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Stocks Are Becoming the Only Game in Town

Equities have finally put up decent-enough returns on the year to make the paltry yields on bonds almost impossible to tolerate. With rates so low now, more and more investors are moving from fixed income and back into the stock market.

Retail Investors Are Finally Warming Up to Stocks

Solid quarterly earnings and anticipation of more stimulus from the Fed have helped lift the Dow by 400 points over the past two weeks. However, another boost is coming from individuals who've begun moving money from bonds to equities.

Stocks Close Mixed on Earnings and G-20 Anxiety

Stocks closed mixed Friday's as another round of solid third-quarter earnings reports was checked by rising anxiety about the path of the dollar ahead of this weekend's meeting of the Group of 20 finance ministers.

Stocks Open Fourth Quarter With More Gains

Stocks kicked off the final quarter of the year with moderate gains Friday as more encouraging data on consumer spending, consumer sentiment and auto sales were partly offset by a slowdown in manufacturing activity.

What Will Break the Market's Malaise?

If it feels like stocks haven't gone anywhere in months, well, that's because they haven't. Traders at the New York Stock Exchange say there's good reason for the later summer doldrums.

Why It Looks Like a Slow-Growth Market Ahead

Earnings season gave a lift to stocks, but now the market is focused again on the global economy and U.S. macroeconomic issues. FBN Securities' Cort Gwon says that even in a market like this one that's stuck in a trading range, investors can find ways to profit.