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  • Following my post earlier this week on the highest yielding stocks in the Dow, here is a deeper look at the dividends of the S&P 500.

  • You might have noticed an insightful article about China penned by our very own Zach Karabell in the WSJ. But you'll only find his best trading insights, right here!

  • The Carbon Disclosure Project has been tracking the carbon footprint of S&P-500 members since 2003. This year, for the first time, its report ranks companies based on their plans and actions taken to reduce emissions. (Past surveys it focused on relative disclosure.) This year, 332 companies responded to the voluntary survey, vs. 321 a year ago This year, the project actually applied a performance metric, but since it is a pilot program has opted not to release specific scores. Instead, it has r

    The Carbon Disclosure Project has been tracking the carbon footprint of S&P-500 members since 2003. We've also included their total 2008 emissions where available.

  • Two and a half months away from the end of the year and the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has continued to fall since the market lows.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

  • Two bullish strategists Frederic Dickson, chief market strategist at D.A. Davidson & Co. and Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund said they expect markets to go higher by year-end.

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    After spending much of the year as a market laggard, industrial stocks have rebounded over the past three months and are considered a good bet to keep moving higher.

  • General Electric has apparently broken through technical resistance levels, and the bulls think it has room to run higher.

  • One year ago on Sunday September 14, Lehman Brothers was scrambling before declaring bankruptcy later that night and Bank of America announced a deal to acquire Merrill Lynch.  Here is a look at where major indices and stocks look one year later.

  • Stocks closed higher for a fourth straight day on Wednesday, sending the S&P 500 to its best finish so far this year.

  • The U.S. dollar hit new lows once again for the year. So how should investors prepare their portfolios and benefit from the weak dollar? Kelli Hill, portfolio manager at Ashfield Capital Partners and Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist, ConvergEx shared their insights.

  • There’s been too much hype around Caterpillar versus the expected reality of a muted recovery in construction activity, said Eli Lustgarten, analyst at Longbow Research.

  • Textron has rocketed 84 percent in less than two months, and traders apparently expect the aviation company to fly even higher.

  • Dividend yields in the Dow index are down about a quarter of a point since early June and 165 basis points since early March, as equity markets continue to trend higher, pushing yields lower.  Here is a look at the dividend yields of all 30 Dow components:

  • Cash flow is a great valuation metric to look at when calculating how solid a company may be, said Lee Eugene Munson, CIO of Portfolio Asset Management, and Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington. They shared their best 5 stock picks with investors.

  • Compared to an average short interest of 2.2% for all Dow components, bets against these three companies stand at around 8%.

  • Take your cash out from the sidelines because "there’s still a lot of stocks we can put money into today," said Robert Millen, co-portfolio manager at Jensen Portfolio.

  • Plus, get calls on the casinos, industrials and more.

  • The Dow opened down 53, but that is the low for the day, so far...it's been straight up from there and the index has now gone green, led by industrials like Boeing, our parent GE, Caterpillar, United Technologies, and a few consumer stocks like Kraft, Coke, and P&G.

  • We are seeing probably the worst quarter that we are going to see from Honeywell, said Howard Rubel, aerospace and defense analyst from Jeffries & Co.

  • A late rally pushed stocks higher Tuesday following better-than-expected earnings from several Dow components. The Dow logged its seventh-straight gain, the Nasdaq, it's tenth.