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    The Dow crossed the 10,000 level and all of sudden the bears grew quieter.

  • The Managing Editor of CNBC TV goes to the same investor conference ... one year later ... and finds a world of difference.

  • More and more small-time traders are flooding into the market, and they’re choosing this company over even the NYSE.

  • The contrast between the president's speech today at the GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, and his speech yesterday on Wall Street could not have been more glaring.

  • Both the Dow and the S&P 500 sold off Monday after a sharp drop in China’s stock market left investors worried that asset prices had raced ahead of an economic recovery.

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    Stocks plunged more than 2 percent Monday as traders cashed in on some of the gains from the four-week rally. Earlier, the New York Fed reported its measure of manufacturing activity in the region moved into positive territory—signaling growth—for the first time since April 2007. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...

  • The Vix soared over 10 percent on Monday. What's next? Dan Deming, trader at Stutland Equities and Brett D’Arcy, CIO of CBIZ Wealth Management shared their outlooks.

  • This is a good opportunity to leverage towards a cyclical recovery, said Thomas Lee, Chief U.S. Equity Strategist at JPMorgan.

  • TD Ameritrade

    TD Ameritrade  has agreed to buy back $456 million in auction-rate securities from investors in New York and across the US, New York State Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday.

  • Stocks closed higher after a staging a late rally triggered partly by positive comments from the economist known as "Doctor Doom."

  • Stocks edged lower at the open as the market gave back some of its gains from this week's rally.

  • Wall Street was heading for a mixed open, after a steep drop in jobless claims help offset some negative news on earnings.

  • Although financial stocks remain well off of their 2007 highs, some have been clawing their way back. Brokerage stocks have rebounded with such force that they’re among the top-performing sectors year-to-date, benefiting as investors slowly come back to the market. Trading volume has also improved in the past few months.

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    About two months ago, I wrote a column about how Matthew Weitzman, our family’s financial planner, was under investigation for reportedly siphoning money from clients’ accounts. Well, the ax finally fell on Wednesday.

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    The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday she is making the issue of new rules restricting short-selling a priority as the agency hears from an array of interests about ways to limit trades that bet against a stock.

  • In intraday trading, stocks are rebounding off yesterday’s losses, and the brave bulls are out again on the banks.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amylin and BHP Billiton popped while General Motors and Advanced Micro Devices dropped.

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    As worrisome as stock market action may be, it seems there could be upside for some stocks, no matter if the next leg is higher or lower!

  • A Bank of America official told us that for every $1 they spend on sports marketing, they net $3. They also said that out of all the new checking accounts that were opened in 2008, 10 percent of those were attributed to their sports marketing programs.

  • Despite the economic downturn, there is no downturn in the Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) business.