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  • This Utility Stock is Up — So Why Are Options Bearish? Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 3:37 PM ET

    Options traders are positioning for a pullback in NRG Energy, as the utility stock struggles to break a technical resistance level on its chart. Volume in the September 20 puts surged to 5,417 against open interest of 1,887 contracts...

  • Even though Warren Buffett always says he likes stocks more when they're cheaper, he didn't do a lot of buying as Wall Street's major indexes fell to their bear-market lows (so far) in early March.  Berkshire Hathaway's first quarter stock portfolio snapshot shows no blockbuster buys. A few stakes did, however, get bigger during the first three months on the year.

  • Instead of asking what Warren Buffett has been buying, we should have been wondering what he's been selling.  Berkshire Hathaway's stock portfolio snapshot for the end of the fourth quarter reveals its holdings in Johnson and Johnson have been slashed by more than half.

  • Going Hostile Friday, 14 Nov 2008 | 6:56 PM ET

    Will cheap stocks trigger a slew of hostile takeovers as bigger companies gobble up their rivals for cheap?

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sharply increased its stake in ConocoPhillips this spring and summer, accumulating a total of 84 million shares as of the end of the third quarter on September 30, according to Berkshire's just-released quarterly portfolio filing with the SEC.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is expected to file its quarterly portfolio snapshot with the SEC after today's (Friday's) closing bell on Wall Street.  The report of Berkshire's publicly-traded U.S. stock holdings as of September 30 could reveal whether Buffett has been buying U.S. stocks for Berkshire as enthusiastically as he has been buying for his own personal account.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is expected to report a decline in quarterly operating earnings for the third quarter, its fifth consecutive year-over-year quarterly drop. Berkshire's results will be released after tomorrow's (Friday) stock market close.

  • McCain or Obama? Stocks That Work for Each Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | 8:46 PM ET

    Here's Cramer list of names investors might want depending on who wins Tuesday's election.

  • Cramer to CEOs: Just Say Yes Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 7:38 PM ET

    Hey chief execs, if your company gets a takeover bid in this market, only one answer makes sense.

  • Dow Rallies 400 Points After Late Surge Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 4:54 PM ET

    Stocks rallied to the finish line after another volatile session as signs began to emerge that credit markets may be defrosting.  The Dow gained more than 400 points.

  • Stocks Chug Higher After Paulson Remarks Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 3:15 PM ET

    Stocks were higher in a wobbly session as investors digested remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson.

  • Stocks Wobble as Bernanke Speaks; ING Surges Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 10:57 AM ET

    Stocks rose more than 1 percent out of the gate Monday as investors snapped up some bargains after Friday's selloff.  Investors will be closely watching comments from Bernanke before a House panel. He is expected to say that we may need a second government package to stabilize the economy, according to prepared remarks.

  • Futures Up as L ibor Drops, ING Surges Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | 9:25 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures were higher Monday, at the start of an earnings-packed week, when investors will have a chance to dig down into corporate numbers in addition to tallying up bailout packages.

  • Warren Buffett has very publicly proclaimed that now is the time to be "greedy" and buy U.S. stocks, because everyone else is fearful, and those fears are driving down stock prices to bargain levels.  While some praise his leadership and courage, there are also skeptics.

  • Fast Money Now - Trades for Friday Aug. 15th Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 1:31 PM ET

    Fast Money now - the trades you need while the market is open!

  • Video: Bear Market Rally or Oil Price Deflation? Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 10:39 AM ET

    The U.S. markets closed up Thursday -- despite higher inflation and joblessness data. Is this a bear market rally or are declining oil prices at the heart of it? Jack Bouroudjian, chairman at Capital Markets Technology, and Steen Jakobsen, global head of asset management, executive director & CIO at Saxo Bank, give their insights to CNBC.

  • Stocks Give Up Gains as Energy Stocks Fall Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 10:28 AM ET

    Wall Street shook off more signs of consumer weakness and instead focused on plunging oil prices, sending stocks up as financials continued to gain.

  • Whale Watching Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 9:13 PM ET

    It’s prime whale watching season as the Street’s biggest money managers submit quarterly filings. What do they know that you don’t?

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has added a new stake in NRG Energy, according to a just-released portfolio 'snapshot' of its holdings in U.S. publicly-traded stocks as of June 30.  A sharply reduced stake in Anheuser-Busch may have been a bet that InBev's initially unsolicited offer for the U.S. brewer would prove to be unsuccessful.  Conoco-Phillips data is kept "confidential."

  • The Week:  Pickers Think Big, Global, High-Quality Saturday, 14 Jun 2008 | 8:45 AM ET

    The week began with a flashback to the credit crisis.  It ended with figures showing the fastest inflation in six months and the lowest consumer-sentiment reading in 28 years.  Along the way, as the stock market ebbed and flowed, CNBC guests assembled a collective portfolio that was heavy on technology, energy, and global exposure.