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  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Merck and Pulte Homes popped while Research In Motion and the Dow Transports dropped.

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    The job market and the Fed are likely to be at the center of Wall Street's focus Wednesday, following a volatile session which saw the major averages end not too far from where they started. 

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  • New home construction

    Continued signs of stabilization in the market, from a reversal of falling home price to a tightening in credit spreads, have analysts optimistic about the builders' future. No wonder the sector is hot.

  • If you think the housing market is on the brink of turning corner, you might want to think again. We may not even be close!

  • Negative sentiment prevailed in Tuesday's market despite relatively strong economic data. Is that a sign of bad things to come?

  • As investors look ahead, following the Dow and S&P 500 best 6-month performance since 1933, here is a look at how both equity indexes performed 6-months and 12-months after a 6-month rally greater than 30%.

  • The Dow rose for a sixth straight session Tuesday as stocks got a boost from an encouraging report on home prices and an unexpected jump in consumer confidence.

  • Steve Auth, CIO of Global Equities at Federated Investors, and David Goerz, CIO of Highmark Capital, discussed their market outlooks and how investors should be shaping their portfolios.

  • Call it a marriage gone right! Pulte Homes takes over Centex in a $1.53 billion deal. This transaction would create the largest homebuilder in the country and $350 million in savings to boot. Pulte Chairman & CEO Richard Dugas discussed it with Maria Bartiromo.

  • A better-than-expected jobs report fueled hopes of an economic recovery and provided solid footing for the recent market run-up. Are we about to blast higher?

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Research In Motion and WMS Industries popped while ADM and Pulte Homes dropped.

  • Stocks rallied to their highest closes since November Monday following encouraging economic reports from the U.S. and abroad and following news that auto sales got a boost from the "Cash for Clunkers" program.

  • Stocks rallied Monday after a pair of encouraging reports on the manufacturing sector, plus strong bank earnings out of Europe and expectations for strong auto sales. The S&P briefly topped 1,000, a level it hasn't seen since November.

  • Stocks got a quick pop at the open Monday after some strong bank earnings out of Europe and expectations that auto sales will show a boost from the "Cash for Clunkers" program. But the rally quickly fizzled.

  • Stock index futures indicated a strong opening for Wall Street Monday, helped by European markets that hit a broader-index high for the year on better-than-expected bank earnings.

  • The Dow poked into positive territory Monday afternoon, led by Bank of America, as a jump in new-home sales buoyed bank stocks. Still, the blue-chip index struggled to stay above water as worries about a record $200 billion in Treasury auctions this week and lowered outlooks from Honeywell and Aetna cast a shadow over the market.

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  • How can someone be so positive in the face of falling share prices and growing unemployment? This is how.

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