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  • FTSE Is Strongest Market in Europe: Charts Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 9:22 AM ET

    Stock markets around the world will continue to gain, Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, told CNBC on Thursday.

  • The Lithium Chase Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 11:59 AM ET
    Bolivian chemical engineer Monica Aguirre poses with plastic containers with brine at a pilot lithium plant in Uyini, Bolivia. The Uyuni Salt flats has one of the biggest reserves of lithium in the world, estimated in 100,000 metric tons.

    For many years, few metals drew bigger yawns from mining executives than lithium, a lightweight element long associated mostly with mood-stabilizing drugs. Suddenly, the yawns are being replaced by eurekas.

  • Mining in China: Risks & Rewards Thursday, 4 Mar 2010 | 4:36 PM ET
    Rio Tinto

    Australian mining giant Rio Tinto has largely benefited from China’s insatiable appetite for commodities, and while CEO Tom Albanese remains optimistic about China’s growth prospects, this comes at a trying time for the company.

  • The economies in the West are not actually recovering, Martin Hennecke, associate director at Tyche, told CNBC. He foresees high or even hyper inflation in the West and a potential crisis in the bonds market.

  • And Now for the Good News: Dividends Are Back Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010 | 3:10 AM ET

    After a year and a half of corporate cost-cutting programs, which have scythed shareholder payouts, a growing number of companies are feeling confident enough to increase dividends and reinvigorate the income story.

  • Opportunities in Greece, Spain: Portfolio Manager Wednesday, 10 Feb 2010 | 8:44 AM ET

    It is certainly time to watch out for investment opportunities in Greece, Kingsley Jones, international portfolio manager at Macquarie Funds Management Group, told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Oil Prices May Have Bottomed Short-Term Tuesday, 2 Feb 2010 | 9:57 AM ET

    Crude prices may have seen a short-term bottom, John Licata, chief investment strategist at Blue Phoenix, said Tuesday.

  • Glassmaking Thrives Offshore, but Is Declining in U.S. Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | 11:22 AM ET
    7 World Trade Center

    The majestic steel beams of a soaring office tower beginning to rise from the ruins of the World Trade Center are a tribute to American resilience, but also a marker in the decline of yet another industry. Not an inch of imported glass went into the two lost towers, built 40 years ago. The lower floors of the new one will soon be sheathed in Chinese glass.

  • The recovery won't be bolstered by the consumer, like in previous recessions. Instead demand will come from a build-up of low inventories and large companies' exposure to emerging market growth, Edith Thouin, vice president of ABN Amro Private Banking said Monday.

  • Stocks Off For Week as Banks Lead Slump Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | 4:03 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks edged lower at the open Friday, with investors unimpressed over earnings beats from Intel and JPMorgan Chase as well as economic readings in line with expectations.

  • Banks, Earnings Letdown Drop Stocks 1% Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | 11:40 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks edged lower at the open Friday, with investors unimpressed over earnings beats from Intel and JPMorgan Chase as well as economic readings in line with expectations.

  • Futures Losses Ease on Economic Readings Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | 7:33 AM ET

    A blockbuster earnings report from Intel was not enough to boost the Dow and S&P stock index futures on Friday, but there are a number of key events ahead this morning to influence investors before the opening bell rings.

  • A Late-Day Rally Repeat for the Markets Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 4:04 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Wall Street staged another late-day rally as investors were undeterred by a weak picture in the jobs market and retail, as well as a government move to punish bailed-out bankers.

  • Market Holds Steady as Health Care Jumps Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 10:20 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Wall Street's stumble over weak economic trends was a short one, as investors turned an early loss into a modest gain despite disappointments in jobs and retail sales.

  • Futures Head Lower on Economic Weakness Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | 8:42 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Wall Street's direction Thursday is likely to be driven — at least in the early morning — by two key economic numbers, the weekly jobless claims report and December retail sales.

  • Stocks Close Higher, Led by Banks, Tech, Drugs Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | 4:11 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher, pushing the Dow average to a fresh 15-month closing high, as investors bought financial, technology and pharmaceutical shares.

  • Futures Edge Up After Mild Selloff Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | 6:00 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures are currently pointing to a modestly higher open for Wall Street on Wednesday, following Tuesday's mild selloff that saw the S&P 500 post its first losing session of 2010.

  • Stocks Close Lower On Bank Worries, Earnings Tuesday, 12 Jan 2010 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks closed broadly lower as investors pummeled financials on concerns about a potential government levy on banks, while Alcoa's disappointing results stoked unease about the economic recovery.

  • Alcoa Dents Stock Index Futures Tuesday, 12 Jan 2010 | 6:15 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures pointed to a lower start for Wall Street on Tuesday, after Alcoa disappointed investors with its latest earnings report.

  • Dow and S&P 500 Reach Fresh 15-Month Highs Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 4:31 PM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at fresh 15-month highs as shares of big manufacturers advanced on strong Chinese economic data, but the Nasdaq fell as tech shares succumbed to profit-taking.

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