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  • Bin Laden Death Will Not Boost Obama: Expert Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 1:39 AM ET
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    The euphoric scenes that met the death of Osama Bin Laden will not boost President Barack Obama’s re-election hopes, according to Alastair Newton, a political analyst at Nomura in London.

  • Stocks End Modestly Lower as Energy Slides Monday, 2 May 2011 | 4:52 PM ET
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    Stocks closed modestly lower Monday, coming off highs reached after news of Osama Bin Laden's death, as investors considered the potential for terror attacks in retaliation for the killing.

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    Most of us listen to the voice or at best do a mumble, but tonight, do yourself a favor and sing the thing. I'm talking about the National Anthem and God Bless America. Thanks to the killing of Osama Bin Laden last night, tonight's renditions before sporting events seem to have a little more meaning. If you're in the stands, sing it. If you're at home, sing it.

  • Stocks Fall Before Close; Alcoa Gains Monday, 2 May 2011 | 3:57 PM ET
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    Stocks fell in late afternoon trading on Monday, coming off highs reached after news of Osama Bin Laden's death, as investors considered the renewed potential for terror attacks in retaliation for the killing.

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  • Stocks Turn Mixed as Tech, Energy Slip Monday, 2 May 2011 | 12:18 PM ET
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    Stocks lost steam in late morning trading as techs and financials slipped despite news U.S. forces killed Osama Bin Laden.

  • Futures Up on Bin Laden News; Dollar Fades Monday, 2 May 2011 | 9:24 AM ET
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    U.S. stock index futures rose ahead of the open for Wall Street Monday after news of the death of Osama Bin Laden.

  • Dennis Gartman: 'We Have Now Created a Martyr' Monday, 2 May 2011 | 7:36 AM ET

    Markets went up in reaction to Barack Obama’s announcement Sunday night that the Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had been killed, despite uncertainties as far as what this news will mean geopolitically.

  • Small Business — Big Concerns Sunday, 1 May 2011 | 3:42 PM ET
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    New numbers from PayNet, a firm that monitors lending for small businesses in the US show loan delinquencies are now at their lowest rate since September of 2006. Only 2.15% of US small businesses are delinquent on their loans.

  • Stocks Power to Multi-Year Highs for April Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 5:07 PM ET
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    Stocks closed at fresh multi-year highs on Friday shrugging off lukewarm economic news to focus on broadly strong earnings, as the Dow & the S&P 500 marked six consecutive gains for the month of April.

  • Stocks on Track for Best Gains in 5 Weeks Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET
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    Stocks gained modestly on Friday, remaining on pace to end the week with the best results in five weeks even amid lukewarm economic news.

  • Sell in May and Go Away? Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 1:05 PM ET
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    Discussing whether selling stocks now makes sense, and a look ahead at the market, with Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington president

  • Stocks Trade Mixed; CAT Gains, Microsoft Falls Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 11:55 AM ET
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    Stocks traded mixed after slightly disappointing economic data, but all the major indexes hit multi-years on Thursday after gaining steadily throughout the week.

  • Futures Hold Slight Gains After Economic News Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 9:26 AM ET
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    Stock index futures held modest gains after news that personal income and spending was a little better than expected, and after strong earnings results from Caterpillar, among others. hr<!-- -->

  • Royal Weddings Leave No Money for Markets: Charts Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 6:08 AM ET

    The Dow Jones has tended to stay rather flat on the seven previous occasions when there have been royal weddings, Chris Zwermann’s, global strategist at Zwermann Financial, told CNBC Friday.

  • Stocks on Track for Best April in Two Years Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 5:04 PM ET
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    Stocks closed at new highs for yet another session despite mixed economic news and a varied batch of earnings reports, putting all three major indices on track for the best April since 2009.

  • Stocks End at Highs After Bernanke Remarks Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 4:59 PM ET
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    Stocks ended sharply higher, climbing to new multi-year highs after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke to the press on Wednesday.

  • Stocks Add to Gains Before Close; Banks Rise Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 4:11 PM ET
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    Stocks continued to gain before the market closed Thursday although many tech stocks slipped after mixed earnings reports and ahead of Microsoft's results, which will be released later today.

  • Stocks Trade Mixed; Exxon Falls, Boeing Rises Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 11:34 AM ET

    Stocks traded mixed after news that pending home sales rose 5.1 percent, and a slew of companies delivered a mixed batch of earnings, a day after the market hit record multi-year highs across-the-board.

  • Dollar Bears Prowling, Kiwis Flying Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 9:18 AM ET

    The dollar hits new lows after Bernanke's comments, but New Zealand's central bank moves can't keep the kiwi down - time for your FX Fix.