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  • See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.

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    When looking at a mutual fund with a good long-term record but lackluster recent performance, the first question to ask is “has anything changed?” The answer often rests on one of four characteristics: management, objective, size and external factors.

  • But if the "rocket can’t go high enough into the stratosphere," the S&P 500 can fall back to 1250, warned Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital.

  • Get ready for a "cruel, cruel summer where we’re going to see low equity returns, high volatility and low trading volume," Craig Johnson, technical analyst at Piper Jaffrey, warned CNBC Tuesday.

  • A sometimes under-skilled workforce  and shortage of job training is compounding unemployment at home, while technological innovation and product development is paying off abroad.   

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    The Chinese come to the Paris Air Show as both the world’s largest purchaser of jetliners and a budding manufacturer projected by some to one day challenge the dominance of Boeing and Airbus.

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    Despite all of the volatility and uncertainty of stocks, Baby Boomers heading into retirement are still better off with stocks than bonds, says a new analysis from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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    Given the doom and despondency across so many parts of the EU economy and with European governments tumbling over themselves to reverse years of living beyond their means, next week's Paris Air Show at Le Bourget should provide something to cheer, writes Howard Wheedon, Senior Strategist at BGC Partners.

  • Dividend yields in the Dow index are relatively unchanged since the beginning of the year, as companies increase dividend payments, partially offseting gains in stock prices, which would push yields lower.

  • More than two months after natural disasters struck Japan, the country can finally rebuild, prompting a shift into industrial names.

  • The "Mad Money" host explains why and reveals how to trade it.

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    The United States may soon wind up with a distinction that makes business leaders cringe — the highest corporate tax rate in the world, the New York Times reports.

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    General Electric, the world's largest conglomerate with products ranging from light bulbs to turbines, has been rocked by controversies and dogged by slow growth during the tenure of Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt, dividing investors on whether the company's stock is a buy or sell. ...A report from TheStreet.

  • The Dow hit its highest close since June, 2008, Thursday after a steep slide on Monday, helped along by blowout earnings from Apple. Here's how you should play tech now.

  • Stocks gained, closing at the highs of the session after starting the week in a sharp slide in the wake of Standard & Poor's revised outlook for U.S. long-term debt as largely positive earnings propelled stocks higher.

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    For the most part, traders continue to respond to the strong earnings for a second day in a row. But it's not a uniform reaction.

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 20.

  • Stocks closed sharply higher in a rally sparked by strength in tech and manufacturing, although bank stocks weakened after Wells Fargo reported a slide in revenue.

  • Stocks added to strong gains before the close as a rally sparked by strength in tech and manufacturing drove prices higher, although bank stocks weakened after Wells Fargo reported a slide in revenue.

  • Stocks continued to rally after a series of solid earnings reports led by technology and manufacturing companies.