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  • Stocks to Benefit from Housing Recovery: Analyst Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 4:04 PM ET

    Lennar’s better-than-expected earnings on Tuesday has reinforced one analyst’s positive view of the housing market's recovery. In a CNBC interview, he detailed a few stocks that could rise alongside the climbing housing market.

  • John Paulson Lowers the Bar to Pay Employees Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
    John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    Still suffering the repercussions of a huge downswing, hedge-fund manager John Paulson has told employees he’ll pay bonuses for this year out of his own pocket, according to someone familiar with the matter.

  • Microsoft’s Entertainment Play Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 3:11 PM ET
    Xbox 360

    For the first time, people are using its XBox gaming console more for entertainment—watching movies and TV shows and listening to music—than for playing video games.

  • Trading the Less-Than-Safe Havens Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 3:04 PM ET
    Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    The dollar is no longer the currency everyone loves to hate. Here's how to trade the shift.

  • Bill Gross Plots 'The Great Escape' Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 3:00 PM ET
    Bill Gross Plots 'The Great Escape'

    Bill Gross, PIMCO founder & co-CIO, discusses the types of high-quality bonds he finds attractive now.

  • Momentum Building in Home Improvement Stocks: Analyst Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 2:46 PM ET

    The housing market continues to struggle, but home remodeling is on the rise, and that helps Home Depot and Lowe's, Cannacord Genuity retail analyst Laura Champine told CNBC.

  • The $3.7 Trillion Question: Will Firms Start Spending? Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 2:19 PM ET

    That $3.7 trillion in cash still sitting on corporate America's balance sheet could be the key to whether Wall Street can sustain its dramatic five-month surge.

  • Talking Technicals: Market Headed for Resistance? Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 2:00 PM ET
    Talking Technicals: Market Headed for Resistance?

    John Kosar, Asbury Research, explains whether the markets will face some resistance later this year.

  • Cost of Living Longer Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 1:55 PM ET
    Cost of Living Longer

    The average life expectancy for men in the U.S. is now reaching 83, and 86 for women. Still, many Americans are facing the threat of outliving their retirement savings, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Lowe's vs. Home Depot Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 1:40 PM ET
    Lowe's vs. Home Depot

    Laura Champine, analyst at Canaccord Genuity compares several home improvement stocks like Lowe's and Home Depot.

  • Does Market Rally Have Legs? Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 1:10 PM ET
    Does Market Rally Have Legs?

    Stocks are showing strong gains this year. But does the rally have legs? David Donabedian, Atlantic Trust, weighs in.

  • Money in Motion: Buy USD? Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 12:45 PM ET
    Money in Motion: Buy USD?

    Asset managers becoming bullish on dollar. Willie Williams, Societe Generale, explains why investors should buy the dollar.

  • Bank on Pain for BofA? Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 12:15 PM ET
    Bank on Pain for BofA?

    David George, senior research analyst at Robert W. Baird, explains why he's downgrading Bank of America to "neutral."

  • 7 Health-Care Stocks to Weather Court Challenges Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 12:05 PM ET
    Cost of healthcare

    Here are seven health-care providers that could be impacted by the Supreme Court’s decision on health-care reform and their prospects.

  • Sun Belt Software Industry Takes Different Growth Path Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 11:43 AM ET

    A dearth of venture capital money, a lower cost of living, and a lifestyle-oriented culture have created a slower approach to growth.

  • Amazon vs. Apple, FedEx Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 11:42 AM ET
    Amazon vs. Apple, FedEx

    A look at's back-end business and whether a logistics company like FedEx could be its true rival, with Michael Kanellos, and Benjamin Schachter, Macquarie Securities.

  • Apple: Tim Cook Regains Control of Stock Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 11:22 AM ET
    Tim Cook, Apple Chief Operating Officer

    Investors are discovering that CEO Tim Cook doesn’t want the market to think that it’s in charge of Apple’s price movements. He is.

  • Energy Check: U.S. Supply Glut Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 10:36 AM ET
    Energy Check: U.S. Supply Glut

    Enbridge and Enterprise will more than double seaway pipeline capacity, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • The Market's Latest Moves Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 10:34 AM ET
    The Market's Latest Moves

    A check on the markets, with Jack Bouroudjian, Bull & Bear Partners CEO.

  • Futures Remain Flat After Case-Shiller Report Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 9:03 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures remained little changed Tuesday after the Case-Shiller home price index and following a sharp rally that sent the S&P 500 to its best level in almost four years, after comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke who suggested more stimulus could be on the way to boost the U.S. economy.