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  • Although Citigroup posted a quarterly profit narrowly beating Wall Street forecasts Monday, Anthony Polini, equity analyst at Raymond James, is bullish on the stock.

  • Standard & Poor's downgrade of its outlook on the US to negative will have no effect on investing strategy, Rubino Financial President Michael Rubino told CNBC Monday.

  • The Health Care SPDR exchange-traded fund has been rising with some healthy option paper and on Friday closed at its highest price since early 2008. Multiple names in the sector have been targeted as well.

  • Warren Buffett

    During his illustrious career, Warren Buffett has ventured into a vast number of market sectors. Energy is a major component of Buffett's empire. And his investment goes way beyond oil. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • Nasdaq OMX Group has said it would consider selling NYSE Euronext’s American Stock Exchange division if it would help smooth its acquisition of the NYSE Euronext, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Contingency Planning

    Knowing what you own has never been more important, says Cramer. Every negative story is exaggerated and over-reaction is part of the sea change in the way the modern media covers the markets. Do not succumb to the sensationalism, urges Cramer. In fact, when something terrifying happens, ask, "What the heck does that have to do with the earnings of Bristol-Myers?"

  • Common Investor Mistakes

    It is entirely possible for the average person who's not a financier to beat the market. Cramer discusses some of the most common mistakes investors make.

  • Investing Is Like Comedy...

    It's all about timing, says Cramer. Knowing the right moment to buy or sell is key, and Cramer lends a helping hand. When the market takes a massive dive, it's not always the best time to sell.

  • A Bank of America branch.

    "Mortgage is again becoming another ‘why bother’ issue for the sector. Narrowly, everyone has to run screens on whose quarter may suffer from lower revenues. Broadly, mortgage fines, consent orders and lawsuits lead to tighter underwriting, which leads to lower home prices because no one can get a mortgage," said Nomura analyst Glenn Schorr. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • These are a few stock plays ahead of a possible inflation, said Steven Charest, chief market strategist at Divine Capital Markets. 

  • Overall, the market looks worrisome, said Bob Phillips, senior partner at Spectrum Management Group.

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    Nasdaq CEO Robert Greifeld is meeting with hedge funds Friday in New York trying to drum up support for his company’s proposal to purchase the NYSE. Nasdaq is joined in that proposal by its partner ICE, but today’s meeting did not include representatives from that company, something noted by attendees.

  • Your Money Plan

    What to do with your money ahead of the weekend, with Bob Phillips, Spectrum Management Group, and Steven Charest, Divine Capital.

  • New York Stock Exchange trader

    Investors expecting a market pullback after a six-month rally may be having a hard time identifying which stocks to dump.  Analysts at Credit Suisse have come  up with a list of ten vulnerable stocks.

  • Why Buy Equities Now?

    With debt in Europe escalating, the end of QE-2 nearing, and an uncertain unemployment picture, is there any reason to buy stocks now? Bill Stone, PNC Wealth Management, and David Lefkowitz, UBS Wealth Management, lay out a strategy for investors.

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    As credit losses continue to decline, shares of credit card providers will continue to climb this year, said Bruce Harting, managing director of Barclays Capital. Harting was named the top consumer finance analyst by Institutional Investors’ 2010 All-America Research Team survey last October.

  • Investors should look for “reasonably valued stocks” that pay dividends and also have a growth catalyst, said Alan Gayle, senior investment strategist at RidgeWorth Capital Management.

  • Tech is a large part of the U.S. economy and it’s exciting to see changes going on in the hardware and Internet side, said Roger McNamee, co-founder of Elevation Partners.

  • Spotting Value Picks

    Searching for value stock picks, with Paul Dietrich, Foxhall Capital Management, and Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management.

  • Stand clear—if the S&P 500 is up only 2 percent over the past five years, the stocks of a number of popular, big companies have flatlined. Cisco may be the most famous, but it’s hardly alone.