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The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
As political tensions rise, the cooperation between the U.S. and Russia in the energy industry is large and growing, experts at IHS CERAWeek say.
Dick Bove, vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital, provides his forecast for financial stocks.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.
March 4- Caterpillar Inc's chief executive said on Tuesday several of the company's biggest markets, including China and North America, were strengthening modestly, but he warned that the global economy was largely fragile and sensitive to unexpected shocks like the crisis in Ukraine.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss the rally holding, following Obama's and Kerry's comments on Ukraine. For now, the market likes what it sees, he says.
Former Sen. Alan Simpson has a dire prediction when it comes to the national debt.
"(The) Russian government ... has chosen aggression and intimidation as a first resort," Kerry said in a news conference in Ukraine's capital.
Traders heaved a "sigh of relief" after Russian President Putin ceased military exercises along the Ukrainian border Tuesday, UBS' Art Cashin told CNBC.
The pace of energy developments in the U.S. and a hundred-year supply of natural gas is a global game-changer, says energy guru Daniel Yergin.
No one knows what will ultimately deter Vladimir Putin, but a resolution may hinge on the fact that he's not presiding over a healthy economy.
WASHINGTON, March 3- Washington is weighing an array of economic weapons to penalise Russia for its armed intervention in Ukraine, from asset freezes to expelling Moscow from the G8 group of states, but may find Europe more reluctant to resort quickly to sanctions.
Monday's selloff across global markets was a knee-jerk reaction to the Ukraine-Russia standoff, says Andrew Sullivan, Director, Asian Sales Trading at Kim Eng Securities, adding that the China's National People's Congress (NPC) may be the next focus for markets this week.
As crude oil prices rise amid tensions between Russia and Ukraine, increased U.S. oil production is providing a cushion against even higher prices.
WASHINGTON, March 3- The United States has a number of economic weapons to punish Russia for its military intervention in Ukraine, ranging from asset freezes to kicking Moscow out of the exclusive G8 group of countries, and President Barack Obama is focusing first on measures that would not require congressional action.
Michael Kelly, Managing Director, Global Head of Asset Allocation at PineBridge, explains why Monday's market selloff, brought about by the Ukraine crisis, will likely blow over by next week.
Antonio Garcia Pascual, Chief Euro-Area Economist at Barclays, says while it's unlikely that the standoff between Ukraine & Russia will evolve into a war, the economic threat still looms for both economies.
North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea Monday amid ongoing annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
Japan's latest batch of economic data and corporate earnings paint a slowly brightening picture, but shares can't seem to gain any traction.