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  • Stocks Slide Amid Nuclear Fears; Tech Sinks

    Stocks pared the worst losses of the day, although remain sharply lower, as the worsening nuclear crisis in Japan prompted investors to sell stocks across the globe and move into safer investments. GE and Intel led the blue-chip index lower.

  • Stocks Finish Off Lows Amid Quake Concerns

    Stocks closed lower, although considerably off the lows of the day, as investors assessed how the massive quake in Japan was likely to affect stocks and the global economy. GE and Verizon fell, while Caterpillar rose.

  • Stocks Pare Losses Before Close; Energy Up

    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 Skid Amid Japan Worries; Utilities Fall

    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.

  • Our Best Stock and Sector Picks: Strategists

    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.

  • 6 High-Quality High-Yield Stock Picks: Strategists

    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.

  • Microsoft Debt Sale a Smart Idea

    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?

  • More Corporate Bonds Coming!

    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 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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    Earnings Roundup: July 28

    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.

  • Trading the Street’s Change in Strategy

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

  • Utilities Stocks Win in Desperate Chase For Yield

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

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The Obama Trade: Going Nuclear

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

  • Cramer: What Is Driving Tuesday's Market?

    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.

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    Loan Program May Stir Dormant Nuclear Industry

    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.

  • Farrell: Two Utilities for Christmas

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