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    Sears is a mess, but in his annual letter to shareholders today, Chairman Eddie Lampert compared the company with Apple.

  • With reporting results today, investors should watch for earnings versus guidance and cash flow.

  • Say this for Washington Post: When reality hit regarding the impact of changes in rules that relate to for-profit education and its Kaplan Higher Education unit, the company wasted little time getting ahead of the curve.

  • As the stock market fell sharply this week, some option traders stepped in to buy the dip. While the overall tone was bearish, OptionMonster's tracking systems detected bullish option activity in several stocks that had been rallying before the drop.

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    Muammer Gaddafi’s family has built up vast business interests in sectors ranging from oil to hotels during his 41-year rule, giving it a hold over large swathes of Libya’s economy, according to US diplomatic cables and governance groups, reports the Financial Times.

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    Markets are grappling with new concerns that rising oil prices could stifle the economic recovery and steal away stock market gains.

  • Stocks could continue rallying this year as long as the Middle East crisis doesn’t hinder the markets today, said Michael McGervey, president of McGervey Wealth Management and David Hefty, CEO of Hefty Wealth Partners.

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    As oil prices surge, experts discuss the tipping point at which the costlier commodity will begin to impact stock markets and the economy.

  • Marathon Oil has been exploding higher this year, and the upside activity continued yesterday.

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    Central banker speak and a G-20 meeting are the highlights Friday, as traders check positions ahead of the long President's Day weekend.

  • Kinder Morgan

    Last week’s Kinder Morgan public offering was a fee bonanza for Wall Street. A total of nearly $86 million was paid out to the thirteen banks involved in the offering.

  • With the debut of public offerings from Demand Media and Nielsen already this year, analysts expect the tech industry to see a large number of new issuances in 2011.

  • Billionaire investor George Soros' hedge fund made a big bet on Delta Air Lines  in the fourth quarter, while keeping gold as its largest holding. Apple, maker of the iPad and iPhone, remained a top 10 position. A report from TheStreet.

  • Stop Trading, Listen to Cramer!

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer shares his insight on Starbucks, Chipotle, Nvidia and other stocks in the news.

  • Natural gas continues to be a structurally oversupplied market. As a result rebalancing the supply and demand equations can be very difficult, Robert Raymond, principal and founder of RCH Energy, told CNBC’s on Thursday.

  • Agricultural and commodity stocks are the best value plays in the market right now, said Kevin Sanderford, principal at Colorado West Investments.

  • With the risk of Netflix missing analysts’ earnings estimates on the horizon, now is a good time for bearish bets against the movie-rental company’s stock, hedge fund Noster Capital said on Thursday.

  • Level 3 Communications has been enhancing its services, and traders are looking for the tech stock to rise a few levels.

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

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    But investors' obsession with inflation puts the spotlight on CPI ahead of the opening bell on Thursday.