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  • Futures Fall on Economic Outlook, Oil Price Drop Monday, 22 Jun 2009 | 8:03 AM ET

    Futures indicated a lower start to the week for Wall Street Monday as investors fretted over the global economic outlook after the World Bank cut its 2009 forecasts for most economies.

  • Global stocks began the week lower Monday as the dollar strengthened pushing oil prices and other commodity stocks down. Experts tell CNBC safe-haven gold is in a downtrend, but silver still has upward potential.

  • Charts: Get Used to $50-$70 Oil Monday, 15 Jun 2009 | 6:18 AM ET

    If oil's rally continued toward $90, then when it dipped again, it would be unlikely to reach lows hit in March. However, if oil fails to reach $90, it is likely to retest March lows, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital told CNBC.

  • Stocks Flop as Late Rally Fizzles; Banks Gain Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 4:47 PM ET

    Stocks ended flat Monday as a late rally fizzled after the Supreme Court issued a stay, temporarily halting the sale of Chrysler to Fiat.

  • Stocks Slide as Dollar Soars, McDonald's Skids Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 1:50 PM ET

    Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Fed may raise rates at its next meaeting.

  • Stocks Open Lower as Dollar Soars, Banks Drop Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 9:44 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Fed may raise rates at its next meeting.

  • Futures Fall as Dollar Soars, Banks Drop Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | 8:07 AM ET

    Futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Monday as the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields soared on the back of last week's cheerier jobs data, which prompted speculation that the Federal Reserve may raise rates at its next meeting.

  • Market Tips: Time to Buy Soft Commodities Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 9:28 AM ET

    Global stocks fell Tuesday, as the recent rally was dented on reports that North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles. Experts told CNBC they see value in soft commodities but not in base metals.

  • Market Tips: Oil is the New Gold Friday, 22 May 2009 | 7:31 AM ET
    Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    Global stocks seesawed Friday, but oil prices were on the increase. This week the energy stock reached fresh six-month highs. Experts tell CNBC oil is becoming the new gold.

  • Pros Say: Gold’s Staging a Comeback, to $1,200 Thursday, 21 May 2009 | 4:19 AM ET
    Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    As global stocks fell Thursday on concerns about the economic recovery after the Federal Reserve lowered its forecasts for U.S. growth for the next three years, safe-haven play gold rose. Experts tell CNBC the precious metal's price is likely to resume its upward climb.

  • Stocks End Down Week With a Flop Friday, 15 May 2009 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks flopped Friday, capping a dismal week, as bank stocks pulled back after recent gains.

  • Stocks Struggle Despite Shot of Confidence Friday, 15 May 2009 | 11:23 AM ET

    Stocks opened flat Friday as investors were encouraged by a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings but dismal economic data out of Europe and weak U.S. retail reports capped gains.

  • Futures Pare Losses After Factory Reports Friday, 15 May 2009 | 9:21 AM ET

    Futures pared losses Friday after a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings.

  • Pros Say: Buy Debt-Free US Stocks Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 7:54 AM ET

    Although global stocks were down again on Thursday, experts tell CNBC it is time to buy U.S. stocks, just not companies relying on the government.

  • What the Pros Say: Why China Does Stimulus Best Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 5:18 AM ET

    Global stocks were higher Wednesday despite data out of China showing the country's industrial output rose less than expected in April. But experts tell CNBC there is real growth potential in the Asian economy.

  • Pros Say: Expect US Economy Turnaround Soon Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | 5:19 AM ET

    Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday as expectations grew that the worst may be over for the global economy. Experts interviewed by CNBC consider whether the expectations are founded.

  • Pros Say: Get Ready for IPOs After June Monday, 11 May 2009 | 4:27 AM ET

    Global stocks took a break Monday after a successful week of gains. Investors remain uncertain if the global economy is showing signs of recovery or signs of further deterioration. Experts give CNBC their predictions.

  • Pros Say: This Jobs Report Will Be Better  Friday, 8 May 2009 | 7:22 AM ET

    The closely-watched US jobs report is due later on Friday, after results of stress tests late on Thursday revealed that ten banks need to raise up to $75 billion in fresh capital.

  • Pros Say: Stay Cautious on Banks Thursday, 7 May 2009 | 8:51 AM ET

    Investors are eagerly anticipating the release of the U.S. government's stress test results Thursday where a number of the 19 banks reviewed are expected to require fresh capital.

  • Pros Say: Take Profits Now Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 4:27 AM ET

    Global stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors became more cautious a day before the bank stress test results after reports that Bank of America may need to raise a substantial amount of capital.

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