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  • President Barack Obama announced plans to send 30,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan in an accelerated deployment aimed at a quicker U.S. exit. Which stocks may see a rise as a result? Howard Rubel, aerospace and defense analyst at Jefferies & Co., and Alex Hamilton, senior analyst at Jesup & Lamont, shared their views.

  • All twelve of the S&P 500 Aerospace and Defense stocks were trading up this morning on the news that President Obama has decided to expedite the deployment of 30,000 troops to Afghanistan.  Will the trend continue?

  • The traders are carefully watching the action in gold after the precious metal hit a record high on Monday. It's a helium balloon, says Steve Grasso.

  • Gold Bars

    Gold prices, which have already soared to record levels in recent weeks, could get a further boost from a new investor: central banks.

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    The Fast Money gang is keeping a close eye on the latest 13F filings, which show the top holdings of billionaire investors. Should you follow these whales into a trade?

  • The commodity’s rallying, and despite common wisdom that’s a good thing.

  • With all the buzz around the dollar, the traders are also seeing life in the retail sector... and some see it as primed for the next big pop.

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    Viewers often ask us, "When should I play the Gold ETF (GLD) and when should I go with the Gold Miners ETF (GDX)?" Karen Finerman explains all.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell. The Dow jumped more than 2 percent—its best day since July.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell.

  • Stocks rallied Thursday, rebounding off of the prior session's rout, after reports showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell.

  • Futures pointed to a positive open for Wall Street on Thursday ahead of the all-important U.S. third-quarter gross domestic product data.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks tumbled to session lows late Wednesday, with the Dow down more than 100 points, as worries about the recovery gripped the market.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks were lower at the halfway point Wednesday as investors shrugged off some good news and worries about the recovery gripped the market.

  • Stocksskidded Wednesday, despite a rise in durable-goods orders and some earnings beats, as worries about the recovery dragged on the market.

  • The weak consumer confidence report that hit U.S. stocks on Tuesday is having a lingering effect this Wednesday, with global stock markets falling and stock index futures pointing to another lower open on Wall Street.

  • Commodities prices are on the rise, with gold hitting new nominal highs on Wednesday. Rob Lutts, founder and chief investment officer for Cabot Money Management, and Kevin Kerr, president and chief trading officer at Kerr Trading International, shared their investment strategies.

  • For the second day in a row, investors barreled into stocks as a weaker dollar drove commodity prices higher.

  • Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Peabody Energy and General Dynamics popped while CVS Caremark and Ciena dropped.

  • Gold and its related exchange traded funds (ETFs) have entered a phase in which they’re nearly universally appealing, now that the metal has broken through the psychological barrier of $1,000 per ounce.