skyhigh ticket prices? Irish airline Ryanair bets you are, and it's prepared — get this — to let you fly the skies for free, Ken Fisher, founder of Fisher Investments, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Forever Young Stocks

    A look at mature companies that are still nimble enough to act like start-ups, with Brent Wilsey, Wilsey Asset Management, and Joshua Brown, Fusion Analytics.

  • Investors should look for “reasonably valued stocks” that pay dividends and also have a growth catalyst, said Alan Gayle, senior investment strategist at RidgeWorth Capital Management.

  • The supply-demand is in favor of the airlines right now, said Jim Corridore, analyst at Standard & Poor’s.

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    "The idea that Congress is so dysfunctional that they can't cut their budget by more than 1% or 2%, when you contrast that to the re-pricing of the entire housing stock for the U.S., it's a complete disconnect."  ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Southwest Airlines planes

    The latest near-tragedy involving a Southwest jet is prompting new questions about the federal government's role in the aviation industry and whether the airlines should be nationalized, as they are in some other countries.

  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Stocks ended mixed ahead as tech stocks lost steam despite earlier gains driven by M&A activity, and as stocks bumped up against recent highs. Boeing fell, while Alcoa rose.

  • As the Federal Aviation Administration starts checking Boeing 737s for cracks after Friday's near disaster with a Southwest Airlines jet, there are looming questions about the age of US airplanes.

  • Stocks traded flat to mixed ahead of the close as tech stocks lost steam and stocks bumped up against recent highs. Caterpillar fell, while Alcoa gained.

  • Stocks rose modestly as M&A news lifted stocks, although trading was light and largely directionless. Microsoft rose, while Caterpillar fell.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Inside the mind of Ben in the latest Fed Minutes, Paul Ryan showing off his budget meat ax, and fallout from the 737 cracks. Here's what we're watching

  • Stocks closed mixed Monday with tech stocks lower after the market traded within a narrow range during much of a quiet session with the market at or near highs for the year.  Johnson & Johnson led the Dow higher, while HP fell.

  • Stocks gained moderate strength in the final hour of trading Monday, although largely remained within a narrow range, amid another quiet trading session with the market at or near highs for the year. Johnson & Johnson and Wal-Mart gained, while HP fell.

  • According to top hedge fund manager Anthony Scramucci, Ben Bernanke's comments will most likely be 'bullish jawboning' and positive for stocks.

  • Stocks traded slightly higher amid another day of quiet trading and after a week of strong gains.. GE and Wal-Mart rose, while Intel fell.

  • AirTran

    Low-cost carrier AirTran had the best overall performance of the 16 largest U.S. carriers last year in an annual study of airline quality released Monday, knocking the previous leader — Hawaiian Airlines — into second place.

  • precious and base metals, as well as energy commodities advance, bringing commodity stocks with them...most global bourses are higher. And they are still looking to hook up...