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  • Stocks erased most of their earlier losses in the final half-hour of trading Tuesday as materials and consumer discretionary stocks advanced.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 25.

  • The CBOE volatility index, widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, is trading above 25 today. Is this volatility good for the market? James Hardesty, president, market strategist and chief economist at Hardesty Capital Management and David Hefty, CEO of Cornerstone Wealth Management shared their insights.

  • Ahead of next week's earnings reports, Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial, told CNBC which stocks "aggressive" investors should buy for their good valuation, strong charts—and their big beats last quarter.

  • Ray Elliott put in less than six months on the job last year at Boston Scientific as the medical device maker's new CEO. But, according to "The New York Times," in that short amount of time Elliott received enough total compensation to make him the second-highest paid head honcho behind only Oracle's Larry Ellison (albeit a distant #2.)

  • Stocks struggled on Friday after being higher this morning on a solid consumer-sentiment data and a deal on aid for Greece. How should investors prepare their portfolios for next week? David Stepherson, senior portfolio manager at Hardesty Capital Management and Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Banyan Partners shared their best plays.

  • Last Sunday, the House passed a historic $938 billion health care bill and on Tuesday, President Obama signed the bill into law. The Senate will try to pass a second measure passed by the House on Sunday amending portions of the bill through a process called reconciliation.  This massive health care overhaul is expected to guarantee insurance coverage for 32 million uninsured Americans. The cost of covering these currently uninsured citizens is expected to be covered by a combination of taxes on wealthy individuals and companies and through Medicare cost cuts. 

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

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    Of course, I'm off the day all heck breaks loose on the beat and stocks are making big moves all over the place.

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

  • Credit card trends improving: Capital One reported net charge-offs (loans unlikely to be collected) declined to 10.19 percent, from 10.41 percent in January.

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    What is that one essential skill that would make or break your decision to promote someone to senior leadership? We all know the standard ones of communication, management, strategic planning experience, etc. But what is that one crucial qualification that would kill the decision for you?

  • Stocks suffered their biggest decline in three weeks Tuesday as a sharp drop in consumer confidence rattled the market.

  • Stocks opened lower Tuesday after an unexpected drop in German business confidence but the Dow soon rebounded, led by Home Depot after the company's earnings  beat.

  • US stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open for Wall Street Tuesday, as minimal losses ended four-day advances for the Dow and the S&P 500 and a six-day streak for the Nasdaq Monday.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Feb. 23.

  • Former U.S. President Bill Clinton seen speaking during the inaugural Rural Summit in Washington, DC

    A source tells CNBC that former President Bill Clinton received two drug-coated stents, called "Xience," made by Abbott Labs.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    For the past 7 years, Farr, Miller & Washington has published our Top Ten Stocks for the coming year. The results have been very strong, but we need to be mindful that concentrated positions also concentrate risk.

  • Stocks rose on Monday, with the Nasdaq hitting a 15-month high buoyed by Internet giant, Amazon.

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    Goldman recently upgraded the health care sector citing valuations and fundamentals while Wells Fargo downgraded it for the same reasons. Huh?