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  • Pros Say: Banks 'Already Know What They're Doing' Thursday, 7 May 2009 | 1:34 PM ET

    Stocks turned lower on Thursday as bank stocks backed off their early rally. Fed Reserve Chairman Bernanke said increasing the effectiveness of bank supervision is a "top priority" for the Fed. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner sought to ease fears about the results by saying that none of the banks being tested face the risk of insolvency.

  • Can You Be Trusted? Thursday, 7 May 2009 | 1:11 PM ET

    All of us aspire to a higher level of trust in our relationships, our companies, and our lives. Yet, high trust levels frequently elude most organizations.

  • In yesterday's extension of the current rally, three more Dow stocks crossed above their 200-day moving averages.  There are now seven stocks on the Dow above this technical threshold. 

  • Pros Say: Cash is Riskier Than Stocks Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 2:28 PM ET

    Stocks traded higher on Wednesday on two economic reports that showed unemployment rates beginning to ease. Optimistic experts told investors to start getting into the market again. Watch and listen to what the pros had to say...

  • Markets Have ‘Turned Upward’: Experts Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 1:25 PM ET

    Mike Holland at Holland & Co. and Jeff Mortimer at Schwab Funds explained why this is the right time for investors to buy into the markets.

  • Art Cashin: If Jobs Drop, Hide in Your 'Storm Shelter' Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 12:07 PM ET

    Stocks opened higher Wednesday and the S&P 500 (as of this writing) is positive again for 2009. Will it hold? Arthur Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered his insights to CNBC.

  • Fast & Furious Trades For Wednesday Tuesday, 5 May 2009 | 6:24 PM ET

    Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play Wednesday's market moving events.

  • Sneak Peek: 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo Tuesday, 5 May 2009 | 12:16 PM ET

    After a relatively dull past two years, the Electronic Entertainment Expo ("E3" for short) appears ready to deliver the goods this year.

  • Time to Put Money Into Stocks: Experts Tuesday, 5 May 2009 | 10:04 AM ET

    Eric Ross, director of equity research at Canacord Adams and Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at Oppenheimer said now is the time to get into the market, and that investors should be putting their cash to work.

  • Stocks Close Up on Strong Economic Signs Monday, 4 May 2009 | 4:04 PM ET

    Futures indicated a positive open for U.S. stocks on Monday helped by strong gains in Asia and anticipation that this week's bank stress test results will be relatively benign.

  • Stocks Shoot Higher as Home Sales Gain Monday, 4 May 2009 | 12:43 PM ET

    Futures indicated a positive open for U.S. stocks on Monday helped by strong gains in Asia and anticipation that this week's bank stress test results will be relatively benign.

  • Is 'Grand Theft Auto' Running Out of Gas? Monday, 4 May 2009 | 10:16 AM ET

    Lately gamers have seemed a bit less interested in the series that once defined cool – and shattered sales boundaries.

  • Video Games May Test ‘Recession Resistant’ Label Thursday, 30 Apr 2009 | 9:58 AM ET
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    Investors in the video game sector might want to brace themselves.  A big drop in March sales may signal the beginning of a slump.

  • Grow Your Portfolio With These ‘Mustard Seed’ Sectors Wednesday, 29 Apr 2009 | 2:03 PM ET

    There are some “mustard seeds” out there for investors, Tom Lydon of ETFTrends.com told CNBC.

  • Once Again, Apple Speculation Sweeps Street Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 6:13 PM ET

    Tech investors can hardly contain themselves over the latest market rumors. And once again, they involve Apple.

  • ERTS So Good Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 4:11 PM ET

    Options traders continue to hit the reset button on what is fast emerging as their favorite game: playing Electronic Arts for a takeover. On little news today, the May 21 and 22.5 calls are particularly active, with the 22.5 strike calls seeing 21,000 contracts trading hands.

  • Why Tech Run May Continue (And How to Play It) Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 1:41 PM ET

    The Nasdaq is on pace for the biggest two-month gain since 2002. This technology laden index is also the only major index in positive territory year-to-date and was hugely responsible for leading the end 2000-2002 bear market. Why is tech suddenly so exciting? And how should you play it?

  • Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, right, and Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates participate in a Q & A session with students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Business Administration, in Lincoln, Neb., Friday, Sept. 30, 2005.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    Warren Buffett's good friend and philanthropy partner, Bill Gates, says he's made a lifelong commitment to protect Berkshire Hathaway's culture and values after Buffett is no longer running the company.

  • Corporate Reputations Erode Among Consumers: Survey Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 11:07 AM ET

    Bailouts, bonuses and bad business behavior all combined to erode the overall reputation of corporate America to its worst standing in 10 years, according to a new survey by Harris Interactive.

  • Stock Strategist: Look For New Names Monday, 27 Apr 2009 | 5:27 PM ET

    Investors have got to "look beyond the biggest names in the markets," said Jordan Kimmel at the Magnet Investment Group.