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  • After weeks of positioning for Sherwin-Williams to move lower, sentiment swung sharply to the positive side yesterday (Monday), as traders positioned for the paint maker to break out toward the $70 area.

  • Dusting off an old long-play record of the Rolling Stones or Beatles and harking back to the heyday of the 1960s and 70s is one thing. But Guy Monson, CIO & managing partner from Sarasin & Partners, has taken baby-boomer nostalgia to the next level and is looking to the bygone era for investment advice.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The Dow erased all but a few points of its gain Tuesday as tech stocks retreated.

  • Stocks opened higher on Tuesday, pushing the Dow into positive territory for the year, as Wall Street continued its March rally. What should investors expect for the rest of the month? Robert Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock shared his market outlook.

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    Warren Buffett has a new nugget of pithy advice for investors in his latest letter to Berkshire shareholders: "When it's raining gold, reach for a bucket, not a thimble."   Buffett recalls that last year's letter called corporate and municipal bonds "ridiculously cheap" compared to U.S. Treasuries. And we says Berkshire did "back" that view by making some purchases, but "I should have done far more. Big opportunities come infrequently."

  • We’re trying to identify names that go against the grain, said Jeff Utz, U.S. equity project manager at Credit Suisse. He shared his best contrarian plays with investors.

  • Lenny Dykstra

    I'm not sure where he's living, but Lenny Dykstra is back in the investing game. The baseball great who filed for bankruptcy last year and lost both of his homes now has a Web site called Nails Investments.

  • Stocks turned a shaky start into a full-throttle rally Tuesday as UPS delivered an encouraging earnings report, pending home sales rose and Ford reported a double-digit increase in sales.

  • The Bank ETF closed higher on Tuesday, shrugging off the Volcker plan presented to lawmakers. How should you trade financials, now?

  • Stocks rallied mid-morning on pending home sales in line, dollar weakness, Mr. Geithner speaking like a fiscal conservative—but most point to earnings commentary as the main factor for the rally. Three items stand out...

  • Stocks made another push higher Tuesday afte a shaky start as UPS delivered an encouraging earnings report, pending home sales rose and Wall Street braced for a hearing on the "Volcker Rule" later today.

  • Mining and metal stocks are up again about 2 percent in Europe; Rio Tinto was raised to "buy" from "hold" at Citigroup. We have no panic over Greek bonds, so Europe is trading higher. Elsewhere, earnings are pumping up stocks — mostly outside the U.S., but not all...

  • Wall Street was set to extend the previous session's gains at the start of trading Tuesday, with European markets mostly higher across the board and some important economic testimony coming from Capitol Hill.

  • Markets started the new month higher, but how long can the trend continue? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.

  • Cramer looks beyond the bloodletting.

  • With the economy on the mend, the next few earnings seasons are set to give investors a good perspective on the trajectory of the overall economy, and individual company reports can do the same for specific segments of the market.  As earnings season comes to its midway point, Cramer has put together a list of 20 February 2010 earnings reports to watch; suggesting that if you pay close attention to these companies, you'll get a good handle on both the sector they represent and the overall health

    As earnings season comes to its midway point, Cramer put together a list of 20 February 2010 earnings reports. So, what are the most important earnings reports to watch?

  • The Fed left interest rates near zero and vowed to keep them there for a while. What does this mean for the economy and markets going forward? Ken Volpert of Vanguard Funds, Kenneth Heebner of Capital Growth Management and Bob Doll of BlackRock shared their insights.

  • Markets opened lower on Wednesday as investors were disappointed with some earnings outlooks—but edged up after the Fed's lukewarm statement. What should investors expect from stocks going forward? David Kotok, chairman and CIO of Cumberland Advisors and John Burns, founder and CEO of Burns Advisory Group shared their views.

  • New results left investors ever more worried that China could take down the rally.