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Dec 31, 2012 4:32PM on InvestingBy Charley Blaine

The Dow and S&P 500 finishes for the year are their best since 2007 as hopes build for a fiscal cliff deal. The Nasdaq's year-end finish is its best in 13 years. Apple shoots higher.

Dec 27, 2012 3:06PM on InvestingBy Kim Peterson

The private equity group that owns the theme park company wants to raise $100 million from selling shares.

Dec 27, 2012 1:46PM on InvestingBy Charley Blaine

The Dow ends down 18 points after falling as many as 151. The catalyst: News that the House will meet Sunday to discuss the fiscal cliff dispute. Apple leads the rebound. Jobless claims fall, but consumer confidence sags.

Dec 27, 2012 11:34AM on InvestingBy Jonathan Berr

Homebuilders led the list of top gainers, while technology and for-profit education saw the most losses.

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Dec 21, 2012 4:39PM on InvestingBy Charley Blaine

Stocks tumble as Republicans balk at House Speaker Boehner's tax bill. But things could have been worse. Nike jumps on strong North American business. Trading ends early Monday, and markets are closed Tuesday for Christmas.

Dec 20, 2012 10:26PM on InvestingBy Charley Blaine

The Dow could open as much as 200 points lower after House Speaker Boehner pulls his 'Plan B' tax bill, which couldn't win enough Republican votes to pass. President Obama will have to come up with a specific plan, he says.

Dec 20, 2012 3:13PM on InvestingBy Charley Blaine

Existing-home sales rise in November, and prices move up, too. But one expert wonders if the housing bust will make many would-be buyers wary of the risks.

Dec 19, 2012 4:05PM on InvestingBy Kim Peterson

The weight-management company sees shares fall nearly 13% after a high-profile fund manager questions the business.

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