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  • Buy these solid stocks that pay while you wait, said Joseph Keating, of RBC Bank. He shared his best stock picks with CNBC investors.

  • First Quarter GDP was revised to a final drop of 5.5%, slightly better than was previously reported.  This comes after the final numbers for Fourth Quarter GDP was down -6.3%, the worst quarter since Q1 1982 when economic "growth" was -6.4%.   Here is a breakdown of where the economy is shrinking most.

  • Barry James, of the James Advantage Fund, and Andy Bischel, of SKBA Capital Management, discussed their market outlook and strategies with investors.

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    Sunday was the official start of summer as the summer solstice, the day when the Earth's axis is most inclined toward / away from the sun, occurred.  Here are the historical averages for the markets and last year's biggest gainers between the summer solstice and the autumnal equinox:

  • At the March 9 bottom, the banks were falling fast and behemoths like Google were at risk of falling out of the Top 20 biggest companies in the S&P 500.  Three months later, that has changed significantly.

  • Stocks ticked higher Wednesday as consumer stocks rebounded after a tame inflation reading but banks still dragged after credit downgrade. FedEx skidded after it issued a weak outlook.

  • The Dow Industrials briefly turned positive for the year earlier this morning. WAHOO! But wait…the S&P 500 turned positive for 2009 nearly one month ago and is now up over 4.5% this year. So why the performance lag in the Dow (compared to the S&P)?

  • John Merrill, founder & CIO of Tanglewood Wealth Management, and Brian Belski, chief investment strategist of Oppenheimer, shared their market strategies with investors.

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    In the final minutes of trade stocks inched higher putting the Dow in positive territory for the year for the first time since early January. However there may be more than meets the eye.

  • Going forward, we need to think about the reflation trade, said Art Hogan, managing director at Jeffries.

  • You might like Clorox in your wash, but how about your portfolio?

  • Stocks declined, but ended well off their intraday lows, Wednesday after the 10-year Treasury auction, which had a much higher yield than expected.

  • Stocks skidded Wednesday as techs dragged and the jump in oil prices spurred worries about the recovery in consumer spending. Stocks had opened higher, buoyed by Home Depot's raised outlook, but those gains quickly faded.

  • Stocks opened higher on Wednesday as oil prices jumped above $71 and Home Depot raised its outlook. Banks opened mixed as the market digested news that some of the largest institutions would be repaying government bailout money. Some investors worried that the 10 banks returning TARP money could be doing so too soon and might need further injections later. Read and listen to what experts had to say…

  • Stocks opened higher Wednesday as oil prices jumped above $71 and Home Depot raised its outlook.

  • Stocks ended mixed in choppy trading Tuesday after 10 banks were approved to repay TARP loans. But tech stocks gained after Texas Instruments  raised its earnings and revenue targets for the second quarter.

  • African countries are improving politically and economically and their businesses are doing "great," said Lawrence Speidell, portfolio manager at Frontier Market Asset Management.

  • Stocks turned mixed Tuesday after the banks approved to repay TARP loans were named. But tech stocks held onto their gains after Texas Instruments  raised its earnings and revenue targets for the second quarter.

  • Nobody should buy a stock and nobody should buy a bond, said John Bogle, founder and former CEO of The Vanguard Group.

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    The Procter & Gamble board is meeting after published reports that it's ready to act on a long-anticipated CEO succession plan.