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  • Stocks declined on Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month. Some analysts said these fits and starts are just the market cooling down, after a runup of 30 percent since its 12-year low in early March. Read and listen to what the experts had to say... (UPDATED)

  • Stocks lost more than 2% Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month.

  • Stocks declined on Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month. Some analysts said these fits and starts are just the market cooling down after a runup of 30 percent since the market hit a 12-year low in early March. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...

  • Stocks declined Wednesday as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month. A brief reprieve after the business-inventories report and comments from President Obama fizzled.

  • GM Dealership

    They are in the crosshairs of the auto task and passionate about their feelings over GM and Chrysler plans to drop dealers. What's interesting is that not all dealers are against the idea of trimming the dealer ranks, while others are fearing the end of business' that have been in their family for years.

  • With a sideways market yesterday (Tuesday), what do traders expect today? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, offered CNBC his stock-market insights on Wednesday.

  • Stocks pared their losses Wednesday after a report showed business inventories shrunk at a slower pace and remarks from President Obama on health-care reform.  Still, stocks remained under pressure as bank shares continued to struggle and retail sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month.

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    For auto dealers, this may go down as the worst week ever. GM will announce plans to cut 2600 dealerships while Chrysler drops roughly 850. That's roughly 42% of the GM dealerships and 27% of the Chrysler stores going away.

  • With stocks rallying for over 2 months now, dividend yields continue to fall back to Earth.  The average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has fallen nearly 30% since the rally began in early March.  See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.

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    Good news from Intel will compete with fresh economic data and a speech by the Treasury secretary for investors' attention ahead of the opening Wednesday. Retail sales and import prices for April, plus business inventories data for March are also due.

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    GM plunged to a 76-year low after six executives liquidated their holdings in the automaker. Tim Seymour smells a trade!

  • Auto worker works on assembly line at GM Lansing Grand River plant.

    Investors dumped shares of both Ford Motor and General Motors on Tuesday, with GM hitting its lowest level since the Great Depression.

  • Stocks closed positive as consumer and health care stocks rose, though weakness in technology and banks prevented larger gains. Banks again were in focus as major institutions reacted to stress test results released last week. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...

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    Stocks lost ground in afternoon trading but traded in a fairly tight range, though the Nasdaq posted losses approaching 1.5 percent.

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    A bankruptcy judge on Tuesday ruled that GMAC Financial Services can become Chrysler's preferred lender, potentially sending a slew of new business to the financing company and ensuring that Chrysler's dealers will have access to the loans they need to stay in business.

  • Cramer gives his perspective on the slew of secondary offerings, why bad news for Google’s radio advertising venture isn’t necessarily bad news for the company, and how to play Ford’s big secondary offering.

  • General Motors

    It's kind of like watching a car crash. You know it's sad. You know it's awful. But you can't stop looking at it. I'm not trying to be trivial about the plunge in GM shares this week.

  • Stocks were flat to slightly lower on Tuesday as tech slipped, banks fell and the economy showed that a recovery could be slow in coming. Banks again were in focus as major institutions reacted to stress test results released last week. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...

  • Although there are still tough spots in the economy, Michael Yoshikami, president and chief investment strategist of YCMNET Advisors, said he doesn’t believe the United States is in a long-term bear market.

  • Pimco's CEO Mohamed El-Erian warned that slower global growth was the new normal. What about the shorter term? Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services director of floor operations, gave CNBC his insights for this week — and the long horizon.