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  • Futures are off their highs and are set for a fairly flat open this morning. While futures strengthened following an encouraging report out of Ford early this morning, a round of cautious earnings guidance from other industrial companies dampened investors’ enthusiasm.

  • Stock index futures remained higher Friday as investors shrugged off a dismal durable-good report and were encouraged by Ford's narrower-than-expected loss.

  • There should be some answers Friday for a market that's been stressing about the government's stress tests.

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    The S&P rose in volatile trade on Thursday as better-than-expected results from several regional banks lifted financial shares...

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    The market is trading lower ahead of earnings from Microsoft and Amazon however investors are finding some relief in the financials.

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    With Apple and Ebay's better than expected earnings yesterday, many are looking to Microsoft, which is scheduled to report after the bell today, as a barometer for the rest of the tech sector.  Here are the results of a stock screen looking for beaten down techs companies that analysts expect to grow at a fast clip in the year ahead.

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    Microsoft has a tough job ahead of it today as the company prepares to report its fiscal third quarter: On the one hand, the stodgy Titanic of American enterprise is sickeningly predictable, which is good in economic times like these; but it's also bad news for investors hoping for some kind of break-out nugget of news that actually ignites these shares again.

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    The Dow and S&P fell on Wednesday after Morgan Stanley revived concerns about the health of both the banking sector and the wider economy...

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    Linux distributor Red Hat is seeing increased demand for its products even as the recession forces many companies to slash their IT budgets, said Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst.

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    Stocks rebounded from a morning slide and were trading modestly higher around lunchtime Wednesday, despite a wider than expected loss from Morgan Stanley...

  • Netflix

    Shares of Netflix Inc. slipped Tuesday ahead of the company's quarterly report after an analyst said online video sites like YouTube and Hulu could pose a threat to the online movie rental company in the coming months and years.

  • In intraday trading, stocks are rebounding off yesterday’s losses, and the brave bulls are out again on the banks.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • One of the Street’s most loved -- and hated -- stocks reports earnings after the bell on Tuesday. What’s the trade?

  • Art Cashin, floor manager for UBS Financial Services, offered CNBC his take on what traders expect Monday. Cashin weighed in the Oracle deal with Sun Microsystems — and the next S&P support level.

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    For the last decade, a job at Riana Paige, an undergraduate senior at the Wharton School of Business, had a high-paying internship at JPMorgan Chase last summer and was disappointed when she did not receive an offer for a full-time job after graduation. Now she is pursuing a job teaching in Dubai, or working for a wine importer.

  • Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Regions Financial and US Steel popped while Microsoft and Burger King dropped.

  • Next week you could nearly drown in data, considering the flood of earnings reports that are coming. But don’t panic, our traders will keep you afloat.

  • Stocks closed higher despite some selling in the final half hour of trading, giving the market its sixth straight weekly gain and its longest weekly winning streak since 2007.

  • The US markets rally for the 6th straight week as fears about a devastating first-quarter earnings period diminish slightly and investors find increasing hope that the US economy may be stabilizing.