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    How much do you know about your credit cards? Take Suze Ormon's quiz and find out.

  • Shortly before the end of trade, the bulls took control of the market on a growing belief that the fall out from Dubai’s debt woes will be contained.

  • To make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list who's offering the sharpest discounts and everything else you needs to know to trade retail this holiday season.

  • Shopping can be so chaotic this time of year, even when you're buying stocks. So to make things a little easier we’ve compiled all our favorite retail plays!

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    Facebook is getting ready to connect powerful brands and the customers who love them for Black Friday. Facebook has 300 million plus users, and they're all potential customers for the hundreds of thousands of retailers and brands with a presence on the Facebook site.

  • The Retail ETF traded higher on Monday ahead of Black Friday, the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. What's the trade?

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    For the first time in a decade, more people paid their credit card bills on time in the third quarter this year than in the second quarter.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • "There are no fundamentals right now that drive the market," says Joe Terranova, "It's all about technicals."

  • Credit Cards

    Banks are struggling to make money in the credit card business these days, and consumers are paying the price. Interest rates are going up, credit lines are being cut and a variety of new fees are being imposed on even the best cardholders. The New York Times reports.

  • In Monday's rally, the sector topping the tape was Financials, and leading the way were credit card stocks, notably American Express, Discover and Capital One.

  • The market rose Friday in spite of the unemployment numbers. Is it a sign the bull is back?

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Barrick Gold and Research In Motion popped while Mastercard and Teva Pharma dropped.

  • Stocks finished mixed Tuesday as techs struggled after a downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad. Industrials also gained after this week's encouraging manufacturing reports.

  • What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.

  • Stocks tumbled Tuesday, led by techs after an analyst downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad.

  • While the Burlington Northern deal is getting a lot of attention, it has not brought pre-open trading in the S&P futures into positive territory yet. Risk aversion has become a more prominent theme since last Wednesday, when the S&P 500 dropped below its 50-day moving average for the first time since July.

  • With the markets in volatility mode, investors will likely be focusing on the Federal Reserve Tuesday, even though the 2-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting that begins this afternoon won't conclude until Wednesday. 

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    Seesaw moves in the stock market have not discouraged some strategists who believe the market remains in an uptrend, despite near-term choppiness.

  • After reporting a solid profit in the fourth quarter, this firm is set to grow more than 20 percent going forward, said Rick Shane, an analyst at Jeffries & Co.