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  • Stocks climbed in mid-afternoon trading Wednesday as materials and retail stocks rose, despite ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, and uncertainty about the outcome of the nuclear disaster in Japan.  Alcoa rose, while Bank of America fell.

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    In the aftermath of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami, many U.S. companies listed on the Dow 30 have offered various forms of aid to Japan's ongoing relief efforts. Read on to see how each company has contributed.

  • Of the major US indices, only the Dow is clinging to gain on the year, and only three S&P 500 sectors remain in positive territory: energy, industrials and consumer discretionary.

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    The markets have come a long way during the 2-year old bull market. At 2 years “young,” the current bull market still isn’t even half the length of average bull market cycles since 1940. 

  • These five data points lead the "Mad Money" host to believe the market is on the up-and-up.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks ended mixed with the Dow snapping an eight-day winning streak as weak tech earnings weighed on the market. But hopes for a possible resolution to the political unrest in Egypt lifted equities off their intraday lows.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks remained moderately lower Thursday, but hopes for a possible resolution in Egypt to the political unrest helped equities pare earlier losses.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks shaved earlier losses to trade mixed Thursday after news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down and as investors saw the weakness as a buying opportunity.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Stocks turned lower Wednesday, led by energy, as investors raked in profits a day after the market closed at fresh 2-1/2 year highs.

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Laszlo Birinyi, former head of equities at Salomon Brothers during the go-go 80's is not giving a specific target for the S&P 500 this year. How come?

  • Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks fell back after trading above significant benchmarks just before the close amid mixed economic and earnings news and light trading as the Northeast dug out from another major snowstorm. GE and United Technologies rose, while P&G fell.

  • Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks turned slightly positive in the wake of both positive and negative economic and earnings news, after the major indices hit psychologically important benchmarks earlier in the session.

  • The market is currently sitting at a “critical area,” according to Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.

  • After gains of more than 260% last year, if you thought this latest earnings report would drag down Netflix- you thought wrong.

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Jan. 26.

  • Davos 2011 - See Complete Coverage

    Stocks closed modestly higher, but the Dow lost ground in the final minutes of trading to close below 12,000 after rising above and below that level much of the session. DuPont and Alcoa rose, while Boeing fell.