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  • Five-Star Stock Picker: Size Matters Monday, 25 Aug 2008 | 1:36 PM ET

    Patrick Becker Jr. says large-cap stocks are an investor's wisest choices in the current volatile market environment.

  • Summer Market Swoons - 2008 vs. History Monday, 25 Aug 2008 | 10:59 AM ET

    With Labor Day weekend coming this week, the markets have had a tough summer.  Is this a normal part of "sell in May" or is this year different?  Here's how this year compares.

  • Sell Block: Target’s Off the Mark Thursday, 21 Aug 2008 | 11:32 PM ET

    Once a Wall Street darling, this stock is losing favor to an old rival. Here's why.

  • Analysts Upbeat on Back-To-School Stocks Thursday, 21 Aug 2008 | 9:07 AM ET
    Back to school

    Trace Urdan and Dana Telsey agree: Despite the slowdown in most back-to-school stocks, some sectors are looking bullish.

  • Inflation, Financial Woes Drag Down Stocks Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    Stocks declined Tuesday as an inflation report agitated a market already rattled by worries about the financial sector.  The Dow dipped into bear-market territory during intraday trading but thinly escaped  by the closing bell.

  • Stocks Tumble as Oil Tops $115 a Barrel Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 1:46 PM ET

    Stocks declined Tuesday as oil surged above $115 a barrel and an inflation report agitated a market already rattled by worries about the financial sector. Retail stocks also fell amid a weak outlook for consumer spending.

  • Stocks Slide After Inflation Report Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 12:15 PM ET

    Stocks declined Tuesday as a much higher-than-expected jump in inflation at the producer level agitated a market already rattled by worries about the financial sector. Retail stocks also fell amid a weak outlook for consumer spending.

  • Stocks Open Lower After Inflation Report Tuesday, 19 Aug 2008 | 10:13 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Tuesday as a much higher-than-expected jump in inflation at the producer level agitated a market already rattled by worries about the financial sector.

  • Highest Yielding Stocks On The Dow Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 9:30 AM ET
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    Do you believe that financials, pharma and telecom can maintain through an economic downturn? If so, you might want to take a look at the Dow Industrials where some of the largest companies in the world are currently offering investors notably large dividend yields.

  • Stocks Edge Higher Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 9:25 PM ET

    The Dow edged higher on Friday, as the continued drop in oil fueled stock market optimism. However the Fast Money traders have their eye on Goldman Sachs.

  • For the week ending Friday, August 15, 2008,  U.S. major Indices finished mixed, after the markets digested negative results including a surge in CPI, a decline in retail sales, and continued expansion in unemployment claims.  The Nasdaq Composite prevailed amongst the major U.S. indices, as it edged up 1.59% for the week, marking its fifth week of gains.   Nasdaq gains were led by bullish comments on Amazon (AMZN) which gained 7.3% for the week.  The likelihood of the eurozone moving toward recession allowed for a stronger dollar against the euro, continued pressure on oil, and a positive impact on U.S. stocks as a potential safe haven.

  • Fast Money Now - Trades for Friday Aug. 15th Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 1:31 PM ET

    Fast Money now - the trades you need while the market is open!

  • Hong Kong Follows Europe On Slow Growth Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 9:17 AM ET

    Yesterday it was Europe announcing weak economic growth, today it is Hong Kong, where Q2 GDP fell by 1.4 percent quarter-over-quarter. Year-over-year, GDP rose 4.2%, the slowest gain since Q3 2003. Higher costs from China, as well as weaker demand, was the culprit.

  • Investment Olympics: India Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 9:29 PM ET

    India might not compare to China in its Olympic fortunes but the tiger of Asia’s economy certainly rivals China it its ferociousness.

  • Stock Up On Underwear Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 9:17 PM ET

    Wal-Mart earnings reveal that they are having to pay more to produce clothing. How should you trade retail if China isn't the low-cost producer it once was?

  • Oil Drops, Dow Pops Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 8:53 PM ET

    Stocks rose on Thursday as another decline in the price of oil buoyed hopes that consumer spending will recover. Also financial shares bounced back from a sharp two-day sell-off.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has added a new stake in NRG Energy, according to a just-released portfolio 'snapshot' of its holdings in U.S. publicly-traded stocks as of June 30.  A sharply reduced stake in Anheuser-Busch may have been a bet that InBev's initially unsolicited offer for the U.S. brewer would prove to be unsuccessful.  Conoco-Phillips data is kept "confidential."

  • Stocks Close Higher, Led by Financials Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 3:43 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher, with bank shares rising broadly, though the market pulled back from its biggest gains as oil stemmed its slide.

  • Fast Money Now: Mid-Day Trades For Thursday Aug. 14 Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 1:48 PM ET

    Fast Money now – the plays you need while the market is still open

  • CPI Details: Where the costs are rising Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 9:43 AM ET

    The Consumer Price Index is now at levels not seen since 1991.  Here is a breakdown of the inflation benchmark to show you where costs are rising most.