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  • Stocks kicked off August with a rally after another round of encouraging earnings reports and a better-than-expected reading on manufacturing. Brian Gendreau, market strategist at Financial Network, and Larry Rosenthal, president of Financial Planning Services, discussed their insights.

  • The Dow and S&P 500 rose more than 1.5 percent Monday, with both indexes hitting a 10-week high, boosted by energy and materials. But RIM and Walmart fell.

  • Think your BlackBerry or iPhone does everything already? Well it could do even more!

  • Stocks ended relatively flat Friday after a disappointing GDP report but the Dow logged its best month in a year, rising more than 7 percent.

  • Does GDP suggest investors should abandon double-dip bets and instead focus on growth, even if it's tepid?

  • Stocks opened lower Friday after the US government said the economy grew in the second quarter but at a slower pace than some had anticipated. Arthur "Art" Hogan, director of global equity product at Jefferies shared his market outlook.

  • Stocks rose on Thursday after a drop in jobless claims and strong earnings reports from ExxonMobil. James Dailey, CIO and senior portfolio manager at Team Asset Strategy Fund, and Mike Holland, chairman at Holland & Company, discussed their market insights.

  • Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Wednesday.

  • Published reports suggest Sanofi-Aventis plans to press ahead with a formal offer for Genzyme. Also we've got details on the bid from Avis for rival Dollar Thrifty.

  • Stocks remained lower Wednesday after the Fed’s latest  "beige book" report pointed to a slowly recovering economy. Boeing fell. RIM rose.

  • Stocks remained lower Wednesday after the Fed’s latest  "beige book" report pointed to a slowly recovering economy. Boeing fell. RIM rose.

  • The traders agree that the market wants to make a big move. Will technical resistance give bears momentum to send stocks whooshing?

  • Apple's iPhone 3Gs

    iPhone users don’t have to fear criminal charges for jailbreaking their iPhones, thanks to new rules the Library of Congress handed down yesterday. But the hack is still risky.

  • After the best 3-week period in a year, traders are keeping a close eye on the next key level in the S&P. Is the market about to break out or break down?

  • The S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index has been neglected in the comeback rally as traders chased high-beta performers. This may no longer be the case going forward.

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  • Stocks rallied to a one-month high Friday, led by industrials, as the latest batch of earnings reports gave another shot of confidence to recovery hopes. Verizon, AmEx and GE all gained more than 3 percent.

  • Stocks rose sharply Friday, led by industrials, after investors digested through the results of the EU bank stress tests and embraced a handful of encouraging U.S. earnings reports from earlier this morning. GE jumped after the firm raised its quarterly dividend.

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    Buy a Mac computer at your nearest Apple Store and receive a free 8GB iPod Touch!  Just bring the acceptance letter, and you get to participate in one of the better "Back to School" campaigns in recent memory.

  • Verizon

    The Dow component's shares traded slightly higher in pre-market trading Friday after the company reported higher earnings after adjusting for restructuring costs.