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  • If you’re waiting for a correction, hope you brought a book. You may be waiting for a while.

  • All this week we’ll be examining battles that are unfolding as the year draws to a close. Who wins, who loses and how can you profit?

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks declined Tuesday, led by retailers, after weak outlooks from Home Depot and Target. Plus, investors were parsing a slew of Fed comments.

  • The Federal Reserve is monitoring the declining value of the dollar closely as part of its commitment to both jobs growth and price stability, said Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke on Monday. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the Fed and the markets.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks declined Tuesday, led by retailers, after weak outlooks from Home Depot and Target. Plus, investors were parsing a slew of Fed comments.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks declined Tuesday as investors digested a slew of Fed statements. Disappointing comments from Home Depot and a rebound in the dollar weighed on the market.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stock index futures headed for a lower open Tuesday, after ending sharply higher in the previous season, as European stocks led the declines and added to the negative sentiment.

  • Investors should focus on companies that ride on demand-growth in emerging markets, such as Wal-Mart and McDonald's, said Daphne Roth, Asia head of equity research at ABN AMRO Private Banking.

  • On Monday the nation’s largest investors released information about their top holdings. And as the traders sifted through all the data, they found some surprises!

  • The S&P 500 closed at fresh 13-month highs – and above the technically important 1100 level on Monday -- with Ben Bernanke providing the catalyst traders had been seeking.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow pared its gains in the final hour of trading after banking analyst Meredith Whitney said the recent market rally is not rooted in fundamentals and the U.S. economy is likely to fall back into a recession next year.

  • In what appears to be a bet consumers will stick with discount retailers even after the economy rebounds, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway increased its Wal-Mart holdings by almost 90 percent during the summer.  It added almost 18 million shares, currently worth almost $1 billion, in the third quarter.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened higher Monday, building on two weeks of gains, as a weak dollar boosted commodity stocks and a government report showed retail sales rose in October.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened higher Monday, building on two weeks of gains, as a weak dollar boosted commodity stocks and a government report showed retail sales rose in October.

  • The stock market clawed higher on Friday while the dollar moved lower and gold prices continued to rise. What should investors expect from the markets going forward? James Shelton, CIO of Kanaly Trust, and Joe Heider, president of Dawson Wealth Management, shared their market outlooks.

  • Our traders are good but you knew that! Check out their latest picks that paid in a regular feature we call "Quicker Than The Ticker."

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Friday as Disney's earnings beat and JCPenney's outlook helped offset worries about a drop in consumer sentiment. For the week, the Dow gained 2.5 percent, finishing at its highest level since Oct. 2008.

  • Turkey

    Consumers should have more left in their wallet when they finish shopping for their Thanksgiving feast this year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation's annual price survey.

  • The market will continue to rise, with the S&P finishing the year above 1,100, but its success hinges on the performance of the retail sector this holiday season, said Steve Grasso, market analyst at Stuart Frankel.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks clawed higher Friday as solid earnings from Disney and JCPenney helped offset worries about a drop in consumer sentiment. It was a wobbly morning but by midday, the  Dow was up more than 100 points, or 1 percent.