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  • Stocks ended mixed ahead as tech stocks lost steam despite earlier gains driven by M&A activity, and as stocks bumped up against recent highs. Boeing fell, while Alcoa rose.

  • Stocks traded flat to mixed ahead of the close as tech stocks lost steam and stocks bumped up against recent highs. Caterpillar fell, while Alcoa gained.

  • Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock, says investors should buy oil stocks amid the unrest in the Middle East.

  • Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks ended up slightly as the major indices failed to close above significant benchmarks soon after Microsoft, in a surprise move, released earnings before the bell.  GE and Home Depot rose, while P&G fell.

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

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Jan. 26.

  • Stocks ended up nearly a percent or more as investors flocked to stocks, pushing the market to new two-year highs for the first trading day of the year. Bank of America and Alcoa gained, while Coca-Cola fell.

  • Stocks ended up nearly a percent or more as investors flocked to stocks, pushing the market to new two-year highs for the first trading day of the year. BofA and Alcoa rise, while Coca-Cola slipped.

  • Stocks surged to new two-year highs as investors flocked to stocks, pushing all the major indexes up more than 1 percent on the first trading day of the year. Bank of America and Alcoa gained, while Coca-Cola fell.

  • Investors should place their bets in equities as the stock market is likely to see another double-digit total return in 2011, said Robert Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock.

  • Crude oil will surpass $100 a barrel, but not till 2012, Pavel Molchanov, associate analyst for E&P at Raymond James, told CNBC Wednesday. Robert Yawger, senior vice president of energy futures for MF Global, sees oil spiking even higher.

  • Stocks pared gains in the final minutes of trading but still ended at new highs in light trading Wednesday as investors remained optimistic about the prospects for equities next year. McDonald's and Disney rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Stocks continued to trade at new highs in light trading Wednesday as the closing bell approach despite an absence of fresh economic reports, as investors remained optimistic about the prospects for equities next year. McDonald's and Disney rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Stocks continued to reach new highs Wednesday in an absence of economic data as trading volume continued to be light. McDonald's and Chevron rose, while P&G fell.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

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    The rise in oil prices could be just getting started, posing opportunities for investors—as well as challenges for consumers and hopes for US economic growth.

  • Stocks were mixed Monday as news of a financial bailout for Ireland failed to calm investors worried about debt troubles spreading to other euro zone countries. Robert Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock, shared his best plays.

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday,  Aug. 4.

  • Stock Trader

    A report on the health of the service sector, and ADP's private sector jobs report are of big interest to markets that are already counting down to Friday's July employment report.