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  • Stocks pared losses in the final hour of trading Monday as investors remained shaken in the aftermath of Japan's massive earthquake and tsunami. GE and Verizon fell, while Caterpillar rose.

  • Stocks slumped as investors assessed how the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan would affect U.S. companies and the global economy. GE sank, while Pfizer gained.

  • Investors could profit from areas such as techs, utilities and insurance stocks, said Doug Roberts, chief investment strategist at Channel Capital Research and Jamie Cox, managing partner at Harris Financial Group.

  • Look to invest in the highest-quality and high-yielding stocks, recommended Channing Smith, vice president and co-manager at Capital Advisors, and Oliver Pursche, president of Gary Goldberg Financial Services.

  • Reports that Microsoft may be planning a debt sale to pay dividends and buybacks makes perfect sense. Think of it this way: why not add leverage?

  • Midday Thoughts: What's up with September? Supposedly the worst month of the year, it's up nearly 7 percent so far.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • The searing temperatures that have made this one of the hottest summers in memory are also making electric utilities one of the better investments in what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke termed an "unusually uncertain" economic environment.

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

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    Durable goods orders for June due Wednesday could have as much directional sway with stocks as the flood of earnings news coming from companies like Boeing, Conoco Phillips and Comcast.

  • A sector rotation is underway, Cramer says, and this is how you play it.

  • Are power stocks about to power up? Our research suggests that regulated utilities could soon outperform.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • A handful of stocks popped this week after President Obama announced more than $8 billion for nuclear power. What’s the energy trade?

  • Cramer describes what's behind the Dow's 124-point rally.

  • A worker installs solar panels at the Lieberose Solar Park in Lieberose, Germany.

    The Obama administration may be tempted to wage a two-front war on climate change and joblessness by pushing for green jobs in the renewable energy sector, but such a strategy will mean committing to a long campaign.

  • Residential homes sit in front of the coal fueled Ferrybridge power station as it generates electricity in Ferrybridge, United Kingdom.

    The nuclear power industry is about to get a big boost. In the next few days, the Energy Department plans to announce the first of $18.5 billion in loan guarantees for building new reactors.

  • How generous can you get, beyond offering up two utility stock ideas as Holiday presents?

  • For a month, the S&P Utilities Index has been outperforming the S&P 500. Are utility stocks worth buying now? "Very much so," according to Paul Fremont, electric utility analyst at Jefferies and Co. He offered CNBC his industry insights and stock picks.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell. The Dow jumped more than 2 percent—its best day since July.