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  • Stocks struggled on Wednesday after tepid employment and services-sector reports. How to profit in this volatile environment? Robert Doll, vice chairman and global CIO of equities at BlackRock, and Barry Knapp, head of U.S. portfolio strategy at Barclays, shared their market outlooks.

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  • Markets rallied Tuesday on some encouraging earnings reports, pending home sale data and Ford’s double-digit increase in sales. Where should investors be focusing? Robert Weissenstein, chief investment officer for Credit Suisse private banking Americas, shared his outlook on Washington, earnings, markets and more.

  • Investors are struggling to make sense of Tuesday's market action. Industrials and materials led the rally but tech lagged, badly. Can the rally continue without tech?

  • After a volatile January, stocks have been showing signs of a rally in the last few sessions. How will markets look for the rest of the year and how should investors position their portfolios? Uri Landesman, head of growth at ING Investment Management shared his market outlook.

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    Google has a problem in China. But it may have bigger headaches in Europe. The New York Times reports.

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  • Stocks erased their gains Friday, ending the day — and the month — in the red as an early boost from better-than-expected GDP report faded and techs took another hit.

  • Stocks closed out their worst month in almost a year with earnings failing to lift the market higher. How should you be positioned now?

  • U.S. stocks finished January 2010 on a negative note, with all three major indices posting their worst monthly performance since February 2009. 

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    You reader folks don't see it, at least I hope you don't, but every so often a simple earnings number can set off a mad scramble in the newsroom.

  • Cramer discussed the downturn in the tech sector and how you can position your portfolio to protect against unwarranted selling.

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  • Considering the Citigroup CEO just told CNBC “profitability is not a concern on any long term basis," how should you trade Citi?

  • Stocks are up modestly in the last trading day of the month. But don’t kid yourself — it has been a down start to the year for the markets. Stocks are down 2.5 percent in January and are looking to have their worst month since last February, thanks in large part to China tightening worries and concerns over government reforms for big U.S. banks.

  • Stocks pared their gains Friday, the final trading day of January, after an early boost from a trio of encouraging news on the economic front: GDP, Chicago PMI and consumer confidence.  Tech and energy stocks led decliners.

  • The Dow technology index has risen more than 50 percent in the past year and a number of tech companies such as Microsoft and Amazon.com reported better than expected earnings this week. What should investors expect from the sector? Rob Sanderson, director of research at ABR Investment Strategy, shared his insights.

  • Stocks opened higher on Friday, the final trading day of January, after the GDP report showed the economy grew more than expected in the fourth quarter. However, Dan Deighan, founder of Deighan Financial Advisors, and Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors, warned investors to brace for a market correction.