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  • Commentary: ETFs Give an Uneasy Sense of Déjà Vu Friday, 6 May 2011 | 4:54 AM ET

    When the British Financial Stability Board was established a couple of years ago, it declared that one of its goals was to produce better "early warning" systems of looming financial trouble spots. Now it is turning this rhetoric into reality.  Investors should pay attention.

  • Why One Investor Is Ignoring Wall of Worry Friday, 6 May 2011 | 4:26 AM ET

    Dramatic headlines on US debt and fears over a Greek restructuring of debt are not worrying one investor, who tells CNBC investors should be focusing on some good news from China, not on the wall of worry.

  • In Bin Laden’s Compound, SEALs’ All-Star Team Friday, 6 May 2011 | 3:14 AM ET
    The hideout of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin

    There were 79 people on the assault team that killed Osama bin Laden, but in the end, the success of the mission turned on some two dozen men who landed inside the Qaeda leader’s compound, the New York Times reports.

  • Gas Prices Could Slow Job Growth This Year Friday, 6 May 2011 | 1:40 AM ET

    A brightened outlook for job growth may dim this spring as rising gas prices weigh on companies and prompt some to rethink their hiring plans.

  • Qatar and UAE to Obtain Emerging Market Status? Friday, 6 May 2011 | 1:12 AM ET
    Souk Waqif at dusk Doha, Qatar.

    Part of the bet of investing in frontier markets is that they will eventually mature into emerging markets. And that may happen for a couple later this summer, analysts told CNBC.

  • Tata Hands Jaguar $8 Billion to Match German Rivals Friday, 6 May 2011 | 12:58 AM ET
    Tata Motors

    Jaguar Land Rover is investing £5 billion ($8.2 billion) over the next five years to catch up on quality with BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi – the three German companies that dominate the luxury end of the automotive business globally, reports the FT.

  • Stop Trading: Jim Cramer  Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 2:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on oil prices today.

  • President Visits Ground Zero  Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

    President Obama visits Ground Zero and participates in wreath-laying ceremony but does not make any public comments. Also, Richard Grasso, former NYSE chairman & CEO; Jimmy Dunne, Sandler O'Neill, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, reflect on that fateful day and the future of the NYSE. CNBC's John Harwood reports from lower Manhattan in NYC.

  • Markets: Get In or Get Out?  Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Sansoterra, RidgeWorth Large Cap Growth Fund, and J.J. Burns, J.J. Burns & Company, discuss where to put your money as the dollar slumps and investors move out of precious metals.

  • Jim Rogers: Oil Price Will Keep Rising; Silver to Fall Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 8:07 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.

  • Mexican Central Bank Quietly Buys 100 Tons of Gold Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 6:49 AM ET

    Mexico has quietly purchased nearly 100 tons of gold bullion, as central banks embark on their biggest bullion buying spree in 40 years, the FT reports.

  • Debt Ceiling Has Some Give, Until Roof Falls In Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 6:41 AM ET

    The federal government will not run short of money to pay its bills on May 16, when the federal debt reaches the legal maximum of $14.3 trillion, the New York Times reports.

  • Silver a Warning Sign for Everyone? Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 5:00 AM ET
    Silver bar and coins

    The price action in silver since late January has been dramatic to say the least. The derivatives marketplace CME Group raising margin requirements has been seen by many as the reason for the 20 percent correction in prices since the precious metal hit a record over $49 an ounce on April 28th.

  • Survey Reveals the Top Five Risks for Business Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 1:43 AM ET

    The uncertainty surrounding the stability of European nations in wider geopolitical concerns are the main challenges identified by business leaders in a report, which surveyed 1,000 professionals to determine the key factors affecting business sentiment.

  • Investing in Target Date Mutual Funds Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 9:42 AM ET

    These mutual funds, also known as  life cycle ones, take the hard work out of building a diversified portfolio. And judging by their soaring popularity, investors appreciate the convenience.

  • Bond Investors Should Revolt: PIMCO's Gross Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 6:13 AM ET

    The Co-CEO of bond giant PIMCO, Bill Gross, has warned investors that holding US Treasurys is an “abdication of responsibility” in his May note to investors.

  • Goldilocks Is Now a Zombie: Analyst Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 5:41 AM ET

    With the Teflon market refusing the take fright from the wall of worry facing investors, one analyst told CNBC the world is beginning to look like a bad horror movie from the 1980s.

  • Avoid Tears When the Tide Goes Out: Fund Manager Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 5:16 AM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    Investors never learn when to take profits and risk tears before bed-time when the tide goes out, according to Pedro Noronha, the managing partner at Noster Capital in London.

  • Banks Anxious Over Fed Regulations Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 12:25 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Wall Street banks are warning they may have to cede much of the European derivatives market to the likes of Deutsche Bank  and Barclays Capital if US regulators follow through on proposals to apply new regulations extraterritorially, the FT reports.

  • The Next Target for Oil is $124: NYMEX Chart Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 7:36 PM ET

    The oil price is the foundation for inflation. The NYMEX oil chart shows the next target for oil is near $124. The chart also shows a new pattern of price behavior. This pattern often ends with a sudden price retreat and Osama Bin Laden’s death may be enough to create these conditions.