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  • Stocks pared their losses Wednesday after a report showed business inventories shrunk at a slower pace and remarks from President Obama on health-care reform.  Still, stocks remained under pressure as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month.

  • With stocks rallying for over 2 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth.  The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen nearly 30% since the rally began in early March.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

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    Comments made by Intel CEO Paul Otellini after hours could be bullish for stocks.

  • The New York Stock Exchange, downtown Manhattan.

    Stocks lost ground in afternoon trading but traded in a fairly tight range, though the Nasdaq posted losses approaching 1.5 percent.

  • Stocks opened slightly higher, bouncing off a rough day Monday but moving hesitantly as an economic report showed consumer weakness continues to hamper growth.

  • In yesterday's extension of the current rally, three more Dow stocks crossed above their 200-day moving averages.  There are now seven stocks on the Dow above this technical threshold. 

  • Against the backdrop of President Obama's healthcare reform effort, the main lobbying group for the generic drug industry says the U.S. healthcare system saved nearly three-quarters of a trillion dollars over the past ten years on generic drugs.

  • Cramer explains why the market stalled today and what we need to go higher.

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    Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play Wednesday's market moving events.

  • Don't get so swept up in trying to predict where specific stocks are going that you ignore what they're saying about the market as a whole.

  • Stock action in the last week of the month supports bull position. Remember the bull position: that the great decline in stock prices, combined with government support, along with economic news that will prove to be "less bad" as the months go on, is providing a floor under the stock market.

  • The swine flu epidemic remains a wild card, as no one is quite certain how far the epidemic will spread.

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    Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play tomorrow's market moving events.

  • Stocks bounced back from a swine flu-induced drop Monday as traders scooped up shares of drug makers and pharmacies.

  • Swine Flu: global pandemic or paranoia? President Obama said the health emergency declaration was merely a prudent measure. But many pharmaceutical stocks were sharply higher Monday in reaction to flu outbreaks — and the gains seemed to ripple through the sector.

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    Following are the “Fast & Furious” trades - hot ways to play tomorrow's market moving events. Also you'll find the gang's "Final Trades" here.

  • Stocks ended higher Friday after better-than-expected results from Ford but ended lower for the week, snapping a six-week winning streak. recovered Friday after a drop triggered by the release of the bank stress-test results.

  • As stocks capped a seventh consecutive week of gains, traders Marty Cunningham of Solazzo Trading Company and Michael Gurka of First Street Capital Partners considered how much room remains for the rally.

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    At Pfizer's annual shareholder meeting in Atlanta this morning, investors approved a version of "Say on Pay."

  • CNBC’s Mike Huckman is keeping a close eye on Big Pharma earnings. And he suggests you do the same - because he's spotted a devil the details.