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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 28.

  • So far, 77 percent of the S&P 500 companies that have reported earnings exceeded expectations, which has led to lower price-to-earnings ratios. So with P/E ratios low and interest rates even lower, why aren’t stocks higher? Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab and Erik Ogard, director at Russell Investment Group shared their insights.

  • Gold might be breaking down technically, but you wouldn't guess it looking at the options activity in gold-related stocks yesterday.

  • Barrick Gold has found support at its 200-day moving average for most of the year, and call buyers are stepping in as the mining stock tests those levels.

  • About 248 S&P 500 Index members have declined in the first half of this year, a nearly even split in the benchmark. Who's the biggest winner and for that matter, the biggest loser?

  • Stocks ended mixed Friday, with banks rallying after Congress finally settled on a financial-reform bill. For the week, though, stocks lost 2.9 percent, led by energy.

  • Stocks rebounded Friday, led by financials after lawmakers agreed on an overhaul of regulations. RIM tumbled after the BlackBerry maker's earnings report disappointed.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Gold closed below $1,225 an ounce on Thursday as stocks rose and the euro climbed against the dollar. How should investors be trading the precious metal? Rich Ilczyszyn, senior market strategist at Lind-Waldock, and Torsten Slok, senior economist at Deutsche Bank, offered their insights.

  • Stocks were higher in afternoon trading Thursday, led by energy and industrials, as encouraging economic news out of the U.S. and China fueled recovery hopes.

  • Stocks were higher in afternoon trading Thursday, led by energy and industrials, as encouraging economic news out of the U.S. and China fueled recovery hopes.

  • Stocks opened higher Thursday after a drop in jobless claims and confirmation of strong Chinese exports.

  • Stocks fell sharply after a late selloff Monday after a report showed consumer credit rose slightly.  Industrials, financials and tech were the weakest links.

  • Stocks eked out a gain after some late-session turbulence, led by techs. Energy stocks rebounded from the bottom of the pack to the No. 2 behind tech. Financials ended lower.

  • Stocks turned lower on Thursday, led by energy and financials, amid the strengthening dollar and a pair of credit downgrades on BP. Techs were among the best performers. 

  • If you think gold is near its top, you might not have taken this little tidbit into account.

  • The US holds 70 percent of its currency reserves in gold. Know how much China has?

  • Gold and stocks have been buddies lately. When gold goes up, the S&P 500  goes up. When gold goes down (like today), the S&P 500 goes down. It’s been this way for one year. This is not the norm.

  • Gold may have given up some gains in Thursday’s session, but it's still hovering near its all- time high. Should you get on board here or has this metal lost its luster?

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    Investors are taking advantage of new highs in gold prices by taking profits in gold options.