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  • Stocks pared their losses Wednesday after a trio of weak economic reports got the market off to a lower start.  Wal-Mart led Dow gainers after an analyst's remarks.

  • Stocks retreated Wednesday as a weak ADP report on the employment situation, and misses on both ISM services and factory orders  offered a reminder that the economy isn't out of the woods.

  • ADP said May private sector jobs fell by 532k, about in line with expectations of a drop of 525k. The good news is that the level of job losses has clearly stabilized; the bad news is that we are still not seeing much of an increase in hiring. Bottom line: unemployment rate will continue to rise, at least in the near future.

  • Stock index futures pointed to a lower open Wednesday ahead of key jobs and mortgage data and comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on the state of the economy.

  • While GM is grabbing the headlines, stock traders over the weekend were talking about: The continuing strength of the China/commodity play.

  • Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    Put activity began heating up in Hartford Financial last week and is showing up again today, as the insurance company's stock continues to slide.

  • Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    We’re "long overall" and believe that the market has a lot of room to go higher, said Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial.

  • Stocks flopped Friday, capping a dismal week, as bank stocks pulled back after recent gains.

  • Stocks opened flat Friday as investors were encouraged by a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings but dismal economic data out of Europe and weak U.S. retail reports capped gains.

  • Futures pared losses Friday after a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings.

  • A turn is happening in this once-troubled group, Cramer says. This is how you play it.

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

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    Stocks snapped a two-day slide on Wednesday largely due to optimism about insurance firms and retailers.

  • Stocks pulled off a gain Wednesday, helped  by a late rally, as investors bet on a recovery in some big-name techs.

  • Is bailout nation about to strike again? Sure looks like it. According to this morning’s front-page Wall Street Journal story, life-insurance companies are about to get TARPed. This is nuts.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Investing is a Darwinian death match these days. Here’s how you live through it.

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    By Thursday’s close, the Dow was trading at a level not seen in more than 6 years, falling beneath its former bear market closing low set on November 20th.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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    In this Web Extra the traders talk earnings from Kraft, Prudential, Ralph Lauren as well as important economic numbers. What's the trade?