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  • A late afternoon buying spree erased a triple digit loss in the Dow, sending stocks higher for the day. What must you know?

  • Stocks erased their losses in the final half-hour of trading Monday as consumer and tech stocks advanced.

  • The Dow has seen 11 triple-digit moves in the last 14 trading sessions. Should investors expect another volatile trading session ahead? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company, and Joseph Quinlan, chief market strategist at U.S. Trust, shared their market outlooks.

  • Stocks declined Monday as steep slides in commodity prices hit energy and materials, while a weak Empire State manufacturing report put a damper on investor sentiment.

  • Last week, David Hefty, chief executive of Cornerstone Wealth Management, warned investors of a sudden market “freefall,” sending the Dow below 5,000. But James Hardesty, president, market strategist and chief economist at Hardesty Capital Management said there is still “much strength” in the economy and expects to end the year higher. They returned to CNBC Monday to share their insights.

  • With the S&P breaking below key levels, how low will the bears will drive this market?

  • If you have some cash to play with, this is the best way to grow it.

  • With a slew of stores including Walmart, TJMaxx and Home Depot scheduled to report earnings next week, how should you game retail? Find out from Brian Kelly of Kanundrum!

  • Does weakness in Europe signal the beginning of a global bear market or is it a fear-driven buying opportunity?

  • With stocks under pressure and the euro tumbling to 18-month lows on Friday, Warren Myers, CEO of Walter J. Dowd, and Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, shared their market insights.

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    As the argument over whether states should impose sales tax on all online purchases heats up, a government organization released a report showing how much revenue each state could shave off its deficit if it imposed taxes on all Web and catalog sales.

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    Wal-Mart's aggressive price cuts on soft drinks are a good deal for consumers shopping for their Memorial Day barbecue, but it might not be so sweet for Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Dr Pepper Snapple Group — not to mention Wal-Mart — in the long run.

  • Stocks continued to lose ground Friday as worries about the European debt crisis overshadowed somewhat encouraging US economic data.

  • On Thursday, Sprint Nextel announced plans to sell pay-as-you-go phones in Walmart. Is this a game changer?

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    For the last two years, the weak economy has provided an opportunity for employers to do what they would have done anyway: dismiss millions of people — like file clerks, ticket agents and autoworkers — who were displaced by technological advances and international trade. Those jobs are not coming back, says the NYT.

  • Stocks advanced Wednesday after Spain promised to take wide austerity measures. Is the market crisis over? Alan Valdes, vice president of Kabrik Trading and Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and CNBC market analyst shared their insights.

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    The retailer, which has more than 6,200 stores nationwide, is a gathering spot for players, who flock there when big games are released. It has withstood numerous attempts by big box stores to encroach on the most profitable parts of its business model.

  • Stocks logged their biggest gains in over a year Monday after the EU and IMF agreed to a $1 trillion emergency-bailout package to stem the sovereign-debt crisis.

  • Two analysts had very different views on whether Monday's sharp rise in stocks would continue through the summer and the rest of 2010.

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    Despite Monday's huge rally, investors are taking a somewhat skeptical view of Europe's $1 trillion bailout fund and looking for areas of safety, not risk.