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Stocks Union Pacific Corp

  • Stocks slipped Thursday as investors weighed a disappointing jobless-claims report and some encouraging earnings reports.

  • Earnings continue to come in largely above expectations, but other factors are waylaying the stock market's recent advances - ranging from Walmart's price cuts to analyst Richard Bove's downgrade of Wells Fargo to rising oil prices. 

  • A flood of companies have yet to report earnings throughout this week, so how should investors prepare their portfolios? Jason Pride, director of research at Haverford Investments, shared his views.

  • Rail and intermodal company, CSX is scheduled to report after the bell today.  While it has beaten EPS expectations 3 of the past 4 quarters, it has missed revenue expectations in the past three quarters according to First Call data.  Before then, it beat revenue targets for 5 straight quarters.   

  • Jason Pride, director of research at Haverford Investments and Dean Barber, founder and president of Barber Financial Group told investors how the month of September will be for markets and how they should position their portfolios.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • With so may investors waiting for a pullback, should you play the market short?

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was doing more selling than buying of stocks during the second quarter, but there is one new holding: New Jersey-based medical technology company Becton Dickinson.  Berkshire also added to its stake in Johnson & Johnson, although the holdings are still well below where they were before Buffett sold over 33 million shares last fall.

  • Trucks on roadway.

    The Dow Jones Transportation Average strongly outperformed the other major indices on Friday, rising 4 percent on broad strength from truckers YRC Worldwide (YRCW) and Ryder (R), railroads CSX (CSX) and Norfolk Southern (NSC), and airlines AMR (AMR) and Continental Airlines (CAL).

  • The recovery trade continues today. Cyclicals are notably outperforming more defensive names once again, with the Morgan Stanley Cyclical Index is up 3 percent, while the Morgan Stanley Consumer Index is up just 0.75 percent. This extends the recent trend that has taken place during the current summer rally.

  • The US isn’t number one anymore. Now, it’s the Middle Kingdom that holds sway over the market.

  • These are the stocks that will work – and those that won’t – when the market pulls back.

  • The Dow topped 9,000 for the first time since January as investors shrugged off a rise in jobless claims and cheered earnings from Ford and 3M. A third straight rise in existing-home sales also buoyed the market.

  • The Dow topped 9,000 for the first time since January as investors shrugged off a rise in jobless claims and cheered earnings from Ford and 3M. A third straight rise in existing-home sales also buoyed the market.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday as investors shrugged off a rise in jobless claims and focused on encouraging earnings from Ford and 3M. A third straight rise in existing-home sales also buoyed the market.

  • Futures indicated a slightly higher open for Wall Street Thursday ahead of another vast amount of earnings reports.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

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

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.