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  • What's On: Shipping, CIO Survey, Education Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 7:56 AM ET

    See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

  • Is Obama Tax Cut Plan a Good Idea? Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 7:45 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Share your opinion in today's poll.

  • Sidestep USTs, Buy Aussie Bonds Instead: Fund Manager Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 5:32 AM ET

    There is not much upside to investing in U.S. Treasurys in light of the nation's massive fiscal spending, said Michael Hasenstab, senior VP & portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group.

  • Bet On Periodic Flights to Safety: CIO Wednesday, 8 Sep 2010 | 4:49 AM ET

    It is difficult to get away from talk of a double-dip at the moment but one investor told CNBC growth would remain positive, with periodic flights to safety.

  • 10 Top-Ranked Stocks with Big Upside Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 7:13 PM ET

    The S&P 500 Index has rallied 5 percent in September as improving economic data reassured investors. The long fixed-income, short-stocks trade appears to be unwinding. The following 10 stocks get the highest aggregate ratings from analysts and are expected to make big gains in the weeks ahead. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • For-Profit Education Lobbying War Begins Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 5:34 PM ET
    cost of education

    The for-profit education industry has come out swinging against proposed changes in rules by the Education Department that could curtail government financial aid.

  • Stocks Close Near Day's Lows; Oracle Gains Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 4:42 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 ended a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading. Amex sank, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks Lower As Closing Bell Nears; Oracle Gains Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 3:53 PM ET

    Stocks fell Tuesday as the Dow and the S&P 500 were on pace to end a four-day winning streak amid renewed concerns about the European banking sector and light post-holiday trading.  Amex, AIG fell, Oracle rose.

  • More on SEC's Shapiro: Strange Omissions Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 2:09 PM ET

    Let's hope the SEC finally gets serious about this: the market structure it has created around Reg NMS needs some serious tweaking and was likely a major contributing factor in the May 6 Flash Crash.

  • NYSE trader

    With the stock market bland and the bond market bubbling, investors may have to search elsewhere in the months ahead for return.

  • Why Tech Demand Will Be Strong: Stock Picker Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 1:39 PM ET

    The tech sector is down about 7 percent this year, so when will things start picking up again? Jordan Posner, managing director and senior portfolio manager at Matrix Asset Advisors, and Mark Demos, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management, discussed their sector outlooks.

  • Stocks continued to slide Tuesday following reignited concerns over European bank stress tests. How should investors be positioned? Ryan Detrick, chief technical strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research and Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors shared their market outlooks.

  • Trichet Exclusive: Basel Accord, Greece Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 1:14 PM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    Trichet said, “We went through the worst crisis since World War II. Had we not acted so resolutely on both sides of the Atlantic and on both sides of the Channel, and everywhere in the world, we would have had the worst depression since World War I."

  • SEC's Schapiro Offers Flash Crash Clues Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 12:51 PM ET

    SEC Chief Mary Schapiro, speaking at the Economic Club of New York, as expected addressed market structure issues in her speech. While there are no new proposals in the speech, she does hint at the direction the Flash Crash report may be going.

  • Stocks Decline, Led by Banks; AIG, Citi Fall Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 12:08 PM ET

    Stocks fell as investors paused after a broad rally last week and absorbed news about rekindled European debt worries. Amex and AIG fell, Oracle rose.

  • Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors took a breather following a three-session rally last week. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his insights.

  • Stocks to Watch: Live Nation, Altria and More ... Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
    Six in 60

    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • VIX Near May Lows — But for How Long? Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 10:48 AM ET

    How long can this last? Not only is the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) down to its lowest levels since May, but the Trin has been below 1 for almost the entire 3 trading days of the current month. A Trin below 1 indicates that more volume is going to stocks on the upside versus stocks on the upside; in other words, upside momentum.

  • Morici: Obama's New Plan Won’t End Jobs Drought Tuesday, 7 Sep 2010 | 10:29 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    With Congressional Democrats facing a November shellacking, President Obama is floating new programs to aid troubled homeowners and create jobs that will prove costly and ineffective.

  • Mark Hurd

    Hurd is 53, in his prime, and likely more energized than ever to show his worth. He has experience running a software operation in Teradata. My "Call-to-Action" is clear: watch Oracle carefully in the coming months for potential upswings after this hire.