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  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Three mutual funds are poised to have a breakout year and move to the top of the standings after dismal performances in 2011, according to S&P Capital IQ research.

  • In light of the manic market, plenty of companies with consistent, sustainable cash flows and earnings are now on offer at a discount, say portfolio managers.

  • Space Shuttle Endeavour

    From Florida's Space Coast to contractors in Connecticut and Georgia. jobs and business will be lost — some, probably forever.

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Oct. 27.

  • Hewlett-Packard shares gained over two percent in today's session, after its board approved an additional $10 billion stock buyback. Here is a look at the 15 largest buyback announcements in the last three months among S&P 500 companies.

  • A spate of recent deals could be just the boost of confidence they need.

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 28.

  • Dividend stocks are slowly making a comeback, so which ones should investors watch for? Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington and CNBC contributor, and Jeffrey Kosnett, senior editor at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, shared their best plays.

  • Markets rebounded after a lower open Friday. How should investors be positioned? David Spika, VP and investment strategist at WHG Funds, and Christian Thwaites, president and CEO of Sentinel Asset Management, shared their insights and sector and stock picks.

  • Dividend investors might have something to cheer about this year as the number of dividend increases is back on the rise. 

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    Ten years ago, investors were debating between new economy and old economy stocks.  Looking back, it is the old economy stocks that outperformed.  Are there lessons learned over the past decade, that can help us determine some potential investments for the new decade?

  • We’re about halfway through the "dividend season" but two strategists say it’s not too late to cash in. Joseph Keating, CIO of Private Asset Management at RBC Bank, and Don Taylor, portfolio manager of Franklin Rising Dividend Funds, offered their best dividend plays.

  • Plus, Cramer makes the call on the insurance, chemicals and natural gas sectors.

  • Commodity producer Rio Tinto up 20 percent pre-open, laying off 14,000 globally, reducing capital expenditures, and revise production expectations for copper, iron ore and aluminum downward.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The industrial gases sector is shielded from cyclical effects and the four sector majors can generate earnings growth of around 10 percent between 2007 and 2011, Jean-Paul Sabbagh, equity research analyst at Oddo Securities, said.

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    By anyone's reckoning, it was a rough week.  Crude oil continued its relentless climb; banks and brokerages gave hints of more discouraging news; government data pointed to a weak economy; even strong companies like Nike, Oracle, and Research In Motion issued cautious guidance; and Federal Reserve policymakers, widely perceived as powerless to help, left interest rates unchanged.  But all week, even through the worst of the market's sell-offs, CNBC guests offered

  • Where some stock-market investors see losses, Eric Schoenstein sees discounts.  His four-star Jensen Portfolio is up an average of 4.7 percent per year over the last three years, and he's singled out some stocks he finds exceptionally promising and very reasonably priced.

  • Not yet. But here's the best way to play its coming.