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  • Trading the Eye of the Storm     Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    Paul Walsh, Weather Channel weather analytics vice president, tracks tropical storm Isaac as it heads for Florida, and traders and investors take action.

  • Trader Buzz on Volatility     Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    Dean Curnutt, Macro Risk Advisors CEO, and Sean Hyman, "Ultimate Wealth Report" editor, discuss investment options in gold, corn, and the S&P.

  • Don't Be Fooled By Short-Selling Bans Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 4:27 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    When the latest market squall hit the eurozone last month, the governments of Spain and Italy responded with a time-honored defense; as panic mounted, they banned the short selling of shares in banks, in a desperate bid to shore up confidence.

  • Norges Fund Plans to Take On More Risk Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 1:36 AM ET
    Norwegian Fjords, Norway

    The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is planning to take on more risk as it seeks to exploit its role as a strategic investor, in a move that could mark a new trend for conservative publicly-owned investment funds, the Financial Times reports.

  • Muni Bonds Not as Safe as Thought Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 10:27 AM ET

    Municipal bonds, widely seen as one of the safest investments, actually default more often than most people realize, according to research by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, The New York Times reports.

  • Navigating Equity Market Risks     Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    Tim Freeman, Elevation LLC principal, provides insight on how to navigate a volatile market, amid political and economic uncertainty.

  • Risk Builds as Junk Bonds Boom Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 3:16 AM ET

    The market for junk bonds, risky corporate debt that pays high interest rates, is red hot. Such debt, also known as high-yield bonds, has returned 10.2 percent year-to-date, according to a JPMorgan high-yield index. Junk bond funds are on a pace to take in a record amount of money this year. Companies with less than stellar credit are issuing hundreds of billions of dollars of bonds, the New York Times reports.

  • Trader Buzz From the Trading Pits     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 6:35 AM ET

    A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the market's open, with Scott Shellady, Trean.

  • What's Moving Wednesday's Markets?     Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 6:00 AM ET

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading strategist, and Robert Brusca, FAO Economics chief economist, provide an outlook on the markets and discuss how to invest in this economy.

  • Lib Dems Push to Reopen Bank Reform Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 12:54 AM ET
    ATM Machine

    Nick Clegg and Vince Cable are leading a push to reopen talks on UK banking reforms in a move that could stoke coalition tensions. The FT reports.

  • Drought-Driven Emerging Market Trades     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 10:25 AM ET

    A look at how to play rising corn and soybean prices in emerging markets, with David Riedel, Riedel Research Group.

  • How to Manage Currency Volatility     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 6:41 AM ET

    Wolfgang Koester, FiREapps CEO & chief currency strategist, explains how multi-national companies can limit exposure to foreign exchange risk, and why he is worried about the euro.

  • Buzz From the Trading Pits     Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 6:32 AM ET

    A look at what traders will be watching ahead of the opening bell, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management chief market strategist.

  • On Wall Street, the Rising Cost of Faster Trades Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 1:42 AM ET
    NYSE traders floor

    For several years, the Wall Street wizards who built a faster, more fragmented stock market justified their creation by pointing to the benefits it yielded for investors in the form of lower trading costs, the New York Times reports.

  • Coalition Plans Housebuilding Stimulus Tuesday, 14 Aug 2012 | 1:31 AM ET
    Construction work

    Ministers are preparing to unveil a new package of measures to stimulate the flagging house-building sector next month, in an attempt to help drag Britain out of recession. The FT reports.

  • Peregrine CEO Indicted on 31 Counts Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 7:27 PM ET
    Russell Wasendorf Sr.

    A federal grand jury in Iowa has indicted Peregrine Financial Group founder and former CEO Russell Wasendorf Sr. on 31 counts of making false statements to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

  • Short Sellers Target European Car Stocks Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 1:43 AM ET
    Steering wheel

    Short selling of European car stocks is at a two-year high, making the sector one of the most heavily shorted in Europe, as traders bet slowing growth will hurt even the continent’s profitable producers, the FT reports.

  • G20 Plans Response to Rising Food Prices Sunday, 12 Aug 2012 | 7:02 PM ET
    A rotting ear of corn sits on a struggling corn plant in a drought-stricken farm field.

    G20 countries are to step in to try and co-ordinate a response to surging food prices, after the worst U.S. drought in half a century devastated crops in the world’s largest agricultural exporter, the Financial Times reports.

  • Drought's Impact on the Range     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 10:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the most recent crop report from the USDA gives a look at the extended impact of the Midwestern drought on hog farmers and cattle ranchers.

  • USDA Crop Report Update     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 9:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the latest detail on the impact this summer's drought has taken on crop prices and production.

Futures Now

Commodities

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil closed up on the day, and nat gas closed up, as well, while gold was down on the day.

  • CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. More earnings results next week. Starbucks and Netflix may have been helped by the bad winter. Also, the Boston Marathon is next week, and 36,000 runners will participate.

  • George Gero, RBC Capital Markets strategist, weighs in on whether gold or stocks will be a better investment in another 25 years.

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