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  • Cramer: CAT vs. JOY     Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer compares and contrasts Caterpillar to Joy Global, and concludes CAT's vast sales force, financing arm, and service division, make it a better play, but only on a pullback.

  • 10 Industries That Are Bouncing Back Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 5:03 PM ET
    In January, 243,000 new private-sector jobs were created, bringing the unemployment rate to 8.3 percent. While these numbers aren’t exactly cause to pop the champagne corks just yet, they do offer evidence that the worst of the recession may be behind us, and better times may lie ahead.People returning to the workforce are unlikely to see the same job market that they knew before the recession. Some industries were hit harder than others, and while some jobs will make a return engagement in the

    It’s impossible to say what a fully recovered U.S. economy will look like, or how long it will take to get there. However, some sectors have begun to hire again.

  • Despite Copper’s Rise, Traders Still Bearish Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 2:59 PM ET
    Reel of uninsulated copper wire

    Copper futures rose Monday trading above $3.80, after China reported positive import data and on hopes for progress on the European Debt Crisis. Yet, traders and analysts still see more price pressure on the industrial metal.

  • Central Banks Increase Gold Lending Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 8:03 PM ET
    Gold coins and bar

    Central banks increased the amount of gold they lent for the first time in a decade in 2011, as they used their bullion reserves to help commercial banks raise US dollars. The Financial Times reports.

  • Germany Controls EU Debt Crisis: Cramer Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 7:53 PM ET

    In turn, the "Mad Money" host thinks global prospects look brighter.

  • Dan Dicker’s Stock Picks On Commodity Rally Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 5:36 PM ET

    Commodity prices traded higher Tuesday, creating an opportunity in a few company stocks, according to renowned trader Dan Dicker and other “Fast Money” pros.

  • Gold is Still a Safe Haven     Sunday, 15 Jan 2012 | 10:20 PM ET

    Owen Hegarty, Vice Chairman & Executive Director of G-Resources Group talks about where he thinks gold prices will go following S&P's downgrade of 9 EU countries.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 13 Jan 2012 | 5:00 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including a look at financials, oil and gold mining stocks.

  • Rising Challenges to Miners     Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 10:50 PM ET

    Reuben Saayman, Partner & Mining Leader at Deloitte, NSW talks about the challenges facing the mining industry, such as rising costs and talent shortages.

  • Opportunities in China's Mining Sector     Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 9:50 PM ET

    Ephrem Ravi, Head of Metals & Mining Sector, Asia Ex-Japan Equity Research at Barclays Capital says that there are plenty of opportunities in China's mining sector, and valuations are looking very attractive.

  • Gold Returns to Safe Haven Status     Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 5:40 PM ET

    Matt Grossman, Chief Equity Market Strategist at Adam Mesh Trading Group says gold has returned to safe haven status as Europe languishes. He is bullish on gold, and says it will break the $2,000 level.

  • 5 Dos and Don'ts for 2012: Citi's Levkovich Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 1:59 PM ET

    Citi's chief US equity strategist is cautious on chemicals and health care, but says more merger and acquisition deals in energy and telecommunications will make them the sectors to watch.

  • US Bans New Mining Claims Near Grand Canyon Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | 1:33 PM ET
    Open cast mining for iron ore.

    The Obama administration banned new mining claims affecting a million acres near the Grand Canyon, an area known to be rich in high-grade uranium ore reserves.

  • How to Use the Euro to Play Oil Prices Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 1:08 PM ET
    The Syncrude oil sands extraction facility near the town of Fort McMurray in Alberta Province, Canada.

    If oil prices resume their climb, this strategist says you can profit from a euro trade.

  • The Deepest Gold Mine in the World     Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 12:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani traveled to Africa to report on the deepest gold mine the world.

  • For Metals, Buying Chance Coming, But Still Months Away Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 1:49 PM ET
    Cash and gold

    The four-month slump in gold and other metals by nature is setting up a buying opportunity somewhere, but it could be months before a solid entry point materializes.

  • Molycorp Drops to 15-Month Low     Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 5:15 PM ET

    Shares of Molycorp dropped 14% on Wednesday, on the heels of a JPMorgan downgrade. A look at the rare earth play, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Playing Gold in 2012     Tuesday, 27 Dec 2011 | 1:55 PM ET

    In 2011, Gold has hit a low of $1,307 in late January and reached a nominal high of $1,923 in early September. Discussing what is ahead for the precious metal in the new year, with Sterling Smith, Country Hedging and Jeffrey Christian, CPM Group.

  • As gold prices dipped below $1,600 on Monday, commodities trader Dan Dicker said it could be time to buy.

  • Talking Numbers: Metal Meltdown?     Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | 3:26 PM ET

    Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, and Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak, discuss what the charts are saying about gold and silver, which have had a rough couple days. Could a bottom be near?