Stocks Wal-Mart Stores Inc

  • The Dow, S&P and Nasdaq are all up Monday. How should stock market investors read it? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his insights.

  • Inside the New York Stock Exchange.

    Traders expect the market to bump along with a downward bias while it establishes a new trading range, as a lack of economic news and earnings reports in the coming week leaves a news vacuum.

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    The Dow and S&P 500 closed lower Friday, though the bulls weren't too badly bruised. How should you be trading now?

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    Even though Warren Buffett always says he likes stocks more when they're cheaper, he didn't do a lot of buying as Wall Street's major indexes fell to their bear-market lows (so far) in early March.  Berkshire Hathaway's first quarter stock portfolio snapshot shows no blockbuster buys. A few stakes did, however, get bigger during the first three months on the year.

  • Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions, and Eric Cinnamond, money manager at Intrepid Capital Funds, told CNBC how investors can prepare their portfolios for the weekend.

  • Options expirations and a few economic headlines are the big factors for stocks Friday. But also, like an economic weather vane, the financial stocks will point out the market's direction.

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    Laura writes, “Despite flat revenues, Wal-Mart remained optimist about its future. Should I buy on the dip?”

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    Stocks gained Thursday as investors returned to financial and technology shares on bets the recent rally could have more room to grow after a brief pullback.

  • Stocks opened higher after Wal-Mart hit its earnings target but a pair of economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains.

  • Stocks rose on Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak, as investors gave techs another go and Wal-Mart hit its earnings target. However, some economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains. Experts weighed in on the markets, the commercial real estate, and more... (UPDATED)

  • After 3 days of declines, the major indices finally stopped dropping, and it's no surprise that the decline stopped on a day when announcements of major secondaries was very light.

  • Bargain hunters were driving a lunchtime rally on Thursday with sentiment buoyed by retail, technology and banks. We may be in the green but are we in the clear?

  • Moms are starting to crack under the recession pressure: One in three moms said they have turned to a vice such as overeating, drinking, drugs and/or gambling to cope with the stress. Mom? Explain yourself, young lady!

  • Stocks rose on Thursday, snapping a two-day losing streak, as investors gave techs another go and Wal-Mart hit its earnings target. However, some economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains. Experts weighed in on the markets, the commercial real estate, and more...

  • Stocks opened higher after Wal-Mart hit its earnings target but a pair of economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains.

  • Futures pointed lower after a pair of economic reports came in worse than expected. Wal-Mart Stores reported earnings in line with expectations.

  • The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ are down 3 days in a row (the first time since the March 9th low); the S&P is now down 5 percent from its recent high one week ago.

  • Wall Street's bears are currently behind the wheel, steering stocks lower down a bumpy road.Traders say the debate has been won, and the market has now set its course lower for the time being.

  • Investors are eager to hear from Wal-Mart Thursday before the bell. What should you expect?

  • Charles Campbell, senior sales trader at Miller Tabak, and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services, weighed in on the best places to invest now.