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  • Stocks ended lower in light, choppy trading Monday, amid ongoing worries over the slowing economy and ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech later this week.

  • Bank on Citi's Earnings?

    The FMHR crew weighs in with their top plays of the day, and the best way to play the banking sector, with Anthony Polini, Raymond James.

  • U.S. stock index futures remained in negative territory Monday, following a weaker-than-expected retail sales report and after stocks staged a sharp rally in the previous session, snapping six-day losing streak.

  • Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for stocks, with the Dow and S&P 500 snapping a six-day losing streak, propelled by sharp gains in financials following JPMorgan's earnings report.

  • Trading JPMorgan Earnings

    Fred Cannon, director of research at KBW, says JPMorgan's CIO loss was in line with market expectations.

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    Now that corporate norms no longer apply across the board, nontraditional office spaces have become more common. Click ahead to see some of the coolest corporate headquarters in the world.

  • U.S. stock index futures held small gains Friday, lifted by financials following JPMorgan's earnings report and after official figures showed China’s economy grew in line with economists’ expectations.

  • Stocks rebounded off their session lows in afternoon trading, with the Dow turning positive as home builders rose sharply while Merck helped lead a rally in health care shares.

  • Six Day Drop for Stocks

    Insight on the sixth session of stock declines, with the FMHR team. Meanwhile, Eric Jackson, former president and CEO of Jackson Leadership Systems, offers his view on Yahoo as it faces shareholders.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Thursday as investors who continued to fret about a slowdown in economic growth were left uneasy after the minutes of the June 20 meeting of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate setting committee showed no appetite among committee members for a resumption of quantitative easing.

  • Stocks recovered from their worst levels but still finished lower Wednesday in choppy trading, after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting offered no strong hints about more easing to prop up the sluggish economy.

  • Cyclical Dip in Commodities?

    The FMHR crew weighs in on their top trades today, and looks at where corn, crude oil and gold prices are headed, with Ric Deverell, Credit Suisse head of commodities. Also, the plays on today's top market movers.

  • U.S. stock index futures rose Wednesday, after stocks fell for four-consecutive sessions, as investors looked ahead to the minutes of the latest Fed meeting to find out how close the central bank was to delivering a third round of quantitative easing in addition to extending Operation Twist through to the end of 2012.

  • TPP Talks Going Well

    Demetrios Marantis , Deputy US Trade Representative says that negotiators are making good progress with the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks.

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    When seeking buyers for a $35 million luxury property, you might need to get creative. One owner made a movie and iPad app to sell a Malibu mansion.

  • Stocks finished lower in volatile trading Tuesday, dragged by industrials, after a batch of profit warnings overshadowed earlier optimism that Germany's top court will approve the euro zone's new bailout fund.

  • U.S. stock index futures gained on Tuesday after euro zone leaders ratified the terms of a bailout agreement for Spain’s banking sector and as traders speculated that Germany's top court would approve the EU's permanent bailout fund.

  • Stocks eased off their worst levels Monday but still closed in negative territory as investors remained jittery ahead of the earnings season and amid renewed global growth concerns.

  • FMHR Preview on Earnings, Obama

    The FMHR crew offers a quick glimpse of earnings and President Barack Obama's remarks on taxes. CNBC's Eamon Javers also offers reaction.

  • U.S. stock index futures declined Monday, extending their losses following a sharp selloff in the previous session on the heels of a disappointing jobs report and ahead of Alcoa's earnings after the bell.