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  • Charts Predict: Gold Could Hit $2,000 Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | 5:28 AM ET

    The price of gold will continue to rise and outperform stock markets and could go as high at $2,000, depending on the strength of the S&P 500 index, according to Chris Locke, managing director at Oystertrade.com Management.

  • After months of complaints by European dairy farmers angry over low prices, protesters in Brussels on Monday poured milk onto the streets, hurled eggs and other missiles, and started fires that filled the air with black smoke. The NYT reports.

  • China Yuan Float Could Come Soon: Jim Rogers Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | 6:23 AM ET

    China has had recurring periods of greatness and recurring periods of disaster and now is the time to be in China, Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC as China celebrates 60 years of communist rule.

  • Where Jim Rogers Would Invest $1 Million Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | 5:33 AM ET

    Commodities are the best area to invest in, as they protect against inflation and prices will rise if Asia's economies take off, Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC Thursday.

  • What Investors Can Learn From Journalists Monday, 28 Sep 2009 | 9:16 PM ET

    Here’s something that fledgling reporters are told: If your mom says she loves you, double-check it. Apply that same level of skepticism to company statements.

  • Gold & Grains w/ Dennis Gartman Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | 5:35 PM ET

    With gold hitting 18 month highs and a bountiful corn harvest around the corner, what better time to hear from commodities king Dennis Gartman!

  • Chewy Chicken Feet May Quash U.S.-China Trade War Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 3:55 PM ET
    Chickens in chicken coop.

    China is threatening to cut off imports of American chicken, but poultry experts have at least one reason to suspect it may be an empty threat: Many Chinese consumers would miss the scrumptious chicken feet they get from this country.

  • Will Pot TV Show Bring 'High' Ratings? Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 10:26 AM ET
    Marijuana

    Tips for cultivating marijuana. Testimonials by patients about its medical benefits. Cannabis cooking lessons. Even citations for award-winning strains of pot. Viewers here can now watch, every week, what amounts to a pro-weed news program.

  • Market Tips: China Stocks Have More Room to Sink Friday, 11 Sep 2009 | 4:16 AM ET

    Global stocks reached new 11-month highs on Friday, boosted by positive Chinese economic data. The Shanghai Composite closed 2.2 percent higher after robust retail, production and investment data for August indicated China's economy is accelerating. But experts tell CNBC Chinese stocks will see another correction before year end.

  • Market Tips: Oil to Hit $90; Sugar 'Incredibly Cheap' Thursday, 10 Sep 2009 | 5:09 AM ET

    The 2009 stock market rally continued unabated on Thursday as global stocks hit fresh 11-month highs. Experts tell CNBC they see for long-term upside for oil and that sugar holds value.

  • Market Tips: US Markets Could Climb 15-20% Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 7:23 AM ET

    Global stocks were lower on Wednesday, taking a breather after hitting 11-month highs the previous day as gold breeched the $1,000 an ounce mark. Experts tell CNBC world markets will continue to make gains, with the U.S. possibly rising another 15-20 percent.

  • Market Tips: Dollar to Fall as Stocks Get Hot Tuesday, 8 Sep 2009 | 5:06 AM ET

    Global stocks rose for the second day in a row on Tuesday with emerging market shares hitting new year highs and gold rising above $1,000 an ounce. Experts tell CNBC the dollar will fall in the short-term as investors' interest in stocks peaks.

  • Market Tips: Buy Stocks Gently; Gold May Hit $1,650 Monday, 7 Sep 2009 | 5:29 AM ET

    Global stocks rose on Monday as investors jumped back into equities. Experts tell CNBC investors should buy bonds when the market dips and to gently increase their exposure to stocks.

  • Market Tips: Gold to $1,300; Bullish on Commodities Friday, 4 Sep 2009 | 4:45 AM ET

    Global stocks gained on Friday, although investors were cautious ahead of the U.S. jobs data out later in the day. Some investors have begun to pull back from equities, expecting a correction after such a long rally.

  • Big Machinery Firm Faces 'Muted Recovery': Analyst Thursday, 3 Sep 2009 | 12:02 PM ET

    There’s been too much hype around Caterpillar versus the expected reality of a muted recovery in construction activity, said Eli Lustgarten, analyst at Longbow Research.

  • Tesco, British Grocer, Uses Weather to Predict Sales Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 4:05 AM ET

    Britain often conjures images of unpredictable weather. Such randomness has prompted Tesco, the country’s largest grocery chain, to create its own weather team in hopes of better forecasting temperatures and how consumer demand changes with them, the New York Times reported.

  • Latin America — A Two-Speed Region Wednesday, 26 Aug 2009 | 6:27 AM ET
    Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    South America, which boasts a range of basic resources and agriculture, is showing signs of rebounding from the global recession. But political uncertainty continues to plague the continent.

  • Funny Business Product of the Week Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 3:23 PM ET

    The Washington Post this week pulled the curtain back on a new product, Doc Bottoms Aspray, the first "all over" deodorant that "goes where other deodorants can't". The following YouTube video proceed to show us just exactly what that means. It's gotten over 300,000 hits in a month.

  • Vote For Best Stock Market Crash-Er Squirrel Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 1:15 PM ET
    Crasher Squirrel

    And it begins. Here are my six picks for best (or weirdest) financially-themed use of the now-famous "Crasher Squirrel" of Banff, the critter that's been popping up in every piece of pop culture.

  • Awwww...That's So Cute I May Be Sick Monday, 24 Aug 2009 | 4:28 PM ET
    Hamster

    Monday got you down? Here's a website guaranteed to make you smile. CuteOverload.com. It's so cute! Then it just keeps getting... cuter. Finally, you feel kind of sick.