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Stocks Merck & Co Inc

  • The Dow jumped 150 points off the morning lows. Does this bullish reversal mean you should jump back in?

  • Stocks got a weak start after the selloff in China but rebounded by midday after a report showed a surprise drop in crude inventories, which sent oil prices — and energy stocks — soaring.

  • Stocks got a weak start after the selloff in China but rebounded by midday after a report showed a surprise drop in crude inventories, which sent oil prices — and energy stocks — soaring.

  • Stocks moved back into correction mode Wednesday after Chinese stocks tumbled 5 percent, sending another ripple around the world.

  • Compared to an average short interest of 2.2% for all Dow components, bets against these three companies stand at around 8%.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • The Lightning Round is extended in this CNBC.com exclusive feature.

  • Barry James, president of the James Advantage Funds and Hugh Johnson, chairman and CIO of Johnson Illington Advisors discussed their economic outlooks and shared their investment strategies.

  • Plus, Cramer comments on managing risk, dividend-paying stocks and more.

  • After the S&P 500 hit its 2009 high last Friday, the major averages dropped marginally to start the week but the market remains close to its year-to-date high.

  • Stocks retreated Monday as investors took a breather after a four-week rally, capped by a better-than-expected jobs report on Friday.

  • Although markets have run quite far and could use a correction, Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management and David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments said they are bullish about the markets. They shared their buying strategies with investors.

  • Douglas Roberts of Channel Capital Research.com and John Burns of Burns Advisory Group shared their market and economic outlooks—and how investors can make money.

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    This Friday Merck and Schering-Plough shareholders are set to vote on the mega-merger. When companies co-mingle it's standard operating procedure for heads to roll. So-called "cost-saving synergies" are a big reason why deals like this get done. But this out-of-the-blue departure seems to have nothing to do with that.

  • Apparently, Nancy Reagan isn't the only one saying no to drugs. Options Traders appear to be living in an 80s PSA as well, shunning shares of Pfizer through some heavy put buying.

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    There is no doubt that something has to be done about the rising cost of health care in the United States. The status quo is a recipe for disaster and, considering the gigantic federal deficit, the last thing the United States needs is an even larger anchor on fiscal health. 

  • The latest batch of earnings took a toll on the market Friday but the Dow still pulled off a gain in the final half hour of trading, capping its best two-week performance since 2000. Microsoft shares fell more than 8%.

  • Stocks took a hit Friday as a drop in consumer sentiment exacerbated losses triggered by a disappointing round of earnings from Microsoft, Amazon and AmEx. But the Dow poked higher in afternoon trading Microsoft shares fell nearly 10%.

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    Stocks slipped Friday as weaker consumer sentiment compounded losses after disappointing earnings from American Express, Amazon and Microsoft. The disappointing earnings and sentiment gave investors reason to pause and take a breather after a significant run-up in the past few weeks, in which the Nasdaq logged 12 straight gains — its longest run since 1992. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...

  • Stocks skidded Friday as a drop in consumer sentiment exacerbated losses triggered by a disappointing round of earnings from American Express, Amazon and Microsoft.