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  • Stocks Rise in Upbeat Start to Second Half Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 5:19 PM ET

    Stocks got the second half off to a positive start Wednesday after logging their best quarter in a decade.  The Dow gained 0.7%.

  • Oil Outlook for the Second Half Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 5:16 PM ET
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    Stocks kicked off the second half of 2009 with a rally. What about oil? Nymex energy trader Ray Carbone offered his second-half outlook to CNBC. "I think we're balancing in all three markets that really move crude: the equities market, the dollar market and the crude market [itself]."

  • Stocks Kick Off 2nd Half With a Rally Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 2:14 PM ET

    Stocks got the second half off to a positive start Wednesday after logging their best quarter in a decade.  Investors cheered a fourth-straight increase in home sales and shrugged off  a disappointing reading on manufacturing.

  • Halftime Report: Setting Up For A Strong Second Half? Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 1:21 PM ET

    The second half of 2009 kicked off with a bang with both the Dow and S&P trading higher after reports showed manufacturing began improving, albeit modestly.

  • Stocks Gain Over 1%; VIX Falls Below 25 Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 1:05 PM ET

    Stocks got the second half off to a positive start Wednesday after logging their best quarter in a decade.  Investors cheered a fourth-straight increase in home sales and shrugged off  a disappointing reading on manufacturing.

  • Art Cashin: Why Stocks Will Rally This Week Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 10:58 AM ET
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    Job cuts by America's private employers were worse than expected in June — but planned layoffs fell for a fifth consecutive month. What's it mean for stocks? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, offered CNBC his market insights.

  • Wal-Mart, Union Back Employer Health Insurance Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 8:13 AM ET
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    Wal-Mart is the latest in a line of traditionally Republican-leaning businesses to embrace key portions of President Barack Obama's bid to overhaul health care, a trend that could complicate opponents' efforts to build a united front when Congress ramps up its work on the issue this summer.

  • Your First Move For Wednesday July 1st Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 6:38 PM ET
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    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now!

  • Stocks Log Best Quarter in a Decade Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 6:30 PM ET

    Stocks ended on a sour note Tuesday, but still managed to log their best quarter in a decade.

  • Building A Lasting Business Model Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 2:48 PM ET
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    Sustainability isn’t just about saving the planet. It's about opportunity—reinventing business models to better compete in the global economy.

  • How to Spend Your Mad Money Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 6:49 PM ET

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

  • Top Strategists' Plays for the Second Half Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 4:28 PM ET

    What will the second half bring? Neil Hennessy of the Hennessy Funds and Linda Duessel of Federated Investors offered their market outlook and investment advice.

  • It appears the sentencing of Bernard Madoff has restored at least some investor confidence to a nervous market. Should you play it for a relief rally?

  • What's Next For ETFs? Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 6:07 PM ET

    If you’re already an ETF fan you’re probably wondering what’s next in this blossoming field?

  • Stocks Bust Out Of Rut Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 5:38 PM ET
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    The Dow and S&P 500 rallied Thursday after Ben Bernanke withstood congressional questioning without problems.

  • Does Your Company Have This Secret Sauce? Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 4:30 PM ET
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    To help keep you afloat, our research shows that the two actions any business owner must take personal ownership of are lead generation and lead conversion—how you attract customers and convert them to closed sales, writes guest blogger, Jay Papasan.

  • Best Buy Enters Used Video Game Market Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 2:54 PM ET
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    Best Buy has launched a trial program allowing video gamers to trade in their old titles for store credit.  The big box retailer is the latest in a string of companies that is exploring ways to tap into the growing used game market, which currently is valued at between $2 billion to $3 billion annually.

  • You could almost hear a collective sigh of relief sweep across Wall Street after Thursday’s successful sale of Treasurys. How should you be positioned?

  • Now Entering Big Bank Station? Fugheddaboudit! Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 1:48 PM ET

    Desperate times have led to desperate measures in New York City: Barclays has bought the naming rights to a bustling subway station in Brooklyn. The escalating corporatization of the city has led some New York Yorkers to wonder where it will end — when the Big Apple becomes the Big iPod?!

  • Breaking Down The Fed Decision Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 5:23 PM ET
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    The Dow fell for the fourth day after the Federal Reserve reiterated concerns about the economic outlook at the end of its policy meeting.