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  • A youth with an Egyptian flag painted on his face stands in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.

    With the Middle East in the background, financial markets are turning their attention to Friday's jobs report and other U.S. economic data slated for this week.

  • With earnings season in full swing, the "Fast Money" traders on Monday discussed how they're trading select companies ahead of and into earnings.

  • Stocks Close Higher as Citi, Apple Slump Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | 5:03 PM ET

    Stocks ended modestly higher as strength in energy and materials stocks outweighed pressure from financials in the wake of a disappointing earnings report from Citigroup and ahead of more reports from banks later this week. Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.

  • Stocks Hold Gains Ahead of Close; Citi Skids Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | 3:56 PM ET

    Stocks continued to trade modestly higher ahead of the close Tuesday as strength in energy and materials stocks outweighed pressure from financials in the wake of a disappointing earnings report from Citigroup and ahead of more reports from banks later this week.  Boeing and Caterpillar rose, while Verizon fell.

  • Meredith Whitney Upgrades JPMorgan to 'Buy' Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | 12:23 PM ET

    This is her first upgrade of a big bank since the 2009 upgrade of Goldman Sachs.

  • 'Apple Has Most at Stake' in Verizon/iPhone Tie-up Monday, 10 Jan 2011 | 11:02 AM ET
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    The worst-kept secret in technology is about to become official. Verizon has scheduled an announcement on Tuesday, and just about everyone says it’s to tell the world exactly when it will begin servicing the iPhone.

  • WikiLeaks: US Demanding Twitter Account Info Saturday, 8 Jan 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    U.S. officials have issued a subpoena to demand details about WikiLeaks' Twitter account, according to court documents obtained Saturday. WikiLeaks says other American Internet companies may also have been ordered to hand over information about its activities.

  • Update: Is Recovery This Priced In? Thursday, 30 Dec 2010 | 5:58 PM ET

    We’ve updated this post with even more trades from the Fast Money gang!

  • Pops & Drops: Boyd Gaming, Visa... Monday, 27 Dec 2010 | 5:45 PM ET

    Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Boyd Gaming and Visa popped while Netflix and Vera Bradley dropped.

  • Halftime: Did China Just Kill Our Bull Market? Monday, 27 Dec 2010 | 1:37 PM ET

    After China’s unexpected rate hike, investors are wondering if Beijing will sacrifice market gains to keep prices in China from increasing too quickly.

  • Stocks Close Mixed as S&P, Nasdaq Hit Highs Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 5:10 PM ET

    Stocks traded mixed ahead in lackluster trading, although the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit new two-year highs on thin gains amid a lack of economic news. Alcoa and 3M rose, while American Express fell.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed Ahead of Close; 3M Rises Monday, 20 Dec 2010 | 3:59 PM ET

    Stocks traded narrowly mixed amid thin trading and a lack of economic news as stocks struggled to move beyond recent highs. 3M  and Alcoa rose, while AmEx fell.

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    The Roberts court ruled for business interests 61 percent of the time, compared with 46 percent in the last five years of the court led by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.  The New York Times reports.

  • Stocks Close Up for the Week, But Off Highs Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | 4:52 PM ET

    Stocks closed narrowly mixed, as technology and bank stocks gained strength and drug stocks fell, amid more evidence of a recovering economy in the U.S. and passage of a bill extending Bush-era tax cuts. American Express fell, while Boeing rose.

  • Strangely Quiet 11 Days for the Dow Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | 4:18 PM ET

    In the past 11 trading sessions, the Dow Jones Industrial Average  traded in a high-low range less than 100 points, its longest streak since January 2006. 

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    Options investors are really expecting a 'Miracle on 34th Street' this year, according to Pete Najarian.

  • Halftime: ETFs Better Bet Than Single Stocks? Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | 1:16 PM ET

    This week ETFs hit a major milestone, $1 trillion under management. Is all the money they're attracting a sign that ETFs are a better bet than stocks?

  • Stocks Trade Mixed; Tech Rises, Merck Falls Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | 12:00 PM ET

    Stocks continued to trade mixed despite further evidence of a recovering economy and passage of a bill extending Bush-era tax cuts, as strong earnings by tech leaders nudged the Nasdaq slightly higher.  Merck fell, while Boeing rose.

  • Sharp Sell-Off in Visa, MasterCard Buying Opportunity? Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | 6:10 PM ET

    Yes, according to Jason Kupferberg, an analyst at UBS. He explains why.

  • After Hours Action: Oracle, RIM Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | 5:35 PM ET

    After the bell, the traders parsed through results from Oracle and RIM looking for trades. How should you position?