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    With earnings season in full swing, investors are unsure of what to make of the markets' volatility. Tuesday, the Dow Jones industrial average closed at 16,243 after rebounding from a session low of 16,063. Let's begin with Google , which will report first-quarter earnings Wednesday after the close.

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    After selling off through the morning session the S&P 500 had a strong rally in the afternoon, closing up 0.68% and near session highs. On CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show, the trading panel discussed Yahoo!'s bottom-line beat, decent guidance and Alibaba data. Jon Najarian, co-founder of optionmonster.com and trademonster.com, was impressed with the company's mobile users growth.

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    * FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.7 pct, reverses previous day's slide. * Euro STOXX 50 up 0.9 pct, moves back above 50-day moving average. * Credit Suisse, Danone drop after posting lower results. By Blaise Robinson. European shares rose early on Wednesday, reversing the previous session's losses as data showed economic growth in China a touch above forecasts, while gains in Tesco also lifted markets.

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    Market strategist Ryan Detrick recently shared a remarkable chart. It shows how important each Tuesday has been to the stock market so far this year. There have been 15 Tuesdays since 2014 started and the S&P 500 has only closed down on two of them. The simple fact is that, for some reason we do not have an answer to, Tuesday has been the biggest day to buy.

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    No need for a big intro here. @Rocco_TheStreet (TST) @rahopkinsiii they can't until they get sports channels/apps that don't require cable authentication Tim Stenovec April 4, 2014@Rocco_TheStreet (TST) @rahopkinsiii content is *almost* everything. Outside of the National Football League, you can access streaming packages for mainstream sports leagues without a cable or satellite subscription.

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    Didn't we do the same thing yesterday? After scaring investors with a test of recent lows, stocks bounced back harder and higher today. Twitter rallies over 10% in afternoon after buying Gnip http://stks.co/t0DGP $TWTR http://stks.co/h0VK0 _ Y CHARTS Apr. 15 at 01:57 PMI think today is a significant event in $TWTR and this should not be taken lightly.

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    Tuesday we provide post-earnings profiles for the eight companies we covered in two posts last week. Our first table covers each stock's technicals including five important moving averages and updated readings on the 12x3x3 weekly slow stochastic for each stock. The second table shows earnings and value levels at which to buy on weakness and risky levels at which to sell on strength.

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    Comcast (CMCSA) has agreed to a shareholder agreement with the New York State Common Retirement Fund to disclose its political spending made with corporate funds. Comcast Can't Use Its Best Argument for Time Warner Cable Deal. New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced the settlement on Monday.

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    On Friday, Wells Fargo (WFC) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) kicked off first-quarter reports from major banks. The Wells Fargo (WFC) beat was due to the quarter's steady revenue growth to $20.8 billion. JPMorgan (JPM), on the other hand, missed the consensus number due to its more cyclical investment-banking and mortgage-origination businesses, which disappointed.

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    Becoming an all-time great in any field requires a couple things. Another hallmark of an all-time great? Anyway, here is how I creepily decoded Schultz's winning characteristics. An Intense Innovative Mind. To be an all-time great, as Schultz clearly is, each aspect of the business has to create something that wasn't necessarily in the marketplace before.

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    Did you think you lost your shirt this morning?No -- your position in Under Armour (UA) did not lose 50% overnight although in this current market environment you were not wrong to think it had! Before the open Tuesday Under Armour (UA) performed its second stock split of its successful life, a two-for-one move to increase liquidity and attract more buyers.

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    The financial community should really take note of the prize awarded to winners at the One Spark crowdfunding festival in Jacksonville, Fla. Crowd funding has a global reach that will only expand, both in depth and in width. There were 632 "creators" in Jacksonville in all, up from 120 last year. In the Science Category, the winner was Neuoroinitive -- Inside the Neuron, which researched diseases.

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    By Russ Koesterich, CFA, Chief Investment Strategist for BlackRock (BLK) and iShares Chief Global Investment StrategistDespite signs that most of the U.S. economic softness of the last three months was weather related, equities have struggled to push higher lately. My take: I don't believe that U.S. equities overall are in a bubble.

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    Solid earnings from health care giant Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Coca-Cola Tuesday morning failed to sustain Monday's gains. Mixed economic reports didn't help investors settle on a direction. As a result, investors on StockTwits.com looked to earnings after-the-bell to determine whether Monday's gains were a blip amidst a correction or evidence that the five-year bull market is not over.

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    The market has been in a correction mode over the last few weeks. The last few years have seen stock prices largely driven by metrics other than earnings. Momentum stocks trade with the broader markets, returning insanely high returns in good times but can wipe out these returns and even more during a correction/pullback. The markets today are on the edge from where they could fall hugely.

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    Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) may be best known as the movie company behind The Hunger Games, Twilight and Divergent. But investors may be underestimating Lions Gates' holdings in the hot area of online videos. Shares of Lions Gate nearly doubled last year, but are down 19% so far this year and trade at 15 times earnings, which is below the average for the S&P 500.