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  • Cramer explains why a Republican win in Massachusetts could work out well for Wall Street.

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    Target has set some space aside in its stores for a concept called "The Great Save." It's Target's experiment with bulk items that are sold at rivals such as Costco or Wal-Mart, but the execution of the concept has some analysts skeptical.

  • Modern Warfare 2

    The video game industry was down 8 percent compared to the 2008 sales numbers, with sales of $19.7 billion. It was the first time since 2002 that video game companies as a whole have posted notable negative growth.

  • Tide

    The move will put the manufacturer of products such as Tide detergent, Pampers diapers and Gillette shavers in direct competition with the some of its biggest customers, traditional retailers.

  • The Dow has rallied more than 60 percent since the March lows, but about half of the stocks in the blue chip index have lagged. Should you buy the laggards now? David Katz, chief investment officer of Matrix Asset Advisors, shared his view.

  • Investors are wondering how to game retail after Tiffany said shoppers were spending again. Find out how Karen Finmerman is playing it.

  • Stocks closed broadly lower as investors pummeled financials on concerns about a potential government levy on banks, while Alcoa's disappointing results stoked unease about the economic recovery.

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    As the economy recovers and the outlook for jobs improves, employers are looking to hire again. That’s why now is a good time for the business community to make a belated resolution for 2010: to make the hiring of Soldiers and veterans a top national priority.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures pointed to a lower start for Wall Street on Tuesday, after Alcoa disappointed investors with its latest earnings report.

  • Allen Questrom

    How to get jobs growing again is an issue that is front and center on the minds of retailers, according to panelist speaking at the National Retail Federation's annual convention.

  • Measured Currency

    Investors are likely to continue using cheap dollars to buy higher-risk assets in the early part of 2010, but with a potentially steep price to pay down the road.

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    Retailers on Thursday will report December sales results, taking the wraps off their holiday season and possibly showing the best comparisons in 20 months.

  • Claire Vissichelli of South Setauket pushes a shopping cart inside of a Wal-Mart in South Setauket, N.Y., shortly after the store opened at 5 a.m., Friday, Nov. 25, 2005. The nation's retailers are set to usher in the 2005 holiday shopping season with the usual come-ons_deep discounts and expanded hours_ along with a slew of stores offering early bird specials for the first time. (AP Photo/Ed Betz)

    Holiday shoppers bought a little more jewelry, electronics and boots but passed by the women's clothing racks, according to figures released Wednesday.

  • We’re about halfway through the "dividend season" but two strategists say it’s not too late to cash in. Joseph Keating, CIO of Private Asset Management at RBC Bank, and Don Taylor, portfolio manager of Franklin Rising Dividend Funds, offered their best dividend plays.

  • As investors look for the retail sector to rebound in 2010, Jeff Klinefelter and Mitchell Kaiser, senior retail analysts at Piper Jaffray, shared their picks and pans for the New Year.

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    A popular investment strategy suggests buying the ten Dow Jones Industrial Average components with the highest yielding dividends. Here is the list going into 2010.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks erased their losses Wednesday — and the Dow and Nasdaq pulled off a gain — after a better-than-expected report on Midwest manufacturing.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    For the past 7 years, Farr, Miller & Washington has published our Top Ten Stocks for the coming year. The results have been very strong, but we need to be mindful that concentrated positions also concentrate risk.

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    Gift cards are just so easy — so easy for dishonest employees to exploit, that is.

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    Yes, it’s that time of year again and carbon could make your New Year’s resolutions much more successful—and profitable. A new job, a new career, a new lifestyle?