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  • Stocks sank after the government reported a decline in factory orders and a slight rise in pending home sales, and ahead of week filled with news on jobs and earnings.  Microsoft and Intel fell, JPMorgan rose.

  • Stocks declined after a volatile session, but ended the month with the best September results in 71 years.  American Express and Caterpillar fell.

  • Stocks declined as the session end neared as quarter-end rebalancing, and profit-taking, caused the markets to waver despite positive economic news.  American Express and Caterpillar fell.

  • Stocks extended losses on the last trading day of the session despite a series of economic reports providing evidence of returning strength in the U.S. economy. Caterpillar and Hewlett-Packard fell, while Boeing rose.

  • Despite bad economic news, Cramer explains why stocks are holding up.

  • Given some of the data getting less bad, mid-terms coming up and the possibility of more equity-friendly policies, stocks should be able to grind higher, said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock. He shared his market outlook.

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  • America eventually needs to see a complete overhaul of the tax system in the U.S., said Diane Swonk, chief economist and senior managing director at Mesirow Financial. She shared her insights on the economy.

  • Stocks opened higher Monday as investors awaited President Obama's comments on the economy and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting on Tuesday. Will stocks see a fourth week of gains? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS financial services discussed his outlook.

  • Stocks ended higher Friday, continuing a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week.  Caterpill and United Technologies rose, HP and JP Morgan fell.

  • Stocks edged higher before the close Friday, putting the market on pace to continue a September rally despite trading with uncertainty most of the week.  Dupont and Caterpillar rose, JP Morgan and HP fell.

  • Stocks are slightly higher after a burst at the open following news that a measure of consumer sentiment unexpectedly hit the lowest level in more than a year.  Dupont and Disney rose, HP fell.

  • Out of the Dow 30 stocks, just 10 names really matter, said Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEx. He shared his insights.

  • Stocks closed higher, gaining strength in the last hour of trading after struggling to find direction throughout a session marked by mixed economic news. Travelers rose, while United Technologies fell.

  • Stocks added to gains as the closing bell neared after struggling to find direction much of the day. Travelers rose, while Alcoa fell.

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  • New weekly claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, according to a government data Thursday. Stocks seesawed, trimmed their losses after a weak open—then slipped again. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his insights.

  • Cramer explains how these names could continue to benefit from the 'New Green'.

  • Stocks pared their losses on Friday after a better-than-expected consumer sentiment reading. They initially opened lower after US government reports that showed economic growth slowed in the second quarter. What does this mean for the markets going forward?

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