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The talk of overnight was Europe's bond auctions as demand came in lukewarm, investors watch for tomorrow's jobs report as analysts say the economic data could heat up the sleepy new year's trading, and retailers start to report sales as Costco beats expectations in comp sales growth, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
European stocks were called to open higher on Thursday after ending the day down on Wednesday led by the banking sector where fears are growing that euro zone lenders might fail to meet tough new capital rules and counter their exposure to euro zone debt.
Spain says it expects its banks to set aside up to 50 billion euros in further provisions on their bad property assets as part of a new round of reforms for the country’s financial sector. The FT reports.
Will stocks stay in rally mode, and is an economic rebound brewing? Phil Orlando, Federated Investors, and Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners, weigh in.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why trading stocks like Research in Motion and Yahoo on takeover rumors and not fundamentals, runs the risk of multiple earnings cuts.
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Mad Money's Cramer pits two of the best performing NASDAQ stocks: Alexion Pharmaceuticals and Ross Stores, against each other to determine which is the better play.
Mad Money's Cramer says Kraft Foods is his third favorite "diamond" stock of the Dow because it delivered a juicy return of over 8% last year and its breakup play will unlock additional value.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why it doesn't matter who wins the Presidential election, what matters most to potential stock buyers and sellers is certainty.
Investors need to understand what is meant by "dead money" and how it can be toxic to your portfolio, says Joe Terranova, Fast Money trader, and "Buy High, Sell Higher" author.
An options strategy on BP stock, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.
Discussing why tech stocks could become among the top value trades in 2012, with Matthew Lamphier, First Eagle US Value Fund.
Semiconductor stocks were down 12% in 2011, so is this the year to turn bullish on the sector? Daniel Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners, discusses where he sees opportunities.
The Fast Money traders with the play on the bump up in Seagate stock, and a look at some of the investment strategies of hedge fund manager, Edward Lampert's ESL Partners, with Greg Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal senior writer.
A short play on retail, with Steve Cortes, Veracruz Research, and a look ahead to chain store sales and the expected winners and losers, with Deborah Weinswig, Citi Investment Research retail analyst.
Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Services vice chairman, discusses what to expect in the new year. Some of his predictions might surprise you.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Emerging market currencies are on the move with the Hungarian forint breaking out aggressively overnight, with Jordan Kotick, Barclays Capital.
Oil remains above $100 a barrel, but can it move even higher? CNBC's Bill Griffeth, and Darren Wolfberg, BNP Paribas, discuss.
There are some big groups in the stock market getting crushed lately, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan, Bob Pisani, and Daniel McMahon, Raymond James.