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  • Will Emerging Markets Outperform the US in 2013? Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 10:36 AM ET

    Vote now in our CNBC poll!

  • No Nervousness on 'Fiscal Cliff,' but It's a Headwind Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 9:39 AM ET

    "Fiscal cliff": Still no sign of market nervousness. No spike in the Volatility Index.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: JPMorgan Overweight AT&T Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 9:22 AM ET
    Cramer's Mad Dash: JPMorgan Overweight AT&T

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including shares of AT&T as a JPMorgan report says the company is selling more smartphones than initially thought.

  • Facebook Pushes US to Top of IPO Charts Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 7:59 AM ET

    The $16 billion Facebook share offering made the U.S. the biggest global market for initial public offerings (IPOs) for the first time since 2008 this year, according to figures from Dealogic.

  • How to Trade the Turmoil In Italy Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 7:58 AM ET
    Mario Monti

    News of the prime minister's impending resignation is roiling markets - and will probably take the euro down a peg, this pro says.

  • ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Stocks to Own Now: Pros Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 12:43 PM ET
    Stocks to Own Amid 'Fiscal Cliff' Threat: Pros

    Consumer stocks, technology or China? "Fast Money" pros stake their positions.

  • A Tasty Stock for Investors? Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 5:38 AM ET

    As companies worldwide grapple with the triple whammy of the "fiscal cliff", the euro zone debt crisis and China's slowdown, one global player is much less concerned about the impact on its business.

  • Five Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 9:47 AM ET

    There's no "right way" to retire, but financial experts agree on a few rules for what you shouldn’t do.

  • Energy: Better Gas Prices Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 11:27 AM ET

    Robust U.S. energy production keeps pump prices low.

  • Dow 30: After-hours quotes Saturday, 1 Dec 2012 | 2:28 PM ET
  • You Pick — Stupid or Cool? Check Out These 9 Gift Ideas Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 8:47 AM ET
    You Pick — Stupid or Cool? Check Out These 9 Gift Ideas

    Retailers are selling another batch of gag gifts this holiday season. Since we're still on the fence about whether these gifts are on the cool side of stupid or the stupid side of cool, we're asking readers to decide.

  • Top Holiday Toy Crazes of All Time Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 12:23 PM ET
    Top Holiday Toy Crazes of All Time

    Bring on the nostalgia! From Furby to Elmo, here are some of the hit holiday toys that had them fighting in the aisles.

  • Will It Be 'Game Over' for Videogame Makers This Holiday?

    While the videogame industry relies heavily on the holiday period to help boost publisher profits, some companies may find coal in their stocking this year.

  • 10 Gifts Gadget Lovers Will Love Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 12:55 PM ET
    10 Gifts Gadget Lovers Will Love 2012

    What do people want for gifts? Cool stuff! Here are the 10 hottest gadgets retailers are stocking.

  • Hot Holiday Toys for 2012 Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 2:49 PM ET
    Manufacturer: Spin Master Suggested Price: $39.97 What’s better than a radio-controlled flying helicopter? A radio-controlled flying helicopter that shoots as it flies, that’s what. Add in the ability to drive the vehicle on the ground over bumps, too — and an affordable price tag — and you have Air Hogs’ Hover Assault Radio-Controlled Helicopter.

    What will the hot holiday toys be this year? Retailers such as Toys ‘R Us, Wal-Mart, Kmart, and Kohl’s have weighed in with their choices for this year's must-have toys.

  • Fine-Tune Your Global Economy Portfolio for 2013 Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 11:39 AM ET
    In the 21st century of , we’re long past the , , cash triangle of asset allocation upon which many retail investors grew up.Investors have more options and choices, from asset classes to the financial instruments to play them. Low-cost online brokers and trading platforms have given investors direct access to a world once open only to professional traders and institutions.IRAs and 401(k)s offer a world of opportunity, whether its equities, fixed income, , real estate, or ."We think the retail in

    Savvy, open-minded investors know there are always profitable plays worldwide. See how your portfolio should reflect the global economy.

  • Pre-markets Sunday, 29 Jan 2012 | 8:46 PM ET

    Pre-Market Data, Stock Market Quotes, Fair Value, Futures, Volatility Index,World Markets Information

  • Dow 30: Real-time quotes Sunday, 29 Jan 2012 | 1:44 PM ET

    The latest market data for all 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

  • CNBC Explains: Quadruple witching Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | 7:27 PM ET
    Quadruple witch

    Today's a witching day. It may sound ominous, but it's really just the alignment of some important time periods for the markets.  CNBC explains ....