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Stocks Merck & Co Inc

  • Robert Lloyd of the AIM Summit Fund is not banking on a quick recovery in the economy. So what's his investment strategy?

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    After a great run, healthcare stocks got killed last week. What’s the trade now?

  • Stocks tumbled Friday and the S&P hit a 12-year low as news of the government's stake in Citigroup and General Electric slashing its dividend stirred worry in the market.

  • In today's initial sell off, the Dow was down over 50% since its Oct 2007 peak.  Here are more key dates for the Dow & S&P, both on a closing and intraday basis:

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    Pledging "a new era of responsibility," President Barack Obama unveiled a multi-trillion-dollar spending plan.

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    The Dow fell in volatile trade on Thursday with Merck  being one of the biggest drags on the blue chip index, as investors worried that the budget proposal could strangle profits.

  • It was another down day on Wall Street as health-care stocks tanked amid worries that President Obama's budget will clamp industry profits.

  • Is there such a thing as a safe dividend yield?  RNC Genter Capital Management's Dan Genter says an investor should look not to the size of the dividend, not even in relation to the stock price, but to consistency.

  • Pfizer

    This morning the world's biggest pharmaceutical firm announced that it's scrapping two more drugs that were in late-stage studies.

  • Despite the ongoing recession, generic drug makers like Teva Pharmaceutical and Watson Pharmaceutical have been outperforming in the broader market. CEOs William Marth and Paul Bisaro both expect to see further growth.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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  • Stocks turned mixed Wednesday as some disappointing earnings reports cast a pall over a pair of better-than-expected readings on the economy.

  • Stocks turned mixed Wednesday as some disappointing earnings reports cast a pall over a pair of better-than-expected readings on the economy.

  • US stock index futures edged lower ahead of the open Wednesday, as investors waited for the next round of earnings and hoped for more details on the government’s stimulus package.

  • These days the most cash-rich companies often sell mobile phones rather than mortgages. Cramer tells you who's who in the changing market landscape.

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    Stocks ended higher Tuesday, snapping a three-day losing streak, after strong earnings from Merck and a better-than-expected housing report lifted sentiment on the Street.

  • Stocks ended higher Tuesday, snapping a three-day losing streak, as an earnings beat from Merck and better-than-expected housing report gave the market a boost.

  • As of this morning afternoon, nearly 50% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. Here's a look at which companies have had the biggest surprises so far...

  • The health care sector today just went positive for 2009, making it the only major industry group to currently be in the green for this young year.