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  • To hear them tell it in home renovation programs and publications, every kitchen should look like it’s starring in a cooking show or else be dismissed as sub-par—even when the existing older components are still perfectly functional. The critics are harsh. There is no room for an avocado laminate countertop.  This kitchen-shaming has proven most beneficial to contractors, to makers of granite and marble countertops, and to manufacturers of stainless steel appliances. And yet, as much as the tast

    With all the kitchen trends now, some homeowners and designers flout the conventions, go with personal taste and choose a look that no one else has. Here are 10 examples.

  • But it isn't all rosy: just look at Philips Electronics, which was down 4 percent...

  • The Fast traders are concerned that headlines about Greece have eclipsed sobering commentary from Siemens, widely considered a bellwether for Germany’s economy.

  • Stocks fell in the final hour of trading to close lower Wednesday after Fed chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged that the pace of the economic recovery is slower than expected, but offered no hint about plans for new stimulus measures.

  • Stocks slipped slightly after Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledged that the pace of the economic recovery is slower than expected, but gave no further clue for new stimulus plans.

  • Stocks traded flat Wednesday, cutting earlier losses, ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy and waited for comments from chairman Ben Bernanke later this afternoon.

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    FedEx reported Q4 earnings and revenues ahead of expectations, but much more important is the tone of CEO Fred Smith's commentary. Smith took note of an "improved economy" and "strong customer demand."

  • Futures pointed to a slightly lower open Wednesday as investors were cautious ahead of a decision by the Federal Reserve on monetary policy and waited for comments from chairman Ben Bernanke.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • It's a holiday-shortened week, with many traders already off for Passover or Easter. While it's unlikely we will see much of the way in heroic trading or heavy volume, we are starting on a weak note.

  • Traders certainly believed the $2 billion to $12 billion the Fed has been pumping in every day for months has made some kind of difference. That's why the comment from St. Louis Fed President James Bullard over the weekend got passed around a lot over the weekend...

  • Cramer weighs in on a high-yielding biotech name. Plus, his calls on Koninklijke Philips Electronics, PetSmart and more.

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    Chances are you'll be watching the big game on a smaller-sized, lower-priced LCD set, even if the picture quality isn't as good as its rival.  In the cutthroat, deflationary world of consumer electronics, the debate over which flat-panel TV technology is superior has taken  a backseat to price.

  • Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks closed higher with the Dow finishing 20 points shy of 12,000 on the strength of materials and tech stocks and as investors awaited a handful of major earnings later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.

  • Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks trimmed gains, but remained significantly higher, as techs and materials lifted the market as investors awaited a handful of major earnings from the sector later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.

  • Stocks extended modest gains as tech stocks rose and lifted the Nasdaq for the first time in several sessions. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.

  • U.S. stock futures traded flat to slightly higher at the start of a week featuring dozens of major earnings reports, as well as a Federal Reserve statement and a slew of macroeconomic data.

  • Health care protestor.

    Congress will tweak but not repeal health care legislation, insurers won't take a bit hit from reform measures, sector consolidation will continue and China will drive growth for drug and device makers.

  • Stocks open slightly up despite a disappointing September industrial production report. Last month’s decline was the first decline in 15 months. The poor data sent the dollar to its lows of the sessions.

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    Companies here in China’s industrial heartland are toiling to reinvent their businesses, fearing that the low-cost manufacturing that helped propel the nation’s economic ascent is fast becoming obsolete. The NYT reports.