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    Stocks closed modestly lower Monday, coming off highs reached after news of Osama Bin Laden's death, as investors considered the potential for terror attacks in retaliation for the killing.

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    Stocks fell in late afternoon trading on Monday, coming off highs reached after news of Osama Bin Laden's death, as investors considered the renewed potential for terror attacks in retaliation for the killing.

  • ConAgra's bid for Ralcorp valued the maker of cookies and pasta in the "low-$80s" per share, says a source with knowledge of the discussions. That would have made the premium just north of 25 percent, compared to where the shares were trading, the source noted.

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    Stocks closed at fresh multi-year highs on Friday shrugging off lukewarm economic news to focus on broadly strong earnings, as the Dow & the S&P 500 marked six consecutive gains for the month of April.

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    Stocks gained modestly on Friday, remaining on pace to end the week with the best results in five weeks even amid lukewarm economic news.

  • On Friday Street chatter had everything to do with Ralcorp, the company behind Post cereals, as potentially being on the auction block.

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    Conagra has sent a letter to the board of Ralcorp making an unsolicited offer to buy the company, according to sources close to the situation.

  • Even as food prices continue to climb, the following consumer staple companies should still have pricing power, said Jonathan Feeney, senior analyst at Janney Capital Markets.

  • The month of July may be over, but earnings season is in full swing and the traders discuss what quarterly results they'll be watching for next week.

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    Is the American consumer suddenly carb-conscience? Hardly. I believe the American consumer is cost-conscience, and if I am right, my "Call-to-Action" will be spot on: be very cautious when it comes to retail stocks.

  • Kellogg is drawing upside option activity as the food company's shares trade in an increasingly narrow range.

  • Energy, infrastructure, tech, retail and more – the Mad Money host highlights his top picks.

  • The Mad Money host highlights the top reports, what they mean and which stocks to buy.

  • Jeffrey Hirsch, editor at Stock Traders Almanac, and David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus, shared their insights on whether the rally will continue into September—and how investors should prepare their portfolios.

  • Fortune

    For the first time, Fortune opened its 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list to businesses around the world (if they trade on a U.S. exchange and file quarterly reports)—a change that landed Canada's Research in Motion in the No. 1 spot and two Chinese companies in the top 10.

  • For the first time, Fortune opened its 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list to businesses around the world (if they trade on a U.S. exchange and file quarterly reports)—a change that landed Canada's Research in Motion in the No. 1 spot and two Chinese companies in the top 10.

  • 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)?

  • Buying no frills is an easy way for you to save money but some retailers are betting it’s an easy way for them to make money, too!

  • Two experts, Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager at Hennessy Funds and Kevin Caron, market strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, discussed the market rally’s sustainability and the best places to invest.

  • The show celebrates its fourth anniversary this week. Cramer took the time to renew his vows, so to speak, to viewers.