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Investors waiting for Black Friday

Stocks could stay in a holding pattern till investors see how the holiday sales go.

November 26, 2014 | 6 min

Supportive economy helping stocks make new highs

"We need to curb our enthusiasm a bit," says Ed Campbell of Quantitative Management Associates of Wall Street's persistent climb to new highs. Yet, he thinks the economy will continue to support the stock market in the new year. "We think we're looking at another year of healthy gains for 2015," says Campbell.

November 25, 2014 | 4 min

Stocks edge higher to start holiday-shortened week

The market should drift higher this week even with many traders on vacation, says senior portfolio manager David Straus at Johnston Lemon Asset Management. He says any minor pullbacks in the coming weeks should be seen as buying opportunities.

November 24, 2014 | 4 min

Lots of economic data this holiday-shortened week

The markets will be open for 3 and 1/2 days, but there's still a full calendar of economic reports

November 24, 2014 | 2 min

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