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  • Stocks could continue rallying this year as long as the Middle East crisis doesn’t hinder the markets today, said Michael McGervey, president of McGervey Wealth Management and David Hefty, CEO of Hefty Wealth Partners.

  • The unrest in Libya is boosting energy prices: oil up about 7 percent, heating oil up 4.2 percent, gasoline up 3.8 percent. Saudi Arabia will not allow any supply disruptions from the Middle East to impact global supplies of oil, the country's oil minister told CNBC, though that is scant reassurance. Also: Wal-Mart, Home Depot and Macy's.

  • Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Tuesday as mounting violence in Libya prompted investors to cash in recent gains and take a more cautious stance after the President’s holiday on Monday.

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

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    The S&P is now up 6.8 percent for the year, and analysts and traders keep watching for the pullback that just doesn't seem to come. Turmoil in the Middle East, recurring sovereign debt concerns in Europe and now the idea of inflation all hang over markets.

  • Stocks ended higher Friday, climbing just before the close to cap off the third straight week of gains in the absence of major economic news or earnings.

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    While many analysts expect holiday sales numbers to be strong, Wall Street is expecting earnings conference calls next week to serve more as inflation strategy sessions than as quarterly reviews.

  • Thirteen retailers will give quarterly results next week, but which retail name has pricing power? The "Fast Money" traders discuss.

  • Stocks gained Friday as investors digested the latest hike in bank reserve requirements by China’s central bank and as the G20 meeting of finance ministers began in Paris. Cisco and Caterpillar rose, while Alcoa fell.

  • Stocks ended higher, once again hitting multi-year highs as the S&P finished at double its lowest level during the financial crisis. JPMorgan and HP rose, while Verizon fell.

  • Stocks continued to rise on strong earnings and economic news after the Federal Reserve reported its policy setting committee disagreed over whether the stimulus should continue, but felt making changes in the program would be inappropriate. JPMorgan and HP rose, while Verizon fell.

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    President Obama said at his inauguration two years ago that, “a nation cannot prosper long when it favors only the prosperous.” Ironically, the President’s own actions, along with those of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, are testing that theory.

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

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks ended narrowly mixed, which is how the market traded much of the session, amid light volume and little economic news. Wal-Mart fell, while Exxon Mobil rose.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks turned positive in the final minutes of trading after moving in a narrow range amid very light volume for most of a session lacking in much economic news.

  • With three firms having downgraded Walmart this month, the "Fast Money" traders debate whether the retail giant has lost its touch.

  • Middle East Turmoil

    Stocks continued to trade narrowly mixed amid a session lacking much economic news and following a second straight week of solid gains as the markets considered what's next for the Middle East.  Wal-Mart and Verizon fell, while Alcoa rose.

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  • Asian markets are all up 1 to 2 percent, with China up 2.5 percent (biggest gain in two months), most Arab bourses are down fractionally (Egypt still has not reopened).

  • Satellite imagery, used to track traffic at the parking lots of Wal-Mart stores, contributed to UBS's downgrade of the retailer's stock, retail analyst Neil Currie told CNBC Thursday.