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  • While the stock market continues to reach new highs for the year, dividend yields for the thirty stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial index have remained relatively unchanged in the past seven months.

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  • The world’s largest online marketplace, eBay, hit a new 52-week high on Wednesday, and the stock more than doubled over the last year. So is there still room for investors to get in? Scott Kessler, equity analyst at Standard & Poor’s, shared his insights.

  • The luck of the Irish has rubbed off on the Dow today, as the Industrial Average is not only trading up for the seventh consecutive day, but it is also trading at an 18-month high.

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    There may be fewer frills on Easter bonnets, but more spending on jelly beans, flavored marshmallows, and other goodies, according to a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, which predicts consumers will spend more on Easter.

  • The VIX (CBOE Market Volatility Index) is hovering near its 2-year lows. Does this mean smooth sailing ahead — or dangerous complacency? Paul Britton, founder and chief executive of the Capstone Holdings Group, foresees a "huge event coming up." He offered CNBC his stock market outlook.

  • After being down all day, the Dow and S&P eked out gains Monday, led by Walmart after an analyst upgrade on the stock. Plus financials pulled off a gain amid relief after Sen. Chris Dodd unveiled his financial-reform bill.

  • The S&P 500 has barely budged since hitting a 17-month high last week as volume continues to be light. Where is everybody?

  • Stocks wavered Monday as mostly lukewarm financials were counterbalanced by Wal-Mart's strength. What's ahead? Katie Stockton of MKM Partners and Carter Worth of Oppenheimer offered CNBC their market outlooks.

  • Stocks declined Monday as the dollar gained after a warning from Moody's on the U.S. and other nations with AAA debt ratings and amid worries about China tightening.  Financials took a hit amid jitters over financial reform.

  • Wal-Mart is lacing up the gloves in the fight to win the modern day price war in food retail in 2010, according to one industry analyst.

  • Stocks were lower Monday after a warning from Moody's' on the U.S. and other nations with AAA debt ratings and amid worries about China tightening. But Walmart jumped 1% after an analyst upgrade.

  • Stock index futures followed international markets lower Monday, but Wall Street is coming off a bullish trend that could continue given some stronger economic numbers.

  • Credit card trends improving: Capital One reported net charge-offs (loans unlikely to be collected) declined to 10.19 percent, from 10.41 percent in January.

  • Yesterday marked the 10th Year Anniversary of the peak of the dot com bubble with the NASDAQ Composite now down about 53% from its all-time high close of 5,048.62. Now, 10 years later, the NASDAQ has been a leader in the past year's rally. Amongst the leaders, have been manufacturers of components of LEDs. Could revolutionary LED stocks possibly lead the NASDAQ to thrive once again?

  • It's been a year since the market bottomed. The Dow is up 61% since then. A newspaper stock outperformed discount giant Wal-Mart. What has it all taught us? Take a good look in the mirror, buddy.

  • Stocks slipped at the open Thursday after the government said weekly jobless claims fell but not as much as analysts had anticipated.

  • One stock is dominating our traders’ radar on Wednesday as it dances around a key level with very heavy volume in the name. What must you know?

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