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  • Stocks Advance, Led by Materials; Vix Plunges Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 12:01 PM ET

    Stocks extended to their previous gains Tuesday after existing home sales fell less than expected and amid optimism over a confidence vote for Greece later this afternoon.

  • S&P 500 Set for Four Up Days in a Row Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 9:53 AM ET

    Traders are betting that the Greek government will survive, will approve the austerity measures, and will get the next tranche of its bailout funds. Good luck: the austerity plan reportedly includes a "crisis levy" on taxpayers for the next three to four years.

  • Futures Gain Amid Optimism Over Greek Vote Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 8:28 AM ET

    Futures climbed Tuesday as expectations grew that a solution will be found for Greece to avoid a default and a short-term contagion risk to other euro zone countries could be contained.

  • A critical midnight vote in Athens will keep markets tuned to the latest act in Greece's financial drama Tuesday.

  • What Cramer’s Keeping His Eye On Next Week Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 6:13 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” host reveals his “Game Plan” for the days to come.

  • A Trader, an F.B.I. Witness, and Then a Suicide Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:10 AM ET

    the New York Times reports.

  • PayPal Strikes Back Over Google Wallet Launch Friday, 27 May 2011 | 7:41 AM ET
    A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.

    Google hopes to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts.

  • Cramer's Top 3 Retail Stocks Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 6:32 PM ET

    How remodeling has helped boost these companies’ bottom line.

  • Stocks Will Move Higher After Correction: Stock Pickers Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 10:29 AM ET

    Despite the correction, markets still look good, according to father-son duo Harry Clark, founder, president and CEO of Clark Capital Management, and Sean Clark, CIO of Clark Capital Management.

  • The "Fast Money" traders discuss the market movers that caught their eye this week.

  • Is Niche Business Gatorade's Secret Weapon? Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 11:29 AM ET
    Gatorade G Series Fit

    Just a decade ago, sports drink consumers pretty much had one Gatorade option — full calorie Gatorade. Brand managers at the time reasoned that the formula for the masses didn't need to be changed. The Gatorade formula designed by four University of Florida doctors in 1965 was still perfect athletes of all shapes and sizes. But the business quickly changed.

  • Stocks Close Off Lows Hit After Earthquake Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 4:56 PM ET
    CNBC - Disaster in Japan - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

    Stocks closed well off the lows of the day after plunging in the wake of a powerful earthquake in Japan renewed investor fears about supply disruptions and the ongoing nuclear crisis, and as oil jumped above $110 a barrel. Caterpillar fell, while Home Depot rose.

  • Stocks Hold Losses Ahead of Close Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 3:55 PM ET

    Stocks continued to trade lower ahead of the close, failing to rebound entirely after another powerful earthquake in Japan renewed investor fears about supply disruptions and the ongoing nuclear crisis, and as oil jumped above $110 a barrel.  GE and Cisco fell, while Home Depot rose.

  • Stocks Pare Losses After Quake Triggers Plunge Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 12:02 PM ET

    Stocks trimmed losses but remained down after news of a 7.4-magnitude earthquake east of Sendai Honshu, in northern Japan.

  • Futures Turn Flat Despite Upbeat Jobs News Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    Stock index futures pared gains and traded flat despite news of a slightly better-than-expected drop in jobless claims and better-than-expected chain store sales, but also after largely expected news that the European Central Bank raised interest rates.

  • Chain-Store Sales Expected to Decline 0.7% for March Wednesday, 6 Apr 2011 | 5:48 PM ET
    Woman shopping for clothes

    As retailers gear up to report monthly same-store sales Thursday, analysts are expecting March to be a challenging month with the late arrival of Easter and rising gas prices.

  • Stocks Close Mixed Despite M&A Boost Tuesday, 5 Apr 2011 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks ended mixed ahead as tech stocks lost steam despite earlier gains driven by M&A activity, and as stocks bumped up against recent highs. Boeing fell, while Alcoa rose.

  • Stocks Fall Ahead of Close as Techs Slip Tuesday, 5 Apr 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks traded flat to mixed ahead of the close as tech stocks lost steam and stocks bumped up against recent highs. Caterpillar fell, while Alcoa gained.

  • Stocks Rise Slightly, Lifted by Tech; CAT Falls Tuesday, 5 Apr 2011 | 11:55 AM ET

    Stocks rose modestly as M&A news lifted stocks, although trading was light and largely directionless. Microsoft rose, while Caterpillar fell.

  • China Rate Hike and Lots of Chip Deals Tuesday, 5 Apr 2011 | 9:51 AM ET

    Weighing on stocks: a Moody’s downgrade of Portugal’s debt and another interest rate hike by China’s central bank. Back in the U.S., a full bag of “chip” deals is highlighting this morning’s headlines.