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  • Short Hannah, long Miley: The stock analysis Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 4:05 PM ET
    Miley Cyrus (L) and Miley Cyrus (R).

    What if celebrity were measured like stocks? Then Hannah Montana is a loser and Miley Cyrus, twerks and all, is the winner.

  • The Lions celebrate their victory

    The British Lions team selection just goes to show that taking a contrary view from the mainstream can be a very profitable strategy.

  • Snowden, ‘Snowed-In’ in Hong Kong? Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 4:22 AM ET
    Edward Snowden

    Snowden might be a resident of Hong Kong for some time to come as existing legislation and bilateral agreements allow people to go to the courts for protection

  • Asia Currency Sell-Off Goes From Bad to Ugly Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 3:21 AM ET
    Indian Rupees

    Asian currencies have been battered lately by talk of the U.S. Federal tapering its massive stimulus program and analysts expect the pummeling to continue.

  • The Fed Taper: Reasons for Comfort Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 3:58 AM ET

    There is some comfort in the speculation surrounding the Federal Reserve, because whatever happens investors can still count on a period of very low rates and bond yields.

  • Oil: A Port in the Storm for Much Longer? Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:28 AM ET

    OPEC members are still enjoying $100 oil. And yet for how long can oil avoid the maelstrom that has whipped up across almost every other traded asset?

  • Syria Has a Driver's Seat, and the US Isn't In It Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:45 PM ET
    Protestors wave Free Syria's flags and chant slogans during a demonstration.

    There is no favorable outcome in Syria at this point—only the least unfavorable—and even that will not likely be dictated by Washington.

  • Fed's Bond-Buying Taper Is Least of Banks’ Worries Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    Banks have been skipping along the yellow brick road, content in a fairytale landscape awash with quantitative easing. But the sky darkened last week, as the industry's best friend threatened to become a foe.

  • Paul Tudor Jones Issues an Apology Friday, 24 May 2013 | 4:40 PM ET
    Paul Tudor Jones, chairman and chief executive officer of Tudor Investment Corp.

    After taking some serious heat for remarks that suggested mothers can't be good traders, Paul Tudor Jones issued this apology.

  • Yes, Mr. Jones. Mothers Can Be Great Traders Friday, 24 May 2013 | 2:40 PM ET
    Paul Tudor Jones, chairman and chief executive officer of Tudor Investment Corp.

    Finerman responds to Paul Tudor Jones' comment that trading is difficult for mothers because connecting with a child is a "focus killer."

  • Central Banks in Focus: Time to Risk It? Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    I was just at an interesting lunch with Garry Kasparov, the man who became the youngest world chess champion in history in 1985 at the age of 22. He held the title as the world's top player for 20 years before retiring to pursue other chess and non-chess related interests.

  • Why This Week Could See Start of Risk-Off Monday, 20 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    ECB President Mario Draghi

    The deteriorating economic and political triggers in Europe appear likely to cause a bout of serious risk-off, Mike Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal said.

  • Why 'Boring, Dull, Passive' Investing Is Working Monday, 13 May 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    The least lucrative strategy for the investment banks and stockbrokers is "buy and hold" and it's the "buy and hold" investors who have made most of the money so far since those 2012 lows. Steve Sedgwick, Anchor at CNBC Europe writes.

  • Hank Greenberg on China, Iran and Soviet 'Minders' Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Hank Greenberg

    Hank Greenberg, the former head of insurance giant AIG, tells CNBC about building AIG from a small domestic insurance company into the mammoth global player that it became.

  • Bargaining Power: Kurds on the Rise in Iraq Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    The Iraqi government and Kurdistan authorities put together a deal that could see the Kurds resume oil exports to Iraq in return for a revision of the Iraqi 2013 budget.

  • US, Russia Teaming vs. Terror? Don't Count On It Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 12:59 PM ET

    U.S. intelligence failures can be attributed to a lack of cooperation among internal U.S. agencies. An increase in cooperation with external agencies simply isn't feasible.

  • Golden Week Loses Its Shine for Hong Kong Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 3:34 AM ET

    Three times a year, during Lunar New Year, this time of year, and the National Day holidays in October, a wide swath of the country essentially shuts down as people venture around the nation and beyond.

  • Marathon Bombings: Russia's 'I told You So' Moment? Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 3:54 PM ET
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama

    The Boston Marathon bombings were a wake-up call to Americans who may have forgotten about spectacular terrorist attacks in a distant part of the world.

  • The 'Chavismo' Hasn't Left Venezuela Just Yet Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    Venezuela's newly elected president, Nicolas Maduro.

    Venezuela's new president will govern as he thinks Chavez would have and oil and gas investors can expect a perpetuation of the status quo.

  • Is Carnival's CEO Ready to Face Shareholders? Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 8:53 PM ET
    Mickey Arison, CEO Carnival Corp.

    It's a big week for Carnival cruise lines and CEO Micky Arison -- they have to face shareholders and Congress is breathing down their neck. Is Arison up to the task?

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